What Does "Traditional" Mean When It Comes
To Dating? tbesq asks: "So ladies...what do you think
"traditional" means? Does it mean you will embrace the
"traditional" role expected of women, or does it only refer to
not being assertive during the dating process?"
Dating Outside Your Religion stevex says: "Have others dated outside of your
own religion and actually had things work out?"
What Do Your Hobbies Say About You? D_Lion asks: "Guys, do you like the feminine hobbies
in your matches? And ladies, do you like the masculine hobbies?
Are there any hobbies you wish to share with your partner?"
How Far Are You Willing To Go For Love? bravethestorm asks: “What are most people setting
their match location settings at? Is your comfort zone limited
to familiar ground or the time it takes to drive to meet?”
How Do You Handle Special Occasions In A
Brand New Relationship? PinayBeauty asks : "If you've been out with someone
more than a handful of times (over six), but have not discussed
exclusivity and they have a birthday coming up, what would you
What Is the Right Time To Introduce A Match
To Your Children? longsocks asks: "How have any of you single parents
out there handled this? If you don't have kids and would date a
single parent, what are your expectations about meeting
offspring? Does it make a difference when the kids are younger
vs. teens? How do you decide when the right time is?"
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Marriage - It's Just Good Business
Those who marry "till death do us part" end up, on average four
times richer than those who never marry.
Married men drink less, take fewer drugs and work harder,
earning between 10% and 40% more than single men with similar
schooling and job histories.
Marriage encourages the division of labor, and specialization
(which Adam Smith, the
father of capitalism says is a good thing.)
A study by Adam Thomas and Isabel Sawhill concluded that if the
black family and not collapsed between 1960 and 1998, the black
child poverty rate would have been 28.4% rather than 45.6%!!!!
Lenox 2007 Bride and Groom Ornament
ROMANCE & DATING IN THE 2000s:
Is Marriage and Family Passé?
What is it like to be available and looking for a spouse in the new
millennium? How has romance and courtship changed? Are people still even
looking for spouses? Let's take stock; In 2005, the last year that I could find data on, about 2.2 million
marriages took place in this here US of A!
Number of marriages in the United
In the 2000s, the median age of first
marriage for women is just short of 26.
For the average couple marrying for the
first time in recent years, the lifetime probability of divorce or
separation remains between 40% and 50%.
"The State of Our Unions also includes good news and bad news on
the marriage front. The good news: for the college-educated minority
of the American population, marriage appears to have gotten stronger
in recent years. The bad news: for everyone else, marriage continues
to get weaker. The “marriage gap” is generating a society of greater
inequality, the report notes. “America is becoming a nation divided
not only by education and income levels but by unequal family structures.” The
National Marriage Project from The State of Our Unions, 2006
The Internet And Dating
Where do couples find each other? How do couples meet? Presumably, the old fashioned
way of meeting still goes on, but now online dating is, gasp, mainstream.
many people who met online and they are not afraid or ashamed to say so. (Unless
it goes badly). For better or worse, online dating seems like it is here to
stay. And online dating sites are springing up like mushrooms (as are it seems,
background checking services).
Not only are there dozens of matchmaking sites, they are becoming more and more
targeted to specific subcultures of American Society. Tired of struggling with
the question of when to reveal that you have children? Avoid it all together by
joining a matchmaking site specializing in single parent dating!
Want to marry a rich man? Screen out the poets and the paupers and stick to men who make over $100K
Let's look at a few!
Description & Features
1 Month Cost
Launched by Match.com in February 2006, Chemistry.com
was created to bring together independent-thinking, confident,
diverse singles that are serious about finding a meaningful
Based on the research of renowned biological anthropologist
Dr. Helen Fisher, Chemistry.com uses a proprietary test to
predict which two people are most likely to experience a
life-changing jolt of chemistry. This approach, combined with
its "come as you are" philosophy and private matching technique,
makes Chemistry.com the ideal place to find the relationship
that is right for each individual, whether it’s marriage,
romance, a partnership or a long-term commitment.
