Originally published in The Hudson Reporter Hi Mr. Hunt Ethridge, I am 28 and in real need of some advice on where to start looking to pick up some dates. I am not the bar type of person. I am bit old fashioned. I am more on the conservative side, go to church on Sundays, … Continue reading Reader Question
So with school starting back up for the kids, I thought I’d do a little Dating 101 prep course for everyone. Hopefully these helpful tips will aid you in finding a nice hibernation-mate come the winter!
Let’s face it: first dates can be trying! It’s almost like a job interview, both subjects putting their best face on for the other and hiding their scars. Sometimes it feels like you are just rehashing the same date over and over.
Last year Lori Gottlieb wrote a book called “Marry Him: The Case for Settling for Mr. Good Enough.” With the firestorm that exploded on the blogosphere you’d have though she was advocating for child labor or animal cruelty.
Congruency is a word that most people are unfamiliar with. Scientifically it means a rapport within oneself, or internal and external consistency, perceived by others as sincerity or certainty. What that means is basically that your actions mirror your thoughts and words.