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Match Turns 20!

In 1995, Match forever changed the way we meet and connect. Today, we celebrate our 20th anniversary as the world’s largest dating site, creating more than 10 million relationships in the U.S.  We’re kicking off our 20th anniversary today, but the party will continue throughout the month.

Join us in the celebration by sharing your favorite Match memory or story using #MatchTurns20.

Let’s party!


Match Success Couple: Rhonda and Paul

Match Success Couple: Rhonda and Paul

We met on February 16, 2015 and we still remember the first wink and email that brought us together. We then exchanged telephone numbers and personal emails. Then, we were in touch daily via phone, internet, text and Skype. We could feel the connection with all of our communication and it was very strong. Read more…

Who doesn’t like to flirt?


It’s something we all do, whether we mean to or not. Whether it’s getting a free piece of pie from your waitress or jumping to the front of the line outside a club after catching the bouncer’s eye, we’re all guilty of flirting with someone we’re not really attracted to now and then. Regardless, everyone likes to flirt and our Singles in America study recently unveiled some hidden truths about how both men and women use it to their advantage. Read more…

So, what do you like to do?

So, what do you like to do?

Two weeks back we talked about that typical (but not unusual) question, “What do you do?” as one of the questions we pull out of our conversational arsenal when we’re trying to get to know someone.   Read more…

Keep the conversation going…

Singles in America: First Dates

What are some of your tips for keeping the conversation going? Leave us a message in the comments section below!

Match Success Couple: Mallory and David

Match Success Story: Mallory and David

I was a single mom of 2 kids after a divorce, and I was looking for a meaningful relationship. After trying other dating sites and meeting guys on my own I gave a try. I went on a lot of first dates and one day I got a message from David, “I wanted to compliment you on you smile, it’s beautiful. I know that was cheesy, sorry, but that was the first thing I noticed. Have a great day.” We messaged and texted back and forth until we scheduled a date for the following week. Read more…

Trending Topics: Game of Thrones Edition


In advance of this Sunday’s highly anticipated Season 5 premiere of HBO’s Game of Thrones (GOT),Match, the world’s largest dating site, and Dr. Helen Fisher, Match’s Chief Scientific Advisor, examined four of the show’s leading men and women to see where they landed within her critically acclaimed “Why Him? Why Her?” personality test from her bestselling book of the same name. Read more…

Three Events, One Engagement

Three STIR Events, One Engagement

One of the messages we try to send our members is how well STIR events can work into your overall experience (and the chance to find a great relationship!). And nowhere is that message more evident that in the journey of Amanda and Chris. Read more…

Golf and dating go hand in hand

The Irresistible Golfer

It looks like golf is a hole in one when it comes to dating! With The Masters tournament starting tomorrow, April 9, we have pulled some fun statistics related to players of the game. Read more…

First Date Do's Through The Decades

First Date Do’s Through the Decades

From the ultra-straight look to the sleek, modern bob, first date hair sure has come a long way over the years. We’re taking a look back at trends from the past and giving them a modern day twist with our friends at Wella Professionals. Check out these quick how-to’s to make your next date totally far out! Read more…