Happy National Orgasm Day!

Happy National Orgasm Day!

Today is National Orgasm Day and a large number of Americans, specifically men, will be feeling more ‘uh oh’ than the ‘big O’ between the sheets. Surprisingly, according to our annual Singles in America study, 37% of men have admitted to faking pleasure during sex!  When it comes to women’s sex lives, well, they too admit to faking it (72%).  Read more…

Match Events and RockBot!

Match Events and RockBot!

Last night we finished up another event that brings Match members together around things that they love. This time we focused on 90s music hits. And how did we do that? We teamed up with social jukebox app, Rockbot. Read more…

Match Success Story: Mary Ann and Jamie

Match Success Story: Mary Ann and Jamie

Jamie and I were both going through the divorce process in 2006. We both have children and work full time jobs. Jamie winked at me on Match and sent me an email. He was the first person that had made me laugh in a long time! After a few weeks of emails we started to talk to each other on the phone after we both felt comfortable. Read more…

Do women like your profile?

Do women like your profile?

Make no mistake, fellas: Describing yourself is one of the hardest tricks to master. But it doesn’t help your case if she scans your profile and sees a stale cliché about long walks on the beach (even if she happens to like them). So which common lines are too tired to use? We asked real women (including an online dating expert) to tell us which stock phrases to keep and tweak—and which to ditch. Read more…

Update your Date Spark

Update Date Spark!

There are many ways for members to get a sense of who you are as told by your profile. And sometimes that field called “Date Spark” all the way at bottom of the profile edit section, might be the perfect reason for someone to reach out. Read more…

Match Success Story: Tanya and Joshua

Match Success Story: Tanya and Joshua

It was the last 1-2 days of my subscription, and I wasn’t planning on renewing– I needed a break and the filtering can be exhausting. It was later in the evening and I received an email from Josh. Read more…

Profiling your online matches

Profiling your online matches

By Susan Johnston

What can you really learn from the language in a potential date’s profile? A lot, as it turns out. Your date’s word choice, punctuation, even the frequency of pronouns used could offer valuable insights into his or her personality, according to James Pennebaker, a psychologist at University Texas at Austin and author of The Secret Life of Pronouns: What Our Words Say About Us. Read more…

Pre-Event Jitters?

Pre-Event Jitters?

By Laurie Gerber, Handel Group

It starts like this.

You intrepidly signed up for a singles mixer a few weeks ago, but when the night finally arrives, you start psyching yourself out. Your palms get sweaty, and your chest feels tight, and your mind is racing. Danger! Do not enter! Turn back! Read more…

Match Success Story: Frank and Angie

Match Success Story: Frank and Angie

In 1989 I met a girl while working at a fast food restaurant that would become my first girlfriend. She was amazing, but after a couple years we parted and life took us down different paths. Read more…

5 overused phrases best left out of your profile

5 overused phrases best left out of your profile

By Andrea Orr

The way you see it, you’re a reasonably attractive single person who likes the simple things in life. Walking along the beach and that sort of thing. All you really want is someone who’s easy to spend time with. The kind of person who is equally comfortable in blue jeans/three days of stubble as she/he is in that little black dress/tuxedo. Read more…