The roar of outrage that greeted Shere Hite's assertion that 70 percent of American wives married more than five years are unfaithful just goes to show how against American values this notion of "open" marriage is: Americans idealistically imagine their marriages closed.Because there are large numbers of Russian and Ukrainian women seeking partners abroad, some observers assume that Slavic ladies dislike local men. Eastern European women exploring options of dating internationally are fond of Slavic men, they simply cannot find the one who fits their portrait of a good partner and at the same time likes them back.It’s not always about finding love so much as it is about finding a potential marriage partner who fits with one’s own ideals.
But the having and growing of children, gardens, libraries, and art collections seem to demand something more permanent than romantic love allows.
[But] for Bumble, it probably was best to take pictures that actually looked like me, since, you know, (hopefully) I’d go on some actual dates with actual guys who would meet me in person.
Up until recently, I was 80 pounds overweight, and very insecure about my appearance and lack of experience. When it comes to photos, finding my best angle — even if the result doesn’t look exactly like me — has always made me feel confident.
For a lot of Chinese people, serious dating starts after they’ve finished school.
More so than Westerners, many Chinese view dating as a pragmatic affair.