invention of dating

The Invention of Dating: Why Guys Pay for Dates

As Kristen and I get ready for a Gatsby-themed house party tonight, I’m reminded of how the Roaring ’20s birthed modern dating as we know it. The invention of dating replaced “calling,” as we discussed in A Dating Tradition Worth Bringing Back? Dating started with urban, working, lower classes, but quickly spread to public acceptance. […]

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Dating tradition

A Dating Tradition Worth Bringing Back?

Today, love can be found with online dating sites, dating apps, and by simply clicking “like” on a social media post. Much like online shopping, finding love is at your fingertips. However, a time existed when a man had to leave his comfort zone and personal confines to seek the woman he’d spend the rest […]

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how a guy should dress for a fine dining first date

How a Guy Should Dress for a Fine Dining First Date

What should I wear on a first date? The answer largely depends on where you go. Clover, a dating app, determined chain restaurants are some of the most popular first date spots. After analyzing data from over 200,000 users, Clover determined Starbucks is the top spot for a first date (not a bad choice to […]

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4 Lessons On Discretion

We could learn some things from the Old West. The American Cowboy possessed a quality that many modern men are deficient in: discretion. He considered what words he would say, and ensured they actually had meaning. In the Old West, words were few. Men chose what they said carefully. Work was more important than chatter. […]

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qualities of a desirable princess

10 Qualities of a Healthy Princess Mentality

Noble: A princess is a noble young lady who carries herself with poise and dignity. She listens attentively. And when she speaks, she carefully chooses her words. She exercises control over her emotions and makes choices based on what’s right rather than how she feels. A woman who acts like a princess is attractive, isn’t […]

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