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  • 8 Ways Women Can Help Resurrect A Healthy Dating Culture

    10/09/2019 9:05:48 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 87 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 10/09/2019 | Suzanne Venker
    Too many women waste years of their lives hoping they can talk a boyfriend into marriage. Women who master the eight dating rules don’t have to. In the 1950s, that oft-ridiculed era when women all over the country were purportedly miserable, marriage proposals were so common women had to turn down several potential husbands before deciding on the right one.That was certainly the case for my mother, who was born in 1930. As a young girl, I found countless love letters from Charlie, George, Frank—and others whose names I can’t recall—that all contained marriage proposals. They were stored in my...
  • Women are less likely to wear high heels if they are going on a date with an ugly man [tr]

    09/13/2019 8:45:37 AM PDT · by C19fan · 69 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | September 13, 2019 | Stephen Matthews
    Women are less likely to don high heels if they are going on a date with a man they think is ugly, a controversial study has found. Scientists quizzed 292 female university students, who were all straight, about how often they wear stilettos or other types of the shoe. The volunteers were asked if they would wear high heels or a flat sole shoe if they went on a date with two men plucked from Google Images. One of them was considered to be very attractive by a panel of 14 separate women, the other was deemed to be the...
  • America facing shortage of ‘economically attractive’ unmarried men, study says

    09/12/2019 8:18:01 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 139 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 09/12/2019 | Leonardo Blair
    America is facing a significant shortage of highly educated “economically attractive” unmarried men who earn at least $53,000 and have a college degree. And the situation could result in unmarried women remaining unmarried or marrying less well-suited partners, a study says.That’s the conclusion reached by researchers Daniel T. Lichter of Cornell University, Joseph P. Price of Brigham Young University, and Jeffrey M. Swigert of Southern Utah University in their study, Mismatches in the Marriage Market, published this month in the Journal of Family and Marriage.The results of the study were based on comparisons between real data on unmarried men and...
  • I’m still glad I kissed dating goodbye; Despite the falling away of author Josh Harris

    08/19/2019 8:08:04 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 116 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 08/19/2019 | Candice Gage
    Early last week found me getting a check-up for the first time in more than a decade. With medical professionals in my family, I can too easily put off those preventative appointments. So, I sat in the olive-green vinyl chair, the sort that populate doctors’ offices across the country. I felt a bit sheepish, like I’d been getting away with something by not going to the doctor for so long. The nurse took my vitals. The doctor asked the routine questions. What medications am I on? None. Do I have any allergies? No. Am I sexually active? No. Have I...
  • A letter to Josh Harris. By Michael Farris

    08/03/2019 1:58:11 PM PDT · by fishtank · 15 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 7-28-2019 | Michael Farris
    Josh, My first memory of you was in Olympia, Washington standing in my driveway as a grinning kid when you were about nine years old. I saw you many times as your dad and I spoke at many conferences over the years. How can I forget that meeting in the lobby of a hotel in Rochester, New York when you told me you had signed a book deal for “I Kissed Dating Goodbye”? I told you it was a bad title and wouldn’t sell. Of course, it outsold everything I have ever written by a wide margin. The last time...
  • Why are Chinese men looking for wives in Vyatka (Russia)

    07/08/2019 8:05:27 AM PDT · by AdmSmith · 49 replies
    Yandex Zen ^ | 01JUL2019 | Alexander Utemov
    Our country is being colonized by the Chinese. I will explain with the example of Kotelnich, the southern city of the Kirov region (Vyatka). Fifteen years ago, the Chinese began to come here, young (20-30 years old) healthy and ideologically stable. They came alone, without children and women, but with money in cash. The goal of the arrivals were not to "help the starving relatives in China", but to find a Russian woman who was ready to marry him. What did he get after that? Russian citizenship and 4 million yuan from China. Yes, he took the Russian woman -...
  • Christian women can’t find good men to marry: ‘There just aren’t any’

    07/02/2019 1:40:33 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 330 replies
    Life Site News ^ | May 2, 2019 | Anna Hitchings
    May 2, 2019 (The Catholic Weekly) – We are living in a unique time in history. Never has politics been so polarised, never has mainstream society come so near to amorality (although Nero’s Rome came close), and never has it been so difficult for a woman to find a good man. The latter is, I’ll admit, a bold claim but allow me to elaborate. We constantly bemoan the state of society, the youth, universities, the media, et al, which seem to be collectively falling into ever deeper rabbit holes of noxious regressive ideas, behaviours and policies. Religious affiliation and church...
  • For Devout Single Christians: Should My Boyfriend and I Travel Alone?

