Luckily, interracial dating and marriage have been on the rise for the last couple of decades, but still, many stereotypes linger to this day — and they make dating quite challenging — in particular for black men. A recent survey showed that 88% of millennials are supportive of interracial relationships, but that’s just in theory. Only 54% of them have actually dated a person outside of their race.
Most people don’t go to a dating site planning to be jerks. Many of them, however, turn out to act as if that’s exactly what they are. Sometimes we unknowingly leave trails of bruised feelings or unpleasantness. Here’s how to avoid being a jerk on dating sites.
The ideal time to meet your online crush in person is between 17 and 23 days after you’ve first started messaging, according to a study by the University of South Florida. A group of 433 online daters from the study said that the longer they waited to meet, to more let down they felt.
If you don’t want to feel let down and want to go from messaging to meeting as soon as possible, there are some ways to achieve it.
You meet a great guy online. You love everything about him, his photos, his profile, his interests. Maybe the two of you even go out and meet face to face over coffee. The chemistry is undeniable—you think about him constantly, and every text sends your heart aflutter. But that’s where the classic love story ends. For whatever reason, it doesn’t work out. Things are over, even though you were never officially a couple. Continue reading
Most of us have done some crazy things in the name of love. Even in the name of just finding love. Truth be told, just as in the cheeziest romantic sitcom, love does, in fact, come when you least expect it. How to lure love into your life? Continue reading and you’ll figure out how easy it actually is.
Many of us have been stood up for a date at least once. While the fact it happens to many people does come a bit comforting, being stood up and handling it like a lady is a pretty darn hard. The worst part is most certainly realizing he won’t show up, but right after that, there’s the part where he calls you on the phone to apologize. Continue reading
If you’ve never tried online dating before and you have just started considering it, you’re probably very hesitant and nervous about the whole thing. You might think you’ll only meet some creepy guys, or you might think no one would want to hook up with you – whatever the reason, some singles would rather go to the dentist than start an online dating profile.
Since you’re already considering taking this step, here are some important things you need to take care of: Continue reading
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The way the Internet has changed people’s lives is unquestionable. It has made it better in so many ways, but most of all, it has made it very easy for you to meet new people and potentially fall in love. Continue reading
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If you thought your hard-rock abs are attracting women, you might want to check again. A recent study showed that women actually prefer men who are not athletic over those who are over – athletic. All the guys who have profile photos of their abs might want to read on and check their profile afterward.