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  • Love is in the armpit at New York's Smell Dating

    04/05/2016 6:55:32 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 14 replies
    Reuters ^ | March 24, 2016 | Barbara Goldberg and Angela Moore
    Love at first whiff is the idea behind Smell Dating, a New York matchmaking service that promises to help single people sniff out their perfect match by breathing in the odors from dirty T-shirts. Artist Tega Brain, who teaches at New York's School for Poetic Computation, and Sam Lavigne, an editor and researcher at New York University, created Smell Dating, which they describe as an art project.
  • I tried 'Bernie Singles,' the new dating site for Bernie Sanders supporters

    02/25/2016 10:54:35 AM PST · by FatherofFive · 73 replies
    Business Insider ^ | Feb. 22, 2016 | Leanna Garfield, Tech Insider
    There are dating sites for everyone these days — there's Christian Mingle, Senior People Meet, Fitness Singles, JDate, Millionaire Match, and even a site exclusively for white people. Now there's Bernie Singles, a new hyper-specific dating site for Bernie Sanders supporters. Since it launched Thursday, the site has racked up more than 4,930 members in search of Democratic Socialist baes.
  • Hollywood has told women to date nerds for decades. It’s bad advice.

    01/08/2016 6:16:38 AM PST · by C19fan · 45 replies
    Washington Post ^ | January 7, 2015 | Stacia L. Brown
    Earlier this week Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg made headlines for his response to commenter Darlene Hackemer Loretto who wrote that she encourages her granddaughters to “date the nerd in school [because] he may turn out to be Mark Zuckerberg.” The magnate — and new, first-time father of a daughter — deflected the supposed compliment, suggesting, “Even better would be to encourage them to *be* the nerd in school so they can be the next successful inventor.”
  • ‘Where White People Meet’ dating site billboard turning heads in Utah

    01/01/2016 2:25:37 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 87 replies
    KSTU-TV ^ | December 31, 2015 | Ashton Edwards and Dora Scheidell
    WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah - A billboard for a dating website along SR 201 in West Valley City is getting a bit of attention, with many Utahns saying the website it advertises represents outdated thinking. The giant ad for WhereWhitePeopleMeet.com, between 5600 W. and 7200 S., is turning heads and leaving residents with many unanswered questions. A FOX 13 viewer who wanted to remain anonymous voiced concerns about the dating service that, according to its website, has a main office in North Salt Lake....
  • Dating Technology Spells Doom for Humanity

    12/22/2015 5:21:28 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 23 replies
    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel ^ | 12/22/2015 | Mark Weber
    There may be no more American thing to do than to bemoan the declining state of everyone younger than you. Even Ben Franklin believed the youths of the 1700s fell short of the generations that had gone before. "The best capacities require cultivation, it being truly with them," Franklin said, "as with the best ground, which unless well tilled and sowed with profitable seed, produces only ranker weeds." A prime catalyst for those fears frequently has been new and evolving technology. In the early 20th century, even bicycles were seen as a tool of immorality, as romantic trysts between young...
  • The Dating Struggles Of Being An Alpha Female

    11/02/2015 8:20:05 AM PST · by C19fan · 256 replies
    The Bolde ^ | October 12, 2015 | Andrea Wesley
    eing an alpha female is, for the most part, pretty awesome. I know this because I am one. We’re wildly independent, ferociously driven and we favor passion over tender romanticizing. We’re also incredibly stubborn, hard-headed, opinionated, and can be intimidating or misjudged by men. This makes our dating lives more of a challenge to navigate. We’re not your typical submissive and doting partners, we’re a challenge. For this reason, finding a man who can handle and understand the traits we carry is much harder. These are the real struggles of being an alpha female in the dating world.
  • Sorry gentleman, but size DOES matter: Short men 'have fewer sexual partners than their taller [tr]

