For those of you who do not know, Christian Cafe has now merged with Single Christian Network, one of the oldest Christian single dating services on the web. After several months of observing how Christian Cafe dating service has handled this, I feel Christian singles will now be benefited by this merger.
Science Daily reported on this advance in modern biotechnology in December of 2006, stating the 'molecular condom' would take a minimum of five years of testing and another ten before it would be readily available, but this week the news has changed. According to several sources (Globe and Mail, Macleans, About.com's Guide to Sexuality) this medical marvel might be available to the public in the next three to five years after human trials have been conducted.
Ashley asks: "My boyfriend told me he never wanted kids. It wasn't very surprising when he told me that his ex wife stopped taking birth control pills so she could get pregnant. It also wasn't surprising when he told me that he signed all of his parental rights for his own child away and got a divorce. The thing that surprises me is that we met through an online dating site. He knew from my page that I had a child that lives with me part time, yet he pursued me anyway. I do not try and force him to spend time with my child, but at the same time it would be great if he did. Is this relationship worth staying in?"
Its the age-old chicken or the egg question - what came first? And in this case, the debate is regarding whether or not Facebook creates jealous people, or attracts already jealous people to their folds. Case in point: a recently released Canadian study found that the more time users spent perusing Facebook, the more jealous they were.
Last month's Cosmo found that 70% of their readers believed it important to marry their soulmate, but more that 50% of the respondents thought it would be impossible to find that person. I'm not sure how many of you feel this way, but I'm of the opinion that that's an awful lot of pressure to put on someone you're dating.
The dating younger men posts have a significant number of readers chiming in on their thoughts, so it was only a matter of time before a male reader asked about dating younger women in response. This comment was originally posted in the dating younger men blog thread, but I've moved it here because, to me, its a whole different conversation and deserves its own response.
A whole lot of Christians want to know about spiritual relationships and soul mates. Like is it possible for Christians of the opposite sex who have a close spiritual relationship to be Christian soul mates. Many people feel the best determining factor in determining a successful marriage (or dating relationship for that matter) is how close the couple is spiritually. Studies show that those couples who experience close spiritual relationships with each other have a much greater chance of staying in that relationship. For example, if a Christian couple prays and goes to church together, they reduce their chance of a break up by at least 14%. So, while you may have found a soul mate you feel connected and attracted to emotionally and physically, but what about the spiritual component?
Jennifer asks: "I need tips and hints for an attraction I have to a co-worker that's married. He's made comments to me and to others at work that things are not great at home. I don't want to be a home wrecker but I also don't want to pass on a chance with a great guy. We've only flirted with each other, nothing serious has been said or done between us."
Heartbreak asks: _"A few weeks ago, my boyfriend and I got engaged. The past year of our relationship has been nothing short of amazing, and we've both often spoken about how truly special our love is for each other. Last night, we got into a bit of an argument (which happens every few weeks or so), and when it was clear that nothing constructive was being said, I grabbed my laptop that he had been using and went upstairs to be alone for a while. When I opened my laptop, his online social network account was open and in the "messages" section. To my utter shock and dismay, there were messages that he sent to almost 10 RANDOM, foreign women, introducing himself and saying he would "like to get to know them better".
How does a city earn high rankings for singles? A variety of factors are taken into account, such as 'coolness' factor and the cost of living alone. But this year New York edged out the others because it had the highest number of singles using online dating sites. What do you think? Previous years readers have stated they thought New York was the best city - do you think the Forbes ranking got it right this time?