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#LoveCantWait

Help Us Support Marriage Equality Because #LoveCantWait

Match has spent the past 20 years helping millions of people – all people – make meaningful connections online. And that includes more than 750,000 LGBT relationships we have had a direct hand in creating. Read more…

Is your online dating profile too picky?

Is your online dating profile too picky?

By Lynn Harris

Me: otherwise easygoing SF, 29, in desirable neighborhood near excellent schools and world-class cheese market. You: 31-36, Ivy League (except Penn), minimum 5’ 10″, maximum 180 lbs., pectoral-to-waist ratio .33; fiscal conservative/social liberal; profession: law, medicine, banking (employer must have innovative paternity leave policy); hobbies: pan-Asian cooking, helping the needy, foot rubs; civil to (but not “friends” with) ex-girlfriends (maximum: 2); informed, witty, self-starter: equally comfortable chatting at state dinners and changing tires. Send introductory email along with photo, high school and college transcripts, 3 recommendations (1 academic, 1 professional, 1 non-threatening friend-girl) plus two 750-word essays on the topics: (1) “A Man of Quality is Not Threatened By A Woman For Equality” and (2) “Why I Always Share My Feelings.”

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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…

#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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#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!

TONIGHT: Andi Dorfman takes over @Match on Twitter

Andi Dorfman @Match Twitter Takeover

Join former Bachelorette, Andi Dorfman and Match tonight for the ultimate Bachelorette watch party!  Read more…

#MatchTurns20: Fact #3

#MatchTurns20: Fact #3

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

Happy Mother’s Day

Happy Mother's Day

In honor of Mother’s Day, we’re celebrating the #MatchMadeMom. Whether you became a mom for the first time through Match or if you now have a blended family, we want to hear from you! Share your story using the hashtag #MatchMadeMom on Facebook and Twitter!