    09/30/2015 11:32:26 AM PDT · by C19fan · 57 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | September 30, 2015 | Madlen Davies
    They say size doesn't matter. But when it comes to getting the girls, it seems short men really do miss out. Men who are petite of stature have fewer sexual partners than taller men, a study has found. Researchers looked at how people's height and weight affected how many sexual partners they had. While short men had the least number of sexual partners, the researchers were surprised to find that tall men did not always have the best sex lives.
  • Here's the Real Reason Why So Many Women are Single

    09/21/2015 6:14:44 AM PDT · by BJ1 · 198 replies
    Mic ^ | 09/16/2015 | Kate Hakala
    "I know lots of single men," Cara, 26, a resident of Brooklyn, New York, told Mic. "It's just... most are of little or no interest to me as anything other than a hookup." Tired of old ways: The somewhat revolutionary notion that women are actually deciding not to marry is something that wouldn't be possible if the value of marriage itself hadn't changed drastically over the years. "When women's life choices were highly constrained, they had little negotiating power," Pepper Schwartz, a sociology professor at the University of Washington, wrote for CNN. "They had to marry or were seen as...
  • Ponytails a turn-off. Survey reveals best and worst styles for online dating

    09/20/2015 3:48:11 AM PDT · by WhiskeyX · 75 replies
    The Sun ^ | 2015-09-19 | STIAN ALEXANDER
    Ponytails a turn-off Survey reveals best and worst styles for online dating THE biggest dating turn-offs are men with ponytails and women with brightly-coloured hair extensions, a poll reveals. The favourite hairstyle with with women was a subtle quiff, while fellas fancy hair that is long, according to the survey by Fudge Urban Matte Head Master.
  • All the right moves: The ultimate guide for modern dating

    09/19/2015 4:53:32 PM PDT · by chasio649 · 13 replies
    http://www.express.co.uk/ ^ | Aug 30, 2015 | Rachel Carlyle
    The dating scene has changed a little since 1727 when spinster Helen Morrison became the first woman to put a lonely hearts ad in a newspaper and was promptly committed to a lunatic asylum for a month for her audacity. Now its no longer taboo to say youre searching for love: in fact, a major report out tomorrow by relationships-counselling charity Relate reveals that 16 per cent of 25 to 34 year olds met their current partner through online dating. That number is rising all the time its reached 30 per cent in America, says Relate counsellor Barbara...
  • DATING ETIQUETTE IN THE MODERN ERA: WHO PAYS ON THE FIRST DATE?

    In the era of social media and dating apps, the old battle over who pays on a first date still lingers on. In 2015, the answer to that question isn't simple.
  • No Blacks Is Not a Sexual Preference. Its Racism

    09/09/2015 7:54:33 AM PDT · by C19fan · 110 replies
    Daily Beast ^ | September 9, 2015 | Samantha Allen
    Please dont think this is racist but That was the disclaimer that an Asian man sent to Rokashi Edwards, 25, a black programmer living in Toronto, before telling him that he would never consider having sex with a black man. Shocked, Edwards tried to push back on the mans claim that he wasnt being racist but he ran up against the same obstacle that many gay men of color face in the world of online dating. Its just a preference, he was told. The conversation could go no further.
  • Stay Classy: Trump Used To Test His Dates For AIDS

    07/24/2015 8:23:59 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 101 replies
    The Daily Beast ^ | July 25, 2015 | Asawin Suebsaeng
    In the early 90s, the Donald said he would ask his ladies to swing by the doctor for an AIDS test before hed wine and dine them.Future American President Donald J. Trump appears to be a tad germophobic. One of the curses of American society is the simple act of shaking hands, and the more successful and famous one becomes the worse this terrible custom seems to get, the 2016 Republican presidential frontrunner wrote in his book The Art of the Comeback, published in 1997. I happen to be a clean hands freak. I feel much better after I thoroughly...
  • Swipe Right Or Swipe Left? Tindog Is Tinder For Dog Lovers

