Archive for July, 2011

‘Stayover relationship’ is the modern marriage

Today, young relationships are redefining what it means to be committed. Young couples are slowing the road to marriage and are settling into “stayover relationships.” These “stayover relationships” allow couples to be enjoy committed relationships without living together, thus maintaining some sense of independence. The University of Missouri-Columbia study found that couples are living separately, […]

A website for men to know women better

According to many men, it is a difficult task to deal with women and their mood swings. They do not know what to expect when they give their inputs on a subject of discussion with a woman. Practically, it is difficult to understand them. Many men complain about the tantrums that their girlfriend throws while […]

Create the perfect online dating profile

You were dumped. Or you dumped someone. Maybe you just can’t find that new someone to love, or just make out with. Why not try online dating? We pulled our team of experts together to guide you. Online dating might seem scary, anxiety-inducing, embarrassing or complicated. Sometimes it is. But it doesn’t have to be. […]

Five dating ‘sharks’ to avoid falling prey to

Shark Week is back starting on Sunday—but how well-versed are you in the landsharks who live and date in cities, just like people? Don’t stay out of the water, kids; just be vigilant. Here are five dating “sharks” to avoid falling prey to. 1. The Not-Actually-Single Shark. How To Identify Them: It’s tricky! These sharks […]

Guide to the most awesomely awkward date ever

Dating is a delicate and sometimes uncomfortable dance. Most of us have a backlog of hot-button questions lingering in our minds when we meet someone new: How did his last relationship end? What are his feelings on marriage and monogamy? Does he want children? Is he a Republican? Knowing how much to divulge and at […]

Website helps married people cheat

They are married, they are unhappy and they are cheating – and they are right here on the Fraser Coast. The controversial dating website for the unhappily married, AshleyMadison.com, has more than 300,000 members in Australia alone. Not all of them are married, or even in relationships – but the founder of the website, Canadian […]

Inside Match.com

Entering the offices of Match.com is a bit like strutting into a disco. Coloured lights flash from the ceilings, workers lounge on circular banquettes, dance music plays from hidden speakers. Despite being in a mid-rise office tower overlooking a turnpike in the dry, landlocked city of Dallas, Texas, the Match offices are evocative of a […]

Why do smart women date abusive men?

Why do smart women date abusive men? I was asked this question countless times as I found myself stuck in an abusive relationship that began to spiral even more out of control. He didn’t seem abusive in the beginning, but the longer we were together, the more his abusive behavior began to seep out. It […]

A dating paradigm shift for women in their 30s

While the “cougar” (the older woman who pursues significantly younger men) is at least partly an overhyped media creation, there’s some evidence that for one age group in particular, this is a real emerging trend. More than a few women in their late 20s to mid 30s who generally dated older men are now switching […]

Online dating

As a single girl on the dating scene, going out and meeting people or the right person is rather daunting. You plan a night out with your girlfriends, and usually it’s not a last-minute decision. The date is decided, the restaurant and the club for a little dancing afterwards. You prepare your outfit and spend […]