Online Dating Library

  • Affair Recovery: Jealousy, Forgiveness and Building Trust
    What warrants a permanent breakup? What set of rules has to be breached and how badly, for two people, formerly attached ...
  • How to Heal from Infidelity
    Consider this surprising statistic: At least one or both parties in 50 percent of all couples, married and living together, straight and ...
  • Red Flags of Love Fraud: 10 Signs You’re Dating a Sociopath
    Donna Andersen started LoveFraud.com after her former husband drained her of $227,000, cheated on her, fathered a child outside their marriage, and remarried 10 days after their divorce was finalized. The website, which was created ...
  • How to Spot Emotional Unavailability
    If you’ve ever been in a relationship with someone emotionally unavailable, you know the pain of not ...
  • Who Is a Sex Addict?
    Increasing numbers of men and women are seeking clinical treatment for sexual addiction. This is partly the result ...
  • Hypersexuality: Symptoms of Sexual Addiction
    Sexual addiction or hypersexuality is defined as a dysfunctional preoccupation with sexual fantasy, often in combination with the ...
  • What it Means To Be in Love
    Such a broad and abstract topic as love, not surprisingly, is hard to define. And, of course, many writers, artists, ...
  • 10 Tips for Setting Boundaries Online
    Good boundaries are important for healthy relationships, but when it comes to our online lives, we rarely think to ...
  • Online Dating: Increasing Your Chances for Love
    "All the good ones are taken," Jennifer complained. "There's nobody to date – even if I lower my ...
  • The Buddha & The Borderline
    The Buddha & The Borderline, by writer, artist and advocate Kiera Van Gelder, exposes a regularly hushed-up topic: borderline personality disorder (BPD). BPD is shrouded in stigma. There’s little information about the disorder and, while ...
  • Assisted Loving: True Tales of Double Dating with My Dad
    Bob Morris is lucky in love, a fact he doesn’t initially appreciate. Surrounded by people who care about him, Bob still feels lonely and adrift. He wishes he could find the right guy, the perfect ...
  • Finding Love after 60
    During the last few months of her life, my grandmother Ruth, then 93, was too frail for family to adequately care for at home. With much reluctance, she and we all agreed that a nursing ...
  • An Unlikely Reminder of Personal Growth
    I think it really sucks you jumped to such a conclusion before taking anything I would have to say into consideration and also feeling the need to tell me of your planned selfish act. Based ...
  • Three Men, One Month: The Match.com Journey Continues
    I have now been on roughly a month’s worth of Match.com dates. None of them was completely awful, but some were definitely better than others. Date One: The Liquid Hater I started with a man I ...
  • Match.com — Again
    I gave in. I signed up for Match.com again. Awesome new men were not appearing in my life without any effort on my part, so I decided to try online dating again. Online dating ...
  • Back to Match.com?
    Currently, I am interested in two men. Neither is viable as my new boyfriend. Dating in my 30s is different than dating in my 20s. I am able to more accurately assess ...
  • Dating Later in Life
    "At first, I felt like I was being unfaithful to my late husband," says Paula, a 65-year-old widow who recently began dating again. Sam, a 70-year-old retiree, wants to date, "But my grown kids don't ...
  • My Profile is on Match.com: What Do I Do Now?
    Once you have completed all the steps toward getting your profile on match.com, what happens next? The first month or so on Match is definitely the most interesting because everyone is new and exciting. ...
  • eHarmony.com: One Girl’s Point of View
    I spent a little more than two months in a dating ban. This was partially self-imposed, partially imposed by my good friend Susan. Before the ban, I had spent the previous six months ...
  • Confessions of a Woman on Online Dating: Reflections
    I have a confession to make. I pay hard-earned money to meet virtual men. What’s wrong with me?! Absolutely nothing. I’m cute (I swear!), in shape, have an interesting job, have interesting ...
  • Thinking About Using Match.com?
    It can be a big decision to start online dating. Some people still see it as a service for losers who can’t meet people in real life. In reality, it’s a good option ...
  • Committed Boyfriend World, to Match.com Land, to Single and Happy
    Somehow, I became the girl who almost always had a boyfriend. They weren’t always the greatest boyfriends, and I wasn’t always happy with the one I had at the time, but I was just ...
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