Dating

If you're in the market for someone special, look here for tips on stellar first dates, safe online dating, and choosing the right partner.

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Dating For Dummies

Published 01-11-2011

Trusted guidance on meeting Ms. or Mr. Right

With new and updated content, Dating For Dummies, 3rd Edition includes all the information you'll need for navigating the contemporary, social media driven dating scene where women and men Google potential dates beforehand, Tweet after, and even meet on Facebook. You'll find all you need to use these social media sites and take advantage of the ever-expanding ways to socialize, flirt, and date in the 21st century. With dating advice for singletons in all stages of life (including baby boomers), you'll get the confidence to date someone who is significantly older or younger, someone who has been previously married, or someone with children. Author Dr. Joy Browne, America's favorite psychologist, demystifies the whole dating process, from getting a date, plotting the place, and having a great time (or dealing with duds) to moving beyond a first date toward a budding relationship.

  • Confidence boosters to help meet, date, and start a relationship with Mr. or Ms. Right
  • Safe tips and advice on using social networks like Facebook and Twitter to meet new people
  • The latest tips about dealing with money matters and dating diversity

If you're looking for a fun Saturday night date or a happily-ever-after mate, Dating For Dummies is the guide for you!

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Online Dating For Dummies

Published 11-21-2003

Chances are, you've heard about Internet dating from a friend, or an online banner ad has caught your eye. If you've given online dating a passing consideration, you may have some fears from all those graphic horror stories that jar your senses – and your sensibilities. Or you may think that meeting people via the Internet is only for the disenfranchised or socially unskilled.

From their own experiences, 20 million people can tell you otherwise. Online Dating For Dummies will get you off the fence and on the Internet dating path – with the skill of a seasoned pro. Like your best friend, this fun reference will give you the straight scoop on

  • Gearing up with the right computer hardware
  • Overcoming preconceived notions of who is online
  • Talking the online lingo
  • Enjoying conversation in chat rooms
  • Considering date site options
  • Establishing your screen identity
  • Facing the consequences of not posting a photo

Internet dating is growing at double-digit rates every year, while other forms of finding a connection are flat or falling off. Internet dating, although far from perfect, is becoming the most effective and efficient method of getting introduced to a large number of available singles. Online Dating For Dummies shows you how to get your feet wet and how to dive in, making informed choices and exercising good judgment as you

  • Sign up for a trial run on a dating site
  • Try to describe yourself for your personal profile
  • Initiate your first e-mail contact
  • Make your first in-person meeting memorable
  • Identify frauds and players
  • Figure out what not to do if you really want to meet someone

Jumping into online dating with no preparation at all is possible – but not practical. If you follow the techniques in this friendly guide, your odds of meeting great potential matches will greatly improve, and you'll have far more fun in the process.

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