Online Dating Doldrums? Find Yourself a Wingwoman

Q: Dating older men can be disillusioning. Why are men on singles websites are disingenuous? The ones I’ve met seem to be so needy: They talk about past, failed relationships; some talk about weekend plans like playing golf (both days); some I’ve learned later are still married; and don’t forget about the one that has an old girlfriend living with him because she is indigent and he’s grown fond of her grandchildren. Don’t even ask me about the one that …

The Takeaway: Apps Make It Easy To Airbrush Profile Photos — But Should You?

Inexpensive apps for touching-up digital photos has made the kind of airbrushing artistry once reserved for celebrities available to the rest of us. Yes, we can now apply the same image altering techniques used on models and magazine covers to our own Match.com or LinkedIn profiles. But is it a good idea?

20 Dating Sites and No Bites! What Am I Doing Wrong?

Q: For the past four years, I have been a member of 20 singles websites looking for love, dates, long-term relationships, etc., with no luck. I take all of the quizzes, submit photos and answer questions honestly, but still, nothing. No one will tell me why I am failing at this. Can you help? -CM Dr. Schwartz: My best advice is to get a close friend who you respect, preferably a man, and have him look at your profile, the …

Online Boyfriend Coming to Visit … Where Does He Sleep?

Q: I’m 72 and met a man online, who lives many hours from me. We have been Skyping for three weeks and have had many good long talks. At the present time he’s at his daughter’s home babysitting for school vacation. He would like to come and visit in a few weeks, and I’m excited for this because I feel we have made a great connection. But I wonder: How we handle the sleeping situation? — KH Dr. Schwartz: Have …

The Takeaway: Dating Websites Don’t Deliver On ‘Scientific’ Matchmaking

Middle-aged men and women are the most avid users of dating websites. But while these sites have many advantages, they also bring serious drawbacks””which a team of U.S. psychology professors has highlighted in a lengthy new report.

La La La … Date Nite Tonite

Ah, date night. The one night a week when you get all gussied up for the one you love for a fun and frisky night on the town  … or at home. But after decades of these weekly rendezvous our dating game gets a little, well, gamey. Dinner and a movie won’t swing it anymore, gang. As we women age we want romance, intrigue, you know, pizzazz. And we know you fellas have seen your fair share of chick flicks. …