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  • 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...
  • Study Says Tinder Enforces ‘Ancient’ Dating Behavior; Women Want Status, Men Want Looks

    10/30/2017 1:46:21 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 38 replies
    MRC TV ^ | October 27, 2017 | Ashley Rae Goldenberg
    A recent study of the behavior of Tinder users says the app allegedly reinforces “ancient mating behaviour” because -- shockingly -- women want high-status men and men want good-looking women. The Scotsman reports psychologists at the University of Aberdeen studied the Tinder behavior of 20-somethings and found that men wanted women who were physical attractive, while women sought out signifiers of status, such as “good career prospects, stability and intelligence.” Dr Mirjam Brady-Van den Bos said the results reveal “we haven’t really changed in all those millennia of evolution.” “Tinder is seen as a sophisticated but artificial way of meeting...
  • Maybe you should just be single

    09/05/2017 2:33:53 PM PDT · by BJ1 · 63 replies
    NewStatesmen ^ | 02/16/2017 | Laurie Penny
    Mid-February is the most frigid time of year, so it’s always seemed apt that that this is when they choose to hold the highest holy day of the cult of coupledom. If you’re reading this, there’s a not insignificant chance that you are one or several of the following: a) young b) female c) single or d) nauseated by the sheer volume of saccharine romantic propaganda sloshing around the public sphere at this particular time of year. But none of us live outside culture, and feeling frustrated on Valentine’s Day doesn’t make you stupid or duped or a mindless drone...
  • Staying single not good for demographics

    09/05/2017 2:09:53 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 16 replies
    China Daily ^ | September 5, 2017 | Mu Guangzong
    The challenges and potential business opportunities China's nearly 200 million "single population" has given rise to have been making headlines for some time now. Single population refers to the group of people who are not married despite reaching the legal marriageable age, and those that are divorced or widowed. According to China's population and employment statistical yearbook 2015, the total single population aged above 20-people who are unable to get married as well as those that choose to remain single-was about 140 million in 2014. According to a survey in 2015 more than 58 million people in China live alone...
  • Where have all the good women gone?? ask men...

    He is what you might call, with some understatement, a catch. Chris Gray, 57, is tall and attractive with dark hair and blue eyes. By his own admission, he is ‘very well‑off’, owns several properties, including a £1.3 million terraced house in affluent Chiswick, West London, and is financially set for life, thanks to a series of successful investments. A widower, Chris is educated and well‑travelled — in part thanks to his previous career as a BBC cameraman of 30 years’ standing. The cherry on the cake? For hobbies, he flies small aircraft and enjoys dining in Michelin-starred restaurants. Read...
  • Former QVC Executive, 62, Sues Reality Show Matchmaker She paid $150,000 after She was Set [Trunc]

    08/09/2017 11:26:47 AM PDT · by Cecily · 108 replies
    Daily Mail (U.K.) ^ | August 9, 2017 | Ashley Collman
    A former QVC executive filed a lawsuit on Thursday, against the matchmaking company she paid $150,000 to help her find a mate. In the lawsuit, divorced mother-of-four Darlene Daggett said Kelleher International promised to hand pick her wealthy bachelors, with the goal of finding someone she could spend her retirement years with. Instead, the 62-year-old former president of QVC's U.S. commerce, says she forked over six figures but ended up suffering a series of disastrous dates with men who were more than just unsuitable. 'Kelleher’s "highly screened" matches for Daggett included men who were married, mentally unstable, physically ill, pathological...
  • Millennials are still not getting married

    05/09/2017 11:20:14 AM PDT · by BJ1 · 219 replies
    Probably Overthinking It ^ | 10/14/2016 | Allen Downey
    Last year I presented a paper called "Will Millennials Ever Get Married?" at SciPy 2015. You can see video of the talk and download the paper here. I used data from the National Survey of Family Growth (NSFG) to estimate the age at first marriage for women in the U.S., broken down by decade of birth. I found evidence that women born in the 1980s and 90s were getting married later than previous cohorts, and I generated projections that suggest they are on track to stay unmarried at substantially higher rates. Yesterday the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) released...
  • Study: Young men don’t want to get married, new research says they should

    03/06/2017 6:37:26 PM PST · by BJ1 · 106 replies
    Fox13 Salt Lake, UT ^ | 02/07/2017 | Elizabeth Suggs,
    SALT LAKE CITY — New research debunking the “ball and chain” myth of marriage for men was released Tuesday. According to a research brief published by the Institute of Family Studies, the idea that marriage creates more unhappiness than happiness for men just isn’t true. Nicholas H. Wolfinger, a researcher at the University of Utah, and W. Bradford Wilcox, a researcher at the University of Virginia, say that more education is needed in order to ensure that people understand marriage and the truth behind it. “Contrary to the notion that marriage is detrimental to men, it turns out that the...
  • Match: Half of Millennials View Sex As a Way To Test For a 'Connection'

