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Internet Dating, Love, and Identity - Internet dating is one of the most popular ways to meet a potential person that meets your needs for your ideal relationship. For a love bases, online relationships are just ridiculous. The starting idea of internet dating was to get to know someone without knowing what they look like, to create chemistry with another person without considering looks. If you scan those sites you’ll see unrealistic looking girls or even boys as their profile picture. Even so with their personal profile, most people will create false information to suit a person that is more likely to get matches or interests....   [tags: Internet Dating, Internet Relationships] 1244 words
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Online Dating Analysis - ... Many individuals also do video chats to make certain that the person they are chatting with is one in the same, this helps to establish trust and aids in connecting to the person before the actual meeting. After this screening process the next step is to meet in person to see if what is shared online is the same face to face. On the down side or negative side of online dating it can be dangerous and at times deadly if not careful. No one really even is assured who the other person is that is really on the other side of the computer....   [tags: dating strategy, exchange theory]
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Dating in the Workplace - Introduction           This case deals with dating in the workplace. I believe probably more than any other topic I have heard more issues in my years in the Army that deal with relationships among service members. I do believe it is morally acceptable for an employer to make rules against dating in the workplace. The degree to which rules are designed though should reflect on how much the relationship may affect the workplace. There should be no invisible rules towards the topic. That is an organization must put such a policy in writing and not just accept that it is understood and everyone will see things for the good of the organization....   [tags: Work Dating Relationships]
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Dating in The Workplace - For the majority of Americans these are a necessary thing to have in order to keep roofs over our heads, clothes on our backs, and food in our stomachs. It seems that these days, employees are working well over the expected forty hours a week, which leaves little time to go out and meet that someone special. Is it any wonder then that most coworkers are finding themselves involved in an office romance. According to recent studies, 48% of employees admit to being involved in an office romance at some point in their careers (Voo)....   [tags: Workplace Dating, 2014]
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The Transformation of our Society Since the Internet: Online Dating - Imagine a world without internet. There would be no emails, no Facebook, no eBay, amongst other things. Even a simple task as booking a flight or a hotel would have to be done over the phone. To think about it… life as we know it would just not be the same. This new day and age has brought us to a point where it’s possible to find virtually anything on the internet, even love. Yes, online dating has become the new revolutionary way of finding your soul mate (Houran, & Lange, 2004), and it is to no surprise since it’s easy, provides more options and is growing each and every day....   [tags: internet, online dating, ] 1197 words
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Social Dating is a Modern Phenomenon in our Society - ... Many of these students have even attended a date or have carried a relationship with someone intimately. Their idea of a relationship is making out, and putting out. Engaging in sexual intercourse before marriage almost never came up before in the era before dating, but what has changed in today’s culture that has made this topic bearable in recent times. Steven E. Roahds argues that, “The collegiate women are available because most of the women’s movement has insisted that sexual liberation is an important part of women’s liberation and because the Pill seemed to make sexual liberation costless” (515)....   [tags: social media, dating, sexual liberation]
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Meet That Someone Special With One Of The Free Online Dating Services - The days of waiting for the special someone to come waltzing into your life have long gone. The internet has given a new outlook to dating. With the availability of free online dating services you could be talking with someone in a matter of minutes. When you date online the amount of people available for you to meet is endless. There are benefits to this form of dating, but there are also many negative aspects to be aware of before venturing out to the world of online dating. Due to the site you are considering being free to join, anyone will have access to joining....   [tags: Online Dating Services. tips, ] 522 words
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Traditional and Internet Dating - Traditional and Internet Dating At some point in our lives where we are searching for that special someone. The methods of going about dating have changed quite dramatically over the years. Going out has grown from traditional dating, to internet 'dating', to group dating.      Traditional Dating has changed over the years. In my generation the girls can ask the guys, there is no telling where they might go on a date, or they might just hang out at home, which did not happen as much 25 years ago....   [tags: Dating Social Values Changes Essays] 692 words
