Month: April 2007

Online Dating Wars!

From online dating pundit, Virginia Vitzthum: My competition for online dating talking head status gives women tips in the form of blame. He first directs women not to believe anything a man says on a date. He also gives contradictory advice in two of the steps — contact men, we […]

Why Do Men Stay Friends?

It occured to me this morning that the only women I stayed friends with in my years of online dating were those who I’d hooked up with while we were dating. That sounds worse than it is, so let me explain. A client was telling me this morning that she […]

Is He a Player or a Keeper?

Got a question on my MySpace page from a reader. Figured I’d address it here – with her permission, of course: Hey Evan. I love your blog. I read it all the time and have sent some of my girlfriends to it as well. Very informative. I’ve been doing the […]

Are You Honest Or Overboard?

From’s Happen Magazine Sometimes, telling your dates the truth about how you feel about them might not always be the best idea. Here’s why–and a much better alternative. by Evan Marc KatzHow lucky we are to be in an age where men and women alike are encouraged to express […]

Women Are Racist

No, not really. But in John Tierney’s continued analysis of dating behavior, he cites some interesting studies that suggest that women are far less open to dating men of other races than vice versa. African-American women said yes about 30 percent less often to Hispanic men; about 45 percent less […]

Finding Silver In The Silver Singles Set

Finding silver in the silver singles set Baby boomers are the fastest-growing demographic By Heidi Dawley Apr 10, 2007 When it comes to online dating, one would think it a world dominated by the young, web-savvy folks in their 20s or 30s looking for love and the mates of their […]

Why is Evan So Critical of Men?!

I’ve been reading your work for over a year now, and enjoy your teachings. I am almost a veteran on online dating (which is not a good sign…). This is just a quick note, which may sound like a ranting but it is not. I find that your remark about […]

Ignoring Men

Part 2 of Janet’s question from last Friday: If a woman gets a flood of emails on a dating site, how can she weed through them quickly and fairly? Men often don’t bother to consider the plight of the younger and more beautiful women who date online. Is it better […]

What’s a Normal Response Rate for Men?

Dear Evan, I think you’re totally right that online dating is much better than the alternatives, even if it’s not perfect, but your reply begged the question. The reader raised specific and common problems that people have with online dating, and you probably have better insight than anyone how to […]

Should Women Write to Men?

Should Women Write to Men?

Dear Evan, I just read your post regarding internet dating. Very interesting points you make and I agree with most of them. Here is my question: Are men ok with women sending introductory emails to them? I am very confused about this point. In some ways, I see a email […]

Does Online Dating Even Work?!

Does Online Dating Even Work?!

Dear Evan, I was curious as to what your real opinion is of online dating. I did meet my girlfriend online, but after a year of painful struggle, meaning hardly any dates despite being educated, employed, and reasonably attractive. Friends of both genders tell that their experiences have been hard […]