Date nights are always a marvelous way to spend quality time with the special person in your life, especially when there’s beautiful weather. This season, however, having the winter chill can make you question how much you really want to see your guy. Never fear, we’re got five fun date ideas that will have you waiting for temperatures to drop below 40.
The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins thrilled readers with its tale of a frightening futuristic society, teenage heroine and riveting love triangle. But while fans wait for the book’s sequel Catching Fire to hit the big screen, they might be “hungry” for more.
Readers who loved the bestselling Fifty Shades of Grey erotic-romance trilogy by E.L. James and can’t wait for the movie might be interested in another novel, also with film potential. Aimed at a young adult audience, Beautiful Disaster by Jamie McGuire is being described by fans and critics as Fifty Shades for teens. Warner Bros. acquired the rights to the film version of the novel in July.
“Act like a lady, think like a man.” Sound familiar? This quote has taken over the mentality of females. You log onto Facebook, and it’s a status. You scroll through Twitter, and at least five girls have retweeted it. You go on Instagram, and someone has posted an e-card saying it. But now the question is: should we really give men the satisfaction of trying to think like them?
There are so many different ways to meet people these days and more and more relationships are forming over the Internet. At younger and younger ages, single people are beginning to wonder if online dating is for them. Here are some tips to keep in mind if you decide to venture into this world of 21st century dating.
By Amy Lauren
Most girls at some point in their lives have come across him—the gray area guy. He’s the guy who you have hung out with before he mysteriously stopped calling. He’s the guy who you hooked up with once and have yet to talk to again. He’s the guy who you have absolutely zero ideas about how to handle. Well, fear not ladies, because here are some answers to make the gray area a little more black and white.
Okay, so you’ve hung out together, maybe at first in a group, then casually just the two of you. Now your cell phone is yawning in boredom from the lack of calls or text messages from him. The situation is not lost! This is a perfectly acceptable time to embrace the independent woman inside of you and send him a quick message. Keep it nonchalant and ask if there would be a convenient day for the two of you to meet up again, because last time was so much fun.
By Amy Lauren
You’re single. Maybe you just want a summer fling to keep you occupied, or maybe you’re at a point in your life where you’re ready to pursue a more mature relationship. Perhaps you’re not necessarily looking to change your relationship status at all, but your close friends are in relationships and they want to spread the joy and see you on the dating scene. This is where they come in with their set ups.
The first tip we can offer is to make the situation clear to both parties. The odds of a set up ending successfully are lowered significantly if it’s an ambush on one or both of the people involved. Make sure everyone is a willing participant.
By Amy Lauren
In a perfect world, there would never be such things as compromises. Compromises, by design, make everyone involved happy and unhappy at the same time. No one completely gets their way. There is always a give and take in these dealings. So, how do compromises fit into the grand scheme of your life plan? Love can dictate where you end up in life, but so can your chosen profession. The dilemma for most couples is considering which one to be the higher priority.