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Biblical Dating - Biblical Dating When one mentions the term "dating" it can produce, on the ambivalence continuum, feelings ranging from delightful bliss to genuine confusion or even aversion. Before I begin, let's bring some definition to this often nebulous term "dating". Webster defines dating simply as: "to have social engagements with persons of the opposite sex". In a casual sense, therefore, dating can certainly mean hanging out with the opposite sex for non-romantic purposes. Some of these engagements could be having coffee to talk about work, or other common interests....   [tags: Dating Bible Relationships Christianity Essays] 4471 words
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Boundaries in Dating - The book Boundaries in Dating is a simple but powerful tool to have in any dating relationship or a forming friendship. Dr. Henry Cloud and Dr. John Townsend have great take away tips to make healthy choices in a dating relationship. If you already have a relationship you can still take away great tips from Boundaries in dating such as how to grow a healthier relationship. This is not necessarily a book for married people but it still has some great tips that you can take away. Dr. Henry and Dr....   [tags: analysis, Dr. Henry Cloud and Dr. John Townsend]
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The Many Benefits of Online Dating - In the twenty-first century, we use the internet for almost everything that we do. We use search engines such as Bing or Google to find information. Websites like Netflix and Hulu allow us to watch shows and movies without an expensive cable or satellite subscription. Social networks provide a new way to communicate with friends and family. Entire companies are run through the internet. With gas prices rising every day, it has also become increasingly popular to see a lot of jobs turn to telecommuting....   [tags: social issues, netflix, hulu]
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Methods of dating Basaltic rocks - ... This radioactive isotope is known as Potassium-40 which undergoes radioactive decay to form more a more stable Argon-40(Micheal.A.S, 1991). The age of a rock can then be determined by chemical analysis of the amount of Potassium-40 present and the amount of Argon-40 present. Adding these two values gives the original quantity of Potassium-40. Using this value the age of the rock can be determined mathematically on the basis of the half-life of Potassium-40(how many years it takes for the amount of Potassium-40 to halve in quantity)....   [tags: mafic rocks, volcanoes ]
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Dating and the Single Parent - Summary Ideas that Dr. Deal will express in his book, Dating and the Single Parent are based around blended families. Dr. Deal is an advocate for first marriage reconciliation but believes blended families need more help. “Balancing your desire for love with kids’ need for stability and emotional safety is tough” (Deal, 2012, p. 25). In Dr. Deal’s introduction he expressed that dating is hard if you are newly single, but even harder if newly single with kids. The natural course that Dr. Deal explains is more of a non-competitive family....   [tags: Dr Deal, families, marriage, children, God]
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Compensated Dating in Hong Kong - ... Studies were used to focusing females on sex problem but ignore males as this is not commonly expected in Chinese society. Third, problem behaviours, such as substance abuse, are just mildly related to CD (Lee & Shek, 2013). Impacts Physical Early adolescent may come across violence in CD and they may not seek for help as they do not want others know what they are doing. Risky sexual behavior may cause venereal disease or irrecoverable damage their reproductive systems which are still developing....   [tags: juvenile prostitution, non sexual services]
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Racial Relations: Dating Interratially - While sitting in a small circle eating lunch, my friends and I somehow got onto the topic of dating. We all confessed who may or may not have our current attention and amongst my very diverse group of friends, one of them, a Hispanic, said she was interested in dating a white male. In response, another friend asked, “you like those white boys don’t you?”. It was a simple joke as all of my friends are open into interracial dating, but there are many people in American society who do not feel the same way....   [tags: asians, blacks, hispanics ]
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Mechanics of Carbon Dating - Does the term ‘radioactive’ isotopes sound familiar to you. Radioactive isotopes are naturally created isotopes that have an unstable nucleus. In order for stability to be achieved, it decays and releases alpha, beta or gamma rays. In a carbon-14 case, a Nitrogen-14 is hit by cosmic rays that penetrate the nuclei. The outcome is an unstable Carbon-14. Carbon-14 is a very rare Carbon because it is radioactive. This rare matter is created when cosmic rays constantly enter the atmosphere of the earth....   [tags: Procedure, Reliability, Information]
