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The Science of Online Dating (or Not)

Algorithm, Schmalgorithm The Science of Online Dating debate is in the news, again. Yesterday, Bloomberg Businessweek published “The Shaky Science of Online Dating” by Drake Bennett. It summarized a new paper written in the current issue of Psychological Science in the Public Interest.  In short, it says if you allow the dating sites to do all the work, you may overlook your ideal partner. Far be it from me to say “I told you...

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Is Your Internet Dating Profile For Sale?

If you’re using a niche dating website, your online dating profile may be for sale or possibly, it has already been sold. Unfortunately, you may have unknowingly agreed to the transaction. It’s a clause deeply buried in the terms of service that allows them to share your profile with “Affiliate” sites. This article from Betabeat explains how this practice is executed and by whom. Rest assured, if your profile is on one of the...

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Take The Profile Quiz: Is Your Profile Working Against You?

If your answer is “Yes” to one or more of the questions below, your profile may be working against you. Do you reference your past relationships or marriage? Example: “My wife/husband was an alcoholic”; “My partner cheated on me”; I miss my ex but I think I should start dating anyway” Do you begin any sentence with “I hate”; “You must not”; “I won’t tolerate”?    (It’s OK to state what you...

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Compatibility Vs. Chemistry

How do you put compatibility before chemistry? Did someone say “online dating”? If you’ve been online dating for any length of time this will hit home… You read their profile, it looks great, nice picture; you hope it’s not their high school graduation picture. You determine you should meet; the anticipation makes you feel alive. You meet, and within 10 seconds, you know: nothing, nada, zip, zilch, absolutely no chemistry. How...

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Welcome To Dynamic Dating Profiles

Welcome to the first Dynamic Dating Profile blog. My goal is to help you write a dynamic online dating profile, offer a few guidelines for a successful online dating experience and hopefully make you smile in the process. I’m certainly not here to offer relationship advice; I’ve been divorced twice. That’s like turning to Kim Kardashian for marriage counseling. I have guest bloggers onboard to lend their relationship,...

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