Browsing All posts tagged under »Match.com«

5 Facts About Online Dating

March 13, 2017

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Pew is at it again.  They have taken a break from all of their published research on the fallout of our presidential election and on current political trends, in order to focus on what really matters to people: online dating. This will have two benefits: First, it will, unlike politics, bring people together. Second, it […]

You Look Like My Ex. I love You.

June 12, 2014

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  Scientists have long been fascinated by why people are attracted to other people. Every year, new theories emerge about what we look for in a potential mate.  Some say that men look for women who remind them of their mothers, and women look for men who remind them of their fathers.   The most […]

Online Dating: A Joke Without A Punchline?

January 24, 2014

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Life in the Boomer Lane’s cup runneth over. Actually both of her cups have been runnething over ever since menopause, but that is another matter entirely. This time, she is referring to a plethora (that means three, in this case) of single women who are sharing their online missives with her. She will start with […]

The Evolution of Wooing 1993-2013

September 20, 2013

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The September issue of Elle Magazine (“Our Biggest Fashion Issue Ever! 650+ pages of approximately 1200 models who, all together, weigh less than this magazine!”) has an article titled “The Evolution of Wooing,” in which it details how the art of wooing has changed from 1993-1913.   1993: The world is a cold, heartless place, […]

Sex and the Sixty-Year-Old: A Few Quickies for Valentine’s Day

February 12, 2013

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  For those of you who were starting think that my friend Susan had extricated herself from the maws of online dating, rest assured that she has only taken a small step back and has managed to keep her fingers mostly intact. She has had several email and phone conversations, only one of which has […]

Sex and the Sixty (Year Old) Pt 4

January 19, 2012

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When my friend Susan goes on actual dates, she does exactly the same things that most people do.  She goes out to dinner. She goes to the movies. She goes to female impersonator shows. But somehow, the end result always seems to veer off course. Sometimes, she and the guy never even make it to […]

Sex and the Sixty (Year Old) Pt 2

January 17, 2012

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For those of you who believe my friend Susan hasn’t given online dating enough of a chance, rest assured she has been doing this since the original site, cavematch.com. Thus far, she has only excluded the sites that would result in the FBI confiscating her computer. After she is contacted by men, and, after she […]