Archive for February, 2012

Are You a Confident Dater?

Saturday, February 25th, 2012

Dating is designed to be fun. But for many people, the fear of rejection makes the idea of approaching someone we’re attracted to anything but fun. Building your dating confidence can make you enjoy dating much more, and it can also make you more successful at dating…

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Does Winter Dating Get You Down?

Wednesday, February 8th, 2012

Winter can be a hard time of year, especially when you’re for looking for love. Many of us can hardly bear to get out during the cold months just to do what is absolutely required, let alone get dressed to impress to go out and find a special someone. And, even couples who are already together sometimes have trouble making themselves get out for fun during the cold season. But, there are some great opportunities for meeting someone new or improving an established relationship in the winter, even if there’s ice and snow.

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Valentine’s Day Ideas for New Couples

Sunday, February 5th, 2012

When we’re single, we usually think that there’s nothing worse than an upcoming Valentine’s Day, knowing we’ll have no one to spend it with, and all of our office pals will be getting roses and talking about the big night out they have planned. But, Valentine’s Day can be really uncomfortable when you’ve just started dating someone, too…

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How Fast is Too Fast In Online Dating?

Friday, February 3rd, 2012

One of the questions asked by most frequently by online daters is when they should plan to meet a person they’ve been chatting with through an online dating site. It’s a crucial question, and one that you should give some thought to.

First of all, most of us know by now that online dating always brings with it the potential for danger, so it is wise not to jump into meeting someone too quickly. And, it can raise a red flag if the other person is anxious to meet you more quickly than is comfortable for you.

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Your Online Dating Profile – Friend or Foe?

Wednesday, February 1st, 2012

We may have become expert at ripping open our private lives and putting them on display for Mark Zuckerberg and the world to see, but nothing is quite as fearsome as completing an online dating profile.

The ability to write a description of one’s self is no easy feat, let alone a description that will make you sound like a potential mate. More often than not, the result is more like an obituary then a personal sales pitch due to the limitation of a Microsoft Word template.

The trick to setting up and maintaining a successful profile may seem logical enough but it is worth commenting on what’s hot and not for the socially maladjusted like myself. (more…)