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.

Tips For Online Dating Success This Holiday Season

As the cold winter months get closer, if you're single, you'll no doubt want someone to snuggle up and get warm with. There’s a reason behind that: it’s “cuffing season.” Introduced to Urban Dictionary in 2011, it’s the time during...

/ December 15, 2017

A Woman’s Guide to Bumble

“Online Dating is so easy.” — Said by no one. Ever. The tools available to modern dating audiences are numerous and they have grown easier to use as they have evolved simpler user experiences. Swiping is a phenomenon that has consumed the...

/ November 21, 2017

Dating the Tantric Way: 5 Tips to Create Extraordinary Connection

5 Tips to Create Extraordinary Connection Dating can be fun, scary, confusing, exciting. There is a whole gambit of emotions that arise when we are meeting new people. However, with this excitement comes a tendency to get stuck in our head...

/ November 2, 2017

The Art of Dating in the 21st Century

As I was sitting in a local dessert shop with my older sister and grandmother, we started to ask her how she and our late grandfather met seventy years ago. As she tells her story with stars in her eyes,...

/ October 31, 2017

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...