Amber Brooks

Amber Brooks

Oceana — Bringing Together More Than 550K Activists in 150+ Countries to Protect & Restore the World’s Oceans
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Amber Brooks is a Contributing Editor at DatingAdvice.com. When she was growing up, her family teased her for being "boy crazy," but she preferred to think of herself as a budding dating expert. As an English major in college, Amber honed her communication skills to write clearly, knowledgeably, and passionately about topics that interest her. Now with a background in writing, Amber brings her tireless wit and relatable experiences to DatingAdvice.com.

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Oceana — Bringing Together More Than 550K Activists in 150+ Countries to Protect & Restore the World’s Oceans
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Oceana Brings People Together to Protect & Restore the World’s Oceans

By: Amber Brooks • 7/25/17

The Short Version: Founded in 2001 to fill the resource gap in ocean conservation and protection, Oceana operates with...(read more)

Professional Counselling: Therapist Elly Prior Explains How Mental Health Issues Impact Relationships — And What to Do About It
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Professional Counselling: A Therapist Explains Mental Health & Relationships Issues

By: Amber Brooks • 7/17/17

The Short Version: On ProfessionalCounselling.com, Elly Prior writes authoritative relationship advice based on decades...(read more)

18 Good Online Dating Questions to Ask Girls & Guys
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18 Good Online Dating Questions: From an Expert

By: Amber Brooks • 7/17/17

My last boyfriend was a solid conversationalist. He noticed details, remembered names, and never seemed at a loss for...(read more)

Naturally Savvy™: Organic Recipes & Health Challenges Support Couples in the Journey to All-Natural Living
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Naturally Savvy™ Supports Couples in the Journey to All-Natural Living

By: Amber Brooks • 7/14/17

The Short Version: All-natural living is a choice anyone can make, but many don't know where to begin. On Naturally...(read more)

LDate.com: A Supportive Dating Website Connecting Thousands of Lesbian & Bisexual Women
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LDate.com: A Supportive Dating Site For Lesbian & Bisexual Women

By: Amber Brooks • 7/13/17

The Short Version: On general dating websites, packed with diverse singles with diverse desires, it's easy for single...(read more)

14 Best Free Transgender Dating Sites (2017)
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14 Best Free Transgender Dating Sites

By: Amber Brooks • 7/11/17

Last year a college friend of mine came out as a transgender woman. It was a shocking revelation to those of us who'd...(read more)

Frontier Co-op: Spice Up Your Relationship With Healthful & Organic Recipes
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Frontier Co-op: Healthful Recipes to Spice Up Your Relationship

By: Amber Brooks • 7/10/17

The Short Version: Since 1976, Frontier Co-op has supplied local businesses and wholesale customers with premium...(read more)

Oh, the Places You’ll Go — Room Key℠ Helps Couples Find the Lowest Hotel Rates in 159 Countries
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Room Key: Where Couples Find the Lowest Hotel Rates in 159 Countries

By: Amber Brooks • 7/10/17

The Short Version: Some couples delay taking that romantic vacation together because they don't think they can afford...(read more)

Hope’s Door New Beginning Center: A Safe Space Offering Services for People Affected By Domestic Violence
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Hope’s Door New Beginning Center Helps People Affected by Domestic Violence

By: Amber Brooks • 7/6/17

The Short Version: For more than 30 years, Hope’s Door New Beginning Center has been providing domestic violence...(read more)

17 Best Bisexual Apps For Dating & Hookups
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17 Best Bisexual Apps For Dating & Hookups

By: Amber Brooks • 7/6/17

When my close friend came out as bisexual, she was grinning from ear to ear. She liked the idea of doubling her dating...(read more)

Michelle G. Helps Build Loving & Lasting Relationships Through Comprehensive Online Dating Services & Coaching
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Michelle G. Uses Comprehensive Coaching to Build Lasting Relationships

By: Amber Brooks • 7/6/17

The Short Version: Michelle Galarza uses a personalized, hands-on approach to help people find love and form...(read more)

WebStarts: How Dating Experts Can Create Their Own Website & Build an Online Brand
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WebStarts Helps Dating Experts Create a Website & Build an Online Brand

By: Amber Brooks • 7/3/17

The Short Version: Having your own website can help you build your authority and brand as a dating expert; however,...(read more)

The Online Dating Association (ODA) Maintains the Gold Standard for Dating Sites in the UK
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The Online Dating Association Creates Standards for Dating Sites in the UK

By: Amber Brooks • 6/28/17

The Short Version: With strong moral leadership, the Online Dating Association (ODA) supports transparency, fairness,...(read more)

14 Funny Online Dating Messages (First, Second, Third & Beyond)
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14 Funny Online Dating Messages

By: Amber Brooks • 6/28/17

On a dating site, a generic message is the kiss of death. You say "Hey, how are you?" and what I hear is "Please feel...(read more)

The Poly Coach: Laurie Ellington Provides Sage Emotional Guidance on Defining Love on Your Own Terms
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The Poly Coach: Sage Guidance to Define Love on Your Own Terms

By: Amber Brooks • 6/27/17

The Short Version: With an open mind and supportive advice, Laurie Ellington, also known as the Poly Coach,...(read more)

9 Lesbian Zodiac Compatibility Tests (Plus Signs to Date & Avoid)
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9 Lesbian Zodiac Compatibility Tests

By: Amber Brooks • 6/26/17

As a teen, I liked to look up the zodiacs of my crushes to riddle out their personalities. Reading horoscopes helped me...(read more)

New York Road Runners: 60 Years of Helping the Community & Inspiring Connections Through Running
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NYRR: 60 Years of Helping the NYC Community & Inspiring Connections Through Running

By: Amber Brooks • 6/22/17

The Short Version: Over the course of its six-decade history, New York Road Runners (NYRR) has raised millions of...(read more)

Vixen Daily™ Offers the Modern Woman an Online Guide to Love, Beauty, Fitness & Other Essential Topics
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Vixen Daily: The Modern Woman’s Guide to Love, Beauty, Fitness & Other Topics

By: Amber Brooks • 6/22/17

The Short Version: Tired of reading the typical cookie-cutter advice on the web? So is Vixen Daily! This industrious...(read more)

Dating Essentials™ — One-on-One Coaching Helps Singles Build Self-Confidence & Interpersonal Skills Through a Unique Four-Step Process
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Dating Essentials: One-on-One Coaching to Build Relationship Skills

By: Amber Brooks • 6/21/17

The Short Version: Kateryna Spiwak, one of Canada's first dating coaches and Founder of Dating Essentials, helps...(read more)

Introverted Alpha — Respectful Dating Coaches Encourage Introverted Men to Feel Comfortable in Their Own Skin
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Introverted Alpha Encourages Men to Feel Comfortable in Their Own Skin

By: Amber Brooks • 6/21/17

The Short Version: Sarah Jones, a premier dating coach in California, has always had a soft spot for introverted men....(read more)

The Top 8 Most Hilarious Dating Disasters Courtesy of the Darwin Awards
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The 8 Most Hilarious Dating Disasters From the Darwin Awards

By: Amber Brooks • 6/16/17

The Short Version: When a harebrained sexcapade leads to severe injury or premature death, the Darwin Awards is there...(read more)

QuestionPro: How to Make Dating Site Registrations Less of a Cookie-Cutter Experience
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QuestionPro: How to Make Dating Site Registrations Less of a Cookie-Cutter Experience

By: Amber Brooks • 6/16/17

The Short Version: In the dating industry, competition is fierce. Dating websites have to work to make themselves...(read more)

How to Carve a Niche in the Dating Industry: Interbrand™ Helps Clients Develop an Authentic & Compelling Point of View
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Interbrand Can Help Dating Brands Develop an Authentic & Compelling POV

By: Amber Brooks • 6/15/17

Short Version: Forward-thinking brands can learn how to appeal to today's dating population by consulting with...(read more)

The Dog Matchmaker™ Uses Traditional Matchmaking Strategies to Help People Adopt Shelter Dogs in NYC
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The Dog Matchmaker: Traditional Strategies That Connect People & Pups

By: Amber Brooks • 6/15/17

The Short Version: Innovating what it means to be a matchmaker, Sarah Brasky, aka the Dog Matchmaker, dedicates her...(read more)

