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Trending Topics: October 31, 2014

Each week, we are breaking down the latest stories in love, relationships and pop culture. Use them as ice breakers on your date this weekend, or as a cautionary tale in dating. Either way, we want to hear your opinions in the comment section!

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Taylor Swift Shakes Off Offers to Get Set Up by Her Friends

Successful superstar, table of one? Taylor Swift doesn’t have any teardrops on her guitar about being single – in fact, she’s attracted to her independence. The music sensation recently told British Cosmopolitan that she’s given up on dating – by choice – at least for the time being: “People will say, let me set you up with someone, and I’m just sitting there saying, ‘That’s not what I’m doing. I’m not lonely; I’m not looking,’” Swift confessed. “They just don’t get it. I’ve learned that just because someone is cute and wants to date you, that’s not a reason to sacrifice your independence and allow everyone to say whatever they want about you. I’m not doing that anymore.” Here’s to loving yourself first! Read more…

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Costume Confidence Decoded

Getting dressed up on Halloween isn’t just for kids – this year, consider donning a costume on October 31st for an instant boost of confidence! In a recent poll, Match found that 60% of singles feel more confident while dressed up in a Halloween costume – something science might be able to explain. We asked our Chief Scientific Advisor Dr. Helen Fisher to break down why singles seem to have an extra pep in their step while incognito. Read more…

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Match and Wella Shine a Light on How to “Get Lucky In Love”

A good hair day can go a long way—especially since Match’s Singles in America study found that hair is one of the top three things single men judge a potential date on. To help single women achieve perfect date-night hair, Match and the hair care gurus at Wella Professionals are joining forces to bring ‘Girls’ Night Out’ Stir events to women across the country. Read more…

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Match Success Couple: Kelly and Wes

I never thought I would be one of Match’s success stories! I’m thrilled to be sharing my story and even more thrilled to have found “the one.” Read more…

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Trending Topics: October 24, 2014

Each week, we are breaking down the latest stories in love, relationships and pop culture. Use them as ice breakers on your date this weekend, or as a cautionary tale in dating. Either way, we want to hear your opinions in the comment section!

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Upcoming Stir Event: Saturday Night Dance Class in Chicago

There are Stir events happening every night all over the country, and we want to share with you a few of our favorites each week. Got the dancing bug but don’t know what to do about it? Join others singles this Saturday night and enjoy complimentary hors d’oeuvres, beer & wine. Dance the night away!  Read more…

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Match launches brand new app for iPad: Bigger IS better!

If you already love the Match App on your iPhone and iPod touch, good news: we’re excited to announce the brand new, redesigned and fully maximized app for iPad! With a sleek design, iPad-optimized functionality and robust features like Stream and Mixer, the Match App for iPad offers unique and engaging ways to discover the largest online community of singles. Check out the new app in the App Store here! Read more…

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Match Success Couple: Courtney and Josh

Josh and I messaged for an evening and texted for two days before exchanging phone numbers and making plans to meet.  I was really nervous because my last few relationships had ended horribly and I was still hurting. I had only joined Match.com at the urging of some close friends. I thought he was cute the second I saw him, and we didn’t stop talking until the rain made us. Read more…

Trending Topics: October 17, 2014

Each week, we are breaking down the latest stories in love, relationships and pop culture. Use them as ice breakers on your date this weekend, or as a cautionary tale in dating. Either way, we want to hear your opinions in the comment section!

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Upcoming Stir Event: Luxury Twilight Cruise on the Hudson

There are Stir events happening every night all over the country, and we want to share with you a few of our favorites each week. This week we’re featuring a cruise aboard a luxury yacht for an evening that’s anything but ordinary. Read more…