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The Business of Love, Dating and Safety

First dates can be scary. Not just because you're putting yourself out there, but because you're meeting a total stranger. In this sometimes-dangerous age of digital dating in which we live, more and more Americans are realizing that

How to Find If Someone is Married

Have you ever wondered how to find if someone is married? Perhaps you didn’t spot a ring but were too shy to ask. Or maybe you met them on a dating site and have some suspicions about their true relationship status. Either way,…

Tips for Dating App Success

There was a time when online dating was considered strange, creepy, even kind of pathetic. It wasn’t unusual to hear snickering about the “losers” on Match.com (the first online dating site) having the gall to seek connections outside the…

How to Find Someone on Tinder

While Tinder has a reputation for being little more than a “hook-up app” for millennials, people of all ages are finding love (and even marriage) with a simple swipe of the screen. If you’re one of the millions of users, these tips can help…

Is Ashley Madison More Popular Than Ever?

In an era of big data breaches, the 2015 hack that nearly took down Ashley Madison stood out. The hackers who stole the controversial dating site’s user data weren’t after money. Rather, they wanted to compromise its users in hopes of…

Top 3 Tips to Avoid Romance Scams

Looking for love online? Be careful.   According to the FBI, online dating scams (or “romance scams”) are on the rise, and it’s no wonder. As dating apps and sites like Tinder, OKCupid, and Bumble continue to grow in popularity, more…

Can You Spot Fake Dating Profiles?

If you’re one of the millions of Americans using an online dating site, you may have come across a few profiles that looked a little...fishy. Perhaps the profile pic seemed unusual, or maybe the bio had an odd detail or two. Either way, you…

Don’t Fall for These Dating Scams

According to Consumer Reports, 12% of people have been scammed on dating sites. A popular victim stereotype is the middle-aged woman over 50 with fading good looks. But in reality the victims of dating scams defy stereotype — they include…

Are You Dating a Dirty John?

WARNING: This post contains several spoilers for the “Dirty John” podcast.  Last year as the L.A. Times recounted the chilling tale of how psychopath "Dirty John" Meehan deftly embedded himself in the life of wealthy divorcee, Debra…