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Why Online Dating Sites Actually Work

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A large number of people have tried using online dating sites and they have been successful in finding someone that they can have a relationship with. There seems to be some kind of apprehension associated with the use of these sites because some people think that only inadequate individuals who are unable to interact with people in the real world would ever decide to use this kind of service. This could not be further from the truth and there are thousands of people who are educated and have professional and lucrative careers, but they simply don’t have the time they need in order to be able to date someone. They don’t have the time to be getting involved in relationships with people that they hardly know and they certainly feel like they are not going to have the time to be going to clubs all night just so that they can try to meet someone. There is also that awkward phase when people are trying to meet someone new and they find out that the person they met is not really compatible with them. It can be very difficult to simply tell this person that you are no longer interested in dating them and that is the beauty of using online dating sites. You won’t have to go through that awkward process of finding someone who might actually be interested in the same things you care about and the same things you like. This is the reason why online dating has now turned into a much better way for anyone to be able to start dating successfully. It saves you a lot of time and this is particularly important if you happen to have a job that will make it very hard for you to be spending a large amount of time in the dating scene. There are more professionals all over the world who are opting for the use of dating sites because they provide a much better way for anyone to be able to communicate with other people and get to know if they would actually be interested in meeting them in person. Dating sites allow you to create a profile that will display all the basics about you as well as the basics about the other people that are members of the site. This is the kind of advantage that will make it much easier for likeminded people to contact you and you will avoid all of those terrible moments when you meet someone that is too different from you and has views about life that are way to different from yours.  Online dating sites really do make things more practical for the modern world and that is the reason why we strongly recommend that anyone who is looking for people to date, considers the use of the best online dating sites in order to get the best results. You won’t even have to way for this since there are totally free dating sites out there that […]

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So, you’ve bagged a date with the person of your dreams – how exciting! Now that you’ve come down from Cloud Nine and the reality that you’ll actually have to attend a first date with this person is now setting in, you are becoming increasingly nervous – and rightly so. Check out relationship advice about what not to do on your next first date. Because you never have a second chance to make a good first impression, you want to ensure that you put your very best foot forward on your first date. But what are the things that you need to avoid do to ensure that you don’t mess up your first date? Well, first and foremost, never, and I repeat, never insult your date! If you are a straightforward kind of person and your honest comments are sometimes construed as insults, you may want to tread on eggshells during your first date. Trust us, it will be worth it! Another obvious no-no (which some people out there still get wrong, believe or not) is bringing a friend. This will totally kill the romantic vibe and any chances of a second date, so just don’t do it. Deciding on what you are comfortable talking about or not is a personal choice but you should always avoid getting into any kind of discussion about politics as you never know what your date’s stance on the issue is. The same goes on the topic of professions. You may be aware that he is an engineer but if you start ripping lawyers to pieces, only to discover that his beloved father is one, you may find yourself in quite a predicament. The key to discussion topics on a first date is to play it safe. You don’t need to discuss the weather but try to keep it neutral. While it is a great idea to ask your date questions in order to get to know him or her better, don’t interview him as you would a job candidate. This is a major put-off and will make you seem too highly strung. This may be rather an awkward topic, but try not to order anything with garlic or parsley in it. No one likes pongy garlic breath, and don’t embarrass yourself by having a stalk of parsley stuck between your front teeth. Not a good look. Worse still than embarrassing yourself as far as food goes is making a fool out of yourself by getting drunk. Yes, first dates are really stressful and it is okay to have a drink or two but don’t overdo it because you may find yourself not even remembering your first date! It’s great to try and look sexy for your date but don’t overdo it. Wearing an outfit that is too revealing will give the wrong impression so rather tone it down a few notches. First dates can be the beginning of an exciting and even lifelong relationship. Even if it isn’t, taking the above into account, […]

How to Meet Girls-Speed Dating – Yes or No?