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Dating, Cohabitation, and Marriage - The appropriate age to begin dating in my view should be around fifteen to sixteen years of age for females and perhaps a year older for males (sixteen to seventeen). I have suggested these ages because the maturity and responsibility required for dating should have reached the necessary levels by these ages. Males have been proven to mature at a slightly older age than girls so that is why I have suggested older ages for males. Also, this allows for females to date slightly older males. In my opinion parents do have different expectations for females than they do for males, this is partly due to the fact that females bear children and therefore face more consequence for irresponsible decisi...   [tags: Relationships] 1062 words
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Dating Someone With HIV - It may not be unusual for anyone to fall for someone with HIV. Every HIV positive patient has a right to lead a normal life. In fact, it is more desirable if the society can accept a HIV patient. Insecurities and problems faced by your partner if you are dating someone with HIV:  They are scared to disclose their HIV status.  If you started the relationship without knowing about his HIV status and came to know about it recently then he will be very insecure about rejection  They fear to be stereotypedSecluded Honeymoon Destinations If you are newly married or your marriage has been fixed, you definitely have an intense desire to know your partner more and get closer him or her....   [tags: Relationships] 1135 words
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Online Dating - ... Email is considered the easiest way to meet people, online dating is relatively new but has become popular in finding a potential relationship there are many reasons online dating has a high popularity it is efficient, exciting and less intimidating than conventional dating methods with the fast moving pace of today’s society there is little time to arrange dates and fine that special person. Some people rush into relationships to quick because they are afraid to be alone need the feeling of being wanted dating online is taking a huge risk you don’t know who or what type person who you’re sharing information with sometimes it work out a chance you are willing to take online dating has be...   [tags: profiles, internet, e-mails]
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Dating Violence - IntroductionIn recent history, dating violence has become a paramount issue in American society. With the rates of domestic violence on the rise, much research has been conducted that provides evidence that violence during dating relationships in the teen years is a strong contributing factor to later domestic violence. Current research is revealing that a far larger percentage of teens are suffering from some amount of physical, sexual, or emotional abuse in their dating relationships. Studies have shown that both those who engage in the violent behaviors, as well as those who are the victims of these acts are more likely to be involved in violent relationships in the future....   [tags: Social Issues, Legal Issues, Domestic Violence] 1479 words
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Dating on the Internet - Dating on the Internet It has become today's method of communication, the wave of the future. The necessity to leave the home to do such things as shop for clothes or to go to the bank is diminishing. Business is being conducted more frequently from the home. Students will soon be able to interact with their teachers and fellow students while sitting in their bedrooms. The Internet will overtake all forms of personal interaction, and it stands to reason that this includes dating. From foreign pen-pals to heated Cybersex, the number of people who log on each day is growing rapidly....   [tags: Research Cyberdating Internet Essays]
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The Solution to the Problem of Teenagers Compensated Dating - Have you ever heard the word ‘Enjo Kosai’. It means compensated dating, which is defined as men give money or luxury to attract women for companionship, some especially for sex. In 2008, an appalling new shocks all the Hong Kong people. Wong Ka-mui, a secondary student who did compensated dating, was killed and dismembered (Lo, 2008). This tragedy raised the concern of public to teenagers compensated dating, and citizens started to comprehend the severity of the issue. Why juveniles have to betray their body or even soul....   [tags: parenting, family communication]
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Interracial Marriage /Dating - "In 2010 15% of new marriages in the United States were between spouses of different races or ethnicities, more than doubling the 1980 level of 6.7% according to the Pew Research Centers Social and Demographic Trends project"(Hayes). Looking at all married couples in 2010 regardless of when they married , so-called "intermarriages" reached an all-time high of 8.4% in 2010 compared to 3.2% in 1980 the study said"(Hayes). Interracial marriage occurs when two people of differing racial groups marry....   [tags: Races, Ethnicities, Marriages, Married Couples]
