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Slowing Things Down in SF

Slowing Things Down In San Fran

We’ve all been there: someone catches our attention and it seems like the list of commonalities is endless. And yet, once we meet in person, it seems harder to jumpstart the conversation beyond the nearest topics — namely, work, family, living situation, etc. And suddenly what began as a friendly chat starts to feel more like an interview and it’s nobody’s fault. Read more…

Match Success Couple: Olin and Andrew

Match Success Story: Olin and Andrew

Drew and I were matched back in March of 2010 and quickly began dating.  We were both initially a little nervous about joining this site because we were looking for same sex partners, but realized that it was actually a great tool and catered to same sex relationships and matching people.  Read more…

How to make your dating profile stand out online

How to make your dating profile stand out online

By Lauren Ware

I read dozens of dating profiles every day, and not because I’m looking for a date: I am a professional online dating profile writer for Match’s ProfilePro service. It’s my job to take someone’s profile and some additional information gleaned from a survey, then use that information to craft something that really showcases who each person is as an individual — and that will attract the kind of person he or she is seeking.  Read more…

Advice From A Pro: Laurie Davis

Advice From a Pro: The Top 5 Profile Mistakes

By Laurie Davis

As an online dating coach I’ve written literally thousands of profiles – and my team and I have viewed hundreds of thousands. Read more…

The Power of Game

The Power of Game

“Having game” is a well-worn dating term that means knowing what to say or do in any situation to attract the attention of another. Maybe it means other things to other people but let’s go with this definition for now. Read more…

Match Success Story: Kristena and Chris

Memorial Day Success Story: Kristena and Chris

It all started with me winking at Chris. He then sent me a message. We messaged back and forth for a while before exchanging email addresses and continued emailing while Chris was deployed. Chris and I first met in Kansas where he is currently stationed. For our first date, we went to the zoo and spent the day in 100° heat. Although we were both dying we talked and talked! Then we went to the Air Force base and he showed me the airplanes that he flies. After all of that adventure he took me to dinner and the conversation never stopped. It’s was a very spontaneous, wonderful date and the start to many more wonderful dates. Read more…

#AskAndi Q&A: The Recap

#AskAndi Q&A: The Recap

In case you missed our @Match Twitter takeover with the amazing @AndiDorfman, during Monday’s season premiere of The Bachelorette, never fear—we’ve got you covered! We’ve handpicked a few of our favorite questions and answers from the #AskAndi Q&A. Enjoy, friends!
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Summer STIR Trips

Take a trip this summer with STIR

Summer’s almost here. In between checking work email and your Facebook feed, you’ve started looking at vacation spots and airline fares. Read more…

#MatchTurns20: Fact #4

#MatchTurns20: Fact #4

Leave us a comment and let us know how Match has changed your life over the last 20 years!

Wella Plays 'Match' Maker: Tania and Joe

Wella + Match: First Date Makeover Series (Part 2)

It’s ROUND 2 of our makeover series with Wella Professionals, where we’re combining two of our favorite things: great hair and first dates. Check out our Match member, Sarah’s fabulous makeover then follow her and Kareem on their first date. Watch the video here!