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So you’re single and want to know how to meet girls without wasting a lot of time on things that don’t work.  Meeting your ideal mate can be hard, especially if you live in a big city or town and find that there is a serious lack of decent, eligible singles to be found at the places you frequent. Approaching someone at a bar can be awkward and downright embarrassing and some people have just given up on meeting someone in this way. So, apart from online dating (which is another viable alternative), is there another way to meet someone in your city? If you have never considered speed dating, you should definitely do so! Don’t worry, it is not as intimidating as it sounds and is actually a whole lot of fun. Speed dating has gained in popularity over the years since it was first invented in the late nineties for the Jewish dating scene. It is actually a fantastic way to meet normal, decent singles just like yourself and you can even participate in a speed dating even with a bunch of friends. Speed dating events are normally aimed at a specific group of individuals, such as a specific age group, gay men, Christians, transgenders and more. Advance registration is essential which allows organizers to take down all your details to share with potential suitors (with your permission, of course!) later on. When the speed dating event begins, men and women are rotated so that they all have the chance to meet one another. The meetings are considered as short “dates” and last approximately three to eight minutes, depending on the event. At the end of the event, both the men and the women can decide who they want to share their contact details with. If there is a match, the organizers will forward the contact details to both parties and things can evolve from there. Speed dating has many advantages in that only a few hours are invested and that it is likely that one will have at least one match from the evening. Also, it is much less pressurized than trying to meet someone in a club or a bar as the environment is very structured and organized. Everyone is in the same boat and therefore no one has to feel out of place. There is also no need to feel under pressure to walk up to someone you like the look of and introduce yourself – with speed dating, you are automatically introduced! In addition, if you feel that, for some reason, you dislike someone, you can rest assured that you need only spend a maximum of ten minutes with them. This is unlike other situations where you may be stuck with a person unfairly monopolizing your time. It is difficult to think of any disadvantages to speed dating other than you may not meet anyone you have a connection with or you don’t receive any matches. However, if this happens it may be just […]

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Men aren’t all the same, so give them a shot! As simple as it would be to construct each conclusion you have in light of an ordeal you had with a gentleman or listen to your best fellow companion’s recommendation, not all men are the same. So despite the fact that these dating tips from men can be extremely useful, men are at last people. Give them a chance to show up and reveal to you the amount they’re intrigued! Let us share some great relationship advice specifically for women. Try not to let a man turn into the focal point of your universe. On the off chance that you make a man your entire life, he’s going to lose interest on the grounds that he will probably feel covered! Recollect that, he began to look all starry eyed at the dynamic “you” who has her own particular hobbies and interests who needed to make him a piece of your life, not the entire darn thing. Men are pulled in to certain ladies who get the idea of “association.” Interdependence obliges that you’re both free and that implies you make hallowed space for your relationship and in addition sacrosanct space for your work, interests and companions. Try not to lose the things that are most vital to you, and continue doing what you were doing before you began dating him: your Sunday morning yoga class, a yearly get-away with your school flat mates, and so on. A few men ARE perplexed about duty (so they may require somewhat more time than you to choose in case you’re the one). Regardless of the possibility that a fellow is relationship prepared, in the event that you raise on date three that you’re prepared for a relationship he’ll likely question whether you truly need to be involved with HIM or in case you’re prepared for an association with anybody. He’s going to think about how after two meals and one exhibition hall trip you definitely realize that you need him to be your sweetheart. We generally need you to welcome us in after a first date, yet we furtively trust you’ll say no. On the off chance that you need to demonstrate a man that you’re sweetheart material, don’t attach with him on the first date. It will most likely make him think about whether you would do the exceptionally same thing with each other Tom, Dick and Harry. Try not to call all of us the time. Give us a chance to call you. In case you’re reliably calling, messaging, messaging, and doing all the asking out, a man won’t need to lift a finger. Let the correspondence be adjusted. This is not to say that you can’t ever connect with a man you’re dating, yet give him a chance to do the asking out–at slightest in the early stages. In case you’re both inspired by one another, there will be a characteristic adjust in the measure of correspondence. In the event […]

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Meeting quality local singles can be tricky… but not if you know how. While in generations past many people married their high school or college sweetheart, now more than ever people are waiting longer to get married and settle down which means more partners and more creative ways of meeting the person that is right for you. Now this may require getting out of your comfort zone in order to meet someone, but if you meet the right person for you it will be worth it, plus you will have a great story of how you two first met. Here are five creative ways to meet your future soulmate. 1. Speed Date: While the thought of speed dating makes many people cringe as it is so unconventional, it is also very proficient. When you speed date you are going through many different potential dating candidates at once, rather than solely focusing on one at a time. It also allows you to safely figure out what exactly you desire in a partner. If you decide to speed date you can also get the contact information for a few people that you are interested in and explore the relationship further. 2. Go Somewhere New: Whether you are going on vacation with a group of friends or you are on a research trip for work, any time you are in a new place provides you with opportunities to meet your potential partner. Also when you go to a different city or even country, it gives you a chance to challenge yourself and live in the moment. This attitude allows someone to get to know you on a deeper level, providing a better connection. 3.  At a convention: Conventions can be work related, but many have to do with particular interest groups. Find a convention for an area of interest that you are passionate about and sign up for tickets. During the weekend you are likely to meet many new friends and potentially a new partner. Ideally you will want to sign up for a local convention, so that you are not starting out in a long distance relationship. Here are some areas of interests that host conventions to give you an idea of what to look for: writing, video games, entrepreneurship, health and wellness, music, the arts.   4. At a festival: Festivals are a fun and relaxed environment, making it a great place to meet someone new. Many areas host several local festivals each summer from music to heritage festivals. Best of all the entrance fee is usually pretty inexpensive and they usually have great food. Be sure to sign up for some contests or activities that will allow you to meet more people. Plus the long lines for attractions give you the perfect opportunity to strike up conversation with the cute stranger next to you.   5. At a Bookstore or Library: Many bookstores have cafes attached to them now, allowing you to sit down with your new book and a […]