    06/24/2015 9:08:34 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 3 replies
    Tech Times ^ | June 20 | Alexandra Burlacu,
    A Tinder-like app for Android and iOS is now targeting dog owners, as the new "Tindog" app aims to match dogs and dog-lovers. The Tinder dating app has grown immensely popular among the singles community, boasting an efficient "swipe right - swipe left" selection manner that allows users to look around and find what they're looking for in a fast, simple and efficient way. The new app called Tindog borrows the same selection function, allowing users to swipe right or left, but revolves around dogs. Whether you're looking for a playdate for your best friend, looking for a suitable mate...
  • Heavy Metal Clocks, Pb-Pb Dating Model: Radioactive Dating, Part 8

    06/01/2015 7:30:36 AM PDT · by fishtank · 14 replies
    Institute for Creation Research ^ | June 2015 | Vernon R. Cupps, Ph.D.
    Heavy Metal Clocks, Pb-Pb Dating Model: Radioactive Dating, Part 8 by Vernon R. Cupps, Ph.D. * that we should no longer be children, tossed to and fro and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the trickery of men, in the cunning craftiness of deceitful plotting. (Ephesians 4:14) This final article of the series examines the common-lead method of radioactive dating, sometimes referred to as the Pb-Pb method. This method reaches the pinnacle of radioisotope dating methods in terms of complication and convolution. Since we do not want to be tossed to and fro by every teaching that cunning...
  • Adult dating site hack exposes millions of users (Adult Friend Finder)

    05/22/2015 4:07:03 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 23 replies
    Belfast's News Channel 4 ^ | May 21, 2015 | Geoff White
    Hackers have struck one of the world's largest internet dating websites, leaking the highly sensitive sexual information of almost four million users onto the web. The stolen data reveals the sexual preferences of users, whether they're gay or straight, and even indicates which ones might be seeking extramarital affairs. In addition, the hackers have revealed email addresses, usernames, dates of birth, postal codes and unique internet addresses of users' computers. Channel 4 News has been investigating the cyber underworld, discovering which websites have been hacked and exposing the trade in personal information of millions of people through so-called "dark web"...
  • Dating rule: Men dont trust hot women but women do

    05/10/2015 3:40:00 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 32 replies
    During a recent study, researchers found that women with a glam look although attract men more easily, men usually dont trust them. However, the findings of the study are suggesting that women find well-groomed men more reliable. These findings have made the already complicated world of online dating even more complicated. Those who think that uploading their hottest picture is the best way of getting suitable dating partners should take the above findings into consideration; this is because by looking too hot you might make people feel that you are too hot to trust. The said study was conducted for...
  • 42% of people using dating app Tinder already have a partner, claims report

    05/07/2015 1:47:38 PM PDT · by C19fan · 15 replies
    UK Guardian ^ | May 7, 2015 | Stuart Dredge
    Tinder shot to fame as a dating app for tech-savvy single people. Except, as it turns out, a big chunk of its users may not be single after all. Thats according to research firm GlobalWebIndex (GWI), which released some figures on Tinder from its latest survey of more than 47,000 internet users around the world that suggest the app has a wider demographic. In fact, the research claims that 30% of Tinder users surveyed are married, while another 12% are in a relationship. 54% classed themselves as single, while 3% were divorced or widowed.
  • Everything we know about adulterous dating website Ashley Madison that's trying to go public

    04/18/2015 10:22:50 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 35 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 04/18/2015 | OLIVIA GOLDHILL, THE TELEGRAPH
    The dating website for adulterous affairs is planning to float in London. Here are all the dirty details Ashley Madison. Q: Is that some kind of shoe designer? A sensible guess, but definitely wrong. Ashley Madison is a dating website aimed at people who are already married. The service brands itself as discreet, and simply picked two popular American girls names as the company name. Q: Wait, so theyre a dating service for adultery? Isnt that immoral? The company motto is: Life is short. Have an affair. The website offers affair guidelines, with advice on how to cover your tracks....
  • Alabama man meets online girlfriend in Oregon for first time, she bashes his head in with a bat

