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10 Tips on Dating

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10 Tips on Dating

There are a ton of horror stories out there about people meeting on the internet trying to find love, and then there are some wonderful stories about people who have met on the internet.  I am one of the wonderful stories. My husband and I met on match.com and we are absolutely perfect for one another, so it can definitely work. The internet is an unavoidable tool these days if we want to be more efficient with our work, shopping and even sometimes play. In a previous post, I wrote about the 8 Do’s and Don’ts of Internet Dating, but today I am going to discuss something rather old fashioned. Finding love in the real world and not the cyber world.

For those of you who have done the internet dating thing, you know how frustrating it can be to weed through thousands of profiles, e-mails, photos and go on those 20 minute coffee dates.  It can be as time consuming and exhausting as making the effort to get yourself out in the world and find love in person.  Has the world of finding love changed all that much from our parents’ generation?  I can remember my mom telling me stories about how fun her dating life was in meeting guys at parties or through fix-ups or through a gang of friends.  It did not seem as complicated back then, but then again everything was probably easier.

The people around you and in your community can be one of your greatest untapped resources for meeting someone.

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Liz Dawn Donahue

Liz Dawn Donahue was recently married after years of dating. She is the CEO of Mishka Productions whose signature event Celebrate Your Life, brings together people from all over the world to assist in raising the consciousness of the planet. CelebrateYourLife.ORG

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4:41PM PDT on Sep 18, 2011

no i'm offended as well kemono. i spend probably about 10 minutes max at a mall and that is only for lush products. but when you see her talking about men looking for women or a women meeting a man at a golf lesson you can tell it's going to be very non inclusive.

12:47PM PDT on Aug 23, 2011

Maybe,being so intent on "looking for a relationship/love"is the one thing holding people back from actually finding it!
When I decided to stop looking......it came knocking.
We've been married 22yrs+.

8:48PM PDT on Jun 28, 2011

Thank for the tips!!!!

7:05PM PDT on Jun 23, 2011

Ta!

11:35AM PDT on Jun 8, 2011

I think these tips aren't helpful

11:35AM PDT on Jun 8, 2011

I think these tips aren't helpful

5:18AM PDT on Jun 8, 2011

Thanks

8:57PM PDT on Jun 7, 2011

am i the only who finds the phrase about easily finding women at malls, and the bit about them being too focused on shopping to notice men offensive? i'm suprised no one has mentioned this, it's kind of sad...

8:58PM PDT on May 30, 2011

Thanks for posting.

6:58AM PDT on May 30, 2011

I think I am hopelessly single for life! *sigh* LOL. that's ok, I'm happy! That's all that counts!

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