Archive for August, 2013

The Friends with Intimacy Experiment

Saturday, August 31st, 2013

Jessica Walsh and Tim Goodwin, New York designers and friends of four years- decided to try a relationship experiment. Both were unlucky at love and when they found themselves single at the same time, they came up with a 40 day plan to date each other and see if their going through the motions of […]

If you are single and looking, consider advertising

Thursday, August 29th, 2013

If you are single and getting tired of online dating, singles groups and using a variety of dating services with no luck- there’s a new way to help you market yourself. Rob Young and Rina Mardahi, a couple who met by chance when on vacation and are only together because they took that first step […]

Big spending a new downside in dating

Sunday, August 25th, 2013

A recent working paper out of the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business titled; “A Penny Saved is a Penny Earned: The Romantic Appeal of Savers” surveyed 282 adults on their reaction to the dating profiles of singles based on their saving VS spending habits. Savers received a consistently higher score on compatibility- a […]

Powerball Dreaming

Thursday, August 8th, 2013

Wish lists for those buying lottery tickets often include expensive cars, lavish homes and paying off debts- but for some they are about helping loved ones, chasing a dream, or starting a foundation or a charity- all things that leave us full, not empty like material possessions so often do.
The difference between those who win […]

Why Carlos Danger?

Friday, August 2nd, 2013

What’s in a name? Plenty, that’s what. Names have significance- just ask all those parents-to-be armed with their baby name books and lists of choices. They will tell you it must be “perfect,” this label that their unborn child will carry throughout their (hopefully long and successful) life. Names are meant to convey an impression, […]