    04/16/2015 8:55:26 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 85 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | Wednesday, April 15, 2015, 9:20 AM | Lee Moran
    An Alabama man whod been dating an Oregon woman online for two years was left with a fractured skull after she beat him with a baseball bat in their first face-to-face meet, police said. Samuel Campbell, 26, traveled across the country to live with who he thought was the love of his life, Haley Fox, at her Turner home on Wednesday, April 8, reports The Oregonian. But when he arrived, she allegedly led him to an outside table and told him to close his eyes.
  • Chinese man with 17 girlfriends caught out at hospital

    04/08/2015 4:41:44 AM PDT · by WhiskeyX · 38 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 7:10AM BST 08 Apr 2015 | Nicola Davison
    A Chinese man who was dating 17 women at once has been found out after his girlfriends turned up to visit him in hospital following a car crash. The man, surnamed Yuan, from the city of Changsha in Hunan province, had been dating all the women at the same time, and even had a child with one, state media reports. His luck ran out when hospital staff began contacting his loved ones in the wake of his accident.
  • I bedded 12 strangers in a year with my husbands permission (Moral Relativism/Culture Wars)

    03/17/2015 11:24:27 AM PDT · by presidio9 · 120 replies
    New York Post ^ | March 16, 2015 | Jane Ridley
    Pulling on his pants after our intimate encounter in my Las Vegas hotel room, the cute 23-year-old Id just picked up holds out his cellphone, urging me to tap in my number. You really dont have to take it, I say. Having sex with a stranger is thrilling, but Im not that interested in a repeat performance. Two minutes after hes gone, I climb back into bed and text my husband, Scott, whom Ive been with for 18 years. Just saying good night, I type. Good night, dove, writes back Scott from wherever he is. Scenarios like these were typical...
  • All the single ladies live in Copenhagen

    03/12/2015 6:13:00 PM PDT · by smokingfrog · 46 replies
    thelocal.dk ^ | 3-12-15 | unattributed
    According to new research from the University of Roskilde, Danish women have streamed into Denmarks largest cities over the past 25 years while men have stayed put in more rural areas. The phenomenon is seen most clearly in the capital. In the Greater Copenhagen area, there are now 10,000 more single women between the ages of 18-48 than single men in the same age group. Throughout most of Jutland on the other hand, single men outnumber the women. The imbalance is grown sharply so that there are more single women in the big cities at the same time that there...
  • 'Tinder Minus The Poor People, Online Dating App Caters Toward Affluent Bay Area Singles

    03/05/2015 10:12:54 AM PST · by C19fan · 6 replies
    CBS San Francisco ^ | March 5, 2015 | Cate Cauguiran
    Money can buy a lot of things like fancy clothes, houses and cars, but love? A new dating app is requiring its users to have at least a six-figure salary. It works a lot like Tinder, except this is Tinder minus the poor people, said Darren Shuster, spokesperson for Luxy, a dating app geared towards the one percent. I would describe the average member as somebody who makes a lot of money, Shuster told KPIX 5. Multiple cars, art collections, big fancy mansions.
  • Dutch American singles wanted for Dutch TV show

    03/05/2015 3:36:06 AM PST · by WhiskeyX · 11 replies
    DutchDailyNews.com ^ | Feb 7, 2015 | DutchDailyNews.com
    Are you of Dutch origins, single and looking for true love? Have you been raised abroad with (a bit of) Dutch blood in your system? Let one of the biggest TV channels in The Netherlands help you find love. Dutch TV network (Blue Circle) is looking for singles from the USA of Dutch origin who want to take part of a new heartwarming television show about Dutch love.
  • Marijuana dating app High There bubbles up onto the App Store

