Internet dating is booming. Whether via online matchmaking sites, social networking sites, online personals listings or online chat rooms, men and women are meeting potential friends, lovers and lifetime mates online. If you're thinking that online dating is a poor second cousin to meeting somebody in real life, consider these statistics: One of the biggest free dating sites in the U.S., PlentyOfFish.com, has received up to a million visitors in a single day, and Jupiter Research estimates the Internet dating industry will take in almost $2 billion in revenue by the year 2012.
Why is Internet dating so popular? While it's true that you can't absorb certain details about a potential significant other simply from an online meeting, Internet dating offers benefits over real-life first meetings, the major one being that looking for love on the Internet opens the playing field to more people than you could ever hope to consider otherwise. Internet dating can be safe and extremely rewarding, if you keep certain tips in mind.
John Edwards' mistress Rielle Hunter told GQ magazine that even though John Edwards cheated on his wife, he is the epitome of "thruthfulness and humility." Really?!
Whether it is your first anniversary or your 20th, you want it to be memorable and romantic. The best way to achieve this is by savoring what makes you unique as a couple and getting away from the day-to-day hustle and bustle. Use these ideas to spark creative celebrations and gifts for your next anniversary.
Few things may be more hurtful and humiliating than learning that your spouse has had an affair. In fact, the sense of betrayal, anger and sadness that you feel can be downright overwhelming. If these feelings aren't processed and dealt with appropriately, the healing process will never occur. While some marriages do survive affairs, it's important to learn to cope with adultery so that the decisions you make about your future aren't strictly based on your initial reaction and raw emotions.
Travel 35 hours, 3 planes, 4 meals, one movie, a 3 hr dirt road trip,
sleep in a tent, shower outside in the cold, drink instant coffee for
3 days then turn around and make the same trip back home???!!!?? (BTW,
your 2 and 3 yr old children would be joining you to be reunited with
their father who has been gone for 5 weeks)
My answer is HELL YES, what about you? If you are like any of my friends, you would have missed out on the
South African chance of a lifetime.
If you are looking for a relationship, or maybe even just a date for Saturday night, you are going to need to flirt. Flirting consists of subtle hints and clues that you send to a potential boyfriend to let him know that you are interested. Many flirting signs are done subconsciously, like giggling at jokes or flipping your hair. Other forms of flirting can be very intentional, and very effective. Here are a few ways to grab a guy's attention... and maybe his number.
Rebound dating after a divorce should not be confused with love. While there occasionally are rebound relationships after divorce that last and develop into long-term, loving relationships, what rebound dating generally does is restore a person's self esteem.
Gary Neuman, marriage counselor and author of "The Truth About Cheating: Why Men Stray and What You Can Do yo Prevent It," claims that 93 percent of men will never admit they have cheated without provocation. This means, if you are trying to catch your cheating husband, you will have to dig for the truth.
After a painful break-up you may feel lost and alone. All you want is to get him back. This is enough to drive some women to stalking. However, relationship counselor Dr. Ellen Kreidman suggests quite the opposite. If you really want to get your man back it is time to play cool.
Men cheat because they need sex and a lot of it: this is the traditional view of the reason for adultery. However, the number of women who cheat is on the rise, causing people to rethink the causes of infidelity. The truth is, men cheat for a multitude of reasons, and sex often has little to do with it.