The Naked Truth about Catching Love on the Net

Rachel DeAltoListen as author Irene McDermott shares her online dating success with flirt expert Rachel DeAlto on The Naked Truth About Dating.

The Naked Truth About Dating – Catching Your Love on the Net


Irene McDermott Talks About Finding Love on the Web

Irene McDermottListen as Irene McDermott, author of The Internet Book of Life, shares with Georgia’s Barbara Dooley her own story of finding romance over the internet . This interview originally appeared on WGAU AM, News and Talk radio in Athens Georgia.

Look more “Y&H” (young and hip) and less “OL” (old lady) with help from Charla Krupp.

How Not to Look OldCharla Krupp, former beauty director at Glamour magazine and editor at In Style magazine, has written a book that is timely for me: How Not to Look Old: Fast and Effortless Ways to Look 10 Years Younger, 10 Pounds Lighter, 10 Times Better (Springboard Press, 2008, ISBN-13: 978-0446581141). In it, she first asks her readers to define their beauty maintenance level. In other words, how much time and money are we willing to spend in order to look better?

Krupp is a high maintenance gal who apparently does nothing but work on her looks. Although she does not endorse plastic surgery (She quotes the designer Isaac Mizrahi: “If you want to look seventy, boy, get a face-lift.”), she is a strong advocate of expensive Botox treatments and fillers.

Krupp summarizes her beauty tips in this article from Oprah’s online magazine. Among her suggestions is that we ditch our matched librarian suits. Instead, we should wear the jackets with a variety of bottoms. In addition, we can lighten our lipstick, pluck our eyebrows, whiten our teeth, and squeeze into some Spanx® ( to smooth our lumpy torsos.

Need love? There are Plenty of Fish in the sea.

Plenty of FishSign up for free to search for matches on this large database. Problem? As “POF” members pay nothing to join, they tend to be a motley bunch.  The site is as unpolished as its members. For example, it distorts uploaded photos to fit into its square display slots. Even good-looking people look unappealing when their pictures are stretched or squished. Still, there is lively activity at POF, including bulletin boards where members share questions and tales of dating frustration.