    02/09/2017 7:15:37 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 26 replies
    MRC TV ^ | February 9, 2017 | Brittany M. Hughes
    Match.com just released their annual “Singles in America” survey, offering a chilling insight into the Millennial Generation -- those born between the early '80s and 2000 -- and what this demographic thinks about love, sex and relationships. It’s no secret that Millennials have a much looser – pun intended – view of sex and commitment than prior generations, following a change in social norms that now seem to place higher value on things like “strong, independent women” than on committed long-term relationships or the notion of waiting until marriage to become intimate. But Match’s study of 5,500 random Millennials pulls back...
  • Woman Stabs Craigslist Date, Attempts to Eat His Heart in Murder Attempt

    02/03/2017 3:50:15 PM PST · by Morgana · 48 replies
    BREITBART ^ | Feb 1, 2017 | Katherine Rodriguez
    A woman is accused of trying to murder her Craigslist date after she set up a date at a Washington hotel with the intent of eating his heart. The 24-year-old met her alleged victim at a Rodeo Inn motel room in Lynwood before she stabbed him in the chest, WJW reported. Police said she repeatedly asked if the man, 29, was a murderer before she took out her own pocket knife.
  • Millennials are killing the dinner date

    12/29/2016 11:31:21 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 145 replies
    In recent years, somewhere between endless Tinder swipes and countless OkCupid matches, the dinner date has fallen by the wayside. As online dating surges in popularity, few millennials have the time, money, or desire to sit with a stranger over a long meal. Only 7 in 10,000 messages in a recent OkCupid IAC survey suggested “grabbing some dinner” and a somewhat less scientific survey this reporter conducted of several dozen actively dating 20-somethings found that dinner has become a highly taboo first date. Last month, Moody’s Investors Service slashed its operating-profit growth forecast for the restaurant sector. (This appears to...
  • When I Tell Men I Would Never Get an Abortion, Their Reaction Is Infuriating

    11/18/2016 5:32:22 PM PST · by grundle · 58 replies
    xoJane via yahoo.com ^ | November 18, 2016 | Tiffanie Drayton
    Men who want to have sex with women who aren't interested in taking pills or getting abortions need to strap it up, wrap it up, or get a vasectomy. When I was 24, I decided against using hormonal birth control or getting an abortion unless absolutely medically necessary. At that time, I was dating and having sex with a man for about six months. We always used condoms, but that did not completely eliminate the possibility that I could become pregnant if we slipped up. So, I figured I was obligated to tell him about the choices I'd made. “If...
  • Tinder Now Offers 37 Genders Claiming ‘Gender Is a Complex Conversation’

    11/17/2016 8:32:06 PM PST · by kevcol · 41 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | November 17, 2016 | Elizabeth Harrington
    The dating app Tinder now offers its users the choice of 37 different genders, as its founder claims that gender is a “complex conversation.” The lengthy list includes “Pangender,” which “can (or not)” be infinite. “We want to make sure everyone has the ability to meet someone new that can have a profound impact on their lives,” said Tinder CEO Sean Rad.
  • Life in prison for man who killed woman he met on phone app

    08/12/2016 8:40:59 AM PDT · by Gamecock · 7 replies
    ST. GEORGE, SC; A Hanahan man will spend life in prison for the slaying of a woman he met through a smartphone app. News outlets report a judge sentenced Edward Bonilla Thursday after a jury convicted him of murdering Ashley Nicole Pegram. Authorities said Bonilla met Pegram through the Kik app and took her a date in April 2015, when she disappeared.
  • ChristianMingle Opens Doors to Gay Singles Under Settlement

    07/01/2016 10:53:00 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 58 replies
    WSJ ^ | June 30, 2016 | Jacob Gershman, Sara Randazzo
    The owner of online dating site ChristianMingle.com has agreed to let gay and lesbian users search for same-sex matches under a judge-approved settlement of discrimination claims. Two gay men filed class-actions claims against Spark Networks Inc. in California courts in 2013 alleging that ChristianMingle.com and several other sites in the company’s portfolio of niche dating services excluded users looking to meet singles of the same sex. ChristianMingle, billed as the largest online community for Christian singles, required new users to specify whether they’re a man seeking a woman or a woman seeking a man. The lead plaintiffs, two gay men...
  • China: Taiwan's female leader 'extreme' because she's single

    05/25/2016 9:12:34 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 10 replies
    new president is "extreme" in her politics because she's an unmarried woman lacking the emotional balance provided by romantic and family life, a member of China's body for relations with the self-governing island wrote in a newspaper opinion piece. In Beijing's harshest attack on Tsai Ing-wen since her inauguration last week, the new president was denounced as a flawed human being and strident advocate of Taiwan's formal independence from China, something Beijing says it will use military force to prevent. Tsai, Taiwan's first female president, has been criticized by Beijing for refusing to explicitly endorse the "one-China principle" that defines...