So logically, I was single for about 5 seconds before I plastered MY face all over the web. Definitely not looking for a ring, but I figured I’d find someone seemingly worth my time. If the thought of 3 weeks of dull, mind-numbing chit-chat gets you going, for one, I’m worried about you, and two, honey, the time of your life awaits on ze interrrnet. Good guy, tall, cutie, definitely not boyfriendable, and that’s exactly what I wanted. I would systematically reject all his dinner invitations – Full discloser: I find eating with someone brings the uh, relationship (? – and apparently, it didn’t matter how often I specified that I was emotionally unavailable, someone ended up with… Porter thought her days of romance were over when her long-term relationship ended about two years ago.She moped around for a couple months, but finally, at the urging of friends, decided to take a shot at online dating.Additionally she offers tips on preparing your on-line profile, throws in some commentary about her time on Tinder, and passes on some advice specifically for men (including guys pay for the first date, no matter what).It’s a very thorough examination of the topic, and worth a read if you’re currently dating online, or considering it.
Bryce, a senior at Eufaula High School in Alabama, US, wanted his grandmother to finally enjoy the formative soiree she missed so many years ago.She proclaimed how women today have advanced socially, politically and economically — compared to her day — so there’s no good reason to still behave like they can’t take of themselves. And here’s the kicker: she didn’t work for the money. “Women should never date someone they don’t find attractive.”When I told her some women do this very thing … Dating is hard enough without having to wonder when and if you’re finally going to be attracted to him.” Then she asked, “Why would a woman go out with someone in the first place if she doesn’t like him? Even if that means showing up without calling like she did with her eventual husband. From that experience she offers a number of tips for both men and women.She suggests everyone stay skeptical of what they read on a dating site; be on guard against scams; keep a tight grip on your emotions; and practice safe sex.Her observations come from what she’s heard and witnessed from her many younger female friends who are active in the dating scene. It made me wonder if the reason women make men feel like we’re the bad ones is because they’re attempting to deflect their own incredibly high drive.“Women shouldn’t be dependent on a man.” This proud lady worked in a department store long before women did anything but cook, clean and have babies.She can’t understand why women today still want a man who will take care of them. In addition to Singular magazine, he’s been published in Esquire.com, and Huffington Post.And now she wakes up thankful every day that she and the ex split up.In fact, she’s found life as a single sexagenarian to be such an adventure that she even wrote a book — Raven: My year of dating dangerously... In this article, Porter says she spent a year meeting dozens of men through dating sites; men that varied greatly in age and occupation, cultural and ethnic background, and socio-economic status.At the end of our time together, I told her that she should be teaching seminars and that if more women were like her, the world would be a better place.I wasn’t surprised when she said that other people have said similar things after visiting with her. It’s come to the point where NOT seeing the face of your next lover on a screen happens less often than a moon landing. A friend of mine got engaged to a great guy she met on there. Three quarters of my friends who are in relationships today met through some form of online platform. On Monday, Bryce's father met with school officials seeking a compromise, but nothing changed, reported Fox News' Todd Starnes."Safety of students and staff is the first and most important of the many tasks of a school administrator.