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.

4 Misconceptions About Online Dating

With the rise of online dating sites, people have actually been more active on dating platforms compared to the regular style of dating. The technology of the 21st century has brought us convenience and gave us confidence to date with...

/ October 3, 2017

9 Things You Can Learn About Your Date From Her Social Media Posts

Before you decide to try to take things any further with your online crush, it’s a good idea to check out the social media profiles of your potential new love interest. You can learn a lot about someone this way, which is...

/ September 26, 2017

Yes, This Really Happened

When I began online dating, I discovered someone highly intriguing who lived on the other side of the world. Although he assured me Topanga Canyon was a reasonable 26 miles away from my Pasadena apartment, Los Angelenos know this translates...

/ July 11, 2017

Online Dating Do’s and Don’ts

Online dating can be difficult, time-consuming, confusing, and just plain scary.  You never know until you actually meet the person just what exactly you’re going to get.  Here are a few do’s and don’ts to help navigate the world of...

Magnets

Because sometimes things just attract… A person or thing that has a powerful attraction. I attended a funeral for a friend's mother today; I was with mutual friends showing our support during our buddy's time of need. During the ceremony,...

/ May 22, 2017

What NOT to Message a Girl Online

Should you or should you not send that message? If you have to ask then read this! Technology has made our lives easier and with respect to meeting people for a date, it's been a boon in some ways while...

/ April 27, 2017

The 3 Mistakes That Will Destroy Your Online Dating Success

When I first signed up for online dating over a decade ago, I failed miserably. In fact, I practically made failing an art form. The constant rejection and lack of acknowledgment led me to believe that something was personally wrong...

/ April 20, 2017

A Dating Story About Ugly Men’s Shoes.

I'll begin with a question for you, dear readers: What do you do when: You have a pretty decent date who is wearing a custom suit and looks pretty legit, but then you notice he's dressed in these shoes and you feel...

/ April 3, 2017