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Let’s talk video date etiquette

People assumed the trend of video dating would die when social distancing did, but let’s set the record straight. According to Match’s Singles in A...

February 24, 2022

5 tips to be authentic in your dating profile

Portraying yourself accurately in the online dating world means more than just being honest about age, height, and career. It means giving others a...

January 24, 2022
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Holiday dating do’s and don’ts.

Whether you’ve been on a couple dates or you’re practically official, there are some special rules when it comes to seeing someone new this time of...

December 01, 2021
Dating TrendsLove

Let’s get you to the first date faster.

You can message back and forth all day long, but when it comes to an actual date, you have to put yourself out there. While the rom-coms make askin...

September 23, 2021
Dating TrendsTrending

How to make dating fun again

We get it. Dating can feel dull sometimes. Whether all your dates are starting to blend together, or you’re not even motivated to truly put yoursel...

September 09, 2021

How to (politely) end it

Not every match you talk to will end in happily ever after, and that’s okay. But ending a relationship – or what could have become a relationship –...

August 17, 2021
Dating TrendsTrendingUncategorized

Summer of Love

This summer looks a lot different than last year, and we couldn’t be more relieved. With more singles ready to get out and mingle, finding who you’...

June 16, 2021
Dating TrendsTrending

The 5 Best Travel Practices For New Couples

With 2020 in the rearview mirror and summer upon us, it’s safe to say the travel bug has bit us all. Singles are no exception. After feeling like a...

June 04, 2021
Dating Trends

When should you follow up for that second date?

Many Americans pressed pause on in-person dates this past year. But with cities relaxing regulations, vaccinations being administered & hope b...

May 07, 2021

For the Love of Music

Music plays a powerful role in relationships. Hearing a song on a first date can spark an instant connection. Lyrics can help you articulate emotio...

February 09, 2021
Dating TrendsMatchHQ

Dates: A home for your most promising conversations

Match introduces Dates: a first-of-its-kind feature designed to help members move past matching and get to a date faster.

September 15, 2020
Dating TrendsMatchHQ

Skip the small talk with #RealTalk

Match launches #RealTalk: designed to help singles skip the boring banter and spark more meaningful conversations.

August 28, 2020

Lockdown…A Time For Love?

We weren’t built to live 24/7 with a lover. For millions of years men regularly set off to hunt, sometimes for days. And women went gathering and...

May 11, 2020
Dating TrendsMatchHQTrending

Everything you need to know about Vibe Check

Tried a Vibe Check yet? Our latest video chat feature was recently launched, fueling members’ cravings to chat and see someone live right in the ap...

April 21, 2020
Dating TrendsTrending

Introducing Vibe Check: Video date on the Match app

Take a break from messaging with Vibe Check: our latest video feature that lets you chat & see someone live right in the Match app.

April 14, 2020
Dating TrendsTrending

Tips from a Long-Distance Relationship Survivor

Separated from your significant other due to sheltering in place? One of Match’s Dating Experts shares her top tips for long-distance relationships...

April 02, 2020
Dating TrendsTrending

Upgrade Your Virtual Dates

From conversation tips to creative date ideas, our Lead Dating Expert is sharing how today’s singles can continue dating while distancing.

March 31, 2020
Dating TrendsTrending

10 Tips for Mastering Video Dates

Video dating has quickly become the new normal. Bela Gandhi – Smart Dating Academy Founder and Dating Expert – shares 10 tips on how to master the ...

March 27, 2020
Dating TrendsTrending

Dating While Distancing

The world has changed seemingly overnight and with social distancing and isolation being the new normal, singles have been posing the question – do...

March 23, 2020
Dating TrendsTrending

The New Dating Mine Field: Politics

We are walking billboards of who we are—advertising our “mate value” with every word and deed we reveal to a potential romantic partner. And these...

March 03, 2020
Dating TrendsMatchHQTrending

Passion & Politics: Match Expands Profiles to Elevate the 2020 Conversation

Match rolls out two new profile updates designed to help singles share more about their political beliefs and issues they’re passionate about.

March 03, 2020
Dating TrendsTrending

Introducing: Date Check-In

Learn how you can keep your friends and family updated on your upcoming date plans with Match’s latest in-app feature, Date Check-In.

February 18, 2020
Dating TrendsLoveTrendingUncategorized

Match’s Most Eligible Valentines

Looking for a date this Valentine’s Day? Find your perfect companion in one of these eligible singles, available for adoption through Wags & W...

February 12, 2020
Dating TrendsTrending

How To Be Magnetic This Dating Sunday

Being magnetic is a quality that works to your advantage in all areas of life, especially dating. And what better time to perfect this skill than b...

