Does online dating ever make you want to claw your damn face off?
For every Ok Cupid marriage or Tinder triumph, there’s horror story after horror story of enragingly endless back-and-forth messaging, super-gross come-ons and wildly mismatched intentions.
C.’s Stockholm syndrome—a coping mechanism for having settled for a steady, dull job in a too-small town with deficient natural lighting.
In the year that followed, I've learned that my friends and I were both half right: Washington is for nesters, and Los Angeles is for loners, but this has little relation to our populations’ reputations for titanium SAT scores or prominent cheek bones.
Did you know that the Maine Coon Cat is a direct descendant of the Lynx?
In fact, it has very little to do with the people playing the game, and everything to do with the way they are scattered across the board.
If you have ever been tempted by the low-hanging fruit of the sexy Internet slideshow, you may be under the impression that Los Angeles is one of America’s "Best Cities for Singles." Over the past few years, online publications have periodically culled regional data from dating websites and census tracts, made pseudoscientific calculations of their impact on singletons, then excreted the results into clickable lists. To anyone who has actually attempted to date in America’s two most populous cities, these results are puzzling.
With several terrible dates of her own under her belt, including a very unfortunate alien themed date, she is hoping to make other people’s dating experiences more seamless and exciting (but not alien exciting).
Emma Tessler is a matchmaker, founder, and director at Dating Ring.
So three super-smart Korea-born, San Francisco-based sisters—the twins, marketing and business development maven Dawoon Kang (Stanford Business!