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2010-04-07 08:39:55

Women still want a relationship while men value independence, whether they're dating or hooking up As hooking up takes over from dating as a means of heterosexual interaction on university campuses, more women than men continue to prefer dating whereas more men than women rate hooking up above dating. Both genders however perceive similar benefits and risks to dating and hooking up. Carolyn Bradshaw from James Madison University in Virginia, US, and colleagues explored the reasons that...

2010-02-02 09:17:00

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Available today from publisher Allen & Unwin is the highly-anticipated and provocative dating manual for women, The Chase. Written by internationally acclaimed dating expert, best-selling author and celebrity dating coach Samantha Brett, The Chase provides an intimate look into the mysterious male mind in order to better understand dating, relationships and gain the knowledge and confidence to attract the perfect man. The Chase redefines the way...

2009-02-10 11:37:00

PALM DESERT, Calif., Feb. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The business of Valentine's Day can be spelled out in a number of ways, but in the end it all boils down to the significance of the intentions for both men and women alike. In its annual Valentine's Day Poll, It's Just Lunch (http://www.ItsJustLunch.com) reports a shift in how the infamous day will play out in these tough times. "Overall we are seeing a shift in spending habits as well as the way people will spend the day with a...

2009-01-30 16:24:03

University of Indiana researchers said a study involving speed dating suggests both sexes have difficulties reading the intentions of women. Skyler Place, a doctoral student in the university's Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences and lead author of the study, said men and women viewing video clips of speed dating were equally accurate in reading whether men were interested in the women they were speaking to and had equal difficulty reading the women. The hardest-to-read women were...

2008-12-09 13:26:00

PALM DESERT, Calif., Dec. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The holiday season is traditionally recognized as a time of joyful celebrations. It is also known as a time of stress and anxiety. Add to that dating and this time of year can pose some classic quandaries when it comes to family events, gift giving and holiday parties. The experts at It's Just Lunch (http://www.itsjustlunch.com), the world's leading matchmaking authority, asked the questions on everyone's mind to gauge what to expect this...

2008-01-30 03:00:21

On a Monday, Tracy Edmonds signed up with Match.com, saw someone she liked and winked at him. On Tuesday, he e-mailed back, and by Wednesday, they had met at a Henrico County restaurant. "Which was kind of fast," acknowledged Edmonds, who was widowed laast year. "But I don't know what you do. I haven't dated in 28 years." Fast, maybe, but not unusual as single people increasingly turn to their computers to help reboot their love lives. According to the Online Publishers Association, romance...

2007-02-09 21:00:15

By Jonathan Pinkerton, The Sacramento Bee, Calif. Feb. 9--First dates can be truly memorable -- often it's because you didn't meet the perfect match. Here are some tips and considerations that may lead to that coveted second date. What makes a good first date? Do not exceed two hours: "People tend to burn out easy on a first date," says Mara Rogers, a life coach from San Francisco. "(Two hours) helps keep the momentum, and there's an opening to decide whether to see if you want...

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This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.