Archive for the 'Dating Technologies' Category

An app that answers the question; “Should I stay or go?”

Saturday, May 14th, 2016

There’s an app for everything it seems. Now a team of folks from Hollywood along with Gary Lewandowski, PhD, have developed and recently released an app called StayGo. Catchy, isn’t it? It’s name describes that age-old dilemma that so many folks find themselves in with their relationships—“Should I stay or should I go?”
StayGo is an […]

Do you suspect he/she is swiping behind your back?

Sunday, April 10th, 2016

In this easy hook-up culture, cheating abounds. Yes, it has always been there, it just seems that the temptations are greater and the opportunities are everywhere. But fear not, there’s an app for that too. In response to the popularity of Tinder and the fact that many people who aren’t exactly single are using it, […]

Tinder dating pool has some depth

Monday, April 4th, 2016

Tinder is known as a quick hook-up app—but is this all a user can expect? In 2015, Vanity Fair magazine published a piece that set off a firestorm of negative backlash. They quoted men who called their Tinder conquests, Tinderellas, ouch. Yes, this is the potentially dark side of using a mobile app, however there […]

Would eHarmony have matched you with your partner/spouse?

Tuesday, March 8th, 2016

A week ago there was a fun and interesting piece in The Washington Post’s Outlook section titled, “Would eHarmony match me with my husband?” The author, writer Gina DeMillo Wagner had been musing about her marriage due to the many couples she knew whose marriages were crumbling around the 10 year mark. After a call […]

Do you need an “Invisible Boyfriend?”

Saturday, April 25th, 2015

If there is a market for it, there is always an enterprising person that comes up with a new product to pitch. Single people have been lamenting for years about parents, extended family, co-workers, neighbors and even friends bugging them because they are not in a relationship. Questions like “Will you ever get serious?” “How […]

Matchmaking for the older dater

Thursday, April 3rd, 2014

Are you a divorced, widowed or single senior who has begun dating again after many years or contemplating doing so? If so, you are probably like many 60+ adults who haven’t had much dating experience for say, 40 or so years. You might be wondering where you should even start to look for other compatible […]

Are couples happier these days?

Monday, February 10th, 2014

A survey that was commissioned by Thomson Reuters and exclusively published by The Chicago tribune has found that 94% of married or cohabiting adults are happy in their relationships. It’s an interesting finding given that the divorce rate hovers around 45%.
1,783 adults participated in the survey and in follow-up interviews and they offered details of […]

Get your online dating while it’s hot

Saturday, January 11th, 2014

It has often been said that finding the right relationship involves many factors and timing is one of them. I agree and along with other dating sites has the statistics to back this up.
Last year Match found January 2nd to be the busiest day of the year in the world of online dating. It […]

There is such a thing as a free meal

Wednesday, December 11th, 2013

Just when we thought every kind of dating site had already been thought up- here comes HiDine works like this- women go on and post their favorite restaurants and the guys can then extend the invitation of a date to one of her selections, with the understanding that he picks up the check. It’s […]

If you need a wingman or wingwoman- check out eHarmony

Saturday, November 2nd, 2013

If online dating has become too time consuming, frustrating and unproductive- you may want to consider bellying up to the bar and paying more for eHarmony’s new premium service. The cost is (swallow or choke) 5,000- but they promise to deliver what a personal matchmaker does, for a lot less money. Apparently 15,000 eHarmony members […]