All posts by yannibmbr

Alex is the founder, creative director and managing editor at the Urban Dater. Alex also runs his own boutique marketing agency in Orange County, Ca: DigiSavvy. Among his treasured pursuits are bike rides with his girlfriend (don't be perverted, now!), hiking, watching the Portland Trailblazers and the LA Angels. Follow Alex: Twitter | LinkedIn

Putting Your Best Face Forward

In case you haven't read it elsewhere I'll do you a solid and repeat it here: Online Dating is fluid and is always changing. And the scene has shifted in a way that lends itself to instant gratification. You know...

/ December 28, 2016

Why You Should Date an Older Woman

I've never been one to go after women who are younger than me. The number doesn't bother me; the maturity level does have an impact, though. Usually then women I date are around my age and younger by a few...

/ August 1, 2016
i believe

I Believe…

I'm Alex and this is what I believe… I believe that you are what you eat. Therefore I am a pussy. I believe that the sub-mariner stylings of Dan Quisenberry were brilliantly weird. I believe that people know within a few seconds...

/ July 13, 2016
die alone

What if I Die Alone?

Unless your end comes in the form of being with a lot of living people who all suddenly die at the same time, or within several hours of your death, you are going to die alone. Let's get that out...

/ June 28, 2016
breakups

A Little Q and A

Breakups happen at the intersection of choice and consequence Six days ago, at an intersection, we walked different directions. You went your way, and I went mine. I can't commit to you the way you want me to, and I...

/ June 12, 2016

101 Things I Learned About Online Dating: Learning to Let Go

I wrote this back in December 2015. I never bothered to publish it until today. When we find a good thing we want it; when we meet someone with whom we have chemistry, we want to explore it further. Ultimately,...

/ June 10, 2016
paid online dating

Paid Online Dating

The death and demise of paid online dating sites are nothing new. Reports and articles about the decline of subscribers for the heavy hitters Match.com and e-Harmony are old news, in fact. So what? I am not writing to tell...

/ May 25, 2016

The 10 Worst Ideas for the First Date

A single detail matters on the first date. It goes without saying that, ideally, you two should feel comfortable and enjoy each other’s company. However, it can be pretty hard to do that, especially if the venue of your date...

/ April 21, 2016