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How to spruce up your love life this spring

New dating app PictureBunch.com offers video chat
New dating app PictureBunch.com offers video chat
PictureBunch.com

After an exceptionally long winter, spring is finally upon us – the perfect time for adding some renewed energy to your love life. What better way to do that than trying a few new tools and tips for singles?

Check Out A New App: Move over Tinder, there’s a new app on the scene. Billed as “Chatroulette meets Tinder,” PictureBunch is the first peer-to-peer video community that connects users with the next geographically closest person of their interested gender.

Log on and instantly video chat with locals in your area. If you’re not interested with the person you were connected with, click “Next” which instantly connects you with the next closest person for a video chat. When it comes to mobile flirting, it doesn’t get much easier than that.

Get Some Expert Advice: Looking for advice about online dating world that will make you laugh along the way? Check out Kabir Chopra’s new e-book POKE ME! A no-nonsense Guide to Online Dating & Offline Loving. Now available on Amazon, Poke Me is a super quick read (41 pages). Best of all, you can download it for free right here.

Find Comfort In Numbers: Being a thirtysomething single in New York isn’t easy and sometimes, you just want to know you’re not alone. After Michelle Ortega moved to NYC following the end of her 13-year marriage, she found the best Rx in talking to other single women. She shares that experience in new documentary, The Single Ladies of NY, which follows women of different ages looking for love here.

“The greatest comfort I got was through talking to other single women,” she says. “Gaining their wisdom, experiences, being able to laugh off bad dates, lack of dates, and embarrassing situations..I thought younger women would have it easier, but they have their own set of challenges!“

You can see a trailer and help support the film’s fundraising campaign by visiting the film’s Kickstarter page.