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 Getting Dumped by My Ex Destroyed Me

I’ve always wanted to live abroad. It’s been a dream of mine ever since I was a teenager watching Amelie from the confines of my suburban Sydney home. So this year, I did it. I went to Paris, and I...

/ February 28, 2017

How To Be Single And Loving It For Valentine’s Day

Valentine's Day is coming, just like Winter was coming. Ned Stark was right and so is Cupid. If you're single, the day may bum you out a little. However, you shouldn't get all “sad faced” over the singular prospects of...

/ February 12, 2017

How to Win at Tinder

I think I have finally come up with the recipe for success. Are you ready for this? It's good; It's logical, and—You better fucking try it. Step One: If you have a Tinder, delete it and start over. Step Two:...

/ January 25, 2017

50 First Online Dates (And What I Learned)

Online dating is a mass opportunity and with it, comes losses and wins of equal measure. Sprinkle some crazy into that too. Date 12- When a guy says he’ll come and meet with you when he’s four hours away, take...

/ December 29, 2016

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

The Realities of Online Dating

I'm not an expert at dating, but I play one on the internet. When I say dating, I don’t mean the other person is your boyfriend/girlfriend. You’ve been out with this person a couple of times and enjoy their company,...

/ August 4, 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

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