Articles tagged with: Erika Ettin
Every Thanksgiving, my family has a tradition (as I’m sure many others do) of taking turns saying what we’re thankful for each year.
Let’s say we’re in a room full of 100 people. We look around, and everyone seems fairly different, right? But before knowing a thing about anyone else, we are all basically the same… just people in a room together.
What does all of this have to do with dating? Some of us are jaded by the dating process, and some of us are feeling insecure about getting back out there. Some of us may feel like we lost a sense of ourselves in our last relationship, so we need to get back into the things we love to do… but what were they?
For most people on JDate, meeting someone Jewish is a top priority. However, let’s say you met someone in (gasp!) the real world – at a happy hour, the bowling alley, or outside while walking your dog. If you want to find out if your prospective new belle or beau is Jewish, here are a few funny ways to find out!
“I’m a lawyer. It’s true. But I promise I’m not the typical one!”
How many times have you seen a line like this in someone else’s profile? Perhaps you even have one like this in yours. Seemingly innocuous lines like these can actually be very off-putting for someone reading your profile…
I was at my college reunion this past weekend, reminiscing about how many hills we had to climb to get to class, how many hours we spent sleeping on the desk in the library (which my mom never seemed to understand), and how many pecan pies we stole from the dining hall (my answer: one). Ah… the good ol’ college days.
In online dating, it’s so important that your deal breakers are out there front and center. If you don’t want children, that’s fine! Just make sure you check that box off in your profile.
Is red the new black? When online dating is concerned, the answer is a resounding YES! Last March, Slate published an article saying you should wear a red shirt in your online dating profile to get more responses based on a study conducted by Nicolas Gueguen and Celine Jacob.
If I had a nickel for every time I saw what I call an “empty adjective,” I’d be a very rich lady. What is an empty adjective?
Everyone knows the old adage that ‘practice makes perfect,’ but I don’t know if a lot of people really think about how much that can be applied to date-like interactions, which can be really complex.