January 03, 2020
Dating TrendsTrending

Match Makes Spirits Bright With FREE Holiday Hotline

Celebrate the season with Match’s Holiday Hotline – a free service for daters seeking expert advice – plus, a free one-month membership on the app....

November 24, 2019

Has #MeToo Changed Modern Dating? Half of Single Men Say Yes.

As part of the 9th annual Singles in America study with Match, in a national sample of over 5,000 adult single Americans, we assessed attitudes tow...

November 06, 2019

How To Be The CEO Of Your Dating Life

Last Saturday, Match spent the day at Create & Cultivate’s San Francisco Conference, where C&C transformed an old parking garage into an in...

October 01, 2019
Dating TrendsLoveTrending

FAKE NEWS…and the real story of love in the digital age

The Washington Post recently proclaimed that “The US is in a Crisis of Love.” Many Americans agree—currently regarding America’s singles as commitm...

August 08, 2019
Dating TrendsMatchHQTrending

The Results from our 9th Singles in America Survey are in

It’s back! Our annual Singles in America study – the nation’s largest and most comprehensive study of 5,000+ singles living in the U.S. – just laun...

July 30, 2019
Dating TrendsTrending

The 12 Dates of Summer

Sick of dinner and drinks? Spice up your date routine with 12 ideas sure to get you in the summer spirit.

June 21, 2019

Closest Thing To A Modern Day Playbook

It’s 2019 and the rules of dating have changed. While technology has made love easier than ever for millions, it’s also brought its own questions i...

May 14, 2019

When The Best Medicine Is Love

Amanda and Troy Martinez connected on Match in 2016, but their love story actually began seven years earlier, in a hospital room. While an emergenc...

April 17, 2019

Spring Spike: How to Rejoin the Dating Scene this Season

Whether you’re back on the market after a breakup or are just getting serious about dating following a busy winter, a new season provides the perfe...

March 21, 2019

5 Ways Match Makes Love Easier to Find

Cue the candy hearts and bouquets of roses. While Valentine’s Day gets all the credit for “owning love,” everyone knows the obsession with the four...

February 11, 2019
Dating TrendsLoveTrending

Love Language Inspiration

Love isn’t limited to flowers and chocolates anymore. In the digital age, even the smallest sentiment can go a long way to show your appreciation f...

February 11, 2019
Dating Trends

FAST SEX; SLOW LOVE: Courtship in the Digital Age

By Helen E. Fisher Has the world run wild on sex?  Is romance dead?  Has marriage gone the way of the dinosaurs?   Today, some 66% of single Americ...

February 05, 2019
Dating TrendsLoveTrendingUncategorized

How To Have a Great First Date

By Julie Spira, Online Dating Expert and CEO, Cyber-Dating Expert You passed the profile test, mutually “liked” each other, and have decided to mee...

January 11, 2019
Dating Trends

Crush of the Month: Ali

September 06, 2018
Dating Trends

5 Signs Romance is Still Alive

It’s National Romance Awareness Month – and while it might not always feel like love is in the air if you are dating today, singles say they ...

August 15, 2018
Dating Trends

How To Roadtrip With A Partner

68% of singles would rather go #2 on the side of the road in front of their partner vs. picking up a hitchhiker. Yes, you read that correctly. In c...

July 03, 2018
Dating Trends

Hottest Day Of The Summer

Are you feeling the heat this summer? Spring flings are over and it is time to find that special someone to show off to your family at all of the w...

June 13, 2018
Dating Trends

Crush Of The Month: Nikara

Three years ago, Nikara moved to New York to pursue a career in broadcast journalism, explore the city and, ultimately, find love.

May 17, 2018
Dating Trends

Crush Of The Month: Jennifer

By day, she’s a fashion and beauty blogger with a substantial YouTube following. By night, well — she’s all the above plus a normal, coffee-loving,...

February 12, 2018

Match Made: Colleen & Chris

Colleen had signed up for the one-week free trial on Match with low expectations. Yet, she surprised herself when she initiated conversation with C...

February 05, 2018

Match Made: Abby & Chris

After a first date at an intimate Italian restaurant, Abby and Chris knew they had something special. “We’ve been inseparable ever since!” Abby tol...

January 29, 2018
Dating Trends

Crush Of The Month: Ana

If you hit the snooze button every morning, you and Ana may not get along.

January 11, 2018

Match Made: Samira & Manoj

Growing up in the Indian culture, both Samira and Manoj knew what was expected of them when it came to marriage.

January 08, 2018

Match Made: Jessica & Erin

Sometimes, you click right away. That was the case for Jessica and Erin.

January 01, 2018