    06/13/2019 8:56:39 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 32 replies
    Desiring God ^ | 06/13/2019 | John Piper
    Audio Transcript Is it wise for a girlfriend and boyfriend to travel together? Stay in the same hotel? Should they? It’s a question we get regularly. And this time from a young woman. “Hello, Pastor John. My boyfriend and I plan to leave in three weeks for a trip we scheduled five months ago. My mother said she fears for us and for the temptations that could arise during the trip. I have assured her that while we have fallen into temptation in the past, we have desperately sought God and other Christian counsel to confront that pattern, and that...
  • Charlize Theron says she’s ‘shockingly’ single: ‘Somebody just needs to grow a pair and step up’

    04/07/2019 2:23:47 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 174 replies
    FOX News ^ | April 6, 2019 | Kathleen Joyce and Mariah Haas
    Academy Award-winning actress Charlize Theron said she’s “shockingly available” and would like somebody to “step up” and date her. Theron, 43, opened up about her dating life to “Entertainment Tonight” while promoting her latest film “Long Shot” with co-star Seth Rogen. "I've been single for 10 years, it's not a long shot,” Theron said of “someone courting her.” “Somebody just needs to grow a pair and step up. I'm shockingly available." Rogen added, “She’s out there!” “I’ve made it very clear,” Theron replied.
  • Percent of Americans not having sex reaches record high

    03/29/2019 11:42:19 AM PDT · by Drew68 · 99 replies
    The Hill ^ | 3/29/19 | Brooke Seipel
    The number of U.S. adults not having sex has reached a record high, according to a Washington Post analysis of data from the General Social Survey. Twenty-three percent of respondents, or nearly 1 in 4, reported having no sex in the past year, according to the Post. More than 30 percent of adults reported having monthly sex and nearly 40 percent reported having sex weekly or more. Young men between 18 and 30 years of age saw one of the biggest declines in sexual activity, with 28 percent saying they had no sex over the last year. The same data...
  • Where do most Christian singles live?

    02/15/2019 1:41:00 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 6 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 02/15/2019 | Brandon Showalter
    Which U.S. cities do the majority of Christian singles call home?The majority of Christian singles tend to dwell in large East Coast cities, according to Barna. In a study released this week, researchers unpacked how much the dating and relationship landscape has changed in the U.S. Barna has consistently tracked for many years the relationship status of practicing Christians — defined as those who attend a religious service at least once a month, self-identify as Christian, and say their faith is important to them."The country’s largest city, New York, New York, tops the list at 32 percent, followed closely by...
  • A Message to Young Women from a Career Woman

    11/27/2018 6:08:59 AM PST · by Kaslin · 181 replies ^ | November 27, 2018 | Dennis Prager
    Every Wednesday, the second hour of my national radio show is the "Male/Female Hour." A few weeks ago, a woman named Jennifer called in. For reasons of space, I have somewhat shortened her comments. Every young woman should read them. This is precisely what she said: "Dennis, I want to get right to it. I'm 50 years old with four college degrees. I was raised by a feminist mother with no father in the home. My mother told me get an education to the maximum level so that you can get out in the world, make a lot of money....
  • White people prefer white people on dating apps — but that could be changed, study says

    10/11/2018 12:50:28 PM PDT · by Gamecock · 181 replies
    Kansas City Star ^ | October 02, 2018 | JOSH MAGNESS
    Dating applications can allow users to fall into their own racial biases while searching for a partner, a new study says. But in their study, researchers from schools like Cornell University say the “sexual racism” that plagues apps like Grindr, Tinder and Bumble can be stamped out with a few simple changes. The end goal, the study says, is to promote more diverse pairings on the dating sites. Jevan Hutson, lead author of the study, said in a press release from Cornell University that “it’s really an unprecedented time for dating and meeting online” — which requires a more thorough...
  • The dating swamp: How finding love in DC may be impossible for young Trump and GOP staffers

