Jennifer Aniston famously accused Brad Pitt of not having a 'sensitivity chip' after their break-up. He had made a few press worthy decisions that appeared insensitive and hurtful towards their relationship and to her. How can you determine if someone's sensitivity chip is properly installed?
There are lot of reasons why you still can't find your soul mate. But let's just concentrate on the things that are in your power to change! 1. Stop being picky. Of course you want to date the perfect person, but maybe instead of sitting at home all alone you should give someone more regular a chance? Sometimes people can surprise you and you should stay open for new contacts. Maybe this guy is not perfect, but he will introduce you to his friend. You never know.
One way to avoid the dreaded gift-giving peril is to create a wish list or wish board on Pinterest and send your significant other the link.
by Rachel Seliger, for GalTime.com Silence is not golden: How to nail first date convos There’s a lot that goes into making a first date great – picking the perfect spot, wearing the right clothing, having a positive attitude and, of course, maintaining good conversation.
While some online dating profiles suck and need to be deleted immediately, most are actually quite decent, except for one common problem: they're generic.
As soon as a girl hits puberty, people start warning her of the dangers of lecherous men–if not her parents, then the media and various well-meaning mentors. The subjects of these warnings run the spectrum from garden-variety “bad boys” to creepy, relentless stalkers. Most likely, women will have some exposure to the former and hopefully little to no experience with the latter. Fortunately, by our 20s, we realize that most men do not fall into these categories and our choice to withhold our personal info is not always based on our personal safety alone.
When we make friends, we migrate to seek others with similar interests. Football fanatics like to hang with other footballers, yelling at the screen as if their “couch-coaching” is somehow going to affect the results of the play. Movie buffs enjoy a good dissection of the latest psychological thriller’s “real” meaning, and guys who enjoy a choice wine or maduro cigar will soon make friends with other connoisseurs.
The dating world is hard enough, but dating a lady that is conservative can be even harder. Conservative women are generally not comfortable with themselves sexually and feel as though certain sexual acts are dirty or only for women that are loose. Another aspect of conservative women is their upbringing. Women with a conservative background were often taught by their parents that only certain girls do things such as blow jobs or have wild sex. These women are taught that good men like good girls, not whores.
Dating is hard enough, but when you know there are types of women you have to watch out for, you can almost think twice about it. When you join a dating site or you are out at night in a bar or club, most likely you will meet a few nice women out having a good time. How do you determine which women are genuine? It can be hard, because the women that have become street-smart and manipulative have skills for days. Those skills have been built up to a level that can be almost scary.
Ending up at his place for the first few times is pretty exciting and nerve-wracking all on its own. Understanding that what you do and how you act during these first few experiences at cohabitation will tell your man more about you than any words ever could. Understanding a few key points can help you show the man of your dreams that you are fun, sexy, and responsible. He’ll begin to see you as a good caregiver and someone indispensable in his life over your first few visits to his place - or you could show him that you are definitely not the one.
We have all been there. One minute you are calmly scanning your newest "matches," weighing their interests and hobbies against your own and the next you find yourself screaming at your computer screen, wondering how the stranger in the photo before you could be ignoring you once again. This is when you need to get a grip.
When you are in the stages of getting to know someone, it’s important to make sure that you are giving yourself rave reviews. This does not mean fabricating stories or exaggerating your successes. Instead, it means that you should work to present yourself in a good light.
This article was originally written and featured at MUSED Magazine Online. Why are you single? A simple but effective question that all singles ask when they jump into the dating process. As Chicago’s resident gay matchmaker, I make it point to ask all of my clients why they feel that they are single, because it gives me an idea as to whether or not they are even ready to pursue a relationship.
This morning I picked up the phone to talk with one of my beloved clients, let’s call her Kathy. If you were to meet her, she looks like a strong, independent, confident woman on the outside. She owns her own business, is beautiful, and is also single. It sounds like she has all the “material” to have found a man by now, right?
Before you can fall in love with someone else, you need to fall in love with yourself. Only then will you be capable of loving someone else. Your willingness to look deeply and honestly at yourself is the key to unlocking the door to your own heart. The depth of the conversation you have with yourself will determine how deeply you will come to know and love yourself. This is a journey of the self and by the self. No one can do it for you.