A Means to an End – As you pick and choose your dates online, it’s important to recognize what type of people you’re drawn to. Remember, there is an end goal and that’s to meet someone with whom you can share your life.
Christian Mingle wants you to meet someone who shares your place on “the faith spectrum” because compatible matches are most likely to last the longest.
No one wants to be the Captain Ahab of the dating world.2.
When you like a guy, and your mutual friends have multiple anecdotes about him projectile vomiting after excessive drinking, you need to rethink the infatuation.
Physical touch/intimacy should correspond with commitment. This doesn’t mean anything goes if you are engaged. What is your motivation -- power and control, gratifying your own ego, meeting a selfish need, or genuine affection?
If you feel convicted of certain behaviors, stop doing them.
I realize that my past experiences have made me who I am today, but I still wish I could go back in time and have a sisterly chat with poor, clueless, "younger me."I could've written three novels, started a business and hiked the Appalachian Trail with all the wasted time and energy.
If your approach and lifestyle doesn’t click with a particular member’s, then save judgment and simply move on to another who may be better suited to you.
Making a specific ask that includes the top 3 qualities your seeking in a mate is more likely to fill up your dance card than just waiting for other to think of you for a blind date.6.
Don’t Date your Ex’s Opposite – The tendency after a relationship ends is to rebound with someone who has all the qualities that your ex lacked.
Like any good recipe, there are certain ingredients that work best together. You get to reflect on your life, which will give you a strong sense of your goals and what you want from a relationship.
Get an Outside Look – Members often tell us that they get friends and family members to help write their profile.