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Match Success Couple: Randy and Liz

“After a failed marriage I never thought I would let myself get back to place of vulnerability and long term commitment. I wanted real love and connection but I was jaded and wanted to focus on my career and my two small children with little time left for another person. I had girlfriends after my divorce but there were always major deal breakers that it took a very long time to discover and come to terms with…”

Read the rest of Randy and Liz’s Match love story on our success site!

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Stir Event Recap: An Archery Event!

There are Stir events happening every night all over the country, and we wanted to share with you a few of our favorites each week. We’re recapping an adventurous event that Cupid, himself, would have attended; the Robertson Archery Event.

The Nitty-Gritty

Approximately 50 Los Angeles singles (with apparent hand-eye coordination) took their best shot at archery at Robertson Archery over the weekend. Read more…

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Trending Topics: June 6, 2014

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

Oh Boy! Ginnifer Goodwin Had a Baby!

And named it something completely normal. Actress Ginnifer Goodwin and Josh Dallas welcomed a beautiful baby boy named Oliver Finlay Dallas.  Read more…

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Match Success Couple: Katelyn and Grant

“Grant and I met on Match in 2012. We realized right away that we shared the same morals and values, and were very compatible. Grant proposed the following year, and we are getting married next week! We thank God for each other, and match.com for making it happen!”

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Trending Topics: May 30, 2014

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

These Reality Show Couples are Going to Marriage Bootcamp

First comes love, then comes marriage bootcamp? Only in Hollywood. Five reality show couples including “Real Housewives of Orange County”’s Gretchen Rossi and “Jersey Shore”’s J-Woww are going to “stop being polite, and start getting ‘real’” on  We-TV’s latest reality show, “Marriage Bootcamp.” The cameras will capture couples confronting and tackling their relationship issues. The show premieres Friday, May 30 at 9 p.m. on We-TV.

Which couple do you think has a fighting chance of making it til ‘death do us part’?

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Stir Event Recap: The Great Havasupai Adventure

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’s recap features a five-day weekend trip of camping, hiking, and singles—oh my!

The Nitty-Gritty

Singles from across America enjoyed the great outdoors, sites like the Grand Canyon and beautiful, breathtaking trails all while staying at the the Grand Canyon Caverns Inn. Read more…

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Match and PetSmart Charities Present The Truth about Pets and Dating

Dating can be a dog-eat-dog world, filled with excitement, anxiety and butterflies, but when it comes down to it, most people are simply hoping to connect with someone who shares the same passions and interests. And for those who are passionate about pets, Match has teamed up with PetSmart Charities to help animal-loving singles find each other – after all, the couple that plays together, stays together. Read more…

Trending Topics: May 23, 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!

I Want to Marry ‘Harry’ Debuts

FOX debuted a new reality show, “I Want to Marry ‘Harry’” this week. The premise is hilarious; take 12 unassuming American girls, and let them believe they are fighting for the affection of Prince Harry of Wales. In reality, the ‘bloke’ is actor Matt Hicks. Since promoting the show, he has said that American girls are more “forward and loud” than English girls.

What is your flirtation style? Loud and bubbly or reserved and hard-to-get? Read more…

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Stir Event Recap: Stella Artois & Stella Cidre Happy Hours

There are Stir events happening every night all over the country, and we wanted to share with you a few of our favorites each week. This week’s recap centers around everyone’s favorite part of the day: happy hour.

The Nitty-Gritty

Stella Artois-sponsored happy hours for singles in 14 major cities, coast to coast. Read more…

Match CEO Sam Yagan chats with bloggers about the $50,000 #MatchMade Scholarship

We asked Match CEO Sam Yagan to chat with some bloggers to share all the details surrounding the $50,000 MatchMade Scholarship contest.

See what he had to say about helping to create 1 million babies, and the $50,000 he plans to grant one lucky #MatchMade kid!