Online Dating

Why You Shouldn't Enhance Your Online Dating Photos

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 05.12.2015 | Canada Living

The stakes are high for choosing the right picture for your online dating profile, yet enhancing photos could make a woman seem too good to be true, a...

7 Questions To Ask Before You Start Creeping On Your Ex

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 04.08.2015 | Canada Living

Whether you're the dumper or the dumpee, sometimes you just want to know what your ex has been up to. It's natural to be curious, so don't think yo...

Proof That Dating In Your 20s vs. 30s Is Not The Same

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 03.24.2015 | Canada Living

We all know a few things change when you go from 20s to your 30s. You start appreciating sleep, you can't stay out past midnight and you're more aware...

Online 'Sextortion' Is On The Rise In B.C.: RCMP

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.18.2015 | Canada British Columbia

RCMP are warning people to be wary of dating websites.

Vancouver-Based PlentyOfFish Reels In 100 Million Users

CP | Lauren La Rose, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.17.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Billed as the world's largest online dating site, the service is available in five languages.

Your Perfect Partner is Out There

Collette Gee | Posted 05.12.2015 | Canada Living
Collette Gee

As hard as it may seem, being single isn't the worst thing in the world, and in fact means you get to date and hang out with cool new prospects. Even if you're an introvert or have had bad dating or relationship experiences in the past, dating gives you another opportunity to meet new people and have new experiences.

Are You a Cat or a Dog in Relationships?

Alana Hurov | Posted 05.09.2015 | Canada Living
Alana Hurov

After 20 years of dating and over 100 relationships later, I have created "The Milk and Bone Theory." Take a close look at the behaviour of cats and dogs, notice which qualities you share with both animals. You will most likely have commonalities with one more than the other. Here are five ways to tell if you are a cat or a dog in a relationships.

This Fake Halifax Dating Ad Is Hilarious (And Horrifying)

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 03.03.2015 | Canada Living

Remember video dating? Nowadays we have to contend with the left-right churn of Tinder and idiotic messages on OKCupid but back in the 1980s you had t...

These Common Dating Deal Breakers Are On Point

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 02.23.2015 | Canada Living

Going into a first date with a long list of expectations is a recipe for disaster, but it turns out there are still some deal breakers that just won't...

How To Master The Art Of Online Dating In 2015

The Huffington Post Canada | Maham Abedi | Posted 01.08.2015 | Canada Living

New Year's resolutions aren't just a myth. While some of us are resolving to exercise regularly or count calories, many are looking to start dating an...

What Every Single Girl Needs to Know About Dating

Alana Hurov | Posted 02.09.2015 | Canada Living
Alana Hurov

over the years and through a lot of bad encounters and relationships, I adapted and went from sweet and innocent to sexy vixen with an edge. Now that I am in a happy and committed relationship, I have some valuable advice for all of those single girls out there. I wish I had this kind of wisdom when I was on the hunt for my Prince.

Meet Someone Online? This Is How Long You Should Wait Before The First Date

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 10.24.2014 | Canada Living

Some will tell you to wait a month and others will tell you to always meet in a public space. Everyone wants to be an online dating expert, but recent...

Online Dating May Not Have A Happy Ending

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 09.26.2014 | Canada Living

Despite the surging popularity of online dating, it may not be the best bet for those looking to marry, according to researchers at Michigan State Uni...

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.

Feigned Love: The Art of Settling

Dain Wallis | Posted 11.07.2014 | Canada Living
Dain Wallis

Worried that you're settling? Not sure if you're in love or just going through the motions? Speaking from experience, here is your guide to the Art of Settling.

►OKCupid Admits To Experimenting On Users

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 07.29.2014 | Canada Business

OKCupid, the online dating site with 30 million members, admitted in a blog post on Monday to experimenting with users. Site co-founder Christian ...

10 First Summer Date Ideas That Don't Suck

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 07.24.2014 | Canada Living

We all know the first impression is everything when it comes to dating, but if you're looking for a way to really keep your date both entertained and ...

Best Practices for Online Dating

Nicky Rolland | Posted 05.18.2014 | Canada Living
Nicky Rolland

Online dating can be intimidating -- especially for those of you who have been out of the dating game for a while. You may wonder if it's safe, how comfortable you feel competing in such an open forum, how you will handle potential rejection, or how you will feel perhaps not getting any attention at all. Here are my best practices for successful online dating.

Exercise Buddy Program Could Help Cancer Research

University of Toronto News | Posted 05.03.2014 | Canada Living
University of Toronto News

Inspired by the popularity of online dating, Associate Professor Catherine Sabiston is hoping to help cancer patients find their perfect exercise "match" post-treatment. "One of the biggest barriers that women with cancer identify is lack of social support," said Sabiston. "They say that if they just had someone to knock on their door and pull them out of the house, they'd exercise. It made me wonder how to match these women with other women so that they can get that social support and hopefully exercise more."

The Profile Pictures That Will Spark The Most Interest Online

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Living

By this point in your life, you've likely uploaded at least one picture to a social media site. And in doing so, you probably took some time consideri...

Patti Stanger, The Millionaire Matchmaker, Shares Tips For How To Find Love After 40

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 03.05.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Sacha DeVoretz

The motivator for me to try online dating in the first place was Patti Stanger. Stanger is an American matchmaker and television personality, known for starring in the reality series The Millionaire Matchmaker. Stanger shared with me the top tips for women over 40 looking for love.

10 Tips For Online Dating In 2014

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Living

If your love life was on hold in 2013 and you're ready to look for a spark again, it's time to get your online dating persona in order. Online dating ...

Tinder: The App That Made Me Rethink Marketing (And Dating)

Sunta Sem | Posted 03.01.2014 | Canada Business
Sunta Sem

Working in marketing, I often find it hard to turn off that part of my brain. This is about an epiphany I had as a former OKCupid user and a more recent Tinder experimenter: online dating is the perfect analogy for digital marketing.

My Tinder Bender Date #14: The Atheist

Christina Walkinshaw | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Living
Christina Walkinshaw

His tagline is facking hilarious: Toronto's most illegible bachelor. Good one, dude. It looks like he's at the top of Runyon Canyon in his profile pi...