    02/20/2015 4:27:56 PM PST · by a fool in paradise · 20 replies
    AppleInsider ^ | Wednesday, February 18, 2015 | AppleInsider Staff
    iPhone owners finding it difficult to connect with their peers through the tetrahydrocannabinolic haze have a new option with High There, a Tinder-like matchmaking app that specializes in bringing together users with a penchant for bud. To differentiate itself from similar social networks, High There gives users the ability to define their marijuana preferences in detail. When creating a profile, users can specify their preferred method of THC ingestion, their energy level while baked, and various pastimes that hold their interest. Typical features needed to reach parity with competitors such as person-to-person text chat are of course included....
  • Happy Valentine's Day! Now Cut Your Losses

    02/16/2015 11:29:56 AM PST · by reaganaut1 · 9 replies
    Bloomberg | February 13, 2015 | Megan Mcardle
    No excerpt from Bloomberg allowed, story here.
  • Science Says: Hot Guys Are A-Holes

    02/13/2015 6:11:14 AM PST · by C19fan · 50 replies
    Daily Beast ^ | February 12, 2015 | Charlotte Lytton
    New research has discovered that attractive men are more selfish than their less aesthetically gifted peers, putting a firm end to our dreams of finding an altruistic Adonis. Psychologists at Brunel University in London measured the bodies of 125 men and women using a 3D scanner, calculating traditionally attractive traits such as slimness and waist-to-hip ratio (for the latter group). They then completed a personality test, which assessed their attitudes to selfishness and inequality, before partaking in a money-based economics experiment, designed to challenge their beliefs on having and sharing wealth.
  • Men want cleverer, more successful and TALLER wives inspired by George's marriage [truncated]

    02/06/2015 6:27:53 AM PST · by C19fan · 35 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | February 6, 2015 | Daniel Bates
    The majority of men want to settle down with a woman who is cleverer than them after being inspired by George Clooney, a study has found. Modern men want to follow the example of the actor, 53, who married his wife Amal, 37, a world renowned human rights lawyer, last September. The research said that 87 per cent of males would be happy with a woman who is more intellectual than them and earns more money.
  • How to find a feminist boyfriend

    01/04/2015 5:05:37 AM PST · by C19fan · 118 replies
    Washington Post ^ | January 2, 2014 | Lisa Bonos
    ‘I find it really attractive how successful you are,” my date said, leaning in for a kiss. Sure, it sounds like a line. But it also sounds like feminism. It certainly made him more appealing than the guy who said, “Wow, you’re really ambitious,” like he was surprised. Or the one who asked, “Why do you work so much?” and “Why would you want to work even more?” when I was angling for a promotion. It didn’t work out with any of those men, but going out with them made it all the more obvious to me what I want...
  • Dad Gives 10-Year-Old Daughter a Very Public Lesson in Acting Her Age

    12/29/2014 5:55:19 AM PST · by WhiskeyX · 39 replies
    Yahoo Parenting ^ | ‎December‎ ‎29‎, ‎2014 | Melissa Walker
    When Kevin Jones discovered that his 10-year-old daughter had created several secret social media accounts and was dating a boy, he was understandably upset. His response was to dress her in a pink T-shirt that reads: Im 10 Years Old on the front and 5th Grader on the back. She also donned barrettes, pink shoes, and a Sofia the First cartoon backpack. Jones posted photographs from all angles on his Facebook page as punishment for her rule-breaking, along with an update that reads, Heres the consequence behind her actions. An age-defining shirt. Yes people she is 59 & 10 years...
  • The Divorce Surge Is Over, but the Myth Lives On

    12/02/2014 3:49:55 PM PST · by Clintonfatigued · 27 replies
    The New York Times ^ | December 2, 2014 | Claire Cain Miller
    But here is the thing: It is no longer true that the divorce rate is rising, or that half of all marriages end in divorce. It has not been for some time. Even though social scientists have tried to debunk those myths, somehow the conventional wisdom has held. Despite hand-wringing about the institution of marriage, marriages in this country are stronger today than they have been in a long time. The divorce rate peaked in the 1970s and early 1980s and has been declining for the three decades since. Photo About 70 percent of marriages that began in the 1990s...
  • The Noble Clock: Radioactive Dating, Part 3

