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Match Success Story: Tania and Jeff

In January 2015, Tania joined Match. After receiving her first message from Jeff and recognizing their shared love for classic ‘80s movies, the two exchanged numbers and began talking on the phone. Read more…

Match Success Story: Angie and Randy

Angie and Randy’s success story proves that timing and fate are everything.

In 2003, Angie made the decision to try an online dating site for the first time and signed up for Match. Fresh off a long-term breakup, she figured it was the best way to put herself back out there and dip her toe back into the dating pool. Read more…

Match Success Story: Conrad and Theresa

Being a professional golfer, Conrad didn’t have what you would describe as prime resources when it came to dating.

“The dating world was a place I didn’t get to spend much time in since I was traveling so much,” he wrote. Read more…

Match Success Story: Hashim & Stephanie

“Just click!” is Hashim’s advice when it comes to using Match.

In the fall of 2013, Hashim was a Match member but wasn’t particularly active on the site. However, one fateful day as he was scrolling around, someone caught his eye he couldn’t ignore: Stephanie. Read more…

Meet our March Crush of the Month: Drew

We’re extra excited about this month’s crush because it’s our first ever MAN crush! Meet Drew: the driven entrepreneur from Chicago. Read more…

3 Ways to Break the Ice with a Night at the Rink

When you’re planning a date, it can be all too easy to slip right into the standard dinner-and-movie routine. Are you looking for something with a little more active participation? Then think about putting your date on ice. Read more…

Dana and Jeffrey- Match Success Story

Dana hadn’t experienced true love until Jeff came along.

“After being on Match for 24 hours, I came across this amazing man’s profile,” she wrote. “I took a deep breath and decided to wink at him.” Read more…

Dressing to Dominate the First Date

When I think of getting ready for a first date, I picture those old black-and-white movies with women in front of their vanity mirrors brushing their hair, applying lipstick and putting on their jewels. There is just something so ethereal and magical about the process to me. These days, it seems like people are always too stressed out about what to wear on a date to enjoy getting ready. To help you avoid some of that unnecessary stress, we’ll share tips for concocting the perfect date outfit. That way, you can focus on more important things—like enjoying the date! Read more…

Danielle and Derek- Match Success Story

Timing really is everything.

Right before Danielle’s subscription with Match was in the process of ending, she spotted Derek. Able to squeeze a wink at him just before she was off Match for good, the two hurriedly exchanged numbers and met for their first date two days later. Read more…

Feminism is for Lovers: How Gender Equality is Improving Courtship

By: Justin R. Garcia, M.S., Ph.D.

Feminism has gone from radical to mainstream, with a tidal wave of attention currently being given to issues of women’s rights and gender equality. Celebrities, from Beyoncé to Ryan Gosling, have been cast as feminist, with a reminder that social justice issues impact people of all genders, ages, races, and socioeconomic classes. But with the spread of feminism, so too comes a bit of confusion. That’s why we decided to explore this issue further in our study of over 5,500 U.S. singles who participated in Match’s annual Singles in America Study this year. Read more…