Online Dating

Your Online Dating Name Might Help You Get More Matches

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 11.18.2015 | Canada Living

Turns out there's a lot to a name, especially if you're online dating.

Couples Read Embarrassing Messages From The Start Of Their Relationship

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 11.02.2015 | Canada Living

There's really no such thing as the perfect opening line.

Online Dating As An Older Woman Has Not Been A Blast

Lyba Spring | Posted 10.29.2015 | Canada Living
Lyba Spring

Everyone knows someone who has tried online dating. Was it fabulous for them? Perhaps from the outside looking in. From inside, it can be rather dingy and depressing. Speaking personally, there may be other 65+ women who are having a blast. Not me.

A Broken Heart Can Be Healed Through Introspection

Mario & Diane Cloutier | Posted 10.04.2015 | Canada Living
Mario & Diane Cloutier

We firmly believe it's possible to find love again after experiencing a major heartbreak, but be forewarned: "possible" doesn't mean "easy." The first obstacle to surmount is fear. This is the most critical roadblock to moving forward and finding love again. Fear is often so dominant that it can crush any new budding relationship before it takes bloom.

You Don't Know Who You're Marrying, and That's OK

Avrum Nadigel | Posted 09.24.2015 | Canada Living
Avrum Nadigel

A conversation with my five-year-old son left me rather perplexed recently. It went something like this: Son: Daddy, when I grow up I'm going to get...

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.

Words Canadians Love To Use On Their Online Dating Profiles

The Huffington Post Canada | Rebecca Zamon | Posted 08.12.2015 | Canada Living

With thousands of Canadians logging on to dating sites to find love — in various forms — every day, it's no wonder that the writing of the dating ...

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...

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.