Online Dating as Honest as Real Life

For the millions looking for love on the Internet, the nagging question remains: Is my virtual paramour the person they say they are? A new survey of more than 5,000 U.S. online daters finds that the answer to that question is — by and large — ‘yes,’ or at least as honest as they would […]

How to Impress Even Before the First Date

First impressions are everything: We all know that. But did you realize that first impressions actually begin before your first date, usually by phone? Talking on the phone is a tricky dating stage that comes after exchanging emails but prior to meeting face-to-face. What I’m seeing as a matchmaker is that many first dates never […]

6 Signs You’re In A Healthy Relationship

Not long ago, I published an article about six qualities to admire in others, and the response was extraordinary. I prefaced the article by saying that the six I mentioned were by far not an exhaustive list, but included those traits that seemed especially hard to find.  In reading all of the comments, however, I […]

Schwarzenegger, Shriver Through the Years

  Maria Shriver and Arnold Schwarzenegger: 25 Years Ago April 26, 1986: In her family’s favorite town of Hyannis, Massachusetts, 30-year-old Maria Shriver, a TV journalist and the niece of John F. Kennedy, beams outside St. Francis Xavier Church after her wedding to 38-year-old Arnold Schwarzenegger, an Austrian-born bodybuilder-turned-movie star. Over the next 25 years, […]

Is Your New ‘Facebook Friend’ The FBI?

When tweets can make you a jailbird Maxi Sopo was having so much fun “living in paradise” in Mexico that he posted about it on Facebook so all his friends could follow his adventures. Others were watching, too: A federal prosecutor in Seattle, where Sopo was wanted on bank fraud charges. Tracking Sopo through his […]

Biggest Fattest Wedding Complaints

One year I went to a remarkable wedding — the bride was radiant, the groom gallant, the vows tear-inducing and the setting idyllic. The only problem? I was starving. Over the duration of the five-hour affair, I was only able to wrangle a few mini-squash blossoms and chicken skewers from the elusive caterers. Yet this was […]

Ways to Keep the Fire in Your Relationship Burning

How many times have you become frustrated with your significant other? You feel like they just don’t understand you. You feel like you don’t connect anymore. There is no passion and fire left in your relationship. Do you long to feel that passion again? Here are seven simple ways to put the fire back in […]

Dating Mistakes Even Smart Women Make

Trying to make your new relationship last or just looking to avoid a repeat of your latest dating mistakes? Follow our guide to finding Mr. Right. (No, it’s not impossible!) Dating Mistake #1: Being Too Available We’re not suggesting you play games, but we are telling you to indulge your passions and resist the urge […]