These are some tips and guidelines to help you make your online dating experience as great as possible and to give the best possible chance for things to work with a man you meet online. By doing a little less "checking in" on things and a lot more trusting, you will not sabotage a potentially great relationship.
Even if you have limited time to spare, speed dating only requires an investment of two hours and it allows the opportunity to meet and connect with 20 plus singles who have all come to the event with the purpose of getting to know you. The more people you meet, the more of an opportunity you will have to socialize, practice your dating skills and possibly connect with someone who is a perfect match for you.
“So, I have already seen your pics, describe yourself to me.” She wanted to know more about me, so I must have intrigued her some. “Well, I’m about 6’4” and about 225lbs.” I wrote, “And as you can tell by the pics I am not hard on the eyes. I absolutely LUV online poker and I do a lot of writing.”
At the beginning of a relationship, every single thing is so exciting! Cuddling together on the couch, watch a movie and ordering in takeout is romantic. Running errands together is fun. You don't think you'll ever get bored with this guy! Fast forward a year or two, and you can't believe you're spending yet another Friday night on the couch with your man, eating from a chinese food box, and the thought of another Saturday running errands together sounds so incredibly boring.
As women, we've been programmed to think if we sleep with a guy on the first date, the relationship will never become serious. But we all know couples who went home together the first night and ended up married. So what gives?
Recent research has shown that dad's advice could be key to teens' sexual activity.
Maybe it is too late to have a civilized political exchange, but perhaps we can extract some communication lessons from the macro level for people to use on a micro level. Here's how.
I’ve been working with women in all stages of divorce for a long time now, and regardless of whether she was aware of it or not, every woman deep down inside knew that her marriage was in trouble before the divorce ever became a reality. My guess is that men experience the same thing.
Since I started Bartender…Man Straight Up!, I’ve gotten so many wonderful tips for grabbing a guy’s attention and starting up a conversation. But I think some of the most valuable advice pertains to what not to do, so make sure you don’t blow your chances with the cute guy across the bar with one of these no-nos.
It happens to so many of us: we look in the mirror, a photo of ourselves, or a reflection in a shop window and say ‘ugh! I hate the way I look!’ At each opportunity we zoom into what we don’t like, such as the thighs or hips or big feet, or whatever feature that seems to be wrong. Why do we do this, and why does it matter, and why is it so painful every time?