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**Free Compatibility Profile
**2 months FREE with a 2 month subscription purchase.
**The real question is whether you trust a doctor named
Perfectmatch Factoid: While
members on casual dating sites traditionally purchase one month
memberships; 85% of memberships sold on Perfectmatch are for two
- six months!
(2 months is only $5 more. Use the special offer...even
Casual Dating Site
Free Services Flirt with a free Icebreaker message
Yahoo Relationship Test
Yahoo Personality & Love Style Test
Create a Yahoo Profile
Search for great people
I have been working through some of the eHarmony marriage
services, (although it is taking me longer than I expected, but
I am documenting my findings in a
review of eHarmony
For those looking for a serious relationship. You may not
even sign up unless you are single...not just separated. Either
never been married, or officially divorced. eHarmony has an
extensive personality profile (7 pages long!) and compatibility profile. Free Services
** Free Personality Profile ** FREE Compatibility Profile
** Pre-marital program - provides advice for engaged
couples (I highly recommend doing something like this!)
** "Marriage Wellness" program - how to keep your
marriage on track.
** Problem Marriages - gives you an action plan on
how to solve problems in your marriage.
Lavalife.com is a worldwide leader in online
dating. Tens of thousands of new members sign up every week,
adding to a member base of over 17 million. If you are
interested in being on board for this huge opportunity, then
it’s important that you know what Lavalife.com is all
about and what makes it uniquely successful as a dating site.
How does it work?
Firstly, registration is always free. And it’s easy! You can
create a free profile that expresses who you are and what you
are looking for in just a few minutes. At Lavalife, we
understand that everyone is seeking something different. This is
why we offer three communities: Dating, Relationship, and
From there, you can browse thousands of local profiles; send
FREE Smiles to show interest in other members; communicate via
Instant Message and e-mail; and more.
As of last year, premium membership follows a competitive
monthly subscription format which allows unlimited access to all
Lavalife’s online dating tools such as sending E-mails,
Instant Messages, and seeing who has viewed your profile.
Canada $29.99 per month
(prices in CAD)
$29.99 per month
(prices in USD)
Australia $34.95 per month
(prices in AUS)
Since 2002, Sugardaddie.com has been delivering a higher
grade of dating service to its members.
We are the first to
deliver such a concept and are without question, the leading
site of its kind. Having been featured on The Dr Phil Show
twice, The Richard & Judy Show in the UK and the WB 11 WPIX
news, we are the most well known and recognized brand for Sugar
daddy and Millionaire dating.
Our member base quality is
exceptional and we boast millionaires, models and professional
businessmen and women who welcome our quality approach to modern
Access Hollywood - In celebration of Father's Day last week,
Perfectmatch.com conducted a poll for the
"Hottest Single Celebrity Dad".
Results have been tabulated. From "S.W.A.T." to "Miami Vice,"
Colin Farrell took first place besting fellow actor Jamie Foxx (second),
Cardinals quarterback Matt Leinart (third) and Yankees infielder Alex
Cosmopolitan Magazine - In the June
issue, Perfectmatch is featured in the article, "Recession-Proof Your Love,"
about maintaining your relationship during a recession. Cosmopolitan
highlights Perfectmatch's leading role in increasing business during these
"Dating Guide" Update - Coming off of last month's
successful rollout of the Dating Guide, Chief Relationship Expert, Dr.
Pepper Schwartz, has launched a collection of "Summer Date Ideas" on
In bridal fashion, not only is the gown important, but so are the accessories. The hottest current trend is big and bold when it comes to bridal jewelry.
Glamorous and shimmering chandelier earrings complement a sleek and and simple gown design allowing for the jewelry to take center stage.
Dangling pieces of diamonds and pearls emphasize a bride's beauty.
Earrings aren't the only accessory going big. Bridal designers are
dressing their models up with dramatically elaborate necklaces that
add the perfect amount of glamour to accompany the style of the dress.
Glimmering chokers and cascading pendants are a hot item this
season in the fashion industry.
Are Diamonds Still
A Girl's Best Friend?
2007 Valentine's Day Ad.