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My Dating Identity - When you go on a date you picture worlds colliding, fireworks, and other western depictions of romance. My date included all of these elements, but not in the clichéd way you are probably picturing. Worlds collided all right; my postmodern world collided into his modern one. The fireworks that ensued were cataclysmic. It began with dinner, and it ended with shock and awe. He made reservations and endless compliments. It seemed that things would go well despite the decade age difference between us....   [tags: Personal Narrative, Identity Essay] 1285 words
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Dating Gorgeous Women - Dating Gorgeous Women Try to stay away from the obvious. Gorgeous women, for the most part, have heard it all before. How beautiful they are, how perfect they look, how they could be a model and so on. Compliment her instead on her more meaningful traits, for example, such as her kindness, her intellect or her savvy. Focus on her deeper qualities and communicate that to her by letting her know what you appreciate about her on the inside rather than admiring her outer beauty. Find those things in her that you would admire in anyone, not just a gorgeous woman....   [tags: Relationships] 655 words
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Three Negative Effects of Online Dating - ... He says that the modern process and development of internet dating as we know it as today is just a modern adaptation and extension of the “matrimonial agencies that were present in the 1700’s.which were created in order to aid lonely bachelors’ in their search for prospective mates through the medium of newspaper and other printed ads.(http://www.lifescience.com) But people who used these means of interaction in the past were seen as lacking or defective in some way and it was said in order to avoid the stigma associated with internet dating at the time to not talk about their need of it while they are in public....   [tags: Love, Intimacy, and Technology]
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How Physical Appearance Affects Dating - “Don’t judge a book by its cover” has been a metaphorical quote to express that people should not judge others based on their looks but to look beyond their outer appearance. Physical appearance has played a major role in the dating world. Many studies have been conducted on both women and men on what attracts them to a potential mate. Research that has taken place over time, pin point what men and women are attracted to and how much physical appearance is factored in. Collectively, men are generally attracted to certain features on women physically as well as women are to men....   [tags: mate, appearance, values, goals]
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Dating vs Steady Dating: A teenage perspective - That’s the Question To date or not to date that is the question. The real question is to date a lot of different girls or not to date, and just have one girlfriend. Well there are a few things that are the same but many more differences. If I have a girlfriend or not I can go on dates. Both dating and not dating can be a lot of fun. Also they both can be a challenge, because either way you have to make someone else happy. But there are a lot more differences between the two. When I have a girlfriend a lot of things are good but there are usually bad sides to all the good....   [tags: essays research papers] 477 words
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Dating - An Issue of Personal Choice - Dating - An Issue of Personal Choice First there was the passing notes, hand holding and name-calling of middle school. Then you survived your first heartbreak when your high school sweetheart decided it would be best to be “just friends.” Now swept away in college life, with an important aspect being dorm life, you hardly take the time to step back and ask yourself, “What am I doing here. Who’s bed did I just wake up in, and how the hell did I get here?!” Okay, so the second part may not be applicable to all students, but at the same time you cannot deny that it happens, likely more often than one would be comfortable thinking about....   [tags: Personal Narrative Essays] 3336 words
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From Front Porch to Backseat: The History of Dating - Belongingness is an emotion that everyone longs to feel throughout the course of their lives. Starting in adolescence, we as humans are naturally attracted to others in a romantic way. Girls in junior high start wearing make-up and dressing nice in order to impress the boys and get their attention. During this time, both girls and boys want a boyfriend or girlfriend, and are interested in this idea of “dating.” As boys and girls progress into high school, dating becomes even more of the thing to do....   [tags: Beth Bailey] 1208 words
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Teenage Dating in the 1950s - Teenage Dating in the 1950s Teenagers in the 1950's are so iconic that, for some, they represent the last generation of innocence before it is "lost" in the sixties. When asked to imagine this lost group, images of bobbysoxers, letterman jackets, malt shops and sock hops come instantly to mind. Images like these are so classic, they, for a number of people, are "as American as apple pie." They are produced and perpetuated by the media, through films like Grease and Pleasantville and television shows like Happy Days, The Donna Reed Show, and Leave It to Beaver....   [tags: Relationships]
