Lindsay Dodgson, provided by Published 3:27 am, Saturday, April 28, 2018 nd3000 / Shutterstock There's plenty of debate about what you can and cannot ask on a first date. Some people say you shouldn't go in too hard with the interrogation because it'll make your date think you're desperate. Others say the probing questions help you really learn about each other. Ultimately, it's hard to know what to do. According to Erika Ettin, a dating coach and the founder of the dating site A Little Nudge, it's best to keep things light the first time you meet someone. "A lot of people love to compare their sob stories, like woe is me, tell me about your divorce, when was your last relationship," she told Business Insider. "Let's see if you like each other first ... You want to learn who the other person is today. You can get to know them, then learn more about the past." On the other hand, if you date a lot, you might not want to rehash the same questions. You might have run out of … [Read more...] about 7 awkward questions you should ask on a first date — and 3 you really shouldn’t
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(CBS) - Dr. Neil Clark Warren, founder and chairman of eHarmony - he's the guy on those commercials trying to convince lonely singles to sign up to meet their match online - just said, "On second thought, don't get married." What?! That's the title of his latest piece on Huffington Post where he is a contributor. Yesterday, the clinical psychologist and author told readers that recent stats released by the U.S. Census Bureau suggest that "Americans may no longer need marriage." "For the first time ever, fewer than half of the households in the United States are married couples. In the past decade, the number of unmarried couples increased 25 percent as more people chose to cohabitate," he explained. "A Pew Research Center study last year put it more succinctly, finding an increasing number of Americans now believes marriage is 'becoming obsolete.'" So okay, eHarmony guy... Why are you telling unmarried humans out there to shell out hard-earned dollars ($59.95 per month to be exact) … [Read more...] about CBS News Logo Wait… eHarmony guy Dr. Neil Clark Warren tells us not to get married?
There are dozens and dozens of sites and apps out there to help you find the right match. So many, in fact, that there ought to be an app to help you find the right app. We've boiled down the digital dating options into categories to try to make the search-before-the-search a little easier. The list isn't exhaustive, but we hope it will make the process a little less exhausting and help you find the one that's right for you. For serious people, looking for serious relationships: The old standbys are going strong. Match.com and eHarmony are still the go-to sites for those who are in it for the long haul. Memberships will cost you on the order of $20 to $60 a month, depending on the length of your subscription. Zoosk came a little later, but boasts 27 million users. It costs $30 per month (and some users complain . Free, free, free: The top free dating app is OkCupid. Many people swear by it, but even the company knows you get what you pay for. It's right there on the site: "We … [Read more...] about CBS News Logo Looking for love online: A guide to dating apps and sites
Can the same data-crunching technology that matches potential couples based on personality, values and interests help Florida’s foster children get adopted? It’s a question that a wealthy Boca Raton tequila company CEO, his wife, child-welfare workers and two nonprofits have come together to answer. Family-Match, launched this month by the nonprofits Selfless Love Foundation and Adoption-Share, is using technology developed by the former senior research scientist of eHarmony.com to try to connect the 800-plus Florida children languishing in foster care with adults who have signed up to adopt. “To be able to match common interests, common values — I think it’s an awesome thing,” says Chris Johnson, a Clermont pastor who, with wife Alicia, has adopted seven kids through the state system, including five who joined the family as teenagers. “You can say to a kid, ‘Here’s a family that has horses or loves football or plays music. They … [Read more...] about An eHarmony for adopting kids? Florida launches novel computer-matching pilot program
Drew Barrymore is still trying to get off the dating app Raya. The 42-year-old actress' marriage to her ex-husband Will Kopleman ended in 2016 and Drew thought she would try the specialist celebrity matchmaking service. But after a series of failed chats, the Hollywood star is still struggling to fully delete the app. Speaking on 'The Ellen DeGeneres Show' on Friday (09.02.18), Drew said: "So ever since I was a teenager and excited about the idea of dating someone, I had always fantasised about a blind date, which I have never and will never be able to have on my side at least [Ellen: because people know you] exactly! "So when the whole dating apps started, I remember eHarmony was like answer 25 questions and we will place you with someone and I was like, 'What are the 25 questions and who will they place me with?' Then years went by and my dear friend, we will call her 'Lana Maria Vichee' and she was on this dating app called Raya and then I heard that Amy Schumer found her boyfriend … [Read more...] about Drew Barrymore’s dating app troubles