Practically everyone is on Facebook these days, and it’s a handy way for guys to check girls out. In a perfect world, what does a gent like to see on a lady’s Facebook page? One Glamour writer spells it out. Not long ago, Mark Zuckerberg — the world’s youngest potential billionaire, and the world’s least […]

The difference in men’s and women’s attitudes toward sex are often taken for granted. Men want sex, women want commitment; men look for attractive mates and women go after social status.  But not all psychologists are on board with these gender-essentialist statements. In a new review, University of Michigan psychologist Terri Conley and colleagues sift […]

Dating should be a fun experience. To make sure you’re enjoying yourself, while staying safe, be aware of common signs in people with abusive personalities. If you’re using an online dating service, look for these types of traits in possible matches: Extreme jealousy or possessiveness Pushes for quick and intense involvement Seems too good to […]

Internet dating allows you to post your own unique dating profile. You remain in control at all times. With that in mind, first date advice starts at this beginning point. You can increase the chance of success by remembering one simple tip: Always be honest. Do not lie. Be genuine. Be yourself. Online dating success […]

Solve Conflicts by taking the LEAD Conflict is not in and of itself a bad thing. In fact, conflicts in relationships can be constructive when used as a vehicle for improving communication. The following four steps can help you use conflict as a tool for gaining clarity, creating deeper understanding and strengthening relationships. When you […]

People have varying degrees of comfort with conflict. Some prefer avoiding it at all costs. Unfortunately, those costs tend to increase the longer issues are left unaddressed. Therefore, learning how to manage and resolve conflict is to your benefit. When dealing with conflict:  Treat it as normal and expected. Conflict need not be catastrophic or […]

Ever since Chad Thompson kicked a pile of wet leaves on me during third grade recess, I’ve been drawn to the challenge of a wayward guy with zero interest in me. (I would have married Chad right there on the playground if he’d asked.)  It took a doozy of a relationship—with a man who was […]

“I feel like I am always wooing my girl but it doesn’t happen the other way around. I bring her flowers often. I wish occasionally she’d surprise me with a six-pack or my favorite dessert.” — Dustin, 25  

Practically everyone is on Facebook these days, and it’s a handy way for guys to check girls out. In a perfect world, what does a gent like to see on a lady’s Facebook page? Not long ago, Mark Zuckerberg — the world’s youngest potential billionaire, and the world’s least awkward performer (if SNL was any […]

We don’t doubt that newlyweds Will and Kate are as solid as the 18-carat rock he slid on her finger eight months ago. But any couple’s bond would be tested by the reported 10-week separation the two will face in a few months when Wills heads off for training, leaving Kate behind in their sleepy […]

A recent book describes why a little twinge of envy isn’t always a bad thing. But if you’re turning into a full-on green-eyed monster, it’s time to figure out why and solve the issue. Are you a jealous person? If so, do you at times feel like you’re crazy or irrational for being so possessive? […]

It’s not easy for a man to tell his wife or girlfriend what she does to irritate him. But sometimes it’s important for couples to healthily air their grievances. . Think of it more as the things that will bring us closer … by you not doing them. Second-Guess Yourself – You know that colleague […]

We often hear complaints from professional single women that their online dating efforts have just not been successful. Let’s take a look at that … Meeting great guys is a challenge for most single women, and when you’re putting in long hours to get ahead in your profession or running a business, the challenge grows […]

CHICAGO — Paul Gutierrez can attest to some pretty bad dating horror stories. One time, a mail-order bride climbed out a window in the middle of their date. Another time, Gutierrez, 38, says he dressed up like a moose to catch a woman’s attention, to no avail.

He may be a bit of a geek, but the guy you’ve always thought of as “just a friend” could be the best boyfriend you’ve ever had. Here’s why. Ever since Michael Cera became hot leading guy material, we’ve been thinking about the dorky guys we often overlook. In our experience, nothing about our nerdy […]

In his recent book, “On the Brink,” former Secretary of the Treasury Henry Paulson admits to getting so stressed out during the height of the 2008 financial meltdown that he would start to dry-heave, sometimes in private and other times in front of congressmen and staffers. Paulson isn’t alone. Physical symptoms of stress, such as […]

After a few years of marriage and maybe a few kids, many couples settle into a routine and can take their spouse and relationship for granted. Here are ideas on how to keep the spark alive.

This past year, gorgeous actress Anne Hathaway’s relationship with Rafaello Follieri famously crashed and burned when he was exposed as a con man. In fairness to Anne, it’s not always easy to tell whether a dude’s truly charming and sweet or putting on an act.

Interacting with girls requires you to ask some good questions to strike a conversation. Such questions prove to be useful as icebreakers and also to take the relationship ahead. To get into a conversation, however, it is necessary to make the person comfortable enough to answer the dating questions easily, without hesitation. Get more information […]

When a guy asks you out for a date, you may be wondering what to say to him. There are several questions to ask a guy, so as to start a conversation, but you need to know the right questions to ask. When you ask dating conversation questions, there is a likelihood that you would […]

A Dating Tales reader recently sent in a question about how to approach girls online. For the sake of anonymity, we’ll just call this faithful reader Aiman. Here’s Aiman’s request for advice…

“How’d you two meet?” Show up to any social event with a date and you’re bound to hear this question. And for the many people who’ve met someone through an online dating site, it can feel like a tough one to answer. While some people have no qualms about sharing the details, others feel a […]

Online dating has become a popular option for singles today, especially in an age of instant technology and busy schedules. Each year more and more singles are turning to the web to enhance their dating life and many are enjoying success. More marriages than ever are occurring between people who met first online. Of course, […]

Detecting female flirting body language can often be a challenging task. Females do send various body languages while talking to men where it becomes difficult for men to perceive what sort of body language or signs they are sending. They send positive, negative and sometimes mixed feelings both consciously and unconsciously and it is up […]

Yesterday, I was flirted with again.  In the early afternoon, the circuits in my apartment blew. That has never happened before, so I didn’t know how to turn them back on and my landlord wasn’t around. So, while I usually stay chained to my desk from 9-to-whenever, in the hopes of getting as much work done […]