    07/22/2018 3:29:11 AM PDT · by Libloather · 127 replies
    Fox News ^ | 7/21/18 | Barnini Chakraborty
    Trying to find love in D.C. can be tricky. If you’re a young Trump administration staffer, it might be near impossible. GOP employees and other right-wingers have been complaining that dating in one of the most Democratic cities in America is a political minefield. They’ve been called out, flipped off and told they are personally responsible for the death of democracy. One 29-year-old lobbyist told Fox News that learning to date in a Trump world is “absolutely insane.” “It’s getting so bad,” the lobbyist, who asked to remain anonymous because she works with the administration, said.
  • Woman met man on ‘Farmers Only’ then killed him: cops

    06/29/2018 6:17:33 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 39 replies
    New York Post ^ | June 28, 2018 | Jackie Salo
    A North Carolina woman allegedly shot and killed a man she met through dating site “Farmers Only” after their relationship ended, according to officials. Sheri Williams Jones, 57, turned herself in Monday at the Cumberland County Detention Center in the 2015 murder of 61-year-old Clarence Smith, according to the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office. The sheriff’s office didn’t say why it took three years for Jones to be charged for the shooting, which she claimed at the time was in “self-defense.”
  • Don't stop dating other men until your boyfriend proposes, says self-styled 'Get the Ring' [tr]

    03/23/2018 6:36:41 AM PDT · by C19fan · 191 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | March 23, 2018 | Siofra Brennan
    A relationship expert who describes herself as the 'Get the Ring Coach' has revealed why women looking for marriage should refuse to date men on an exclusive basis - until they propose. Love and Relationship Coach Sami Wunder, who is based between the UK and Germany, used the same trick herself when she first met Chris, now her husband, by refusing to stop dating other people until he popped the question. Nine months later he did and now they have been happily married for five years and have a son, while Sami has been responsible for 95 proposals in two...
  • Why More Men Than Ever View Marriage as a Bad Deal

    03/10/2018 7:18:24 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 429 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 03/09/2018 | John Hawkins
    Over the last few decades, we’ve seen a revolutionary change in the way marriage works in America. In your great-grandparents’ heyday, relationships were more about raising a family and making a living than love. That doesn’t mean there wasn’t any love involved; it just means the motivations were often a little different than they are today. Women wanted to get out from under the same roof as their parents and have kids. When a woman found a decent man who treated her well and seemed like he could provide for her and her children, that was often enough of a...
  • Women are giving guys 'man-gagement' rings — a move that holds major significance

    03/07/2018 11:37:02 AM PST · by C19fan · 58 replies
    Yahoo ^ | March 6, 2018 | Maggie Parker
    Ed Sheeran has been wearing a ring on THAT finger, but it’s not what you think it is. It’s simply a “man-gagement” ring. People noticed the wedding band-style accessory about two weeks ago, and he has since addressed it. “I never saw why men didn’t wear engagement rings,” Sheeran, 27, told British talk show Lorraine. “Cherry made it for me herself out of silver clay,” he said of his new ring, which was handcrafted by his fiancée, Cherry Seaborn. “I really like it.” Nothing’s changed since he proposed: “We didn’t get secretly married, no,” he clarified on Australia’s The Kyle...
  • Why Single Fathers Die Early or Have Higher Risk of Death

    02/19/2018 1:31:24 PM PST · by Armen Hareyan · 50 replies
    eMaxHealth ^ | Feb. 19, 2018 | Lena Kirakosyan
    <p>The risk of dying prematurely is more than doubled for single fathers compared to single mothers or fathers who are in a relationship. This is the result of a study done in Canada and published on February 15 by The Lancet Public Health.</p>
  • MAKE DATING GREAT AGAIN: Dating Site For Trump Supporters Officially Launches

    02/17/2018 7:05:59 PM PST · by Beave Meister · 38 replies
    Trump.Dating is a new, full-service online dating site aimed specifically at draining the dating swamp by providing out-and-proud Trump supporters with a place to connect with like-minded people. It officially its virtual doors this week to all America-first individuals looking for love. Based on the overwhelming empirical evidence that like-minded people have a far better chance at success in a relationship today, Trump.Dating was made by patriots, for patriots, passionate about putting America first in their future. “Political leanings are part of each and every person’s foundation,” said Sean McGrossier, founder and owner of Trump.Dating. “Every Trump supporter in America...