20Q — A Classic Game With a Modern Twist Strengthens Couples’ Bonds & Helps Singles Meet New People
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20Q Strengthens Couples’ Bonds & Helps Singles Meet New People

By: Amber Brooks • 6/13/17

The Short Version: People have been coming together to play the timeless guessing game 20 Questions since the 19th...(read more)

Celeste and Danielle Empower People to Lead Passionate & Fulfilling Lives Through Somatica Sex & Relationship Coaching
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Celeste and Danielle: Somatica Sex Coaching Helps People Lead Passionate Lives

By: Amber Brooks • 6/12/17

The Short Version: Nearly a decade ago, Celeste and Danielle revolutionized how people can improve their relationships...(read more)

Farm Sanctuary™ Advocates for Animal Rights & Inspires a Compassionate Community to Go Vegan
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Farm Sanctuary™ Inspires a Community of Compassionate Vegans

By: Amber Brooks • 6/9/17

The Short Version: True to its name, Farm Sanctuary shelters farm animals in the peaceful pastures of New York and...(read more)

Mount Vernon Inn Provides a Lush Colonial Atmosphere for Weddings Near George Washington’s Home
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Mount Vernon Inn: Hosting Colonial Weddings Near George Washington's Home

By: Amber Brooks • 6/8/17

The Short Version: Located along the banks of the Potomac River in Virginia, Mount Vernon is the place George...(read more)

Jordan Gray: Honest & Empowering Relationship Consultations on How to Maximize Your Love Life
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Jordan Gray Offers Honest & Empowering Relationship Consultations

By: Amber Brooks • 6/7/17

The Short Version: At a young age, Jordan Gray started studying relationships and read hundreds of informational books...(read more)

15 Best Affair Dating Sites (100% Free to Try)
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15 Best Free Affair Dating Sites

By: Amber Brooks • 6/6/17

"The Affair," a popular show that launched in 2014 and airs on Showtime, tells the story of Noah Solloway and Alison...(read more)

Find a Summer Novel or Your Soulmate — Vroman’s Bookstore Provides an Ideal Meeting Place for Literature Lovers
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Vroman’s Bookstore Provides an Ideal Meeting Place for Literature Lovers

By: Amber Brooks • 6/6/17

The Short Version: If you’re a bibliophile living near Pasadena, California, Vroman’s Bookstore offers an...(read more)

The Gottman Institute Takes a Research-Based Approach to Relationship Support
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The Gottman Institute: A Research-Based Approach to Relationship Support

By: Amber Brooks • 6/1/17

The Short Version: The Gottman Institute was founded in 1996 by Dr. John Gottman and Dr. Julie Schwartz Gottman,...(read more)

Terri Orbuch — Easy, Practical & Science-Based Dating & Relationship Advice From the Love Doctor™
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Terri Orbuch (aka the Love Doctor) Offers Science-Based Dating Advice

By: Amber Brooks • 5/31/17

The Short Version: Since 1986, Dr. Terri Orbuch has spent her career studying the ways of love -- that's why she's...(read more)

23 Best Free Positive Dating Sites (For HIV, Herpes & Other STDs)
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23 Best Free Positive Dating Sites

By: Amber Brooks • 5/31/17

Telling a date you have a sexually transmitted disease is no easy task. Many daters with sensitive health conditions...(read more)

The American Historical Association Unites 12,000+ Members Through Annual Meetings, Academic Publications & Robust Forums
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The American Historical Association Unites 12,000+ Members Through Events

By: Amber Brooks • 5/30/17

The Short Version: The American Historical Association fosters a scholarly community where over 12,000 historians can...(read more)

Museum of the City of New York — Connecting People Through Cultural Representations of NYC’s Past, Present & Future
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Museum of the City of New York: Connecting People Through the City’s Culture

By: Amber Brooks • 5/26/17

The Short Version: Built with the goal to inspire cultural appreciation, the Museum of the City of New York (MCNY)...(read more)

13 Funniest Dating Profiles Ever
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13 Funniest Dating Profiles Ever

By: Amber Brooks • 5/24/17

If you've been active on a dating site for a while, you know most dating profiles look very similar to one another....(read more)

Radisson RED — An Upscale Lifestyle Hotel With a Millennial Mindset Offers a Modern Take on Date Night or Weekend Escapes
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Radisson RED Offers a Modern Take on Date Night or Weekend Escapes

By: Amber Brooks • 5/23/17

The Short Version: Millennials have embraced the trend of incorporating technology into their everyday lives and are...(read more)

17 Match.com Tips: For Signing Up, Guys, Girls, Safety & Your Profile
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17 Match.com Tips

By: Amber Brooks • 5/19/17

Founded in 1995 and responsible for the most romantic connections, Match.com is the most well-known, successful dating...(read more)

Single Muslim™ Connects More Than 2 Million Members Worldwide With Their Ideal Marriage Partner
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Single Muslim™ — Connecting 2M+ Members With Their Ideal Marriage Partner

By: Amber Brooks • 5/18/17

The Short Version: For single Muslims who want a forever partner of the same faith, sect, and religiosity, finding that...(read more)

One Scoop or Two? What Your Favorite Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream Flavor Says About You & Your Date
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Ben & Jerry’s: What Your Favorite Ice Cream Flavor Says About Your Date

By: Amber Brooks • 5/18/17

The Short Version: From sweet chocolate to salty caramel ice creams, Ben & Jerry's has more than 60 unique and...(read more)

Cupid’s Pulse™ Tracks Celebrity News & Dispenses Relatable Dating & Relationship Advice to Readers
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Cupid’s Pulse™ Highlights Celebrity News & Relatable Dating Advice

By: Amber Brooks • 5/16/17

The Short Version: Cupid's Pulse, a leading online media outlet, synthesizes the celebrity news of the day and offers...(read more)

10 Best Free Equestrian Dating Sites (2017)
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10 Best Free Equestrian Dating Sites

By: Amber Brooks • 5/16/17

My grandparents owned two chestnut horses, Dixie and Junior, for over 30 years, and I loved visiting them in the...(read more)

Zipcar’s Car-Sharing Network Proves You Don’t Need to Own a Car to Take Out a Date
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Zipcar: Singles Don’t Need to Own a Car to Take Out a Date

By: Amber Brooks • 5/15/17

The Short Version: The logistics of dating can be tricky for singles who don't own a car. Do you bike to a date and...(read more)

Afilias: Top-Level Domain Registry Can Make Your Dating Site Stand Out & Give You More Control Over Your Brand
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Afilias: Top-Level Domain Registry Gives You Control Over Your Dating Brand

By: Amber Brooks • 5/12/17

The Short Version: Afilias is a domain registry operator in control of key top-level domains including .info, .pro,...(read more)

Lavalife Makes Online Dating Exciting Again by Matching People With Common Interests for Fun, Stress-Free Experiences
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Lavalife Matches People With Common Interests for Fun Online Dating Experiences

By: Amber Brooks • 5/11/17

The Short Version: With so many dating websites out there, finding one that jibes with you can be tough....(read more)

7 Best Wiccan Dating Sites (100% Free Trials)
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7 Best Free Wiccan Dating Sites

By: Amber Brooks • 5/11/17

Merriam-Webster describes Wicca as "a religion influenced by pre-Christian beliefs and practices of Western Europe that...(read more)

The Foundation Fighting Blindness (FFB): Special Events & Programs Build a Community for People With Inherited Retinal Diseases
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The Foundation Fighting Blindness: A Community for Inherited Retinal Diseases

By: Amber Brooks • 5/9/17

The Short Version: The Foundation Fighting Blindness provides information, support, and resources for Americans...(read more)

Relationship Reality 312 Offers Balanced & Practical Advice From Seasoned Therapists
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Relationship Reality 312: Balanced Advice From Seasoned Therapists

By: Amber Brooks • 5/9/17

The Short Version: Based in Chicago, Relationship Reality 312 provides effective therapy to help singles and couples...(read more)

David’s Bridal — A One-Stop Shop Dressing Women for Weddings & Proms for More Than 60 Years
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David’s Bridal — A One-Stop Shop Dressing Women for Weddings & Proms

By: Amber Brooks • 5/9/17

The Short Version: For over 60 years, David’s Bridal has been in the business of dressing brides and prom goers for...(read more)