    12/01/2014 5:04:54 AM PST · by fishtank · 4 replies
    Institute for Creation Research ^ | Dec. 2014 | Vernon R. Cupps, Ph.D.
    The Noble Clock: Radioactive Dating, Part 3 by Vernon R. Cupps, Ph.D. * Radioactive dating methodsmany of which are quite elaboratehave numerous physical condition requirements that cannot realistically remain unaffected over millions and perhaps billions of years. Since the potassium-argon dating methods clearly appear to be unreliable, why should any rational person trust them to provide accurate dates for rocks? In the early 1950s, scientists established theories for using the decay of radioactive potassium (40K) to argon (40Ar) as a clock for dating certain types of rocks. Called noble because it rarely bonds with other elements, argon (Ar) is one...
  • Government Studies Sexual Habits Of Obese Girls

    11/29/2014 11:55:43 AM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 131 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | November 29, 2014 | Casey Harper
    While most Americans put on a few pounds for Thanksgiving, the federal government has been spending hundreds of thousands of taxpayer dollars researching why obese girls don’t have sex.The National Institute for Health grant allocated $466,642 to the Magee-Women’s Research Institute to study the sexual habits of obese girls, including how often they have sex and why they are less likely to use protection when they do.“Obese girls consistently report having fewer dating and sexual experiences, but more sexual risk behaviors [i.e., condom nonuse] once they are sexually active,” the study abstract states.Money from the 2014 study will also be...
  • The Iconic Isochron: Radioactive Dating, Part 2

    11/03/2014 10:10:26 AM PST · by fishtank · 9 replies
    Institute for Creation Research ^ | Nov. 2014 | Vernon Cupps, PhD
    The Iconic Isochron: Radioactive Dating, Part 2 by Vernon R. Cupps, Ph.D. * The Bible is quite clear about the origin and timeframe for the creation of Earth and the cosmos. If Scripture is inaccurate in this, then how can it be trusted in anything else? Some evolutionists throw out theistic evolution (God using evolution as His creative process) as a philosophical panacea, with the goal of leading people to conclude that Genesis is a myth. Like Nimrod of ancient times, they know they must provide an alternative (i.e., naturalism, specifically scientismthe belief that science alone can render truth about...
  • A man's ideal woman? She's in her mid-20s...whatever his age

    10/01/2014 1:00:30 PM PDT · by Jack Hydrazine · 92 replies
    MailOnline ^ | Fiona MacRae
    A study has found that men always want to be with women in their mid-20s The magic number for men of all ages was around 24 or 25-years-old Evolution and Human Behavior journal found women were more realistic They prefer to be with men who are around two or three years older Ask a man in his 50s about his ideal woman, and chances are she would be half his age. And if a 20-year-old described his dream date, hed probably choose someone a little bit older. For, according to a study, no matter how old a man is he...
  • A Point of View: Why Short Men make Better Husbands

    10/04/2014 9:13:59 PM PDT · by goldstategop · 26 replies
    BBC News ^ | 10/04/2014 | BBC News
    For the prime of a short man's life - Napoleon is the model here again - his shortness is not thematised at all. On horseback in the paintings by David or the Baron Gros, or enthroned by Ingres, Napoleon may look moon-faced, and the little ringlet that dangles above his eye may seem dandyish, but the last thing he looks is short. It is only later on Elba and St Helena that his diminutive stature becomes part of his self-knowledge. The true Napoleonic moment is when age and circumstances conspire to remind the short man of his stature. It was...
  • Why You Shouldnt Sleep With Your Boyfriend

