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Stir Event Recap: Happy Hours with Ménage à Trois Wine

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 updating you on an on-going event series that includes every single’s favorite beverage: wine.

The Nitty-Gritty

Ménage à Trois wine and Match have been hosting classy happy hours together since February 2014, and are offering a few more before summer ends!  Read more…

Match Launches Brand New App for Android Wearables™: Wear Your Heart on Your Wrist

Want to date as you dash? Match is excited to announce the newest extension of the Match dating experience for active singles launching on the Android Wear™ watch today. As one of the first dating apps for Android Wearables™, small, powerful devices worn on the body, the app will cater to singles looking to maintain their dating lives without the need to constantly check their mobile device or computers. See sparks fly anytime, anywhere!

The new Match app for Android Wearables focuses on quick, easy to view features that help improve singles’ on-the-go experience.  Features include:

Receive and Respond to Messages

The app’s innovative design gives you useful information when you need it most – including notifications for winks and messages from other members, sent straight to your Android wearable. With pulse notifications, you’ll know exactly when someone has reached out to you, keeping you connected directly to your dating life. To reply, simply swipe to read an incoming message and respond directly with the app’s voice command feature.

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View and Rate Daily Matches

Why wait to rate? With the app, you’ll receive your Daily Matches first thing each morning and instantly rate each match Yes or No. Need more details on a member before sending your response? Just swipe up to view their full profile.

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Find Singles Nearby

Since your watch moves with you as you travel, the app can locate singles in the area to find you the closest matches to you, whether you’re at home base or across the country. Find someone interesting nearby? Tap, speak and send a message in no time, no matter where you find yourself throughout your day.

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The only way to experience it, is to download it. Beginning in July, singles will be able download the Match Android app in Google Play, and the app will automatically pair with your Android Wearable.

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Match Success Couple: Michael and Michelle

“On Friday July 12th, 2013 I met the love of my life. It was an instant connection. When she walked into that restaurant, it was as if time stood still. Conversation came easily and didn’t stop for hours. We met again Saturday for lunch, Saturday night for drinks and spent all day Sunday together. If you ask my closest friends, they will confirm I called them saying “I found her”!”

Read the rest of Michael and Michelle’s Match love story on our success site!

Infographic: Smartest Singles in America

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Brain Power: The Ultimate Aphrodisiac by Dr. Helen Fisher

Is “smart” sexy?  Singles think so.  Today some 80% of singles say they “must have” or find it “very important” to have someone of the same level of intelligence; and 89% would make a commitment to someone who was considerably better educated or more intellectual than themselves. Read more…

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Upcoming Stir Events: SinglesCruise.com and Match Team up to Send Singles on the High Seas

Read all about the Stir cruises launching later this year here!

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Match Success Couple: Angela and Keith

“Match is how our story started! I would have never met him if it weren’t for Match. He is an engineer and I am a claims adjuster. When we met we lived in different nearby cities however worked in the same city right down the road from each other…” Read more…

Trending Topics: June 13, 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!

Robin Thicke is Dropping New Album Named After His Wife… Who Dropped Him?

Singer Robin Thicke is naming his upcoming “Paula” for his wife Paula Patton. That’s cute… except the couple is currently estranged after cheating allegations on Thicke’s side. Still “cute”? Sources close to the couple say that Paula has no interest in getting back together at the moment, but we’ll see if the album’s moniker has any effect on that!

Would you want a work of art named after you by your ex?

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Upcoming Stir Event: The Great Love Debate

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 spotlighting an upcoming event that is tackling the great mystery of love with “The Great Love Debate Tour.”

The Nitty-Gritty

Young, smart and single professionals are invited to hear the much buzzed-about seminar, “The Great Love Debate”, a town hall meeting style discussion tackling the topic of love. Read more…

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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!