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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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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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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…

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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Diaz Don’t Wanna Put a Ring On It Read more…

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Introducing our Newest Matchmaking Partner: Three Day Rule

By Robyn Swider, TDR Matchmaker 

Match is always trying to provide its members with a variety of ways to meet that special someone, whether online, on the go with our mobile apps, or in person at Stir events. To expand our offline offerings, we’ve recently teamed up with matchmaking service Three Day Rule, a white-glove, customized approach to dating. When you’re ready to start your dating journey, but might need a little extra guidance and a more hands-on approach, that’s where our newest partner comes in.

Here’s how Three Day Rule (TDR) works:

Step 1: We meet and get to know you. Read more…

Trending Topics: October 10, 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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OMG, Blake and Ryan are Expecting

This is not gossip, girl – Blake Lively and husband Ryan Reynolds announced earlier this week that they are expecting a baby! The actress announced the news on her lifestyle website, Preserve, with a beautiful side portrait highlighting her baby bump. Both Blake and Ryan have been vocal about wanting children since their marriage in the fall of 2012, both descending from rather large families themselves – Blake from a family of seven, Ryan one of four kids. “I gotta get started. If I could spit out a litter of kids, I would,” the A-lister mom-to-be told Marie Claire in September 2014. Congratulations to the first of what sounds like many babies to come! Read more…

Trending Topics: October 3, 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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Welcome, Wyatt!

Dude, here’s our baby! Congratulations to former onscreen and real life couple Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis as they welcome their first child into the world. Wyatt Isabelle Kutcher was born to her movie star parents on October 1st, 2014, and her name was recently announced on the couple’s website… along with a set of eight baby photos in an effort to promote privacy amongst celebrities’ children. “One of these is Mila and Ashton’s baby… and her name is Wyatt. Can you guess which one is ours, or does it really matter? All babies are cute.” Signed, “Ashton.” Best wishes to the new family! Read more…

Trending Topics: September 26, 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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Clooney’s Getting Hitched

Italian wedding bells are ringing! The actor and perpetual bachelor George Clooney is set to marry fiancé Amal Alamuddin this weekend in Venice, Italy. The two arrived in Italy earlier this week with several members of their family and friends, including Clooney’s Casamigos Tequila business partner Rande Gerber and his supermodel wife Cindy Crawford. The wedded-couple-to-be will kick off their wedding weekend Friday night with a traditional night before the big day rehearsal dinner at The Cipriani. But most importantly, what will the bride-to-be wear? Sources speculate Amal will don an Alexander McQueen dress, just like the Duchess of Cambridge. Read more…