    09/22/2014 11:14:13 PM PDT · by Morgana · 30 replies
    Regina ^ | Beverly De Soto
    First, do NOT read this article if you cant handle the cold, hard truth. Go back to your Vampire Diaries. Second, Catholics love sex. If you dont believe me, read a little European history. Oh, and look at your own family. (Nuff said? Okay.) Third, why on earth is sex such a big deal? It would be far easier for Catholics to just relax, already, and do what everyone else is doing guilt free! Right? Wrong. Read on, if you dare Not About Your Self-Esteem You can relax, because I am not going to deliver a lecture on your...
  • The League wants to be dating app for The Elite

    09/15/2014 6:59:11 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 7 replies
    The San Francisco Chronicle ^ | September 13, 2014 | Natalie Kitroeff
    Is Tinder not selective enough for you? Is OkCupid turning up dates that don't meet your standards? If so, you might want to look into The League, a new dating app recently released by a Stanford business school graduate. "You're smart, good-looking & successful. You don't need a dating app to get a date - you're too popular as it is. But you should join The League," reads the app's website. The site invites users to download the app and join the waiting list for its "private alpha." Once live, it promises to exclude all of the chaff you'd find...
  • Sorry shorties, tall dudes have their pick of the dating pool

    08/28/2014 7:31:56 AM PDT · by C19fan · 40 replies
    Washington Post ^ | August 27, 2014 | Abby Phillip
    There is already a growing body of research suggesting that tall men are generally paid better and are viewed as more masculine and competent. A new paper suggests that their height advantage also spills over into personal lives. There seems to be an almost universal agreement among men and women that they would prefer to be in a relationship where the man is taller, said Abigail Weitzman, lead author of the study published this month by the National Bureau of Economic Research, a nonprofit organization that focuses on how the economy works.
  • Confessions Of A Russian Mail Order Bride

    08/14/2014 11:50:30 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 30 replies
    Caveman Circus ^ | July 18, 2014
    What did you do before you joined the mail order service? I just graduated from college. Why get into it? I was young and didnt have clear intentions, just curiosity What was the appeal to the US? Russians have a romanticized vision of US that is free, cool, and a land of opportunity. What were your perceptions of the US before you came? Has your experience been anything like what you were expected since your divorce? Perceptions before I came were shaped by Hollywood so white picket fence and two story house with two kids and a dog....
  • On the Loneliness of the Sexual Revolution as noted in a wonderful new book

    08/11/2014 2:01:36 AM PDT · by markomalley · 35 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 8/10/2014 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    Ive pondered with you before onthis blog (HERE) of the disappearance of something we used to call dating wherein a young man would summon the courage to ask a young lady out to dinner, perhaps to the movies. He would do something called getting dressed up, and go to the young womans house, often meet her parents, take her out for the evening, and return her home at arespectable hour. Dating was something that one did beginning in late high school or incollege.Youth too young to datewere often encouraged by adults to meet one another, and so the adults often...
  • DATING ETIQUETTE

    07/31/2014 10:09:24 AM PDT · by Academiadotorg · 43 replies
    Campus Report ^ | August 2014 | Deborah Lambert
    Kerry Cronin, who teaches a philosophy class at Boston College, was shocked some years ago during a class on student hookup culture, when a student inquired, How would you ask someone on a date? Its easy to hook up with someone youve just met in a dark room after having a few drinks, said freshman Frank DiMartino, who took the class. But asking someone out on a date in broad daylight, when you actually have to know their name, can be really scary. Other schools are apparently taking notice of the need to explain the socialization/dating procedure, according to The...
  • Dad's T-Shirt Outlines Rules for Daughter's Dating [Wow, What a STUPID parent...]

