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.

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

Dating Along Party Lines: A Brutal Study of Politics and Dating

Binary Politics and Dating Suck — OH at Starbucks I've swiped profiles that read “swipe left if you voted for Trump.” Heck, I even saw one that said: “swipe right if you voted for Harambe.” Fucking Harambe, the poor gorilla gunned...

/ March 9, 2017

Modern Courtship is Destroying Everything

Science says: Dating is hard!!! (Surprising no one at all) Tell me if this sounds familiar: You go out with someone, and you have a lovely time; there's a connection, and you want to see where this rabbit hole leads....

/ March 5, 2017

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

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