What Do Most Online Daters Look For In A Partner?

Bella Breakdown As Valentine’s Day approaches, it’s nice to know what majority of singles are out there looking for in a mate. Well, singles in the online dating field, that is. The dating world has definitely changed. Along with the new wave of online dating apps, websites and you-name-its, it seems the criteria for what makes a good partner has also changed. Can you guess what most people who are dating online are looking for in a partner? We will give you one guess: it’s no longer just about the hot bod (though that never hurts, right)? A solid...

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Tips To Revamp Your Online Dating Profile

Bella Breakdown Refinery29 staffer Lauren Magenta tries her hand at making a coworker’s Tinder profile go from “meh” to “swipe right for sure”. Someone can be really cute, but their profile might still make you want to swipe left. First, it is important to have a single picture of yourself looking straight at the camera. You want your pictures to show confidence, but not too much attitude. Be sure to include enough quality photos and enough information about yourself to pique people’s interest. Tip #1: be sure to have a great shot as your first picture. Tip # 2:...

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The 5 Phases of Online Dating

Bella Breakdown Phase 1: Consult Your Friends – Where are all your girlfriends finding all these dates they’re going on? We’ll give you a hint, online! If your social circle is dating up a storm, odds are there’s one or many apps and sites behind it. The best way to find out? Ask them! Phase 2: Drink Wine and Make a Profile – Writing about yourself to your potential mate definitely required at least half a bottle of cab sauv. Is the internet the place to be picky and elaborate all your romantic fantasies? Well yes, but not on...

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It’s Not OK, Cupid: Worst Pickup Lines

Bella Breakdown Alright ladies, let’s face it, you don’t need to be single in order to get a pickup line thrown at you. Whether it’s at the club, a bar, or even at your local grocery store, there is nothing from preventing it from happening no matter how hard you may try and avoid it. So, below we have provided you with some real pickup lines that well, let’s just say they failed miserably. Warning because what you are about to read is 100% REAL and brace yourself because they are extremely terrible and all pickup lines below were...

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Are You Having A Technological Affair?

Bella Breakdown In a recent survey, 1 in 5 people blame Facebook for the demise of their relationship. Do you feel like you’ve been crossing the virtual line? Here, three signs you’re having a technological affair from Sex & Relationships Expert Andrea Syrtash. Signs of A Techno Trist 1. Shearing Secrets If you are telling your virtual crush more than you tell your partner you could land yourself in a sticky situation. 2. Covering Your Tracks If you are hiding and deleting the messages and texts from your virtual crush then this is a big sign that you’re doing...

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