According to current stats it seems online dating is here to stay! Let’s compare this popular post from 5 years ago with these statistics from May of this year: 49.7 million people have tried online dating 17.5 million are on eHarmony.com 24.6 million are on Match.com 17% of marriages began online – this is the … More Online Dating Popularity Update
My heart held a weakness for being led astray by entertaining suitors who flirted and made me feel desirable.” from The Miracle of Us: Confessions of an Online Dater Can you relate? When we seek relationships, we want to be careful about motives – other people’s as well as ours. Whether online or in person, … More Playing With Fire
I recently marked my third year anniversary of blogging. Originally I began blogging to build a platform as recommended by agents and publishers in order to help facilitate an audience for the book I had been writing. And yes, I published the book, finished another and have more in progress. But the best part of … More More Than Words on a Page
The Miracle of Us: Confessions of an Online Dater has been so well received. I’m grateful, blessed and a little amazed at all the positive comments. People have said (or written) the following: “…great read…captivating…page turner…excellent…amazing…inspiring…” Thanks to everyone who has read or is in the process of reading and has encouraged me with such … More Dater Beware
The Miracle of Us: Confessions of an Online Dater went live on Amazon this afternoon and the reality of what we’ve written (I say we because Brendan put his story, thoughts and feelings in there too) is hitting us full force. Why? You may ask. Well, we’ve shared our personal testimony. Our thoughts, feelings, struggles, … More Can You Hand Me a Fig Leaf, Please?
When my friend, Carol, and I decided to take a chance with online dating, I don’t think we expected the outcome we ended up with. Oh, we hoped to find Mr. Right, but really, what were the chances we would both find our husbands through that vehicle? At the same time? The actual odds were … More Miracles Do Happen
Many of you have been waiting…(drum roll) 🙂 I’m thrilled to announce: The Miracle of Us: Confessions of an Online Dater is soon to be released! This four year writing project has taken many twists and turns along the journey, but at last, the ultimate love story will be released on February 7, 2014 in … More IT’S FINALLY HERE!
The other day I decided to hunt around some blogs sharing their internet dating stories. I love to hear stories of people who have met the love of their life online. It confirms the legitimacy of online dating and the validity of it as a viable option for finding one’s soul mate. Unfortunately, I didn’t … More What Are You Looking for?
Society glamorizes sex. Why is this? Because it feels good? Because it’s entertaining? We assume that any remote attraction between a man and woman should result in a sexual encounter. Why is that? What are we really seeking? Companies spend billions of dollars each year to promote an activity devoid of any value except a … More The Emptiness of Sexual Encounters
It happened again. This time I was getting a pedicure and chatting with the lovely woman who attempted to produce something beautiful from my calloused, beach-combing feet. The conversation naturally turned to how we each met our husbands. Her question prompted my response, “On an internet dating site,” and I grinned, waiting for the usual … More Is Online Dating Gaining Popularity?