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Social Media’s Effect on the Culture of Dating - All humans have the innate desire to create intimate relationships with others. The manner in which people engage in romantic relations has evolved throughout time, and today, social media plays an influential role as a medium of communication for initiating romantic connections. While social media has increased the opportunities to connect with others, it has been detrimental to the quality of the interactions that occur in the dating world. Therefore, the conveniences of connecting through social media have generated the consequences of expecting too much and committing too little....   [tags: Facebook Essays] 2212 words
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A New Era of Love: Interracial Dating and Marriage - ... The alleged Biblical argument is broken down when the marriages of Moses are examined in the Old Testament. Chronologists have found that the Moses of the Bible was in fact a real person using old scrolls and documents found in Egypt as proof and found that he was married twice, once to a woman of Egypt and another woman, Zipporah who was referred to as a “gerim” (which translates to “alien”) because of the color of her skin (B. Lang). Exodus 1–11 narrates the call of Moses, his confrontation with Pharaoh, and the judgmental plagues that Yahweh strikes upon Egypt....   [tags: aversive racism, equal rights]
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Dating During the Teenage Years - Dating During the Teenage Years Alas, the teenage years. They are years so full of life, emotion, changes, and new information. Filled with homework, football, video games, music, and of course…dating. Ah yes, the age-old ritual of dating…or is it. You know, dating really isn't that old. It started somewhere around the 1920's, when our modern-day culture was starting to move more towards and attitude of the here-and-now. Everybody's mindset became more geared toward instant gratification....   [tags: Papers] 947 words
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The Science of Radiocarbon Dating - The Science of Radiocarbon Dating When we think of history, we think of important people, places, cultures, events, and much more. The backbone of history rests on its chronology. It gives us the "when" of basic analysis. It gives us a frame of reference, the order of things. Before having an "absolute" way of determining dates, history was based in guesses and assumptions. Many attempts were made to organize the dates of the past. Some of these attempts were made by geologist. Geologist used the idea of "stratigraphic succession" (Renfrew, 1973) which is based on the "principle that when successive layers or strata are observed in position, the underlying ones are the earliest." (Pg....   [tags: Papers] 1432 words
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Internet Dating - Original Writing - Internet Dating - Original Writing Tuesday, and i pace up and down the bar of my small-town, backalley pub, pondering over the massively daunting task set before me. A 1500 word text, written to entertain..... Entertain you say. sounds like a challenge.... A couple of hours pass and i've had no progress. Still behind the bar, still waiting for a customer to lighten up my day and still pondering over what the genre and form of my text are going to be....   [tags: Papers] 1095 words
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Marketing And Online Dating - In the very unique industry of online dating, an e-business must use many marketing tools and techniques to catch the eyes of the business's audience. If the e-business is for some reason unable to accomplish this, the online dating sight will not last long. This section will discuss the marketing tools and techniques used by e-businesses in the online dating industry. There will also be a rating of the three most common online dating networks, rating many areas of the site from ease of use to customer service accessibility....   [tags: Business Marketing] 1045 words
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Dating Rituals - Dating Rituals Dating in our culture is a mysterious thing. The actual definition of a ‘date’ is different for certain people, in certain places and at a certain point in time. Even so, trying to define what dating really is very difficult. But in a general understanding of the term, dating is two people spending time together and going out and doing things, without any real sense of commitment towards each other. That is, they are both generally free to go on dates with other people as well. Focusing on heterosexual dating, there are many patterns or rituals that go into the whole concept of dating....   [tags: Papers] 1271 words
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Dating Methods - General Differances Between Relative and Absolute Dating Methods Getting dates for fossils that are found in sites being excavated by anthropologist is very important. Dates show the evolution from early hominid specimens to our own species, Homo homo sapiens. There are many methods that can be used to acquire these dates, but all of these methods fall into one of two catorgories. They can either give a absolute date or a relative date. An absolute date is one in which you get an actual date in years....   [tags: essays papers] 1443 words
