If you’re an entrepreneur, you’re probably familiar with the name Darren Hardy. If you’re not, he’s a business author/speaker/expert and former publisher of Success magazine. In his book The Entrepreneurial Rollercoaster, he tells a story about a guy he calls “First Date Fred” and cautions sales people not to be a First Date Fred. His story directly applies to singles and dating! Fred went on a date. He talked about himself the entire time and didn’t ask a single question abo
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Everyone wants love. No one wants rejection. This is fact. It is basic to human nature. Ben Franklin said, “If you would be loved, love and be lovable.” That sounds cute. Seems sensible. But have you ever put yourself out there, served up a big ‘ol whoppin' serving of, “Here I am, I’m awesome, come and play with me!” and were met with, “No thanks. I’ll pass.” Or, um, crickets? I have. Ouchey mama! What do you do with that kind of rejection?
I‘m glad it’s a girl. And I hope she’ll be a fool – that’s the best thing a girl can be in this world, a beautiful little fool. Daisy Buchanan pretends that she’s happy she’s having a girl, but she knows that girls of any class are the losers in her world – the world that The Great Gatsby was set in (the 1920s). Modern-day women (and men too) can still find themselves playing the fool, even though much has changed in the last 80-90 years. While gender roles have evolved, rela
Turn on the TV during the month of January and you will undoubtedly encounter a commercial touting the success rates and marriage statistics of a major online dating site. January is indeed the most abundant month in the online dating game. And if you take the number of married couples who met online and compared it to the total number of married couples in the general population, you might get a reasonably acceptable metric of success! But are those successes the result of