Online Dating Articles

Browse through our latest articles for all the advice you need to become an online dating expert. Here you’ll find everything you need, from how to create a winning profile to the things you should never say on a first date! When it comes to dating online, the Top 5 Dating Sites team has seen it all, so you can count on them to provide you with all the info you need to succeed.
*The following tips and articles are solely recommendations and should not be considered as professional advice.

The Sexy Secret Taboo That Isn’t So Secret Anymore

Leah Goldberg | | 1 Likes | 0 Comments
A very popular trilogy hit the bookstores and then the big screen a few years ago – ‘Twilight’, starring Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattison throwing them into the Hollywood stratosphere of superstardom. Many people don’t know this but it is...
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Top 10 Romantic Dates for Valentine’s Day

Leah Goldberg | | 4 Likes | 0 Comments
Meeting potential romantic partners does not happen every day. Sometimes romances are sparked at work, sometimes you meet through friends and more often than not people meet through online dating. Often these are free dating sites and really easy to...
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What To Buy Your Valentine According To Their Zodiac Sign

Leah Goldberg | | 6 Likes | 0 Comments
Being in love is one of the greatest emotions one can experience. Perhaps you met your love through friends or family, or even through online dating – there are so many free dating sites these days, after all. Purchasing presents for Valentine’s...
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11 DIY Christmas Gifts from the Heart

Emma Walters | | 22 Likes | 0 Comments
It’s that time of the year again! The time where you face the dilemma of ‘What do you get someone who already has everything’? The answer: a DIY gift from the heart. The key to giving an unforgettable holiday gift is to play up memories,...
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The Men We Dated in Our 20s (and What We Learned)

Alexa Weeks | | 29 Likes | 0 Comments
If I had to guess, I’d say that Prince Charming is certainly in his mid 30’s. But for some reason, we’ve always believed that we would find him in his 20’s. A fixer-upper that we could discover before he bloomed, clean him up, and make him...
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10 Signs That Your Crush Isn’t That Interested

Alexa Weeks | | 56 Likes | 2 Comments
There is a sociological theory called ‘The Power of Least Interest’. You don’t have to research this theory to understand it, because you’re living it. It basically describes relationships where one person is more committed than the other....
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10 Dating Apps That Are Better Than Tinder

Alexa Weeks | | 74 Likes | 0 Comments
When Tinder first debuted on the market, the world of mobile dating was just getting started. Back then our only criteria for meeting the opposite sex was: “single”. Back then, there were also a lot less profiles to swipe through. Now, with...
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9 Tips to Finding Your Sizzling Summer Fling

Melissa Schreiber | | 92 Likes | 0 Comments
Berflupm adaybuzing. Huh? Oh sorry, that was just my summer brain speaking, or whatever’s left of it that hasn’t already melted away in this sweltering heat. What I meant to say was: You’ve been complaining about having a boring summer, but...
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7 Ways to Jump Ship Mid-Date (and survive)!

Melissa Schreiber | | 146 Likes | 0 Comments
The dating game can get exhausting, especially when it comes to online dating. You meet a seemingly nice person online, you try to get excited for yet another first date and get yourself spruced up. You don’t really know what your night will be...
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eHarmony Updates its Features for 2017

Emma Walters | | 169 Likes | 1 Comments
eHarmony is one of the online dating service giants. It has been around since 2000, and has seen much success. But almost two decades later, the world of online dating looks very different than it used to, and eHarmony has unveiled three major...
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How to Go from Chatting Online to Dating in Real Life

Alexa Weeks | | 173 Likes | 2 Comments
If you’re looking for someone to meet for a quick hook-up, that’s easy. Go on Tinder, swipe right, and have a quick fling within a few hours. But if you’re looking for someone with whom you can spark a connection and grow a real relationship,...
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20 Great Openings to Spark Conversations Online

Alexa Weeks | | 194 Likes | 0 Comments
My inbox is full of messages from matches that give me nothing to work with: “Whats up?” “How’s it going?” “You're so pretty” “What’s your name?”   These are all pleasant messages, but none of them grab my...
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5 Men to Avoid Dating After Your Divorce

Dana Simmons | | 192 Likes | 1 Comments
Let’s just say it’s probably been a while since your most recent first date. You’re divorce is through and you can’t wait to move on to the next chapter in your life. Once you’re ready to enter the dating game again, you might feel like a...
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First-Date Survival Guide