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So, you’ve been single for a while now.  Fed up of meeting the wrong type of men in bars, at work, or in this day and age online.  I’ve been through it all and had some dating disasters.  But now I’ve figured it out.  Here are my top 8 tips to meeting the perfect partner using online dating. Making a wish list.  It’s all about deciding what you want and what you are looking for in a partner.  Be specific in your ideas, instead of saying you want to meet someone who wants kids. You would say I want to meet someone who wants two kids, about 4 years apart, and would consider medical help if needed.  The idea behind making the wish list is making sure you are defining what you want from your partner.  Getting online.  The idea is that you pick a few websites to use.  To start with you could try using some the more reputable free dating websites.  Two or three dating websites should be ok to get you out there again. Your profile, keep it short.  When writing your profile it is always best to keep it short and sweet. Keep it to the point, without using too much detail.  The more intriguing you sound, the more likely they are to want to find out more about you. Curiosity.  This again relates back to your dating profile.  It’s about offering just enough information to grab their interest, this is the same process you go through when meeting someone new in person.  You offer just enough information, so they want to get to know you a little better. Trying to be funny.  The trouble with trying to sound funny in print is sometimes it doesn’t come across as well as when you are talking to your mates.  It’s the same principle with sarcasm.  Sometimes sarcasm written down in print can just come across mean or angry.  Trying reading it out loud to yourself, and if it doesn’t sound funny out loud, it most probably best not to use it. Being selective.  It’s always good on your dating profile to give some of your likes and dislikes, but bear in mind this doesn’t mean you have to go into specifics about things, which ultimately aren’t really that important. Optimistic language.  Using words such as happy and fun, got more attention than those that didn’t. On the dating website you can write about things that really excites you and that you love to do.  Always read it back and ask yourself this question when reading back your profile; would you date you? Marketing you.  Try not to use really old photos of yourself and copy them from dating site to dating site.  You have to remember who your audience is and what is likely to hook them in and attract them to you.  So using new photos and different photos on dating websites will hopefully help you find you perfect online dating partner.  

Date Advice- Taking Her Out On A Budget

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You don’t have to be a baller or rich as Rockefeller to take a someone on a fun date. Here’s some great date advice and ideas to take someone out on a budget. Do you find yourself in that awkward situation where you are strapped for cash but also dating? Especially if you’re a man (as the male is still generally expected to pay for dates), this can be extremely stressful but not if you exercise a little creativity and do a bit of research! Forget the tradition of dinner followed by a movie because if you are already on a budget, this can seriously break the bank. Dating on a budget can actually be more fun than run-of-the-mill dating if you put your mind to it. Have a look at some of the ideas that we have come up with. Dating need not cost a fortune to be successful! The first step is to determine what both your interests are. If you both like outdoor sports, for example, why not meet one Saturday morning and head out for a refreshing hike? This costs nothing but quality time together and perhaps a packed lunch to eat halfway. Are you gamers? Great! Why not make an evening of it and have a gaming session together? This is a fantastic way to spend time together, especially if it’s raining outside. If you’re lovers of culture, history or science, check out your local museums but do some research first to find out when they have discounted rates or free days. These are brilliant opportunities to soak up some knowledge and to do something entirely different whilst spending time with your significant other at the same time. If you live near a beach and the weather is good, make a day of it! Load up the car with a blanket and a picnic lunch and lounge around on the beach, make sandcastles and swim in the ocean. Sounds ideal and it costs almost nothing! Alternatively, if it’s winter and you love winter sports, such as skiing, snow boarding or ice skating, make an outing of it and relax afterwards with some delicious hot chocolate to warm you up. Don’t forget your pets whilst dating. If you both have dogs, why not introduce them to each other by taking them out for a walk together in the park? This is a great way to exercise, get out in the fresh air and bond. Being strapped for cash is never easy but why not think of those less fortunate than yourself by volunteering with a charity? Decide on a charity that you are both passionate about and volunteer your services with them for a day or an evening. Whether it’s at an animal shelter or a soup kitchen, you’ll feel so much better about your situation if you help others. If you love both love cooking, this is a great way to spend time together. Shop around for the ingredients for the meal beforehand and then […]

