Category: Online Dating

Online Dating is challenging. the Urban Dater shares stories from real people about their dating woes and successes. We often dive into great details about what makes for a great date and what makes for a bad date. Hopefully, these online dating stories help you along your own dating journey.

How to Make Your Online Dating Profile Stand Out

I know what you’re thinking – this will be yet another generic how-to guide that’s going to teach me the importance of a good profile photo and a catchy tagline. I promise that I will not be going there! If...

/ October 4, 2018

When Your Rebound Uses You

Say what?… When your rebound uses you. Let that sink in for a moment. I’ve been burning to write a piece about this. The reality is human nature can sure be incredibly fickle. And with fickleness, comes both the sharp...

/ October 2, 2018

7 Things I’ve Learned from Becoming a Serial Dater

Since I began dating at the age of fifteen, I’ve pretty much always been monogamous and only focused on one person at a time. Then, typically what would happen is I would become attached to this one person, not in...

/ September 14, 2018
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The Dating App We Desperately Need

Dating apps have killed romance. Yes, I said it. And yes, I’ve tried nearly every dating app out there – Tinder, Bumble, OkCupid, that breakfast food one – what’s it called… Toast? Donut? Pancake? Whatever, it doesn’t matter. Point is, they’ve...

/ June 21, 2018

Are You Choosing to Stay Single Without Realizing it?

When I was in college, I would absolutely dread family gatherings because I knew at least one of my relatives would ask me, “Who are you dating now?” And I’d have to grit my teeth into a smile and tell...

/ June 19, 2018

5 Conversation Starters to Up Your Dating Game

One of the most dreaded moments on a date is when, god forbid, silence descends between you. There's a pause in the conversation that grows and grows like some hideous weed, while your mind is frantically scrambling for something to...

Online Dating: How to Stay Safe While Searching For ”The One”

Dating is just one of the many aspects of modern life that has been vastly impacted by the internet. On the one hand, the internet can cut out some of the hassles of both finding and weeding through potential candidates,...

/ May 22, 2018

The Negatives of Dating Apps: Why You’re Still Single

Not so long ago, people met through proximity, friends, and family. In the 90’s, dating started shifting to the internet. First, it was Craigslist and AOL Chartrooms; then there came match.com and kiss.com. Mobile dating went main strain about six...

/ May 15, 2018