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.

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
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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