What's appropriate when it comes to divulging information in your online dating profile and via social media? In our exclusive interview with Anna Post, the great-great-granddaughter of Emily Post, she told us some "golden rules" to keep in mind when online dating and when using social media in general. Perfect timing, since it's National Etiquette Week!
"I could never be a politician. But as uncomfortable as I would be doing so, I have no problem with Obama's long-planned 'change of heart.' This dude's made huge, measurable strides for gay rights, and if being coy about his plans for gay marriage for a few years was needed to get him elected, then so be it. LGBT persons will be better off, and federal same-sex marriage recognition will come sooner because of it."
Long-distance relationships are arguably the hardest – the days and months a couple spends apart can really take a toll on their connection, trust and dedication. It's a tough situation.
Remember that day your significant other sent you a really sweet text message for no reason, and it filled your heart with warm, fluttery butterflies? Remember having the desire to share it with someone else, just to say, "Aww, look how much he loves me?"
So, you met someone online, you really hit it off, and now you want to take things to the next level ... adding him as a friend on Facebook. The question is, how soon is too soon? Fortunately, Dating Coach and YourTango Expert Annie Gleason has just the advice you need about when to add your online love as a Facebook friend.
By Marianne Beach, from GalTime Dating in a Facebook world? “It’s complicated!” to say the least. And a netiquette no-no can put serious strain on a new relationship—or end it all together. We decided to bring in the expert to help us navigate the shark-infested waters of dating in a social media world. Julie Spira is an online dating, relationship and netiquette expert.
Continued from episode 1 Started thinking how all this happened in last three months …... Me and Becky missed each other even when we were at work. I use to look on my phone to see if have a romantic text from Becky. But in last three months it wasn't the case. We didn't had much to talk; may be just a quick kiss with how was the day? She was spending more time on face book and I was making myself busy with after work drinks with colleagues or some time with old mates. It was getting bit boring living the same life for long.
We know the popular sayings to describe two people who are meant to be together: "Oh, Tim and Sally? They're like two peas in a pod, birds of a feather, a match made in heaven..." But, we didn't know "sloths eating a string bean" was one of them!
Have equal rights for women literally destroyed the balance in modern day relationships? What is the difference between present day society and from our society 40 years ago? Why are there so many divorces, broken homes, and single parents today as opposed to yesterday? What is the one variable in a relationship that has changed from that period until now? Women.
It's truly an epidemic. No, not Facebook. Facebook is a phenomenon designed to connect us in ways we never conceived of. It is truly the greatest medium for sparking new relationships and revitalizing old ones — from spying on old classmates to sending electronic margaritas, who would have imagined?! But what happens when we get too much of a good thing? We develop a deadly disease known as "Facebook Syndrome." Have you caught the illness? Check out the list below to see if you suffer from the following symptoms!
Hopefully, you'll get proposed to once in your life, and when that big moment happens, it will be one you'll never forget. Preferably, some candles, champagne, an exotic location or extravagant gesture will be involved... Not your boyfriend's Facebook status.
"I told you so” are words that I don’t like to hear and refrain from saying to others although at times it is so tempting. I just have to bite my tongue. There are times where I am pretty sure it’s coming and I cross my fingers and pray hoping that I’m dead wrong. And one of those situations is when someone attempts to reconnect with an ex who is no longer available.
"Thinking of you is workin' up my appetite, looking forward to a little afternoon delight. Rubbin' sticks and stones together makes the sparks ingite, and the thought of rubbin' you is getting so exciting..." A gem written by Starland Vocal Band in the 70s and made infamous in Anchorman: The Legend Of Ron Burgundy, "Afternoon Delight" is one of the cheesiest, yet sexually suggestive songs in existence.
By Talking Teenage Jennifer A. Powell-Lunder, Psy.D., for GalTime.com A few days ago a guy I was friendly with in college changed his status from ‘single’ to ‘in a relationship.’ The flurry of speculative phone calls that followed reached epic proportions. “I didn’t even know he was divorced,” cried one friend. “Who would marry him?,” asked his ex-girlfriend from college.