Emma Walters | | 169 Likes | 0 Comments
There are two kinds of people in this world: the kind that breeze through first dates like they are the charming host of an awards show; and the kind that feel like they are walking into an FBI interrogation naked....
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Dos and Don’ts of Profile Pictures for Men

alexs | | 228 Likes | 1 Comments
First impressions are everything, especially on the internet.  The right profile picture will determine whether a potential partner is going to take the time to look into you, or pass you up completely. ...
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10 Niche Dating Sites for Anyone to Find Love

Alexa Weeks | | 397 Likes | 0 Comments
Love is our human right! Everyone deserves to find happiness with a partner who fulfills them on every level. No matter what you’re into, whether it is socially strange, specific or just uncommon- there is someone out there that shares that same...
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Online Tools: The Keys to a Happy Long Distance Relationship

Emma Walters | | 203 Likes | 0 Comments
There has never been a better time for long distance relationships. Within the last decade, there has been an immense boom in the online dating and online communication market. This market has been propelled largely by partners longing to...
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Top Ten Date Ideas that Don’t Suck

Dana Simmons | | 214 Likes | 0 Comments
Unless you are taking a Kardashian out on a date, odds are your date doesn’t want to go to the fanciest restaurant in town to sit in a stiff chair feeling like they’re on an interview....
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My 5 Worst Online Dates in Order of Disaster

Dana Simmons | | 202 Likes | 0 Comments
I’ve been online dating ever since I saw a very convincing Oprah episode after college. I’ve met some wonderful guys online and even squeezed out a few relationships. But those are not the encounters I want to tell you about. I want to share my...
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10 Ways to Spot and Catch a Catfish

Dana Simmons | | 244 Likes | 0 Comments
‘Catfish’ was a term coined after a highly successful (and quite accidental) documentary produced back in 2010. It follows an unwitting guy as he falls in love online with a woman who turns out to be fake....
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eHarmony’s Matching Algorithm – How Does it Work?

Emma Walters | | 201 Likes | 0 Comments
If you haven’t had much luck with online dating, then why not hire an online matchmaker? That’s basically what you’re doing when you sign up with eHarmony. Using a finely tuned compatibility algorithm, eHarmony will match you with potential...
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5 Romantic Date Ideas for Spring

Emma Walters | | 203 Likes | 0 Comments
Spring is such a wonderful season! It’s the perfect time for romance! The grass is green again, the cherry trees are blossoming, and love is floating in the air. Whether you want to rekindle the flame in your relationship or have a fresh start,...
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How to Deal with Online Dating Rejection

Jake Soto | | 232 Likes | 0 Comments
Nobody likes being alone. Everybody wants to find someone, and the online dating community is one of the best places to find that special somebody for you....
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Get Over It! 5 Ways to Move Past a Breakup

Emma Walters | | 313 Likes | 0 Comments
Break-ups are harsh for everyone. Most of us know this from experience… unless, of course, you are one of those lucky few who married their high school sweetheart and went on to live happily ever after. Well, it does happens, but in most cases...
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Online Dating in 2016: What to Look Out For

Jake Soto | | 237 Likes | 0 Comments
Online dating is far from being a new kid on the block. This phenomenon emerged decades ago and is now mainstream. Everybody gets online to look for romance, whether what they have in mind is a casual one-night-stand or a long term relationship....
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Free Dating Sites vs. Paid Dating Sites

Emma Walters | | 287 Likes | 0 Comments
With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, it’s that time of the year when we start thinking more about our love lives, or lack thereof....
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Finding a Date Online for Valentine’s Day

Dana Simmons | | 270 Likes | 0 Comments
Being single on Valentine’s Day isn’t quite as bad as it used to be. Granted, you need to put up with the posts on Facebook discussing surprise engagements, romantic dinners, and how amazing someone’s boyfriend/girlfriend is. Luckily, now we...
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The Dos and Don’ts of Sexting

To sext or not to sext? This is the question! Some will argue that the bedroom is the one and only place for dirty talk, but there are also those who like to warm up the... READ MORE

6 Things to Consider Before Committing to a Second Date

You went on that first date with someone new. You found someone on an online dating site, or they found you. You looked at their profile and decided to give it a chance.... READ MORE

5 First Date Tips for Mature Singles

With nice sites dedicated to mature dating, finding love online is possible even when you are no longer in your twenties or thirties. Does the dating game work... READ MORE

5 Reasons Online Dating Gets Better with Age

You thought online dating was reserved for the young? Wrong! Actually, it’s something that can get even better as you grow older. Why? Here are a five good reasons:... READ MORE