    06/20/2014 5:47:01 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 56 replies
    ABC ^ | 6/19/14 | GENEVIEVE SHAW BROWN
    This dad's got just four rules for those whod dare to date his daughter.... 1. I don't make the rules 2. You don't make the rules 3. She makes the rules 4. Her body, her rules "Feminist Father," as the shirt is signed, is the dad of Kristine Speare, who originally posted the photo to her Tumblr account with the caption "Happy Father's Day." His feminist streak has clearly extended to his daughter, who describes herself on Twitter as a "feminist, coffee addict, book lover."
  • 4 Signs That Youre on the Way to Lasting Love: How do you know you're in a good thing?

    06/04/2014 7:05:08 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 19 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | 06/04/2014 | P. David Hornik
    Last week I explained that I was in the dating game from 1996 to 2007, and described four mistakes I made (of course, there were others, too) that kept me in the game by taking me on detours that led nowhere. As I also mentioned, one day in 2007 (it was July) I had a truly successful date, creating a situation that lasts till today. Im now thinking about what, in the early days of this partnership, were some of the signs that it was promising and headed in the right direction, and what made it different from those other...
  • An Alpha Dads Letter To All The Elliot Rodgers Out There

    06/01/2014 5:03:58 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 32 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | June 1, 2014 | Doug Giles
    In the event that there are more Elliot Rodgers out there that are ready to snap because girls way out of your league wont respond to your creepy advances; and yet, youre not completely sold on the murder/suicide option: herewith are eight surefire points to move you back to SaneTown, attract a girl worth loving and officially assimilate out of Wussville and into the rarified air of a combobulated man. 1. Drop the poor you crap, especially, if you live in the lap of luxury. Chicks dont want some puss-n-boots who whines about going over molehills in the Garden of...
  • Is It Racist to Date Only People of Your Own Race?

    04/23/2014 7:21:34 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 73 replies
    Slate ^ | 04/23/2014 | Reihan Salam
    A few weeks ago, OkCupid, the popular freemium dating service, started offering its paid subscribers a very cool new tool. Rather than just sort through potential dates by using familiar filters like age and height, you could use the answers OkCupid members gave to various questions, such as Do you like to watch sports on television? or, my personal favorite, Do you find British comedies entertaining? Questions are an important part of what makes OkCupid work. The site nudges you to answer as many questions as you can stand, and it also nudges you to make your answers public, as...
  • Remember when young people used to date? Whatever happened to that?

    03/17/2014 2:43:57 AM PDT · by markomalley · 71 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 3/16/2014 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    A radio listener recent wrote me about an interview I did on EWTN Radio with Barbara McGuigan. I mentioned that I had been doing a teaching on dating and modesty at a Theology on Tap Session. At that session I charged the men not to leave that night until they had asked a woman out on a date.This intrigued the listener who wanted me to expand on this just a bit and what if anything she could do to get the twenty-somes in her family (both male and female) to start dating again. Here is something of the response I...
  • Silence on Valentines Day: With men in the minority on most campuses, they set the mating tone

    02/13/2014 5:53:44 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 52 replies
    National Review ^ | 02/13/2014 | By Steven E. Rhoads
    Valentines Day in the 21st century means fewer heart-shaped candy boxes for college women than they would have received in the 20th century. Some women with steady, longstanding boyfriends may get a treat, but casual sex the hook-up has made dating much less common. Under the hook-up regime, women who want a mans attention are expected to dress provocatively and show up at a fraternity house or bar. After drinking too much, some guy will suggest they go somewhere and hook up, which can consist of anything from deep kissing to intercourse. The men are not attentive during...
  • 10 Old Fashioned Dating Habits We Should Make Cool Again

    02/06/2014 7:28:51 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 56 replies
    Thought Catalog blog ^ | December 4, 2013 | Kate Bailey
    1. Coming to the door to pick someone up. I think weve all had it with the incredibly unromantic here text, and meeting up always seems to be more casual and platonic than the alternative. Of course, meeting someone from online or any circumstance like that would probably be the exception to this rule, but generally: the 30 seconds it takes to get out of a car or cab and knock on the door makes a huge difference. 2. Trying to dress really nicely for a date. Nicely means different things for different people, so I think its just a...