By Michelle Danzig In a world full of bad boys, players and ladies' men, it may be difficult for women to find a partner who truly loves them. Constantly falling into their web, women dub these men toxic and don them with a negative reputation. However, author Betsy Prioleau challenges these views. After writing a book about famous female seductresses, which exposed an intellectually compelling woman with the ability to land - and keep - the best men, Prioleau set out to discover their counterpart. In her new book, Swoon: Great Seducers and Why Women Love Them, she describes notorious Casanovas as unexpected lovers with a true appreciation for the opposite sex. In an exclusive interview, Prioleau tells us what inspired her to investigate this type of man, what makes him tick and what type of woman is his perfect match. ...Don't miss the rest! Click here for more.
By Michelle Danzig After countless failed dates, author and digital strategist Amy Webb decided to try online dating in a whole new fashion. To better understand what makes an online dating profile attractive, Webb created an online dating profile disguised as a male. Then she created nine more. In her book DATA, A Love Story: How I Gamed Online Dating to Meet My Match,' Webb brings the expression "put yourself in someone else’s shoes" to an entirely new level. Dating can be hard enough without adding the pressure of creating an online dating profile that represents you at your best. Using the data recovered from the multiple profiles and their different characteristics, Webb discovered what information is needed to help you boost your online profile, ultimately helping you get the most out of your experience. We had the opportunity to interview Webb about her new book, learning the dos and don’ts of online dating and how to make your online dating profile more appealing. ...For more, click here!
By Michelle Danzig What does your love life have in common with the love lives of the characters in classic, century-old literary novels? Some of you may be thinking back to your high school and college reading lists when you dreaded those 500-plus page novels assigned to you by an outdated teacher or professor. There couldn't possibly be any similarities between you and those fictional characters, right? Two book lovers and advice columnists challenge that notion. In their new collaborative book, Much Ado About Loving: What Our Favorite Novels Can Teach You About Date Expectations, Not So-Great Gatsbys, and Love in the Time of Internet Personals, authors Jack Murnighan and Maura Kelly address today's relationship issues, apply them to the plots and character traits of classic novels and suggest ways that their readers can learn from these stories. In an exclusive interview with CupidsPulse.com, Murnighan and Kelly discuss what sparked the idea for the book, what you can learn from these novels and what they personally discovered while writing. ...Check out the exclusive Q&A here.
By Michelle Danzig With more online dating sites available than ever before, and the world of social media integrated into our lives, meeting someone new and having a successful relationship is so much different than it was just a few years ago. Take it from Laurie Davis, a former marketing consultant turned online dating expert, with her own personal story of finding love on Twitter. Davis, Founder and CEO of eFlirt expert and first-time author of Love at First Click: The Ultimate Guide to Online Dating prides herself on her uncanny ability to match up happy couples. In an exclusive interview, she talks with us about her new book, and shares some helpful tips for anyone who wants to give online dating a try. ...On the edge of your seat? Click here to continue.
In this video, QuickieChick and our resident dating mentor Laurel House addresses the issue that your girlfriends never bring up in conversation: those few extra pounds you have put on since spending time with your new man. Whether you've already put the weight on, or afraid of gaining some in the future, Laurel gives you advice on how to lose and avoid the dreaded 'Boyfriend 15'. Time to take notes, ladies! For more information about our dating mentor, click here. Tell us: How do you avoid gaining weight in a relationship?
By Michelle Danzig After making a list of all the people that he knew, under 40, who were divorced, filmmaker and serial monogamist, Dana Adam Shapiro decided to answer the ultimate question: Why does love die? His book, You Can Be Right or (You Can Be Married), contains 30 intimate interviews, where real people share the reasons why their marriages ultimately failed and their own important advice for others on keeping relationships alive. In an exclusive interview, Shapiro shares what it was like to write this intimate book, discusses the common reasons why he believes marriages fail and shares advice on what can be done to prevent this from happening. ...on the edge of your seat? Click here to read more »
By: Royal Young Mystery, voyeurism and delicious macabre make up Gallow Green. The restaurant sprawls over a roof on 27th street and almost the Hudson, near the McKittrick Hotel. Lori Bizzoco, founder of CupidsPulse.com, and I stumble into Gallow Green’s grand opening after having wandered through the haunting mazes of Sleep No More, wearing white masks and witnessing ghostly dances through blue lit woods, listening to old music cranked from a far away gramophone as silent actors slowly danced. ...Don't miss the rest! Click here for more.