By Shilo Urban
We sit down for a fireside chat with BadOnlineDates.com CEO and founder Jennifer Kelton to find out what went right, what went wrong and what went down in 2011 – plus her dating predictions for 2012.
What overall dating trends defined 2011?
The expectation of sex on the first date is alive and well. Like much of modern life, dating is more accelerated than ever. And thanks to the proliferation of internet porn, guys expect a LOT in bed – they expect porn stars. Men are more saturated in sexual images than ever before, and the bar has been raised. All of a sudden they not only want but expect dirty talk, anal sex and zero hair down below. Click here to read more…
Via Judy McGuire
I’m going beyond writing about relationships, and into the Internet dating profile writing trenches. After years of doing it for free for friends, I’m starting a small business writing, rewriting, editing and consulting on online dating profiles. It’s being launched via Lifebooker, which is a service-oriented Groupon-type thing. My offer went live this AM. Lifebooker Click here to read more…
Bad Online Dates Launches Rescue Bad Dates With Astrology Toolkit
To provide the 40 million singles dating online with hope and words of wisdom, Bad Online Dates (http://badonlinedates.com) announces the launch of a new Rescue Bad Dates with Astrology Toolkit. New compatibility checks, personality profile readings and daily astrology readings can now be found on Badonlinedates.com through a partnership with The Astrologer Kelli Fox. These astrology readings will go much deeper than a photo, wink and profile paragraph for singles looking for love. Click here to read more…
**Enter Now to Win a New iPod!**
When: November 1st, 2011 to November 29th, 2011
How: BadOnlineDates.com is holding a contest for the VERY worst Bad Online Date. Register for free on BadOnlineDates and tell us you personal bad date story to win. Be sure to include (BadOnlineDates) in your header for your entry to count — you can also post your bad date story in real time while on that special date using the BadOnlineDates’ official Baddates app available for your iPhone or iPad and for free on iTunes.
You can also post your #Badonlinedates tweets via Twitter to be entered into the random drawing for a new iPod.
The BOD staff will pick the worst Bad Online Date Story by random drawing.
Winner will be announced after November 30th, 2011. No purchase necessary. Winner will be contacted via email.
Click here to read more…
Bad Date TV: Bad Date Jack – Dog Day Afternoon?
Bad Date TV: Bad Date Betty – Bromance
By: Laurie Davis, Founder of eFlirt Expert
Your Mamma wasn’t lying when she said “You are the company you keep.” And I’m not just talking about falling in with the party crowd who sneak out their bedroom windows – this gem of parental wisdom goes far beyond your high school days. When you’re 40 and the last of the Mohicans of your single friends, it’s relevant all over again. Click here to read more…
By Jennifer Kelton
It was 2:44 A.M. when, for the third night in a row, I woke up with beyond extreme pain (the kind I would not wish on my worst enemy) from a root canal that I had just had days before. As I shuffled, with my bed head hair, blurry eyes and freshly washed fluffy white slippers, to the dark bathroom for some pain reliever in a child proof safety capped bottle, it was all too obvious how much it sucks, and at times is particularly scary, Click here to read more…
The Baddates App available for free in iTunes.
1. Are you in need of a virtual bad date wingman?
2. Are you one of the millions who have had an online dating disaster?
3. Have you ever had a date so criminally awful that you needed a virtual bad date wingman? Click here to read more…
Bad Date TV: Wrong Steve – Sex Not Poetry!