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6 Reasons Why Women Love Online Dating

PEW Research states that 1 in 5 American adults between the ages of 25 and 24 have used online dating at some point. That’s a lot of people! Each year the percentage of people using online dating grows more and more. So, why the popularity? In this post, we’re looking specifically at women. Here are 6 reasons why women love online dating.

1. Control

In the offline world, it can be incredibly difficult to control the situation. If a man approaches a woman at a club, it’s not as easy as hitting a “block” button to make him disappear. Instead, she might find herself searching for some way to get out of the conversation and away from the guy she’s definitely not interested in. Let’s say there’s a man she is interested in but she doesn’t quite know what to say. In the offline world, she can’t just stand there and not say “hello” or reply to his question – no matter how nervous she might be.

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How to Date if You Don’t Want Kids

More and more people, and couples for that matter, are opting to not have children. There are many reasons why someone may not wish to have children. Perhaps they simply don’t like children. Maybe they have other plans for their future – they want to devote themselves to career, travel, social causes, etc. At the end of the day, it’s a completely personal choice and needs to be respected. When dating, it also needs to be communicated. This, friend, is how to date if you don’t want kids.

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How to Know if a Girl Likes You

When wondering aloud if a girl is interested, it’s not uncommon to be met with the phrase, “Trust me, when a girl likes you – you’ll know.” Well, how frustrating! And not very helpful.

In this age of fast internet, fast food, and sometimes, fast dating, how do you know if the girl you’re vibe-ing is sending signals back? Here are a few tell-tale signs to decipher if that cute smile of hers is par for the course – or being reserved for you.

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Getting Cold Feet in a Relationship

Normally, the term “cold feet” comes up when you’re talking about pre-wedding jitters. But new couples can get cold feet too, especially if they’ve been single for a while or if they’ve been badly hurt in the past. What you might not realize is that you can get cold feet even if you’re crazy about your new partner. That’s because it’s a self-defense mechanism. Our brains instinctively avoid change, and a new relationship is a big change.

Below are five symptoms of cold feet, and how to treat them.

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5 Lessons Learned from “He’s Just Not That Into You”

Remember the 2009 movie, He’s Just Not That Into You? Or, maybe you remember the book that inspired the movie (same title), penned by Liz Tuccillo and Greg Behrend? Either way, there are some lessons in love to be learned from the story. While we’ll admit we were a little distracted by the gorgeous cast, a second watch gave us ample opportunity to pull away some hard love lessons.

In this post, we’re sharing our five lessons to be learned from the film. Listen up, because they might just change your (love) life forever.

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How to Flirt Better in 5 Steps

Be Confident

Go ahead and spark up a conversation! Keep in mind that the age old question remains, especially when chatting online, what have you got to lose? But ladies, that doesn’t mean that you should go spilling your guts. Keep the conversation positive by telling him about what you do for a living and how you are kicking butt at work right now. Or that you’ve joined a volleyball team and you’re really enjoying it. And ask him open ended questions about his interests or what he’s up to this summer to get the conversation going – both in person and online!

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The Dating World for the Successful Woman

Today’s young women are living in the wake of the feminist movement, and their professional success proves it. More than ever before, women are obtaining positions of a higher status in the work force. Argentina, Lithuania, Brazil, Kosovo, South Korea, Chile, and Malta all have women presidents! Things might not be quite equal yet, but it’s safe to say that our society is on the cusp of workplace equality between the sexes.

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Getting Back in the Dating Game

Dating is hard. But getting back into the dating game after a long time away can be downright scary. Whether you’re recently divorced, or just ended a long-term relationship, you’re finally ready to put yourself back out there. This time around, why not try dating online, on Lavalife! Here are just a few tips to getting back into the dating game.

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Taking Classes as a Couple

Looking for some new ideas to spice up your date night? Why not ditch the same old dinner and a movie and enroll in a couples class instead! Taking a class together allows you to both learn and bond, all while trying out a new experience. Not only will you gain a fun new skill, but you’ll also develop and strengthen your relationship without really trying. Here are some of our favourite classes for couples.

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