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Online Dating - A Brief History of Courtship "Courtship takes many forms, depending mainly on the point in history and the culture in which it exists" (Cate, 1992) Many popular love songs claim that being in love is similar to being under a magical spell. Some state that "all you need is love," and still others affirm that "love lifts us up where we belong." People dream about finding their one and only soul mate, and in this day and age, the pursuit for love and happiness is closer to home than ever before......in fact, it's only a mouse-click away....   [tags: Internet Date Singles]
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Online Dating - Online Dating The Internet has always seemed like a completely separate world, very different from reality. There seemed to be so many endless possibilities. One is the new online dating craze, which has caught my attention a number of times. One rainy afternoon, curled up in a blanket at my computer chair, I decided to investigate it. I learned that as many of the baby-boomers start to become widowed or divorced, many are looking for mates, along with many others who are looking for companionship....   [tags: Internet Cyberspace Technology Essays] 3091 words
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Relative Dating - The Fundamental Principles of Relative DatingRelative dating involves placing events in their proper chronological sequence, that is, in the order of their occurrence (Dutch 1998). This type of dating tells us which geologic event happened first, but does not give an exact date to which something happened. There are several different methods that are used in relative dating. These are the fundamental methods that are used in the field by geologists' and earth scientists to gather information about the relative age of rock bodies and other cool geologic stuff....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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Dating Anxiety - Dating Anxiety Have you ever been really stressed about something. Think of the time when you have been the most stressed out. Multiply that to the 10th power and you have me before a date. It seems to me dating and stress are like salt and pepper; you almost never have one without the other. Endless anticipations flood your mind, making it almost impossible to keep a continuous train of thought. The worst thing about dating is that you get seriously stressed out for one lousy night. It’s enough to turn a sane mind into a basket case....   [tags: Essays Papers] 716 words
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Online Dating - The technology nowadays has an influence on our lives, it has affected everything in it. When this technological revolution started, we didn't expect that it would affect our emotions, and our feelings. All we expected is that technology would develop our ability to have easier life and control nature. But what really happened is that the technology started to be part of us that we can't live without. The Internet is one of the technologies which appeared in our lives, and now it is dominating our lives....   [tags: essays research papers] 1496 words
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Online Dating - A few years ago, I was given my first computer and was introduced to the World Wide Web, and America Online (AOL) chat rooms. It never occurred to me that I would meet someone online that I would consider being in a relationship with, nor talk to more than a few times. I thought wrong. In today's society where almost anything and everything is done online, online dating is not an uncommon or taboo thing to do anymore. There are numerous websites with billions of subscribers, who pay up to forty dollars a month, looking for their perfect matches....   [tags: World Cultures] 731 words
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Dating Scriptures - Dating Scriptures It is both important and useful to date biblical scriptures, because this means that we can determine when particular events happened. For example, what time period a particular king ruled, where he ruled and who he ruled over. Archaeology is probably the best method of dating scriptures, as it is accurate and scientific. However, it can cause problems. It can cause disagreements between Rabbis and archaeologists, and even between Rabbis themselves, who have different opinions and ideas about what actually happened, furthermore if the biblical information contradicts the archaeological information, or vice ver...   [tags: Papers] 481 words
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Courtship Vs. Dating - Courtship - the act of wooing Woo - to ask in marriage; to court, to solicit eagerly; to seek to gain. You ask, “What in the world is Courtship?” Let me start by saying it is our country’s dating problem solution. Not too long ago, Christian parents along with their youth had realized the need to re-map the route to fruitful, God-ordained marriages. The result has been a push particularly among homeschoolers, to return to the more biblical principals of courtship. Simply defined, courtship is a reformed version of dating under the supervision of parents between a man and a woman who are ready to marry in the near future....   [tags: essays research papers] 526 words
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Dating Patterns Among College Students - Dating Patterns Among College Students Dating today differs greatly compared to dating say sixty or even eighty years ago. Dating trends today, such as cohabitation, would be considered insanity or chaos if these patterns were displayed in the 1920’s. Today the majority of persons who date are seeking the outcome of a marriage (although research does not agree with this). Eighty years ago, people dated for fun, pleasure, and recreation (Schwartz 116), and only “popular” people dated (Waller 1937), dating was a rarity, and limited to people in their late teen years or early adulthood....   [tags: Papers] 1305 words
