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Can You Pick The Best Dating Site For You?

Not all dating sites are equal, although each of them meets someone’s needs. If you haven’t found the kind of partner you were looking for, you maybe need to look elsewhere. Depending on what you look for in a romantic relationship, you should opt for one type of website or another.

Let us guide you through every type of dating website, and help you choose the one where people like you are most active. We draw on data from LeadingDatingSites.co.uk, an organization tracking everything that is trending in the online dating market. Their focus is on the UK specifically, but rest assured their insights are amazing tools to improve your dating life. There are essentially 5 types of dating sites, and here’s how you can choose the right one for you. (more…)

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Why Sleeping Naked Is Gaining Popularity

Longer and colder nights call for adding an item or two to our regular nightgowns. Only that happens less than one would presume. According to several polls from Europe and the United States, more and more people are admitting to sleeping naked, or in very light outfits.

If you are feeling particularly sleepy and think an article about what people wear to bed will be the final drop before you dozing off, you couldn’t be more wrong. That is because organizations such as The Sleep Foundation and other places funny like that are working day and night to provide amazing insights about sleep lifestyles if we may say so. Check out these fun facts and find out if your bed habits are different from the average. (more…)

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5 Tips To Prevent A Bad First Date

First dates, oh, those are quite some roller-coasters. On the one hand, there are the butterflies in our stomach, all the anticipation and preparation for the big day. On the other hand, there’s the anxiety and the lingering doubts: what if he/she is nothing of how I thought he/she would be?

In this sense first dates with people met online are unpredictable. And to varying extent, we all hate not having control over the outcomes of a situation. In spite of the huge amount of advice you probably gathered so far anyway, here are a few tips we wish we knew of before going to a series of bad first dates. (more…)

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How Much Personal Info Should You Share With Online Dates?

We just recently went through the topic of scams in the online dating universe, so this may be a good time to talk about privacy. Say you met a great guy or girl that you’ve been chatting up for a while now. Things start moving forward and you start talking about finding a way to keep in touch at any point of the day. You share phone numbers, which allows you not only to constantly chat, but also to hear each other’s voices.

Feeling sparkles again is wonderful, as it should, but don’t lose your head in the process. A survey from Bandwith shows that people who use online dating services are growing more reluctant towards sharing their phone number, and here is why you should care about it. (more…)

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5 Conversation Starter Tips in Online Dating

Many people, be they men or women, are intimidated when they first join an online dating community. They quickly browse through profiles and find someone they like, but they freeze when it comes down to actually sending a friend request, let alone writing an initial message. To turn off the pressure, lots of folks resume the whole first encounter with a quick “hello, how are you?”, but many times that’s not enough.

Think about it, what if you were walking down the street and someone just stopped you to say hi – no name, no introduction. It’s just not kosher. So, if you’re stumped on how to start your first conversation with someone, here are our 5 conversation starter tips in online dating:

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How Online Dating Scams Work

Dozens of dating apps and dating sites are currently available for widespread use. You can find an online match in almost any part of the world, no matter how small or remote your town may be. With the increase of romantic opportunities due to online dating, came a new class of scammers – the romantic tricksters.

Online dating scams got so varied over the past few years, that if we were to tell the stories we could create a whole new blog section to call “EastLovesWest scams” and never run out of cases from all around the web. But despite their diversity, all of these stories have a range of perfectly similar elements. Let’s list them here so you can make a check list if you ever find yourself suspecting the hot guy you’ve been chatting with to be a scammer. (more…)

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Romance And Average-Looking People

Were you under the impression that handsome men and gorgeous women are getting all the heat in the bedroom? Think again. A Chapman University study revealed that there are quite a few interesting aspects to the sex life of an average-looking person. Especially in online communities, rating someone’s probability to score in the sack based on looks is especially prevalent.

One of the best examples that comes to mind is a half tongue-in-cheek, half serious type of comment that goes on Reddit for instance, reading “x out of 10” in relation to someone’s appearance. The rating is followed by the assessment of whether that person is worth taking to bed or not. (more…)

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Why You May Want An Imaginary Lover Now

Imaginary friends and, even worse, made-up boyfriends or girlfriends were stuff of universal mockery in your early years, maybe – a sure way to get yourself bullied by your schoolmates.

What if we told you make-believe relationships are now a great commodity that those bullies from high school may be willing to pay for now? We’re not talking about paying for an actual relationship, but about an app that will create a believable partner for you to show your family when they get a bit too inquisitive. (more…)

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A Kinky Spin To Online Dating: Pen Pals

A letters exchange may not be on the top of the list that come to mind when we think of online dating, but that doesn’t mean there is no worth to it. As a matter of fact, having a pen pal can be a lot of fun.

We found an online community dedicated to people who are looking for a partner for dirty text exchanges. If you have a Reddit account and a way with words you can join it too, just be prepared to play naughty. (more…)

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