The holiday season is almost here. It seems like yesterday we were making our New Year’s resolutions for 2011: to lose weight, maybe, or get out of debt, find a better job, find love. Was 2011 the year all your romantic dreams came true? Or do you look back on the year with regret? Was it full of exciting, intelligent men or missed opportunities? Laughter and genuine connections or awkward situations? Dates that make you cringe even now?
No matter how much time you spend on looking good and feeling confident before your date, it can all fall apart when you open your mouth. Maybe you freeze up and can’t think of a single thing to say, or you jump right in and talk about anything at all, only to see that “I’m listening politely while hatching my escape plan” look on their face.
When you are dating and want to find love, wouldn’t it be great to have a magic mirror where you could see your future with that person? You wouldn’t have to guess about whether or not you would have a “Happily Ever After”. It would play out before you in that magic mirror. Or what about a crystal ball? You could take your date to a gypsy and she could sit you down and let you know whether or not you should even bother ordering dessert.
Years ago there was a very attractive woman on a talk show that was discussing the many men she was dating. She was pitted up against a group of women that found her to be somewhat of a “tart” since she was actively dating more than one man at a time. This woman appeared to be confident, sexy, and spoke highly of the men she was dating. In fact, she even said that she didn’t have sex with all of the men. She was simply enjoying the opportunity to date, to meet new people, and to have new experiences.
Just because a guy may be "financially challenged" at the current time doesn't mean he isn't the right guy for you--he could still be in grad school, helping family, or simply struggling to find a job in this terrible economy. Here are 5 pieces of advice to steer you clear of sticky situtations in the money department.
It appears that many daters are suffering from a relationship syndrome called ODF, the acronym for online dating fatigue. It can also be defined as IDF, Internet dating fatigue. Lately, I’ve been questioning whether singles who are members of online dating sites really want to meet someone and create a real relationship that goes from online to offline, or do they just spend time hanging out in cyberspace? When you’re just tired of looking at so many profiles and coming up empty-handed, chances are you’re suffering from ODF.
When you're on a date, it's natural to want to impress him, but generally guys are pretty simple--if he likes how you look, sound, and smell, you shouldn't have to try too hard. But to keep your deck fully stacked, here are 17 ways to keep him coming back for more.
Enter SallyAnn Salsano, a former Long Island guidette turned mega producer who added a new wrinkle to reality TV when her baby, 'The Jersey Shore,' hit MTV in December of 2009. The show—now entering into its fifth season—has been touted as single-handedly making MTV relevant again by cementing a new batch of celebrities and scoring the network millions in advertising revenue. We sat down with the fast-talking reality TV dynamo and chatted about love, dating and how all the Jersey Shore boys are husband material underneath it all.
So, you hit it off with someone you met on an online dating site (yipee!), and you two have reached the stage of exchanging full first and last names. Is your Facebook page ready for this? Chances are, when someone gets your full name, they're going to look you up on Facebook -- to see if you have any friends in common, to see what kind of stuff you like, to get a glimpse of you in the real world.
When it comes to having a successful first date, manners are paramount. Do you follow these rules? I hear a lot of questions from men asking how they can have a successful first date. I always say that instead of worrying about if your date is feeling a romantic connection, focus your attention on having good manners. How are manners going to help me ease my anxiety?
Picking out the perfect outfit for a first date can, at times, feel like an impossible and infuriating task. "Do I go casual? Revealing? Conservative? Dressy? Sexy?" are just some of the questions that come to mind. The desire to make a great first impression may leave you scampering around town from store to store or tearing through your closet in hopes of finding just the right thing. However, Fox News iMag has tried to simplify all this for us.
Despite what you may have heard or been told, sexiness is not all about good looks or showing off the most cleavage; it is a state of mind and an attitude. It's all about confidence. However, most days it's hard to truly achieve that feeling of boundless self-assurance.
This article explains how to increase your chances of creating the relationship you desire This article explains how to increase your chances of creating the relationship you desire If you really think about it there are two major decisions that most human beings will make. Almost everything that we do in our lives will be traced back to these two decisions. Want to know what they are? Well, I’ll tell you but before I do let me ask you this. If you weren’t aware of what these two decisions were or you weren’t taught how to succeed at them, what do you think your chances would be of creating the results that you desire? Slim to none right?
Alice has discovered that her boyfriend, the lovable Timmy Gordon, may have made a serious error in judgement using social media. Once dubbed the Electric Friendship Generator, Alice thinks Facebook is now the Going Steady Stopper. But if Timmy is legitimately contrite for his cheating should Alice give him another chance? If they don't reconcile should she sell his things online?
A Love Alibi is an excuse you give for why you aren't married. Found out how this keeps love away. If you are over 30 and single, you have certainly heard the question, “Why aren’t you married?” There is an subtle undercurrent that goes with the question and you may interpret their prodding into your love life as if they are saying “What is wrong with you?” or “I can’t believe someone like you is still single!”