We are no longer confined geographically when it comes to finding your real match.
You can basically learn what matters to you right off the bat without having to have months of “figuring each other out”.
How many times have you been set up on a date with someone and when you meet there is absolutely no “spark”?
So the next time one of your friends or family members says that they have met someone online, try not to scoff.
As it turns out, there’s solid science to back up the attraction of “smell dating.” It might not be the most conventional way to find a mate, but a person’s smell – their body odor – can be a powerful tool when it comes to the chemistry of love and attraction.
As a man, I can personally tell you that there are few things more challenging than walking up to a woman in a bar and trying to put enough of your best foot forward to make an acceptable impression.
In an online setting you have an opportunity to dodge the awkwardness, and just get to know people.
Because there is a decrease in awkwardness, people have the ability to get to know each other in a more comfortable setting.
You’ll be amazed how much deeper your conversations can be when you’re not worrying about whether or not you have something in your teeth, or whether or not the dress you are wearing makes you look fat.
Do not let appearance, sex appeal or sweet talk distract you from seeking the truth. Telka's "Life Solutions" program was approved in 2007 as a 22-credit Social Work continuing education series.
Get to know your date based on his or her actions, values and character. The only way to discover if your date really likes YOU, is to be yourself. Read Steve Harvey’s “90 day rule” described in his 2009 book “Act like a Lady, Think Like a Man.” 5. Do not co-mingle funds, co-habitate for financial reasons or serve as your date’s bank or lending institution. Ask yourself, “Would I approve of my son, daughter, sibling or best friend dating someone exactly like the person I am dating? Minimally, see your relationship through all four seasons before deciding to build a future together. Use your full year of dating to practice positive communication skills and to establish great conflict negotiation strategies. A former part-time faculty member of Lansing Community College, Telka owns a private practice in East Lansing where she specializes in short-term cognitive behavioral treatment.
The chemistry between two people is CRUCIAL to establishing a relationship, and if it isn’t there – it just isn’t there.