Monthly Archives May 2011

What was it that made me fall in love?

This is a question that I can only answer on my own behalf.  Depending on who you ask, there will be a hundred different answers.  However, the answers won’t usually be just one thing, but a bundle of behaviors that tipped the balance. Here was my basic bundle: He was willing to talk...

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You have a checklist — now create your soul mate!

Thanks for all the great feedback!  It’s fun and helpful to hear what many of you have to say, and to know that I’m not talking just to myself. If you remember, back on my second post, I mentioned that almost all online dating sites require that you self-identify physical traits.  Mos...

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Don’t go to the store on an empty stomach

Just as one can be too easily tempted by junk food when hungry, it’s best to seek a (soul) mate when you feel confident, are happy with yourself, and aren’t under external or time pressures. There’s a good reason I say this, despite the wrinkled brows and sputtering I detect —...

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The problem with honor system and dating sites…

Before I get started, let me answer those of you who wanted to refer single men or women to me.  Thank you, first of all, for reading my post!  Tell your friend/colleague/family member to either email me or leave a comment below the postings.  Or, if they don’t feel like contact...

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It’s not that I’m nosy…

No — I probably pay too little attention to what other people talk about, and I certainly don’t stick my nose in if my attention isn’t wanted. It’s just that here and there, good friends and close family members have shared tales of frustration, woe, and willful misrepresenta...

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