The Golden Gate National Parks: 80,000+ Acres of Park Land for Daters to Visit & Enjoy
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Golden Gate National Parks: 80,000+ Acres of Park Land for Daters

By: Amber Brooks • 5/8/17

The Short Version: Each year, more than 18 million visitors come to the Bay Area's national parks to share special...(read more)

Online Dating Etiquette: 11 Rules for Emailing, Texting & Calling
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11 Online Dating Etiquette Rules

By: Amber Brooks • 5/5/17

Remember that scene in "The Princess Diaries" when Mia's grandmother, Clarisse Renaldi, the queen of Genovia, gives her...(read more)

What’s in a Name? Behind the Name™ Offers Interactive Tools for Parents Brainstorming Baby Names
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Behind the Name’s Interactive Tools Help Parents Choose Baby Names

By: Amber Brooks • 5/4/17

The Short Version: By naming a child, parents create the first piece of his or her identity. It's a lifelong gift, and...(read more)

Charity Navigator: Resources to Find Charitable Causes Worth Supporting Alongside Passionate People
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Charity Navigator Gives Donors Resources to Find & Support a Charitable Cause

By: Amber Brooks • 5/4/17

The Short Version: If you're looking for a good cause, Charity Navigator has a million of them in a searchable database....(read more)

SpeedDater™ Hosts Effective & Fun Speed Dating Events For 200,000+ Singles in the UK
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SpeedDater™: Fun Speed Dating Events For 200,000+ Singles in the UK

By: Amber Brooks • 5/3/17

The Short Version: UK-based SpeedDater organizes about 70 events per month for singles of all ages and orientations....(read more)

Relationship Coach Laura Doyle Endorses Six Intimacy Skills™ For Women Desiring More Fulfilling Relationships
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Laura Doyle’s Six Intimacy Skills Help Women Have Fulfilling Relationships

By: Amber Brooks • 5/1/17

The Short Version: As a young wife, Laura Doyle became an intimacy expert to save her own marriage. She spoke with...(read more)

TDA Global Cycling: A Safe & Exciting Way for Daters to See the World & Make Lasting Connections
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TDA Global Cycling: A Safe & Exciting Way for Daters to Meet Around the World

By: Amber Brooks • 4/28/17

The Short Version: TDA Global Cycling invites adventurous singles and couples to hit the open road in beautiful remote...(read more)

AsianDate Connects American & Asian Daters in Over 1.5 Million Conversations a Day
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AsianDate Connects American & Asian Daters in Over 1.5M Conversations

By: Amber Brooks • 4/28/17

The Short Version: Modern daters don't have to limit their dating prospects by location when an international dating...(read more)

25 Problems With Online Dating & How to Solve Them
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25 Problems With Online Dating & How to Solve Them

By: Amber Brooks • 4/28/17

Online dating can be a pain in the ass -- there's no doubt about it. But there's also no doubt that it's one of your...(read more)

Escape to the Land of Enchantment — 6 Reasons Why Santa Fe is a Beautiful & Affordable Place for a Date
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6 Reasons Santa Fe is a Beautiful & Affordable Place for a Date

By: Amber Brooks • 4/27/17

The Short Version: New Mexico is known as the Land of Enchantment because of the beauty of the state's cliffs, rivers,...(read more)

Elena’s Models: A Dating Website For Eastern European Women & Western Men Seeking Long-Term Relationships
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Elena’s Models: A Dating Website For Eastern European Women Seeking Marriage

By: Amber Brooks • 4/25/17

The Short Version: Finding love abroad is no easy task, especially for daters in Eastern Europe. Many untrustworthy...(read more)

10 Best Free “Crossdresser” Dating Sites (2017)
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10 Best Free Crossdresser Dating Sites

By: Amber Brooks • 4/20/17

Crossdressing has been around for centuries -- seen in Greek, Norse, and Hindu mythology (Achilles), history (Charles...(read more)

17 Different “Types” of Lesbians — Funny Stereotypes & Labels (From Lesbians Themselves)
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17 Different Types of Lesbians: From Lesbians Themselves

By: Amber Brooks • 4/20/17

If you're a lesbian wading into the dating pool, you probably hear a bunch of terms like "femme" and "soft butch" being...(read more)

Meatless Monday: How to Foster Healthier Eating Habits With a Partner — At Least One Day a Week
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Meatless Monday: How to Eat Healthier With a Partner At Least One Day a Week

By: Amber Brooks • 4/19/17

The Short Version: Americans represent a diverse tapestry of ideologies, attitudes, cultures, and belief systems, but...(read more)

Helping Online Daters Stay Malware-Free — Malwarebytes Offers Advanced Threat Detection & Removal Software
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Malwarebytes: Advanced Software Helps Online Daters Stay Malware-Free

By: Amber Brooks • 4/18/17

The Short Version: Online dating isn't perfect. The accessibility of so many single people comes with certain drawbacks...(read more)

Select Personal Introductions: A Discreet Dating Agency Handpicks Matches For Over 1,000 Singles in the UK
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Select Personal Introductions Handpicks Matches For 1,000+ Singles in the UK

By: Amber Brooks • 4/14/17

The Short Version: If you're frustrated with the online dating scene, or if you don't have time to hunt through a club...(read more)

15 Best Free “Swinger” Sites — (Lifestyle, Local, Couple & UK)
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15 Best Free Swinger Sites

By: Amber Brooks • 4/13/17

When doing research for this article, I came across some interesting findings about swingers. For example, more than 89%...(read more)

Matching Employees & Employers — Indeed™ Directs Lifestyle Experts to Job Opportunities in 60+ Countries
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Indeed™ Directs Lifestyle Experts to Job Opportunities in 60+ Countries

By: Amber Brooks • 4/12/17

The Short Version: Being unemployed strains the finances, and many job hunters cannot afford to spend months sending...(read more)

15 Best Free Online “Speed Dating” Sites & Games (2017)
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15 Best Free Online Speed Dating Sites & Games

By: Amber Brooks • 4/11/17

I remember the speed dating scene in "The 40-Year-Old Virgin," in which running into an ex and experiencing a nip slip...(read more)

Lions, Tigers & Romance, Oh My! The LA Zoo Celebrates Its 50th Year Entertaining Animal Lovers of All Stripes
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The LA Zoo: 50 Years Entertaining Daters & Animal Lovers of All Stripes

By: Amber Brooks • 4/10/17

The Short Version: At the Los Angeles Zoo, lazy lions, creepy critters, huge hippos, and other awe-inspiring animals...(read more)

25Dates.com: Effective Speed Dating Events Introduce & Match 100,000+ Singles in Canada
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25Dates.com's Speed Dating Events Introduce 100,000+ Singles in Canada

By: Amber Brooks • 4/6/17

The Short Version: On your mark, get set, date! 25Dates.com invites Canadian singles to join its professional speed...(read more)

7 Best Free “Indian” Dating Sites (2017)
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7 Best Free Indian Dating Sites

By: Amber Brooks • 4/6/17

In his funny and perceptive book "Modern Romance: An Investigation," Aziz Ansari describes how his dad met his mom, both...(read more)

Tictail Events Unite a Widespread Community of Artists & Fashionistas in NYC
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Tictail Events Unite a Community of Artists & Fashionistas in NYC

By: Amber Brooks • 4/5/17

The Short Version: Since 2012, Tictail has empowered entrepreneurs to connect with a global retail network...(read more)

New From NetLingo: 7 Internet Terms & 4 Netiquette Tips Every Online Dater Needs to Know
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NetLingo: 11 Internet Terms & Tips Every Online Dater Needs to Know

By: Amber Brooks • 4/5/17

The Short Version: Chat rooms, discussion forums, and dating websites are great spaces to flirt with new people, but...(read more)

“Can You Fall in Love Online?” — (5 Real Stories That Prove It Can Happen)
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Can You Fall in Love Online?

