Love, love, love -- all the wretched cant of it, masking egotism, lust, masochism, fantasy under a mythology of sentimental postures, a welter of self-induced miseries and joys, blinding and masking the essential personalities in the frozen gestures of courtship, in the kissing and the dating and the desire, the compliments and the quarrels which vivify its barrenness.
Hurry not a woman's favor; neither forcer her hastily to surrender to thee.
For she goeth into love as she goeth into the waters at the seashore; first a hand and then a lip goeth she in by littles.
There was little of import in an encounter between two bodies that would fail to be revealed rather quickly.
The epistolary run up to the date only rarely revealed the truth of a man's good humor or introversion, his anxiety or social grace.
the whole world (versus, say, the city we live in) will, increasingly, feel like the market for our partner(s). Tired of all the drama, tired of not being good enough, tired of life.
Our pickiness will probably increase.”“Above all, Internet dating has helped people of all ages realize that there’s no need to settle for a mediocre relationship.”From "A Million First Dates How online romance is threatening monogamy" in January/February 2013” ― Dan Slater, “Having a date with someone other than your ex-wife after being a married man for more than twenty five years was an important occasion alright, but wearing a tie she bought with such strong emotional value attached to it was a form of cowardice, a subconscious reluctance to let go.” ― Vann Chow, tags: after-it-ends, american, ashamed, coward, cowardice, dating, divorce, emotional-value, ex, ex-wife, japan, letting-go, letting-of-the-past, love, marriage, moving-forward, old-couple, online-dating, relationship-quotes, shamefulness, tie, tokyo, undying-love, wake-up, white-man-and-the-pachinko-girl “You see that girl, she looks so happy right? But she doesn't want to look dramatic, weak or attention seeking so she keeps it all inside.
Until the bodies were introduced, seduction was only provisional.” ― Emily Witt, “It's hard to decide matters of the heart, especially when Self-love is rooted in our decisions.
The world of online dating is full of faux pas and pitfalls.
Let's all help our sisters worldwide to stand tall and know, they can and they will recover, survive and thrive, to live the life they deserve.