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15 reasons to date a surfer

15 Reasons to Date a Surfer

No doubt surfers have a certain mystique. They have a laid-back vibe and a hang-loose approach to life. Plus they look super hip carrying their surfboard down to the water and paddling out to ride the next set of waves. If you date a surfer, you’ll find many more cool qualities besides a casual, carefree […]

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winter date ideas

6 Dating Ideas for a Snowstorm

Are you about to be snowbound? People are panicking and filling up their pantries with food and water for a big blizzard. #Snowmageddon is heading to the east coast with record anticipated snowfall from New York to Boston. Before mass transit ceases to a halt, singles that filled their date cards are probably wondering whether […]

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guys paying for dinner dates advice

Why Guys Should Pay for Dinner

“Really, that’s just not fair. I always pay my share the first time I meet a man.” ‘Janine’ said this after I suggested waiting for the man to pay for dates, and then paying her part only if he indicated he wanted her to. And not dating him again if indeed, that’s what he wanted. It’s […]

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good boyfriend material or not

5 Signs Your Boyfriend Will Make a Good Husband (or Not!)

When relationships start out, it’s easy to fall head over heels right away, thinking maybe he’s “the one.” This phase, however, is not the ideal time to start planning a future together — especially because you’re only seeing the very best version of your partner. If you allow yourself to get blinded by this fantasy, […]

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dealwithabreakup

Dangerous Liaisons: How 2 Simple Requirements Will Guard Against Abusers

Have you been told you’re too picky? Those were the words that resulted in a thousand chocolate-bar wrappers when I was searching for a mate. Some told me I would never find what I wanted; I needed to settle, or I’d be single forever. Yet in my experience, most people’s standards aren’t too high; they’re too low. […]

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thingsyoudonttexttoyourex

Ten Things to Never Text to Your Ex

Maybe you need to ask your ex something. Maybe she still has your stuff. Maybe his dad is ill and you want to check in. Before you text an ex, try to honor a month-long “no contact rule” first. When you do send that first text, accept that you may not get a response — or […]

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15 reasons to date a martial artist

15 Reasons to Date a Martial Artist

The martial arts have been around for centuries and are thriving more than ever. Some people are drawn to the spectacle of televised mixed martial arts (MMA), with its bone-crushing grudge matches. But the majority of martial arts emphasize self-defense, physical dexterity, mental focus, and the connection between mind, body, and spirit. From taekwondo to […]

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date ideas

4 Date Ideas That Give Back

December is usually the busiest time of year for young professionals — from work holiday parties to traveling to see family, it can be hard to squeeze in time for dating, too. While it might not seem like the ideal time to start a new relationship, it is a great time to get a sense […]

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15 reasons to date a fisherman

15 Reasons to Date a Fisherman

The standard joke about fishermen is that they exaggerate the size of their last catch. Sure, there are people eager to brag about their latest angling conquest or complain about the size of the one that got away. But devoted fishermen don’t do it for bragging rights. They take a Zen-like approach, enjoying the serenity, philosophizing […]

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The Biggest Dating Dos and Don’ts from Our Favorite Horror Films

If you’re prepping for a first date this Halloween, keep in mind the dating wisdom offered by these classic horror movies. 1. Dating Do: Behave yourself. It’s a general rule that good girls survive. Act accordingly. 2. Dating Don’t: Get drunk. Drunk characters end up playing the fools and victims in horror flicks. You don’t want to […]

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