Archive for August, 2015

Bachelor in Paradise—There’s something (wrong) about Sam

Monday, August 31st, 2015

Bachelor in Paradise has a recent addition who made a cameo appearance on a past season of The Bachelor, but because she had no chemistry with the Bachelor Chris, was sent home quickly. In other words, we barely noticed her. Now she has returned to the little screen as the femme fatale of this season’s […]

Success on Tinder may be mostly a numbers game

Sunday, August 30th, 2015

Jon Birger, freelance writer and the author of DATE-ONOMICS: How Dating became a Lopsided Numbers Game, has written an interesting piece on how there is a shortage of college-aged men, and how this is leading to a problem for women seeking single, compatible men for dating and more.
Mr. Birger talks about the theories that have […]

Trust not practicality factors heavily in decision making

Saturday, August 29th, 2015

Dartmouth College has released the findings on a study they did that helps explain the motivation that leads a person to feel greater trust, especially when making everyday financial and other decisions. The study was conducted by brain researcher D. S. Fareri, and his collaborators L. J. Chang, and M. R. Delgado, and the findings […]

Ashley Madison users exposed

Thursday, August 20th, 2015

Hackers who call themselves the “Impact Team” have hacked and then released information from Ashley Madison, the #1 website for cheating spouses. After the site was hacked, those of us who live in or very near the Nation’s Capital have been holding our breath as DC is listed as one of the top users of […]

Dating apps improving chances of successful matches

Sunday, August 16th, 2015

Dating apps are implementing new features aimed at decreasing negative experiences and improving the user’s odds for finding love.
Tinder and hinge are the largest and most popular, and Tinder alone has an estimated user number of 50 million, making approximately 21 million matches a day. This leaves a lot of room for negative experiences and […]

Bachelor In Paradise—Joe, the newest Bad Boy

Thursday, August 13th, 2015

Once again, it’s summertime and a new group of (old cast members) of The Bachelor and The Bachelorette have headed to an island in (Paradise). Viewers have some idea of what to expect as contestants vie for attention and compete for the ultimate goal of true love. Of course, on this show as on all […]

When Mr. Good Enough is just right

Sunday, August 2nd, 2015

Are you a single female who wants marriage and family, but you just can’t seem to find that “perfect” guy? If so, there’s some good news out there. In early 2015 evolutionary researchers at Michigan State University found that it is in our nature to go with a safe bet when our options may be […]