When “Singled Out” first aired in 1995, I was younger than its target demographic -- too young to date, yet old enough to stay up late and watch the show.

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It’s hard to be a horny fish in a pond that’s too small or too big.

Try to meet people beyond your immediate circle of friends -- but not everybody on Tinder.

It wasn’t until the show’s third season when they introduced the Golden Ticket, which saved one contestant from being eliminated in the Categories round.

We all weed out dating prospects based on our own personal categories (age, height, pubic hair policy), but people can surprise you.

Be open to that, without handing out tickets to every a-hole who walks by.

Contestants’ looks ranged from super hot to “it will be weird if they win.” It didn't stop them from getting out there.

There will always be better-looking people, and getting caught up in comparisons kills the focus you need to build a connection.

Besides, connecting is how average people become more attractive to each other over time.

The second elimination round, Keep ‘Em Or Dump ‘Em, frequently posed questions about how to handle hypothetical conflicts.

If you’re afraid to argue in relationships, you risk not asking for what you want.

Learning to bicker well means communicating your needs (even if it's through catharsis), and there's always makeup sex.