And when I thought I’d considered every possible outcome, the universe laughed in my face and granted me with a situation that no one could expect...Read More
Methods of finding a partner have changed dramatically over the decades (and indeed centuries). If you’re worrying that this ‘new normal’ is only for those who grew up with a smartphone, remember – digital dating is just the latest evolutionary step...Read More
Trusted friendships make the world go ‘round.
Traister dives into the implications of these friendships, discussing the nature of her journey with her best friend and how it changed when they both entered into serious, romantic relationships...Read More
Do looks matter? Of course they do. As humans, we're intrinsically inclined to gravitate towards a personality after that physical attraction is established. Speaking to that, I think physical attraction is comprised of so many different variables...Read More
This week we received a question through the ask page on a topic that we have all likely grappled with at some point--our own level of physical attractiveness...Read More
The "dating scene" has radically evolved in the last 5 years alone. Have you felt the impact of these changes on your dating life? The only certainty is that this pattern of transformation will continue. What does this mean for the modern dater and how does dating and technology intersect? Get the scoop on what's new in the dating industry with our monthly Dating Industry Broadcast...Read More
Lately, the team has been challenged with the concept of "reviews." It's a bit unnatural for us to occupy the "review" space, as one of Tawkify's main cornerstones is client privacy. We don't want our client's to compromise their privacy to share about their experiences. However, we recognize that reviews are an integral component in the decision-making process as people consider working with us...Read More
There is a profound authenticity to meeting someone as you are - as they are - for the first time - especially when you least expect it. In that moment you are discovering another person, figuring out in realtime who they are and - if you're lucky - sensing that mysterious alchemy of burgeoning interest, maybe attraction...Read More
What do North Dakota and Texas have in common? Perhaps a most commonly typed word on dating profiles...Read More
Matchmaker Boon sent this video out to the team with the subject line: "Oh, the relevance."
We couldn't agree more. Watch One Girl Design Her Perfect Guy, And Then Meet Him. It's smart, playful and revelatory...Read More
It has been brought to our attention that you have encountered difficulties while navigating the San Francisco dating scene. You find the process deeply upsetting, confusing, and ultimately unknowable. Your efforts to increase intimacy in order to mitigate your overwhelming sense of loneliness have been met with seemingly insurmountable obstacles such as...Read More
Last week, I sat down with Julia Armet - Tawkify's magnetic Director of Operations. She was one of our first matchmakers upon the company's founding. She is fun, sharp, and a wiz at her job!
Heartalytics readers, meet Jules...Read More
After the success of the first What Kind of Dater Are You quiz - taken by over 500 unique visitors in the last week - we decided to create a quiz just for the gents as well.
Discover which iconic bachelor you are most like with this fun quiz!
Does it shock you to learn that an estimated 85% of online dating profiles are inaccurate? If you’ve been dating online, probably not. If you haven’t, it probably makes you wonder – yet again – why so many people trust their love lives to the impersonal, unpredictable algorithms of cyberspace social. If it’s hard to “judge a person by a profile” in the first place, and most people are lying in the profiles or posting 10-year old photos on top of that, then… what’s the point, right?
I don’t know of a single person (pun intended) on a dating site who hasn’t experienced that appallingly awkward moment when they approach their intended date-in-the-flesh for the first time, and realize...Read More
Every now and then a reader submits a question to us through the ask page of Heartalytics. We then send these questions directly to our team of matchmakers.
These tidbits of insight usually end up being funny and informative- and everyone can benefit from a little extra matchmaker expertise!
A recent reader came to us with a topic that films, books and research have examined for decades...Read More
This past summer, 100,000 people were asked what their dating "pet peeves" were. This is what they had to say and what can be learned from the results...Read More
Part audition, part interview, part gauntlet. No one seems to be overly fond of the unavoidable first date. Of course, without it, there’d be no seconds, or thirds, or marriages or children. So that’s that. Unless you have a Tawkify Matchmaker to “go on” all of your potentially terrible first dates for you when they screen potential matches, you’re just stuck, we’re afraid.
Besides the pressure of choosing the right place, wearing the right thing and talking about all the right stuff, what’s the big deal, anyway. Suffice it to say, first impressions are, indeed, quite lasting and our first date feedback loop definitely bears this out...Read More
Last month, CNN published an article entitled: “Has Tinder Replaced Dating with Hookup Culture?” Feel free to read it all the way through, but mostly it’s one commentator’s perspective on “hook-up culture” in general.
For instance, one fellow referenced is named Alex, a guy who works on Wall Street (naturally) who is able to have sex with as many as 100 women a month thanks to app-enabled dating...Read More
Watch Tom try to find a date... offline.
Life is a social game, yet today, personal contact is shared most commonly through virtual means. The screen of a phone, tablet or computer are the secretaries of our personal lives. Directed by Samuel Abrahams, the short documentary “Offline Dating” is a refreshing look at relationships from the outside of the virtual world, told through the story of one brave soul trying to find a date the old-fashioned way...Read More
I sat down today with Fernando. He's a fantastically handsome African-Mexican American. He likes to say he's, "blacksican." Fernando is a world class caretaker for the elderly who is also a rockstar on the dance floor. Fernando's interview will be the first in a series of "single spotlights" where I will get to know different men and women through light conversation about love.
Fernando, tell me about yourself.
I’m in my early 30’s, I live in Richmond CA and I work as a caregiver for a lovely lady who will remain nameless...