Dating Apps

Are Apps Like Clover a Cure for the 'Dating Apocalypse'?

Marcia Sirota | Posted 08.20.2015 | Canada Living
Marcia Sirota

I've gotten a lot of feedback for my recent post about the addictive quality of Tinder and today's hook-up culture. I wrote it in response to Nancy Jo...

The Addictive Quality of Tinder Is Bringing an End to Intimacy

Marcia Sirota | Posted 08.16.2015 | Canada Living
Marcia Sirota

People say that Tinder is addictive, and I can see why. It provides no joy, no closeness, no meaning. It's superficially stimulating and gives a false promise of fulfillment; just enough to compel the user to repeat the activity over and over again, in the hopes that eventually, they'll find what they're looking for.

Tinder For Dogs Helps Pet Owners Find Love

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 06.25.2015 | Canada Living

There's one type of photo guaranteed to get a second glance on Tinder: the dog photo. That's right, it's near impossible to swipe left when you've...

Love in the Time of Uber

Heather Magee | Posted 05.29.2015 | Canada Living
Heather Magee

Would you leverage your Uber app to find your soul mate? Or at the very least, your next Friday night guy or gal? After all, the first thing the app asks for is your "pickup location" which sounds suspiciously close to a dating app if you ask me.

When Serial Dating Becomes a Full Time Job

Erin Wotherspoon | Posted 11.12.2014 | Canada Living
Erin Wotherspoon

Some of us were born to be rocket scientists, others Olympic athletes. Me? Well I was born to serial date. And there's absolutely nothing I can do to change that. It's completely out of my control. Poor me.

The Connection I Didn't Expect to Make Through Tinder

Dana Marie Krook | Posted 11.10.2014 | Canada Living
Dana Marie Krook

Can a dating app produce a real, quality, long-lasting connection? For some, maybe. For those who are slow to trust, like me, it was less than ideal for a love-life happy ending. I did make a real connection -- just not the one I expected.

Can Social Media Actually Benefit Relationships?

Natasha Koifman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Living
Natasha Koifman

Social media often gets a bad reputation for how it impacts relationships; however, I truly believe it has the ability to benefit and enhance personal interactions. And it's not just for romantic interests, although that is something that is becoming more popular; social media offers opportunities for creating and maintaining relationships, whether with family, friendships or partners.

Improve Your Text Life! A Guide To Dating in a Mobile World

Andrew Bridge | Posted 07.16.2013 | Canada Living
Andrew Bridge

Whether it's sultry or sweet, a good text life is crucial for daters. Today, people are agonizing over what to type, not what to say. Here are some tips. Tone down the exclamation points!!!!!!!!!!! You're excited about your date, but play it cool. One fifth of Canadians say exclamation marks are a major texting no-no.

New App Lets Facebook Friends Poke Each Other -- Literally

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 05.10.2013 | Canada Living

The term "friends with benefits" has taken on a whole new meaning. Hook-up apps from Plenty of Fish and Grindr taking over the dating world, but i...

Can You Really Call A Tinder Hook-up a Date?

AskMen.com | Posted 06.05.2013 | Canada Living
AskMen.com

I expected the world from Tinder when I first started. Most guys I know are content looking at the cleavage shots, and in the case of a match, asking the girl if she wants to meet up and grab a beer. After a casual date or two, the expectation is that you're going to get laid.

What Your Smartphone Says About Your Dating Habits

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.01.2012 | Canada Living

TORONTO - Your choice of smartphone reveals a lot about your dating habits, according to a recent online survey.The survey for online dating site Matc...