These Three Questions Tell You If Your Relationship Is Likely to Last

Tons of things can clue you in to whether someone else is your perfect match. How does he or she feel about kids? Gay marriage? Which way the toilet paper should roll? According to data from OKCupid, there are three questions in particular that could suggest you and your partner really will get along for the long haul. » 3/13/14 10:28pm 3/13/14 10:28pm

New Bravo Series Reveals Completely Obvious Behaviors of Online Daters

Bravo's new series, Online Dating Rituals of the American Male, grants us a compelling glimpse into that shadowy and elusive underbelly of the American populace: online daters. Finally, someone is brave enough to answer all of our myriad questions about the strange and baffling practice... and the results will shock… » 3/10/14 5:00pm 3/10/14 5:00pm

What Can You Learn from OKCupid's Four Most Popular Users?

Over the weekend, New York Magazine profiled New York City's four most popular OKCupid users — 23-year-old makeup artist Lauren Urasek, 29-year-old real-estate agent James Hawver, 26-year-old artist Kerry Campbell and 24-year-old Thomas McKee. This elite group receives the most messages of anyone out of their… » 2/24/14 12:50pm 2/24/14 12:50pm

Which Online Dating Service is Right For Me?

Dear Lifehacker,
I've decided to give online dating a try, but there are so many sites out there I can't tell which ones are worth using. Are there any services that are more worth my time than the others? What are the advantages of each? » 1/22/14 9:18pm 1/22/14 9:18pm

Lonely People: January 5 Is the Your Best Chance to Find Love Online

Looking for love in all the wrong places? Well, saddle on up to a computer and join a dating site by January 5 because that's when Match.com relationship expert Whitney Casey says the site will see the most traffic all year — mainly because everyone's looking for a winter squeeze to warm their loins for the colder… » 1/03/14 12:30pm 1/03/14 12:30pm

Scientists Develop an Online Dating Engine That Measures Your Hotness

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In addition to being the worst, online dating is literally the fucking worst. Unless you have a thing for a very specific type of vulnerability, it's not so much a romance and fulfillment machine as it is a hybrid anxiety generator/saltlick for creeps. I have several close friends who ended up marrying people they met … » 11/19/13 1:40pm 11/19/13 1:40pm

How We Live Now: Newly-Engaged Couple Met on Instagram

"Where would I be without Instagram?" Dennis Lafargue asked on Good Morning America Monday. Dead? KIDDING! He just wouldn't be engaged to Elizabeth Wisdom, a woman who lived states away from him and who he met through the photo sharing social media service known as Instagram, or, to the cool kids, The Gram. » 11/05/13 3:00pm 11/05/13 3:00pm

Overly Picky Brooklyn Women Are Destined Die Alone (Maybe With Cats)

According to online dating site AYI (Are You Interested?)*, single women in Brooklyn are the pickiest in the country. After polling almost half a million of its users around the United States, AYI deduced that Brooklyn, Detroit, Minneapolis, Cincinnati and Los Angeles were the cities where women were the least likely… » 11/04/13 1:20pm 11/04/13 1:20pm