Author Archives: Mingle2

Who Should Pay for Dates?

In times past, it was the man’s job to invite a woman on a date and then pay for the date, whether it was a meal, a movie, dancing, or mini golf. These days, who asks whom out for a…

Warning Signs in a Relationship

  While breakups are always tough, the worst ones are the ones you aren’t prepared for. Unexpected breakups happen when your partner suddenly drops a bomb on you, saying he’s moving out, or that she’s found someone new. Luckily, there…

Valentine’s Day Ideas for New Relationships

The day of love and passionate declaration can feel extremely awkward if you’re still in the early stages of your relationship, like, as awkward as sitting next to a couple who are totally making out at the movies. On this…

5 Out-of-the-box Date Ideas for Valentine’s Day

The standard dinner-and-a-movie date is ready to be updated. Valentine’s Day is all about romance, and nothing is more romantic than showing your date that you are trying to come up with fun and exciting new things to do together…

Developing the Fine Art of Conversation

Human beings are nothing if not social animals. We are built to bond, to form relationships, and to seek the company of other humans for comfort and support. Whether you’re extroverted or introverted, you need people around you who accept…

How Honest Should You Be on Your Dating Profile?

The point of using words and pictures to describe yourself on your dating profile is to get people to take a second look and end up contacting you, right? And who would contact a person who doesn’t look good or…

4 Tips to Catching a Boyfriend

We’ve all gone on dates for a night of fun before. They’re light on the getting to know you and heavy on almost everything else. But if you’re looking for a relationship, you’ve got to play the game a little…