Category Archives: Online Dating in the News

Least Effective Pick Up Lines Used by Men

2500 women were surveyed by Survey America, Inc. and asked one question.  A compilation of the least effective pick up lines used by men was created.  Read the List of PIck Up Lines For some more pick up lines visit … Continue reading

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What Do Single Men Really Want?

The results of a Match.com survey of 1000 single men appeared in the August 2005 issue of Marie Claire.  98% of the men, aged 26 to 36, were looking for a long-term relationship. Ladies, think again about sleeping with a … Continue reading

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Need help spotting a match?

Anmol Madan, a MTI student, has created software that can tell you whether the person you’re speaking to, on the phone or in-person, is a potential match.  If used on a cell phone the software will tell you if the … Continue reading

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Hooking Up – The Final Episode

The final episode of ABC’s ‘Hooking Up’ TV show aired on Thur. August 11th.  Which of the 11 women daters hooked up was finally revealed.  But before that, let’s get to the episode… You gotta love Sonje’s attitude. Mitchell, the … Continue reading

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Hooking Up – Episode 4

Hooking Up In all honesty, thank goodness Hooking Up is only a 5-part documentary series.  If it were any longer I’d have stopped watching by now.  Surely someone is going to meet their ideal match! A few noteworthy insights were … Continue reading

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Best Ways to Find a Date

According to recent research by NetRatings*, online dating is the 3rd most popular way to get a date.  The number one ways, with 53% of respondents agreeing, were ‘through friends’ and ‘pubs/clubs.’ The advantage of online dating is the flexibility … Continue reading

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Dating and Sex

The topic of sex came up in almost all of the stories in episode 3 of ABC’s "Hooking Up."  When is the right time to have sex with the person you’re dating?  Amy, who says she is looking for a … Continue reading

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More on ‘Hooking Up’ (TV Show)

Episode two of ABC’s ‘Hooking Up’ aired last Thursday (July 21st) and there’s plenty to report. The Good: Kelly, a 2nd Grade teacher, has a refreshingly optimistic attitude about dating and marriage.  She said "Just because I’m in my 30’s … Continue reading

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Dating Mistakes

Did you catch the dating mistakes made during episode one of ABC’s ‘Hooking Up’ documentary series?   If you caught the episode on Thur. July 14th, I’m sure you would have noticed what doesn’t work when it comes to dating… Mistake … Continue reading

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Dumped on SMS

Can you believe that 25% of youth (15-24) have admitted to dumping their current boyfriend/girlfriend via text messaging?!   Just because you’re older doesn’t mean you’re off the hook…  3% of those aged 65 or older also broke up with someone … Continue reading

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