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Dating Game for Wannabe Skilled Immigrants

By Shane Joseph, published on Jan 5, 2013

...date each other, one side of me was heartened and the other side petrified.

I was heartened, because when I came to this country a quarter century ago under the category of “skilled worker,” lured by the first world, “Brand Canada” lifestyle that was on tap, there were no such dating sites. All the Canadian High Commission in my native homeland had to work from was an outdated, typed list of required skills, among them, Undertaker and Sales Representative. Well, as I have a slight problem working with dead bodies, I qualified as a sales representative. When I arrived here,... (more)

Tags: dating, business, canada, government, immigrant, training, sales, site, foreign, canadian, re-training, representative, skilled, skills, worker.

Sexting, Cheating, and Relationship Contracts

By Ely North, published on Dec 9, 2012

Dear Ely,

Am I a naughty girl? I’m with a new boyfriend, but I still have contact with my ex-boyfriend. Not physical contact, but technological. A few weeks ago, out of the blue, my ex texted me a naked picture of himself. I figured he sent it to me by mistake, so I ignored it. Then the next day he did it again, then again the day after that. I didn’t ask him to stop. My ex is well endowed (that means he has a big penis!) so I enjoyed receiving the pics. In fact, I was so turned on that I started sending him naked pictures of myself in return. Now we’re sexting and trading... (more)

Tags: dating, cheating, relationship, sexting, social contract, contract

Is Marriage an Obsolete Concept?

By dchaitanya, published on Jul 16, 2012

...believe that marriage thoroughly hinders their physical movements and restricts their freedom of thought and do not want to mortguage their unrestrained freedom of movements for the institution of marriage.

Even in traditional societies like India, now a days educated young women prefer dating, live in relations, or temporary physical relations for amusement, instead of being capitive in life long marriage. This is apparent if you see the ‘dating’ and ‘singles’ portals, where millions of employed urban educated women seeking relationships with men for temporary economic... (more)

Tags: dating, domestic violence, feminism, social change, sociology, marriage and divorce, plato's communism of wives, women rights, illegal sex

Is It Love or Infatuation?

By Randy Mitchell, published on Jul 11, 2012

The question above is one we’ve all asked ourselves while making that occasional, sizzling eye contact. And it’s also the oldest both men and women have contemplated every time their heart skips that irreversible beat. God made us equipped to love another, to share that certain bond we feel with no one else. But is it love we have while stroking the others hand, or simply an infatuation, a physical response that goes no further than living in the moment when it happens?

Let’s start with some definitions:

Love is a strong feeling for another which lasts through time, and never... (more)

Tags: sex, marriage, love, dating, romance, passion, sexuality, randy mitchell, infatuation, courtship, romantic drama

Dangers of Getting Set Up on a Blind Date

By Annabelle Charbit, published on Apr 20, 2012

Even the most well intentioned friend or family member may accidentally introduce you to someone dangerous. After all how well do our friends and family know the object of the set up? If they knew them oh so well, then chances are we’d probably know them too. This is why it is advisable to treat every date with caution, whether it is someone you picked up in a bar or someone introduced to you by your mum.

The novel, A Life Lived Ridiculously, is a prime example of how a setup from a trusted source can go horribly wrong, after Maxine’s parents inadvertently set her up with a... (more)

Tags: dating, sociopath, dating a sociopath, blind date, blind date dangers, con artist, dating a con artist

Single and Never Married

By Randy Mitchell, published on Jan 18, 2012

A really good topic, don’t you think? Well, let’s start with some stats.

According to some of the latest reports, the amount of all men who never marry past the age of 44 is roughly 21%, for women it’s 15%. Our nations divorce rate is ever-changing, but Wikipedia states that the overall numbers in the 21st century have decreased compared to the 1990’s. In 2010, it was 48 % under the age of 18, 29% between 18-19, 29% between 20-24, and 24% over the age of 25. This draws opposition to the well-used statement that “over half of all marriages end in divorce.” Clearly, the numbers decline... (more)

Tags: sex, marriage, love, relationships, dating, intimacy, randy mitchell, single life, divorce rates

Ten ways to spot a sociopath (aka con-artist) on your first

By Annabelle Charbit, published on Jan 14, 2012

There are people in the world who don't care about love, and who feel no remorse, empathy or emotional attachment to others. They don't even know what these feeling are. These people are called sociopaths. Most people think of a sociopath as a deranged serial killer, but, with 4% of the population having the character traits of a sociopath, most sociopaths never physically harm anyone. Sociopaths do however ruin lives, empty bank accounts, and cause untold emotional trauma, using simply the fact that they don't care.

WHAT MAKES A SOCIOPATH?

The Absence of Feelings: Sociopaths... (more)

Tags: dating, valentines day, sociopath, psychopath, bad date

Ten Things You Can Do Right Now To Find Your Perfect Mate

By Simpanique, published on Jan 1, 2012

...have in your relationship. Vow not to get involved with anyone that doesn’t meet all five. Share your list with your closest friends, and make them swear to tell you the truth and hold you accountable if you get off-track.

4. Good job. Now, let’s get crystal clear about this “dating” thing.

If you want to avoid the deadly dating traps, focus on these Four Steps for Conscious Dating:

Step One: Scouting (find compatible people to meet – internet, through friends, getting out there, etc.)

Step Two: Sorting (quickly determine if someone you meet has... (more)

Tags: dating, requirements, dating advice, chooser

You're Single For A Reason

By Simpanique, published on Jan 1, 2012

One of the hardest things for me to accept is I create my own outcomes, whether I like them or not, my failures, as well as my successes.

I swore when I got married it would be for life; yet I’ve been married and divorced once. I wish it were different, but that is the reality I must accept about my life, and since I made my relationship choices, I can’t blame my ex, my mother, father, or anyone else for my outcomes.

FATE AND DESTINY

I strongly believe in taking ownership for my life, choices, and outcomes, so much so that I call it The Most Important Relationship Skill.... (more)

Tags: dating, single, fulfilling relationship, relationship skills

Dear Coach Scott

By Simpanique, published on Dec 30, 2011

Dear Coach Scott,

I am twenty-nine year old male, and a successful investment manager. I am in excellent shape, love the great outdoors, enjoy cooking and volunteering my time. The time has arrived for me to start dating and looking for love. But I have a problem: where do I meet potential partners? Can you help?

Sincerely,

Looking For Love

Dear LFL,

Yes, I can help! In Conscious Dating, we teach singles all about places where you can scout and screen potential partners. These places are called attraction venues. By being consciously aware of attraction... (more)

Tags: dating, attraction, dating advice, relationship readiness, attraction venues

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