Trace's Adventures in Dating: The Dos & Don'ts of Creating an Online Dating Profile

If you've followed Cat and I on our dating adventures, you will know that both her and I have been on a roller coaster of dates. From Jake Gyllenhaal look-a-likes to men penning mouse themed novels, we have seen it all and brought you alone for the ride....more

Online Dating: Dealbreakers

Everybody’s different, but we all have some situations that are dealbreakers when meeting and evaluating a potential boyfriend or girlfriend in person after we’ve connected with him or her online....more

Online Dating Horror Story #3: Thunder and Lightning

Years ago, I met a man from an online dating site at a fast-food restaurant for a Coke. It turned out to be me listening to an hour-and-a-half monologue. (That happens a lot and I’m too polite — or dumb — to just get up and leave....more

WHAT THEY DON’T TELL YOU ABOUT ONLINE DATING: THE MATHEMATICS OF LOVE.

It is estimated that 1 in 4 relationships start online and predicted that 70% will use online dating services in the future. The current reality of online dating: ...more

IS THERE A SCIENCE TO LOVE?

I recently had the honor of participating onHuffPost Live’s segment “How We Can Understand Love Through Science” with Dr. Sue Johnson. Dr. Johnson’s book, Love Sense, is a result of her groundbreaking research on our emotional bonds and attachment styles. Love Sense “presents new scientific evidence that tells us that humans are meant to mate for life. Dr....more

Online Dating Horror Story #1: Don't be Cruel...

  I've been divorced a long time and have done online dating for about 12 years....more

Finding My Cyber Prince Charming

Love and sex in my town are hard to come by.  I am artsy, cultured, and progressively minded. I feel like this type draws little romantic interest in a town like this.  The lack of men leaves me alone and bored when I go out instead of engaging in good conversation with a member of the opposite sex.   When my lonliness took over I decided that I would give the world of online dating a chance.  I began to think I would have more luck on the internet.  Beng online did expand my dating poole, but not  as I thought it might....more

10 Observations From My Week on Tinder

Recently, I went on my very first date in my 26 years of life. (If you want to read about it, click here.) That date was… let's just say it was less than desirable, but I was okay with that. It gave me another semi-funny story to tell. That’s basically why I didn’t completely dismiss the idea of online dating when a friend suggested I give it a try. I thought if this whole "find Mr. Right on the internet" thing didn’t work, at least I would get another blog post out of it… and that’s exactly what I got....more
I don't think the idea of matching people up by their Facebook profiles is a sound idea in the ...more

the Perfect Man

I was an addict. I was addicted to the way Woo made me feel. There was no room in my heart for another man and it was my own fault. I needed to really give the next guy I date a chance. I needed to cut back how much I talked to Woo; a few times a week, how often we texted; almost daily....more

Lover boy vet

I've been divorced since Gerald Ford was president.Oh, I've had relationships over the years, but have avoided serious emotional involvements.Sorry, that topic is between me and my therapist.It's been a number of years since I've even dated; family responsibilities, work, and some long-term health issues have kept me tired and frankly just not interested in l-o-v-e....more