By: Amber Brooks • 3/31/17

Shows like MTV's "Catfish" and stories like Manti Teʻo's often give online dating, and the internet in general, a bad...(read more)

Slashdot: How a Social Network for Hardcore Tech Pros Revolutionized Online Community Building
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Slashdot: A Revolutionary Social Network for a Hardcore Tech Community

By: Amber Brooks • 3/30/17

The Short Version: Slashdot hosts a community of knowledgeable tech professionals coming together to discuss and...(read more)

Copyscape: Helping Online Daters Detect Plagiarism in Profiles & Messages
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Copyscape™ Detects Plagiarism in Online Dating Profiles & Messages

By: Amber Brooks • 3/28/17

The Short Version: Singles dating online have to be on the lookout for fake profiles and copy-and-pasted messages. Not...(read more)

“Which Dating Site Should I Use?” — (9 Best Options & Reasons Why)
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Which Dating Site Should I Use? Your 9 Best Options & Reasons Why

By: Amber Brooks • 3/27/17

Most of us have a ton of decisions to make every day. What are we going to wear? What are we going to eat for breakfast,...(read more)

¿Qué Es El Amor?: WorldLingo™ Provides Seamless Web Translations For Bilingual & International Daters
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WorldLingo: Seamless Web Translations for International Daters

By: Amber Brooks • 3/27/17

The Short Version: WorldLingo offers highly effective translation services in over 210 languages for anyone looking to...(read more)

MIT Technology Review: Hosting Events to Inform & Engage the Site’s 1.7 Million Followers in a Social Setting
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MIT Technology Review: Events to Engage 1.7M Followers in a Social Setting

By: Amber Brooks • 3/23/17

The Short Version: Established in 1899, MIT Technology Review is the world's oldest technology magazine for tech...(read more)

11 Reasons Why Online Dating “Sucks” For Men (And How It Can Be Better)
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11 Reasons Online Dating Sucks & How to Make It Better

By: Amber Brooks • 3/22/17

I hate fishing. I sit on the boat, cast my line, and wonder why I even bother. I can never tell how many fish are even...(read more)

The Downtown Women’s Center in L.A. Gives Homeless & Traumatized Women a Safe Space to Heal
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The Downtown Women’s Center: A Safe Space for Homeless Women in L.A.

By: Amber Brooks • 3/21/17

The Short Version: In the heart of Los Angeles, the Downtown Women's Center is a beacon of hope to many women facing an...(read more)

8 Things “The Baby-Sitters Club” Taught Us About Love & Romance
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8 Things “The Baby-Sitters Club” Taught Us About Love

By: Amber Brooks • 3/21/17

The Short Version: In the ‘90s, many a young girl read or watched "The Baby-Sitters Club" and fell in love with the...(read more)

7 Best “Stoner” Dating Site Options — (100% Free to Try)
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7 Best Free Stoner Dating Sites

By: Amber Brooks • 3/20/17

According to Slater from "Dazed and Confused," one of the most beloved stoner movies, “Behind every good man, there is...(read more)

From LOL to ILU: Slangit Translates Over 5,000 Web Terms & Emoticons For Online Daters
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Slangit Translates 5,000+ Web Terms & Emoticons For Online Daters

By: Amber Brooks • 3/17/17

The Short Version: The web's creative abbreviated language can sometimes be bewildering to newcomers (aka n00bs)...(read more)

Brown Paper Tickets: The First Fair-Trade Ticketing Site For Organizing & Attending 150,000+ Date-Worthy Events
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Brown Paper Tickets Helps You Organize & Attend 150,000+ Date-Worthy Events

By: Amber Brooks • 3/16/17

The Short Version: Brown Paper Tickets brings daters together at concerts, marathons, and other public events in over...(read more)

American Association of University Women Empowers Women Through Advocacy and Stands Up to Gender Inequality
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Empowering Women Through Advocacy, AAUW Stands Up to Gender Inequality

By: Amber Brooks • 3/15/17

The Short Version: Violence against women, misogyny, sexism, and an existing patriarchal system are issues that persist...(read more)

Oracle Helps Online Dating Service eHarmony Engage & Convert Members Based on Large-Scale Analytics
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Oracle Helps Dating Services Engage & Convert Their Members

By: Amber Brooks • 3/14/17

The Short Version: Oracle Marketing Cloud uses data-driven analytics to craft effective marketing strategies with...(read more)

PromGirl™ Makes You the Belle of the Ball: 200,000+ Dresses For Your Next Dance, Wedding, or Special Event
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PromGirl Stocks 200,000+ Dresses for Your Next Dance, Wedding, or Special Event

By: Amber Brooks • 3/14/17

The Short Version: If prom night is coming up and you want to stun everyone with an unforgettable look, PromGirl...(read more)

“Compatible Partners” — Review of the Service (And 5 Other Gay Sites)
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Compatible Partners Review & 5 Other Gay Sites

By: Amber Brooks • 3/14/17

Around 2008, eHarmony was getting some flack because the site wasn't perceived as gay- and lesbian-friendly, as singles...(read more)

13 Best Dating Sites for “Young Adults” — (That Are 100% Free)
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13 Best Free Dating Sites for Young Adults

By: Amber Brooks • 3/13/17

They say age is just a number, but there are times when age does matter to some people. Take dating, for instance. When...(read more)

“Fling Review” — Pros & Cons of the App (Plus 2 Alternatives)
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Fling: Review of the App & 2 Alternatives

By: Amber Brooks • 3/10/17

When one of my friends got out of a two-year relationship, she wasn't in a hurry to dive back into a commitment with...(read more)

igourmet: Imported Wine-Soaked Cheese, Escargot & Other Fine Foods to Savor Alongside Someone Special
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igourmet Imports Fine Foods & Exquisite Gifts for Daters to Savor

By: Amber Brooks • 3/9/17

The Short Version: A home-cooked meal, hot from the oven, can warm your heart and offer an intimate way to spend an...(read more)

The Ultimate Guitar App — Learn Over 1.1 Million Songs & Rock On With Fellow Music Lovers
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The Ultimate Guitar App — Learn Over 1.1 Million Songs With Fellow Music Lovers

By: Amber Brooks • 3/3/17

The Short Version: Launched in 1998, the Ultimate Guitar website and app is a community of rebels, rockers, romantics,...(read more)

Kaspersky Lab: Celebrating 20 Years of Protecting Online Daters From Cyber Threats With Consumer-Friendly Software
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Kaspersky Lab Celebrates 20 Years of Protecting Online Daters From Cyber Threats

By: Amber Brooks • 3/2/17

The Short Version: Online dating entails a certain amount of risk -- like you risk going on a bad date or being...(read more)

XnView: User-Friendly Photo-Editing Software to Crop & Edit Pictures For Your Online Dating Profiles
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XnView: Photo-Editing Software to Enhance Pics for Online Dating Profiles

By: Amber Brooks • 3/1/17

The Short Version: On many dating websites, your profile picture is the first thing a user looks at when browsing for a...(read more)

11 (Must-Know) Benefits of Online Dating
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11 Must-Know Benefits of Online Dating

By: Amber Brooks • 3/1/17

Online dating can get a bad rap sometimes -- we get it. When it got started in the '90s, it was often looked at as a...(read more)

Certified Dating Strategist Damona Hoffman Gives Singles a Tactical Plan of Action to Find Love
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Dating Strategist Damona Hoffman Coaches Singles to Find Love

By: Amber Brooks • 2/28/17

The Short Version: Online dating can seem intimidating to singles, but some experts have figured out how to find a...(read more)

“Cougar Life Review” — And 5 Other Cougar Dating Sites
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Cougar Life Review & 5 Other Cougar Dating Sites

By: Amber Brooks • 2/28/17

Niche dating sites have become very popular, and it seems like there's something for everyone these days -- from the...(read more)

The Good News Network: Get Your Daily Dose of Positivity & Share Wonderful Stories With Your Date
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The Good News Network: Share Wonderful Stories With Your Date

By: Amber Brooks • 2/27/17

The Short Version: Singles often cope with rejection and uncertainty in their personal lives, so it can be difficult...(read more)

9 Best “Fling” Dating App Options (2017)
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9 Best Fling Dating Apps

By: Amber Brooks • 2/27/17

In Pauly D's intro on MTV's hit show "Jersey Shore," he says, "I'm not trying to fall in love on the Jersey Shore. I'm...(read more)

From the Heart: The Noun Project Evokes Simple Imagery to Convey Your Thoughts & Feelings Over Text
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The Noun Project Evokes Simple Imagery to Convey Your Thoughts & Feelings

By: Amber Brooks • 2/21/17

The Short Version: Telling someone how you feel is no easy feat. The pressure of saying the right thing can leave...(read more)

