One Guy’s Foolproof Formula for Crafting the Perfect First Message

You’d be amazed at how many first emails are a complete disaster. People write “Hey, what’s up, baby?!” then hit send. Or, even worse, they write six paragraphs, say they know they’re going on too long, go on even longer, then apologize awkwardly and probably start crying.


What Your Approach to the “Favorite Books & Movies” Profile Question Says About You

The Decliner, the Name-Dropper, the Minimalist: Which one are you?


How We Met on HowHookup: Carmen and Adam

“How Hookup… go to a Yankees game?” Actually, the posted date that started it all was a little more… Read More


Confessions of a Picky Dater

This is the latest post from Helen, our bi-coastal Date Reporter. She’ll be documenting her experience dating in both San… Read More


6 Online Dating Don’ts for Men

Women want to know what you find attractive about them, not what you find alluring about yourself.


Online Dating Woes: When You and Your Friend Message with the Same Person

What to do when you and your friend accidentally start flirtily messaging the same person.

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The 5 Most Annoying Things on Women’s Online Dating Profiles

These dating profile cliches are pretty spot on.

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“I Messaged a Girl. She Didn’t Message Me Back. Should I Send a Second Message?”

Take the hint, buddy: if she doesn’t write back, she’s probably not the girl for you.

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4 Pictures Every Guy Should Have on His Online Dating Profile

Let’s face it: profile pictures matter big time.


Surprise, Surprise: The Most Important Part of a Woman’s Dating Profile Is…

As frustrating as this is of the male sex, at least women know what they’re working with, right?