What about Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver? "There are exceptions," Masini says. "They're not the sort of couple you see every day."
3. Male Home Fertility Testing: Ladies, now you don't have to be the only ones to worry about the tick-tock of your biological clock. A new home testing kit allows men to check their fertility.
With the EleMENt testing kit from Pria Diagnostics, skittish men can test how well their little sailors are swimming — an issue very important to those who plan fatherhood for later in life.
The $40 kit — currently undergoing Food and Drug Administration testing — costs a fraction of traditional lab tests and is said to have 95 percent accuracy.
You might want to buy it now. You gray, balding bachelors aren't getting any younger. 4. Go Spam Yourself: Thankfully, technology is giving us all sorts of ways to brush off a poor sod who can't take a hint. Years ago, you could give a guy the wrong phone number. Now, you can give him an e-mail address from PaperNapkin.net.
When the annoying guy writes you, he'll automatically get the "Dear John" e-mail of a lifetime.
"If you got this e-mail address, it wasn't an accident … you've definitely been rejected," the letter says.
The best part: You don't need to register. Every name followed by "@PaperNapkin.net" works automatically. Want to get rejected from me? Just e-mail Buck@PaperNapkin.net. 5. Personal Ad Makeovers: If your love life needs a boost, and you're not quite ready for cosmetic surgery, the next best thing for online daters might be this — a personal ad makeover. Online dating is now a $1 billion-a-year industry, and it's given rise to new professions — personal ad ghostwriters and photographers who will make you more beautiful and more interesting.
Any photo can be digitally manipulated to whisk away rolls of fat and wrinkles. Many online daters simply post old pictures. When you meet them in person they're 10 years older, 30 pounds heavier and bald.
"There are a lot of ethical questions," says Karen Berntson, co-founder of Noticeyou.com, a photo service just for Internet daters.
"It's easy enough to deceive someone, but what's the point? You eventually have to meet."
In response to rampant fraud, dating services like Match.com and True.com are working on methods to certify the accuracy of pictures on their Web sites. Consider it a move toward truth in advertising.
"If you go to the trouble to sign up for a dating service, you want a real photographer," Berntson says. "If you get married, you'd hire a pro, not to make you look like someone else, but to picture you at your best."
Of course, if you're recently divorced, you can always use your wedding photograph, assuming you can cut your spouse out of the picture. "Don't laugh," Berntson says. "People do that."
6. Online Cyranos on Call: Even if you're happy with your face, you can't post an online personal ad without a self description. Can't write? Don't worry. For centuries, people have been getting help with love notes. These days, Cyrano is online.
Sites like ProfileDoctor.com read your personal ad and send feedback within 48 hours — for just $28.
One tip: Never describe yourself as "attractive" or "caring," says founder David Evans. "Everybody does that," he says. "It's better to let other people make those judgments. It's better to get really specific about what you care about."
Still, the question remains, how many dates do you go on before you tell someone that you had professional photographers and writers polish your online image? When it comes to love, perhaps some things are best left unspoken.
Buck Wolf is entertainment producer at ABCNEWS.com. The Wolf Files is published Tuesdays. If you want to be notified when a new column is published, join the e-mail list.