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.

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3 Smartphone Apps To Explode Your Dating Life Into Action

Tinder has been the daddy of online dating apps for some time. With millions of matches made each month, it’s still an essential app if you want to meet potential partners via your smartphone. But it’s not the only app...

/ May 31, 2016

What to Expect When Dating a Foreigner

It wasn't so long ago when my date and I nervously and awkwardly exchanged hugs in a dimly lit bar, grabbing seats at a table smiling at one another. My date wasn't from “around here” and I knew that, but...

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Psychology of the “Dating Game”

The Showtime television program, “Bullsh*t!”–Season Two, Episode Sixteen, 2004 (on youtube.com, September 30th, 2013), co-hosted by magicians Penn Jillette and Raymond Teller, reported on the billion-dollar dating industry. But is that industry worth the “billion-dollar” hype? The big game players...

/ May 26, 2016
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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

Saving it up for the ring, Doesn’t guarantee a thing

Dating is a crazy complicated game, that not even the savviest of daters completely understand. And when you add the lifestyle of celibacy into the equation, it can become even more convoluted. However, the benefits outweigh the complications and the...

/ April 20, 2016

The Do’s and Don’ts of Your Online Dating Profile

You’ve just signed up for an online dating site. Whew! Now what? It’s time to face your online dating profile. Don’t sweat it, you’ve got this! But you need to know that your chances of finding the right person are...

/ April 12, 2016

On Flirting

Flirting. I've been told that I'm an incurable fucking flirt on more than one occasion. That's true. I'm generally being playful. I'm trying to relate to someone and make them feel comfortable within the context of a shared moment. I...

/ March 31, 2016

Sex & The Single Dad – Hacking App Dating

Photo Cred: Azrul Aziz So you’re back on the dating scene. ‘Single and ready to mingle'. Except you’re not sure what ‘scene’ exactly you should be on and ‘mingling’ is a term that makes you think of over-50’s speed-dating in...

/ March 11, 2016