7 Best “Divorced” Dating Sites — (100% Free Trials)
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7 Best Free Divorced Dating Sites

By: Amber Brooks • 2/15/17

I've had family members, friends, and co-workers who've gone through a divorce or they know someone who has, such as...(read more)

Go Ape: A Lofty Adventure on Zip Lines & Rope Bridges for Outdoorsy Daters In Search of a Thrill
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Go Ape: An Adventure on Zip Lines & Rope Bridges for Outdoorsy Daters

By: Amber Brooks • 2/14/17

The Short Version: Go Ape takes your dates to new heights with exciting treetop obstacle courses. Every climbing,...(read more)

7 Ways to Make Your Living Space More Date-Worthy — Featuring Fine Art America™
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7 Ways to Make a Date-Worthy Living Space — Featuring Fine Art America™

By: Amber Brooks • 2/13/17

The Short Version: Your home is a reflection of who you are -- messiness and all -- so instead of throwing together any...(read more)

How Abbott™ is Using Research to Help Singles & Couples Lead Longer, Happier Lives
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How Abbott™ Uses Research to Help Singles & Couples Lead Longer, Happier Lives

By: Amber Brooks • 2/13/17

The Short Version: As a world leader in advancing medicine, science, and technology, Abbott promotes healthier...(read more)

OneLook’s Award-Winning Word & Phrase Search Engine Helps Daters Expand Lexicons & Write More Attractive Online Profiles
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OneLook™: Helping Daters Expand Lexicons & Write More Attractive Online Profiles

By: Amber Brooks • 2/10/17

The Short Version: Properly representing yourself online can be tricky. First impressions rely solely on how you use...(read more)

Lainey Gossip Keeps Readers Up to Date on Breaking Entertainment News & Celebrity Romances
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Lainey Gossip Keeps Readers Informed on the Latest Celebrity Romances

By: Amber Brooks • 2/10/17

The Short Version: Started in 2003 by Elaine "Lainey" Lui and a small group of friends, Lainey Gossip quickly grew into...(read more)

From Fandom™ Community: 15 First Date Ideas for Movie Buffs, Gamers, and Fans
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15 First Date Ideas From Fandom™ Community

By: Amber Brooks • 2/9/17

The Short Version: Fandom powered by Wikia is a go-to resource for fans of movies, video games, comic books,...(read more)

Get the Ball Rolling at Lucky Strike: A Bowling Alley Where Daters Flirt Over Quality Drinks, Food & Entertainment
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Lucky Strike: A Bowling Alley Where Daters Flirt Over Drinks, Food & Entertainment

By: Amber Brooks • 2/7/17

The Short Version: Ever since their first bowling alley opened in California in 2003, Lucky Strike has taken the...(read more)

Big Fish Games: Live Out Romantic Adventures & Brush Up on Your Dating Skills While You Play Online
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Big Fish Games: Brush Up on Your Dating Skills While Playing Online

By: Amber Brooks • 2/6/17

The Short Version: Some people crave excitement and romance beyond their own humdrum reality, and, for those...(read more)

15 Best Free “Sex Chat” Rooms — (Sexting, LGBT, Live, Phone & Local)
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15 Best Free Sex Chat Rooms

By: Amber Brooks • 2/1/17

In the '90s, AOL was the king of online chat rooms. Today, people have more options than ever and can find a site that's...(read more)

Optimizing Over 15 Million Websites — AddThis™ Helps Online Dating Brands Target Their Niche Audiences
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AddThis™ Helps Online Dating Brands Target Their Niche Audiences

By: Amber Brooks • 2/1/17

The Short Version: The dating industry is a competitive place, especially for new voices, and some businesses struggle...(read more)

CopyKat: Restaurant-Caliber Recipes for Aspiring Home Cooks Looking for an Unforgettable Date Night
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CopyKat: Restaurant-Caliber Recipes for Unforgettable Date Nights at Home

By: Amber Brooks • 1/31/17

The Short Version: Food blogger Stephanie Manley founded CopyKat to give home cooks a way to bring fine dining into...(read more)

Offering Privacy in a Public Space, Hide My Ass! Encrypts Your Identity So You Can Date Safely Online
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Hide My Ass! Encrypts Your Online Identity So You Can Date Safely

By: Amber Brooks • 1/30/17

The Short Version: In the world of online dating, some singles may feel uncomfortable leaving an electronic trail of...(read more)

11 Best “Rich Men” Dating Sites — (That Are 100% Free)
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11 Best Free Rich Men Dating Sites

By: Amber Brooks • 1/25/17

Stability and appearance are often among the top dating preferences. Some want to be with someone who can make them feel...(read more)

Dinner Dates Made Easy: BigOven’s Mobile Recipe Finder Helps Home Cooks From the Grocery Store to the Table
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BigOven’s Mobile Recipe Finder Simplifies Dinner Dates for Home Cooks

By: Amber Brooks • 1/23/17

The Short Version: BigOven, a web-based recipe organizer, simplifies home cooking for singles, couples, and families....(read more)

Adventure Life™ Plans & Books Stress-Free Trips for Honeymooners Seeking Romance Abroad
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Adventure Life Plans & Books Stress-Free Honeymoons Abroad

By: Amber Brooks • 1/19/17

The Short Version: Planning a honeymoon is no easy task. From making a budget to picking the right hotel, it's a lot of...(read more)

TAAZ: A Free Virtual Makeover & Hairstyling Platform Where Daters Try Out New Styles to Look Their Best
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TAAZ: A Virtual Makeover & Hairstyling Platform Where Singles Can Try New Looks

By: Amber Brooks • 1/16/17

The Short Version: Once you've got a date on your calendar, the next question is inevitably: How do you make a good...(read more)

“Is Christian Mingle Good for Meeting Singles?” — (5 Things to Know)
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Is Christian Mingle Good for Meeting Singles?

By: Amber Brooks • 1/16/17

If you want to join the world of online dating, you have so many choices these days. With 7,500 dating websites in the...(read more)

The Conservatory of Flowers in San Francisco: A Sensational Venue for a Date, Proposal, or Wedding
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The Conservatory of Flowers: A Sensational Venue for a Date, Proposal, or Wedding

By: Amber Brooks • 1/12/17

The Short Version: Instead of bringing flowers to your date, why not be original and bring your date to the flowers?...(read more)

Your Ticket to a Romantic Getaway: StudentUniverse Discounts Flights, Hotels & Tours for Young Travelers
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StudentUniverse Gives Discounts on Romantic Getaways for Young Travelers

By: Amber Brooks • 1/9/17

The Short Version: Sometimes we need to get away from it all to rediscover the romantic side in ourselves or in a...(read more)

21 Amazing Online Dating Statistics — (The Good, Bad & Weird Facts)
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21 Amazing Online Dating Statistics

By: Amber Brooks • 1/5/17

The landscape of technology is constantly changing, which means so are many aspects of our lives. This is especially...(read more)

cMatch™ Puts Quality Over Quantity — a Free Christian Dating Site Serving Over 130,000 People Worldwide
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cMatch: A Free Christian Dating Site Serving Over 130,000 Singles Worldwide

By: Amber Brooks • 1/3/17

The Short Version: A Christian-owned dating site, cMatch is at the forefront of values-based dating for an...(read more)

The Brooklyn Museum: One of the Oldest & Largest Museums in the U.S. Offers a High-Caliber Date Night
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The Brooklyn Museum: Enjoy Date Night at One of the Largest U.S. Museums

By: Amber Brooks • 1/3/17

The Short Version: In the heart of New York City, the Brooklyn Museum serves as a go-to destination for artsy folks...(read more)

CreativeLive: 650+ Experts Provide Interactive Workshops to Help Hone Your Social Skills
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CreativeLive: Experts Provide Interactive Workshops to Hone Your Social Skills

By: Amber Brooks • 1/2/17

The Short Version: For avid learners, CreativeLive.com has more than 650 experts at your disposal who provide online...(read more)

Jewish Women’s Archive: Telling Stories to Nurture Budding Feminists & Honor Past Leaders in Gender Issues
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Jewish Women’s Archive Tells Stories to Nurture Budding Feminists

By: Amber Brooks • 12/28/16

The Short Version: Between online dating and the mainstreaming of feminism, dating has changed radically over the past...(read more)