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Online Dating Services and Mister Wrong - As a happily pre-engaged woman, with a pre-engagement ring, I have no reason to scan the listings of the ubiquitous dating services on the Web. Yet, ever since I saw the ad, "Get Your Flirt On!," curiosity has gotten the better of me. I spend most of my time in search of eligible men, but I also search for eligible women. When I first looked at the men in my zip code, I told myself that I was looking for matches for my friends. But in truth I cannot think of a faster way to lose my single friends than telling them I have been looking for their perfect match online....   [tags: Personal Narrative, essay about myself] 571 words
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Dating: Bars, Clubs, And Personal Advertisements - Dating: Bars, Clubs, and Personal Advertisements Single adults partake of many activities to seek dates and find mates. Many use advertisements in local newspapers to attract possible candidates for a relationship. Others go to single's clubs and bars to find their potential soul mate. The type of activities people choose are dependent on the person's self- esteem and self-confidence. The information for this research was obtained from the article “Self Esteem of Persons Seeking Dates Via Bars, Singles Clubs, and Personal Advertisements.” The article was written by Paul Yelsma and Paul L....   [tags: essays research papers] 839 words
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Mut' ah Marriage in Islam: Modernized Dating or Legalized Prostitution? - ... The most common is that he was only referring to the mut’ah of hajj. When he said, “The Quran is the Qur’an” he meant that by banning Mut’ah, it will put an end to any exceptions that are allowed in the Qur’an. This shows the power that ‘Umar had over Islam. He was authorized to create a new sunnah in replacement of one that was created and enforced by the Prophet himself. It was the right of the Rightly-Guided Caliphs to challenge the logic of the Qur’an. He implied this when he said: ”The Prophet is the Prophet.” He is acknowledging that the Prophet is dead and it is now the job of the Caliph to create laws and make them known....   [tags: Marriage, Islam Culture, Temporary Marriage]
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Interracial and Cross Cultural Dating of Generation Y - Interracial and Cross Cultural Dating of Generation Y Interracial romance has been an issue in the United States since the first English settlers established colonies during the seventeenth century. Over the years, views toward interracial relationships in America have changed greatly. The interracial dating trend among today’s teenagers is increasing at a steady rate (Grapes 49). However, there are still many biases facing Gen-Y youth who choose to date someone of another race. A look at the history of interracial romance in the United States will shed light on today’s attitudes....   [tags: Race Racism]
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I Didn't Realize Until Now - Dear Susan, I didn't realize until now just how badly I mishandled our relationship. By being apart and not talking for some time now, I have quickly learned that you were everything I ever wanted and because I was so afraid of losing you, I ended up chasing you away. It wasn't until recently that realized that instead of complaining about the time I didn't have with you, I should have cherished the time I did have. The time we had together was real and filled with affection. I was never alone when we were apart, because just as you were on my mind, I was on yours....   [tags: Love Letters Dating Email Relationships] 553 words
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The Changes in Society’s Views on Interracial Dating over Time - In each generation, it seems as if there is always a very controversial issue. It usually varies from the legalization of marijuana or the lowering of the drinking age all the way to the views on abortions. However, one thing is clear, the issue on interracial relationships is still as controversial today as it was nearly fifty years ago. While times may have changed and society has gotten used to these interracial relationships, it’s still something that is being talked about regularly. Starting in the 1960’s, the issue on interracial relationships became more relevant....   [tags: Interracial Marriage, Controversy, Society]
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The Internet: Helpful or Harmful for Social Interaction? - Tonight our main topic is interaction through Social Media websites via the Internet. People can become instantly connected with other individuals through texting, messaging, and on social networking websites on the Internet. The question is, however, whether these instant connections are helpful or harmful to social interaction. Some say yes and some say no. These connections can help people connect all over the world, the resources available to people on the internet are numerous and someone can connect with people they never would have otherwise, with the internet....   [tags: Dating Websites, Cyber Bullying]
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