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Anxiety is a natural aspect of our life. As a matter of fact, each one of us suffers from some or the other type of worry at every point of life. This worry leads to a stressful and frustrating situation which ultimately gives birth to anxiety. The same is even seen when singles decide to go for their first date! Though the entire idea of going on a first day might sound like an incredible idea, but when the day arises it soon turns out to be a chaos making you prone to high level of anxiety. So, what exactly should be done to fight against these possible causes of anxiety? What are the right methods that should be adapted to make sure you get rid of your anxiety and make the best out of your date at the same time? The answer lies only here! #1- Confidence This might sound pretty obvious; lack of confidence is just like a loophole for anxiety. However, the trick here is to focus on those vital things that will help you in achieving self-confidence. When you are going for your first date then the first thing that you would need is a great outfit. Having a perfect one is always important as this will help you in gaining that spark of confidence, which will vanish those anxiety nerves in no time. Here, perfect does not mean a beautiful dress, or something that looked flawless on your friend rather than that a perfect dress is something that looks good on you. A dress that holds precise measurements and is best suited for your body type allowing you to look your best! #2- Exercise, Yoga and Sleep Suffering from anxiety, especially for your first date is perfectly alright! Never ever panic about it, but the way you handle this anxiety is something that makes the difference. Try to practice a proper exercise or yoga regime that will help you to clam your nerves down. In fact, it’s scientifically proven that the endorphins released in the brain because of exercise and yoga helps in relaxation and thus rejuvenates your mind. At last, balance this two tools with adequate sleep of 7-8 hours a day. #3- Be Optimistic Being positive is an amazing way to tackle those anxiety nerves in a proficient manner. Accept the positivity and think how perfect your first date can be. A fun way is to practice a few situations in-front of the mirror like “Hey my name is Alex”, “How are you?” These are few things will actually help you in adapting with the situation ensuring you to realize that it’s just a simple date, which holds the possibility of getting a life partner. #4- Your Date Is As Nervous As You Are Never freak out thinking that you are going to make a fool out of yourself on your first date! Always remember that even your date holds the same fear and nervousness as you do. Just keep clam and try […]

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So that big day is coming! Many guy think they know what they’re doing but actually have no idea how to talk to girls the right way. Your first date with someone new. Whether you have been dating regularly or are just getting back in the game there are some things you just shouldn’t talk about on the first date for fear of the other person running out in the middle of desert scared of you. Talk about your future This one should go without saying but for some people it needs saying. It’s fine to talk about your next date if it seems the person is interested. There are some things though such as your wedding and what your kids will look like should go unsaid. If you are really interested in the person it’s okay to think about it, it just shouldn’t be said. Only talk about yourself Talking about your career or the major factors of your life is fine, just don’t only talk about you. You want the other person to feel like you’re interested in them. Not that you are more interested in yourself than anyone else. Ask your date questions about them Talk about only your good qualities It’s important to not just talk about your fantastic qualities but also a bit about your lesser qualities. Don’t if course go into all your terrible qualities but it’s okay to talk about your quirks. Insult them This one also goes without saying but it’s important to keep in mind that you might not notice your insulting someone. This means that if the person doesn’t pronounce something on the menu or says something not so smart you don’t make a bit deal about it. At this point you don’t know what makes the person tick so making a big deal or joking about them is off the table. Some people get insulted by things that you may not, it’s important to take note of this and be careful, that way you don’t hurt their feelings on accident. This is possibly one of the most important and sometimes people forget to mention this one. But you should never talk about your previous relationships. While you may feel like you are simply explaining why you are dating new people you date might see it as your not completely over your ex. Dating is extremely hard if you are not used to it, so it’s important to know a bit about what you should say and shouldn’t say, you don’t want to give off the wrong impression so that is why we wrote out 6 things not to talk about on your first date. Wait until you actually know the person well before jumping into these conversations. What’s  More important than anything on this list though is that you have fun and don’t be anyone who is not you. If you feel like talking about your future kids is just how you are it’s better for the person to […]

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Online dating is becoming very popular these days and it is taking the Internet world by storm. There are many advantages of online dating which couples all over the world have started to feel. Many free dating sites offer online dating opportunity. First of all, you can come to know the person with whom you enjoy talking the most. You can get an idea of the person on how he feels, how he or she thinks and many other aspects which count a lot in a relationship. So, it can be seen that you have fallen in love with the real person, but not with his outward appearances. Online dating also helps you to save a lot of money. While going out for a real life date, there are some costs involved. Some expense on travelling and then a meal for two or two movie tickets can be avoided in online dating. While you are into online dating, you are much more relaxed and can communicate more as the way you are since the person is not sitting in front of you. If you find that you are not reaching that comfort level with the date, then you can back out without the embarrassment of a real life date. After communicating for some time, when you go out to meet him or her for the first time, it will be a wonderful first date. Since you have established a minimum level of comfort, you can start thinking of taking the relationship to the next level.