The Florida Film Festival Presents 10 Days of Date-Worthy Oscar-Caliber Films and Food-Laden Parties
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The Florida Film Festival Presents 10 Days of Films & Parties for Daters

By: Amber Brooks • 12/21/16

The Short Version: In the dimmed lights of a movie theater, moments of wonder and excitement capture the hearts of...(read more)

What is Christian Mingle? — (5 Must-Know Facts)
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What is Christian Mingle? 5 Must-Know Facts

By: Amber Brooks • 12/20/16

To me, "Christian Mingle" sounds like something my aunt in Georgia would say. "After church, everyone gathered at my...(read more)

SilverSneakers Fitness Offers Classes to Encourage Physical Activity and Social Connection for Boomers
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SilverSneakers Fitness Classes Encourage Activity & Connection for Boomers

By: Amber Brooks • 12/20/16

The Short Version: SilverSneakers is a dynamic exercise program where senior adults come together and create social...(read more)

MGID Offers Dating Brands a Win-Win Solution: How Native Advertising Increases Revenue & Engagement
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MGID Helps Dating Brands Increase Revenue Through Native Advertising

By: Amber Brooks • 12/19/16

The Short Version: MGID lends their marketing expertise to online brands worldwide and crafts targeted campaigns that...(read more)

Trend Micro: Time-Tested Consumer Security Software Ensuring the Safety of Online Daters
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Trend Micro Security Software Ensures the Safety of Online Daters

By: Amber Brooks • 12/15/16

The Short Version: Online dating brings greater accessibility to singles, but that freedom to mingle often comes at the...(read more)

Leanpub’s Writing Platform & Bookstore Supports Romance Novelists From First Draft to Published eBook
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Leanpub: A Platform for Romance Novelists to Publish eBooks

By: Amber Brooks • 12/14/16

The Short Version: In traditional publishing, writers are often hampered by rejection, delay, and editing decisions...(read more)

OkCupid’s Pioneering Business Principles: Love Math, Stay Forever Free & Welcome Everyone
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The Pioneering Principles of OkCupid: Love Math, Stay Free & Welcome Everyone

By: Amber Brooks • 12/12/16

The Short Version: In March 2004, four math majors launched OkCupid and reimagined how dating websites introduce...(read more)

12 Best Adult Dating Sites (100% Free to Try)
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12 Best Free Adult Dating Sites

By: Amber Brooks • 12/12/16

There's a dating site for everything these days. If you're looking for commitment, friendship, or even straight-up sex,...(read more)

XXXchurch Helps People Overcome Porn & Sex Addiction Through Spiritual Guidance
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XXXchurch Helps People Overcome Porn & Sex Addiction

By: Amber Brooks • 12/8/16

The Short Version: XXXchurch is a Christian ministry formed in 2002 to combat lewdness and negativity that often run...(read more)

From First Message to First Date: Explore Wordnik’s Online Dictionary to Communicate What’s In Your Heart
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Explore Wordnik’s Online Dictionary to Communicate What’s In Your Heart

By: Amber Brooks • 12/7/16

The Short Version: Words matter. The right word can bring people together, just as the wrong word can tear them apart....(read more)

BookFinder: A Search Engine Where Romantic Bibliophiles Can Find the Perfect Addition to Any Library
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BookFinder’s Search Engine Helps Romantic Bibliophiles Add to Their Libraries

By: Amber Brooks • 11/30/16

The Short Version: Launched in 1997, BookFinder.com is an online catalog of rare, new, used, and out-of-print books. If...(read more)

12 Best “Lesbian Personals” Sites Online (Free, Black & Sex)
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12 Best Lesbian Personals Sites

By: Amber Brooks • 11/30/16

Single lesbians often find it tough to meet people in their area. This is a conundrum for many singles, actually, but...(read more)

The Matchmaking Institute Helps Professional Matchmakers Grow Their Businesses & Collaborate With Colleagues
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The Matchmaking Institute Helps Matchmakers Grow Their Businesses

By: Amber Brooks • 11/29/16

The Short Version: In 2003, Lisa Clampitt founded The Matchmaking Institute (MMI) to foster collaboration among...(read more)

“Does eHarmony Work?” — 7 Impressive Facts & Figures
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Does eHarmony Work? 7 Impressive Facts & Figures

By: Amber Brooks • 11/29/16

Rachael was on eHarmony for four months and had become "exhausted" with going through match after match and no one being...(read more)

Senior Style Bible™ — A Trendy Blog to Rejuvenate the Style & Dating Life of Women Over 60
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The Senior Style Bible™ Blog Rejuvenates the Dating Life of Women Over 60

By: Amber Brooks • 11/23/16

The Short Version: Dorrie Jacobson is proof that life doesn't end at 50. When she turned 80 years old, she started a...(read more)

“How Much Does Zoosk Cost?” — (2 Budget-Friendly Choices)
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How Much Does Zoosk Cost?

By: Amber Brooks • 11/16/16

A few weekends ago, my brother's old roommate met us for lunch and regaled us with his online dating exploits. As he...(read more)

Udemy: Where Experts Create Online Courses to Refine Your Dating Skills
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Udemy: Where Experts Create Online Courses to Refine Your Dating Skills

By: Amber Brooks • 11/16/16

The Short Version: Even when your school days are behind you, it's never too late to learn something new. On Udemy,...(read more)

Since 1868, the San Francisco SPCA Has Sheltered Animals in Need While Fostering Human Connections
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The San Francisco SPCA Shelters Animals & Fosters Human Connections

By: Amber Brooks • 11/15/16

The Short Version: Sometimes at the end of a hard day, you need someone to come home to. That someone doesn't...(read more)

14 Best Free Gay Dating Sites (2017)
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14 Best Free Gay Dating Sites

By: Amber Brooks • 11/14/16

If you're a gay man in the market for a hookup, date, or a relationship, the fastest way to find what you're looking for...(read more)

Coaching Confidence: Marina Lavochin Teaches Singles the Skills to Date Online & In Person
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Marina Lavochin Teaches Singles How to Date Online & In Person

By: Amber Brooks • 11/9/16

The Short Version: Marina Lavochin coaches singles on how to create a dating profile, how to flirt online, how to act on...(read more)

Nature Lovers Come Together on iNaturalist.org to Document Their Environment and Share Their Passion
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iNaturalist.org: Document Your Environment & Share Your Passion for Nature

By: Amber Brooks • 11/8/16

The Short Version: Created for nature lovers seeking connection, iNaturalist invites users to forge a relationship...(read more)

Eventbrite Promotes 2M Annual Events Where Singles & Couples Can Bond Through Shared Experiences
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Daters Use Eventbrite's More Than 2M Events to Share Experiences

By: Amber Brooks • 11/7/16

The Short Version: When singles and couples are running low on creative date ideas, they can turn to Eventbrite to...(read more)

The Noguchi Museum: A Unique Atmosphere to Date, Appreciate Art, and Spark Conversation
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The Noguchi Museum: A Unique Atmosphere to Date & Spark Conversation

By: Amber Brooks • 11/7/16

The Short Version: A museum offers a rich tapestry of sights to explore, especially for daters seeking more stimulating...(read more)

For Booklovers On the Go: Audiobooks.com’s Thousands of Romance Titles Attract Tender-Hearted Listeners
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Audiobooks.com: Thousands of Romance Titles Attract Tender-Hearted Listeners

By: Amber Brooks • 11/3/16

The Short Version: If you don't have time to read all the romance novels filling up your shelves, audiobooks can be a...(read more)

14 Best Online Chat Rooms (100% Free for Video, Online Dating & Gay)
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14 Best Online Chat Rooms

By: Amber Brooks • 10/31/16

Before the wonders of the Internet, lonely singles had to make plans, get dressed up, and actually go outside to meet...(read more)

Content Syndication Through Creators™ Helps Dating Experts Reach Up to 44 Million Daily Readers
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Creators™ Helps Dating Experts Reach Up to 44 Million Daily Readers

By: Amber Brooks • 10/27/16

The Short Version: If you have advice to give but need an audience to listen, Creators can make certain your voice is...(read more)

11 Best Free “BBW” Dating Sites (Black, Lesbian, SSBW)
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11 Best Free BBW Dating Sites

By: Amber Brooks • 10/25/16

One of my closest friends has struggled with her body image since her early 20s. She's careful about how she dresses,...(read more)

Praise for Bible Gateway: Where Christian Couples Reaffirm Their Commitment to Their Faith & Each Other
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On Bible Gateway, Christian Couples Can Bond Through Faith

By: Amber Brooks • 10/24/16

The Short Version: Uplifting millions of Christians around the world, Bible Gateway offers free inspiration to singles...(read more)

The 48 Hour Film Project™ Brings Creative People Together in an Invigorating, Fast-Paced Challenge
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The 48-Hour Film Project™ Brings Creative People Together

By: Amber Brooks • 10/24/16

The Short Version: On your mark, get set -- action! In one whirlwind weekend, the 48 Hour Film Project gives filmmakers,...(read more)

16 Best Alternative Dating Sites (Emo, Goth, Punk, Metal & Rock)
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16 Best Alternative Dating Sites

By: Amber Brooks • 10/19/16

Mainstream isn't for everybody. Maybe you enjoy rocking a black leather look with chains dangling by your side, and...(read more)

13 Cute Lesbian Relationship Quotes (From Movies, TV & Real Life)
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13 Cute Lesbian Relationship Quotes

By: Amber Brooks • 10/18/16

Relationship quotes for lesbians are like relationship quotes for anybody -- but with more girl-on-girl action. Lesbian...(read more)

The American Lung Association Helps Smokers Quit & Gives Loved Ones the Tools to Support Them
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American Lung Association Helps Smokers Quit With the Support of Loved Ones

By: Amber Brooks • 10/12/16

The Short Version: A smoking habit can have serious repercussions on your health, your family, and your love life. To...(read more)

Everyone Needs a Hero — UniformDating.com Welcomes Firefighters, Doctors & Singles Who Admire Those in Uniform
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UniformDating.com Welcomes Singles in Uniform & Those Who Admire Them

By: Amber Brooks • 10/6/16

The Short Version: Enlist in UniformDating.com to surround yourself with upstanding singles who value service in the...(read more)

How to Keep Love Alive: Doc Love Has 50+ Years of Experience Giving Relationship Advice to Men
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Doc Love: 50+ Years of Giving Relationship Advice to Men

By: Amber Brooks • 10/6/16

The Short Version: Doc Love, a relationship coach with over five decades of experience, advises men on what to do (and...(read more)

Geocaching™: Over 7M Adventurous People Seek Hidden Loot & Find Romance Along the Way
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Geocaching: 7M Adventurers Seek Loot & Find Romance Along the Way

By: Amber Brooks • 9/30/16

The Short Version: Adventurous daters can turn to Geocaching.com for the chance to explore their surroundings and meet...(read more)

Straight to the Heart™ — Boutique Matchmakers Set Up Dates & Events So Busy Professionals Find Love
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Straight to the Heart: Matchmakers Set Up Dates & Events for Busy Singles

By: Amber Brooks • 9/27/16

The Short Version: Straight to the Heart brings relationship-oriented singles an effortless and efficient dating...(read more)

Zoosk Free Trial — (2 Ways to Get It at No Cost)
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Zoosk Free Trial: 2 Ways to Get It at No Cost

By: Amber Brooks • 9/26/16

So you're really excited to sign up for your first dating site. You choose the perfect screen name, fill out the most...(read more)

On Single Girl Blogging, Naomi Lane Uses Her Outrageously Unfiltered Sense of Humor to Write About Being Single
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Single Girl Blogging: Naomi Lane Writes With a Sense of Humor About Singledom

By: Amber Brooks • 9/26/16

The Short Version: Through her dating blog, Single Girl Blogging, Naomi Lane gives readers an uncensored look at her...(read more)

Allrecipes: A Food-Focused Community Cooks Up Over 50,000 Recipes for Any Date Night
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Allrecipes Stocks Over 50,000 Recipes to Make For a Date

By: Amber Brooks • 9/21/16

The Short Version: Allrecipes, a website and companion app made by cooks for cooks, is a complete catalog of recipes,...(read more)

A Positive Place for Romance: The Hope™ Dating Platform Supports Singles With STDs
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Hope™: A Welcoming Dating Platform for Singles With STDs

By: Amber Brooks • 9/20/16

The Short Version: Getting a date may seem daunting to singles who have tested positive for a sexually transmitted...(read more)

A Dating Site for “Geeks” — SoulGeek Helps Fans Find Fellowship and Love
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A Dating Site for "Geeks," SoulGeek Helps Fans Find Fellowship & Love

By: Amber Brooks • 9/13/16

The Short Version: Lovers of fandoms, fantasies, sci-fi, and other imaginative works will geek out over SoulGeek -- a...(read more)

Lesbotronic Cuts the Nonsense Out of Online Dating: Free, Private Personals for Queer Women of All Orientations
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Lesbotronic: Free Personals for Queer Women of All Orientations

By: Amber Brooks • 9/12/16

The Short Version: Free, private, and secure, Lesbotronic accepts queer women of all orientations (lesbian, bisexual,...(read more)

Zoosk’s Newest Innovation: Lively is a Dating App Where Singles Use Videos to Tell Their Own Personal Story
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Zoosk Launches Lively — A New Dating App for Singles

By: Amber Brooks • 9/7/16

The Short Version: Zoosk is once again breaking new ground in the dating space with the launch of their new app:...(read more)

16 Cutest Famous Lesbian Couples of All Time
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16 Cutest Lesbian Couples of All Time

By: Amber Brooks • 9/7/16

The day after my birthday in June of 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court brought joy to LGBT people across the nation when it...(read more)

The Good Men Project: Leading the Discussion on How Men Handle Dating, Sex, and Fatherhood in the 21st Century
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The Good Men Project Discusses Being a 21st-Century Man

By: Amber Brooks • 8/30/16

The Short Version: The Good Men Project is a blog on a mission, overthrowing stereotypes and getting at the truth of...(read more)

The Dating Awards Come to the US in 2016 to Celebrate Excellence in the Dating Industry
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The Dating Awards Come to the US in 2016

By: Amber Brooks • 8/23/16

The Short Version: Singles today are never truly alone because they have the resources and support of an entire industry...(read more)

Accessing Over 15.8 Billion Images: TinEye Can Reverse Image Search a Profile Pic Before You Go on a New Date
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TinEye: Reverse Image Search a Profile Pic Before You Go on a New Date

By: Amber Brooks • 8/19/16

The Short Version: Free to use, TinEye offers a reverse search engine for images, so that anyone can find out the...(read more)

From Laughter to Love With BuzzFeed: Cute Cat Videos, Outrageously Funny Lists & Innovative Ways to Flirt (w/GIFs)
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From Laughter to Love With Buzzfeed: Cat Videos, Funny Lists & Innovative Ways to Flirt

By: Amber Brooks • 8/11/16

The Short Version: BuzzFeed has mastered the art of online entertainment and attraction by harnessing the power of the...(read more)

Wikigender: Opening a Dialogue About Gender Inequality Around the World — From Civil Liberties to Sexting
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Wikigender: Opening a Dialogue About Global Gender Inequality

By: Amber Brooks • 8/10/16

The Short Version: While it's tempting to believe that society has evolved into a utopian state of equality and peace,...(read more)

32 Perfect “Love Songs for Him” (Classic, Rock, Country & More)
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32 Perfect Love Songs for Him

By: Amber Brooks • 8/9/16

As a kid, I daydreamed about growing up, falling love, and going through all the rituals of relationships. I even...(read more)

Expert Reviews, Lively Forums & Onboard Events: Cruise Critic Ushers Singles on a Voyage to Friendship & Romance
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Cruise Critic Ushers Singles on a Voyage to Friendship & Romance

By: Amber Brooks • 8/8/16

The Short Version: If you're planning a cruise getaway, Cruise Critic has the resources and community to upgrade your...(read more)

4 Ways IMDb Helps You “Netflix & Chill” Better Than Ever
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4 Ways IMDb Helps You "Netflix & Chill"

By: Amber Brooks • 8/4/16

The Short Version: For a low-key, romantic night in with someone special, you need the right movie to set the mood. If...(read more)

Love Isn’t a Formula: Match Me Happy® Builds Serious Relationships Based on Honesty and Interest, Not Algorithms
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Match Me Happy® Connects Singles Based on Honesty, Not Algorithms

By: Amber Brooks • 8/2/16

The Short Version: Match Me Happy is a U.K. dating site that sets users free. On this online network, singles won't...(read more)

eHarmony Free Trial — (3 Ways Singles Can Save)
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eHarmony Free Trial: 3 Ways Singles Can Save

By: Amber Brooks • 8/1/16

Online dating can often feel like one big gamble: You put your money on red, spin the wheel, and cross your fingers that...(read more)

Meet Altruistic People Via VolunteerMatch: 7 Million Active Volunteers Search for a Cause Online
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VolunteerMatch: 7 Million Volunteers Meet and Make a Difference

By: Amber Brooks • 7/19/16

The Short Version: VolunteerMatch brings people together under a common cause. On this site, you can search for a...(read more)

Authenticity Leads to Romance: Patti Feinstein Offers 20 Years of Date Coaching Experience to Singles
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Patti Feinstein Brings Authenticity to Dating Coaching

By: Amber Brooks • 7/18/16

The Short Version: Patti Feinstein has been in the dating coaching business for over 20 years and has proven her...(read more)

Growing Self®: Affordable Relationship and Life Coaching — From Dating Profiles to Breakup Recovery
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Growing Self®: Affordable Relationship and Life Coaching

By: Amber Brooks • 7/5/16

The Short Version: A website with heart, Growing Self offers effective therapy; marriage counseling; love, life, and...(read more)

Quench Your Thirst for Love: At LocalWineEvents.com, Singles Discover Nearby Wine Tastings & Food Festivals
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At LocalWineEvents.com, Singles Find Wine Tastings & Food Festivals

By: Amber Brooks • 6/29/16

The Short Version: LocalWineEvents.com is a detailed calendar of food, wine, beer, and spirits events taking...(read more)

New York Dating Coach: Mock Dates and Improv Lessons Help Singles Think on Their Feet When It Counts
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New York Dating Coach Helps Singles Think on Their Feet

By: Amber Brooks • 6/20/16

The Short Version: Getting a date is a skill that can be mastered by anyone. With a little practice and the right...(read more)

Age Gap is Just a Number — At Toyboy Warehouse Cougars and Toyboys Find Romance Online
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Toyboy Warehouse Helps Cougars and Toyboys Find Romance Online

By: Amber Brooks • 6/17/16

The Short Version: Age-gap romance can be difficult to find in the real world, but Toyboy Warehouse provides a place...(read more)

Christian Connection: Online Dating Based on Faith and Trust
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Christian Connection: Online Dating Based on Faith and Trust

By: Amber Brooks • 6/16/16

The Short Version: Your church isn’t the only place to meet single Christians -- Christian Connection is a dating...(read more)

A New Outlook on Adult Dating: FirstMet Creates a Friendly, Low-Pressure Platform for Singles Worldwide
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FirstMet Creates a Friendly, Low-Pressure Platform for Singles

By: Amber Brooks • 6/15/16

The Short Version: Over 30 million users strong, FirstMet is among the largest dating apps on Facebook, with about...(read more)

How Much Does Christian Mingle Cost?
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How Much Does Christian Mingle Cost?

By: Amber Brooks • 6/14/16

Saying a prayer for God to find her a good Christian husband, Kayla created an account on Christian Mingle. She'd had...(read more)

5 Generations of Polite Advice: The Emily Post Institute Teaches Etiquette for Modern Daters
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The Emily Post Institute Teaches Etiquette for Modern Daters

By: Amber Brooks • 6/13/16

The Short Version: Although Emily Post lived almost 100 years ago, her lessons on politeness and consideration never go...(read more)

Love is Blind, BeenVerified Isn’t: Over 40 Million Background Checks Help Keep Daters Safe
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BeenVerified: Over 40 Million Background Checks Keep Daters Safe

By: Amber Brooks • 6/13/16

The Short Version: Before you go on a date with someone you met online, you should know a little bit about them -- like...(read more)

Keeping It Short and Sweet: Online Personals Watch™ Sums Up Breaking News in Online Dating
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Online Personals Watch™ Sums Up Breaking Online Dating News

By: Amber Brooks • 6/7/16

The Short Version: The dating industry moves so fast these days, it can be hard to keep up. Online Personals Watch...(read more)

Singles Invest in Love With Agape Match’s Matchmaking Team
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Invest in Love With Agape Match

By: Amber Brooks • 6/6/16

The Short Version: Agape Match is a matchmaking service run by fourth generation matchmaker Maria Avgiditis. Providing...(read more)

With the Click of a Button — Talkspace’s 800 Online Therapists Help Singles and Couples
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On Talkspace, 800 Online Therapists Help Singles and Couples

By: Amber Brooks • 6/1/16

The Short Version: When Talkspace Co-Founders Oren and Roni Frank went to couples counseling, it saved their marriage....(read more)

SkaDate Turns Your Idea Into a Business: Customized Software for Dating Websites and Apps
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SkaDate Helps You Build a Dating Site or App

By: Amber Brooks • 5/31/16

The Short Version: Making a dating site becomes effortless -- even for beginners -- when you have professional...(read more)

From Online to Offline: The Cogxio Dating App Connects Singles Under 30
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The Cogxio Dating App Connects Singles Under 30

By: Amber Brooks • 5/23/16

The Short Version: A popular dating app for young people in India, Cogxio brings singles together in a casual dating...(read more)

Mesh’s Unique Features — Warding Off the Creeps & Making Online Dating Better, Safer, Happier for Women
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Mesh: Warding Off the Creeps & Making Online Dating Safer

By: Amber Brooks • 5/18/16

The Short Version: A dating site on a mission, Mesh set out to solve the problems of online dating by automatically...(read more)

10 Best Sex Dating Sites (100% Free)
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10 Best Sex Dating Sites

By: Amber Brooks • 5/15/16

Let's face it, sometimes people want no-strings-attached sex. It's a part of life that the Internet has actually made...(read more)

BeLinked App: Quality Dating for Career-Driven Singles
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BeLinked App: Quality Dating for Career-Driven Singles

By: Amber Brooks • 5/10/16

The Short Version: BeLinked is a dating application that connects users through their LinkedIn profiles. Prominently...(read more)

Does Match.com Work? (4 Surprising Stats)
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Does Match.com Work?

By: Amber Brooks • 5/9/16

Single at 22, Virginia Hughes was skeptical about online dating. She had some reservations about joining what she...(read more)

TechBoomers: Easy Tutorials Explain How to Use Dating, Social & Other Popular Websites
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TechBoomers: Easy Tutorials Explain How to Use Dating Sites

By: Amber Brooks • 5/9/16

The Short Version: A website can be intimidating if you don't know how it works, so Steve Black...(read more)

On myLovelyParent, Sons and Daughters Create the Dating Profile for Their Parent
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On myLovelyParent, Sons and Daughters Create Dating Profiles for Parents

By: Amber Brooks • 5/3/16

The Short Version: myLovelyParent is a dating site with an original premise. Inspired by a son's love for his mom,...(read more)

5 Tips for Getting Fit That Will Also Improve Your Dating Life
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5 Tips for Getting Fit That Will Also Improve Your Dating Life

By: Amber Brooks • 4/25/16

For singles, getting fit means more than general health — it can help you attract a date for Friday night. When you...(read more)

Stitch Weaves People Together: A Website for Mature Adults Seeking Friendship or Romance
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Stitch: Finding Mature Adults Friendship and Romance

By: Amber Brooks • 4/14/16

The Short Version: An easy way to make plans with new friends, Stitch is a global social network that connects...(read more)

Making Public Profiles More Private: Abine Masks and Deletes Your Personal Information Online
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Abine: Making Public Profiles More Private

By: Amber Brooks • 4/13/16

The Short Version: Abine, an acronym for "A Bit Is Not Enough," uses their two protective services, DeleteMe and...(read more)

10 Best Catholic Dating Sites
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10 Best Catholic Dating Sites

By: Amber Brooks • 3/15/16

Although it's not always the most comfortable conversation topic, religion can matter in dating. For members of the...(read more)

Julie Spira Updates Tell-All Book With a Romantic Twist
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Julie Spira Updates Tell-All Book With a Romantic Twist

By: Amber Brooks • 2/11/16

In 2009, Julie Spira wrote The Perils of Cyber-Dating: Confessions of a Hopeful Romantic Looking for Love Online to...(read more)

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