About Devon Singles

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 15.9% of Devon Singles say their sense of humor is: Sarcasm 
 25.4% of Devon Singles say their favorite romantic gesture is: Flowers 

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Devon Date Ideas from Devon Singles

Post Date: Jul 2, 2011

Gavin from Edmonton says: Remedy Cafe

Post Date: Jun 5, 2011

Debra from Edmonton says: Let's see...wine tasting venues...art galleries....??? Probably a nice quaint restaurant where you can talk and be heard. I do not have a preference.

Post Date: May 15, 2011

Lindsay from Edmonton says: Probably any good coffee shop. Second Cup or Starbucks.

Post Date: May 15, 2011

Ray from Edmonton says: A great resturant, and a patio when possible.

Post Date: Apr 29, 2011

Wesley from Sherwood Park says: A restaurant. Old Spaghetti Factory, maybe.

Post Date: Apr 24, 2011

David from Sherwood Park says: Vicky's Restaurant, Sherwood Park,the Red Piano, West Edmonton Mall, River Cree Casino and their music venues

Post Date: Apr 18, 2011

Anne from Edmonton says: Any of the many fantastic restaurants here :)

Post Date: Apr 11, 2011

Penny from Edmonton says: I live in a small town , but in the nearest city I would have to say going to the Keg for Steak and lobster.

Post Date: Apr 9, 2011

Betty from Edmonton says: I like Boston Pizza Restaurants, because they have booths, and it is a bit more private than your local Timmies.

Post Date: Apr 1, 2011

Irene from Edmonton says: The river valley at different times of the year. If i don't want to drive, i enjoy going to the Hotel McDonald and sit out on the patio (weather permitting and enjoy a perfect evening looking out onto the river and catching a few rays of sun on our long gorgeous summer nights.

Post Date: Mar 31, 2011

Scott from Edmonton says: I would say Timmy's. Or I guess anything other than a movie. I don't like sitting beside a stranger unable to speak for 2 hours.

Post Date: Mar 25, 2011

Jan from Spruce Grove says: Hmmmm. Right now it would have to be going to the Devonian Gardens in the warmer months (few as those may be).

Post Date: Mar 24, 2011

Niva from Edmonton says: I believe there is something really special about an early morning walks at Hawreluk Park to enjoy the outdoors,feed the geese, and the peacefulness. It presents an pportunity for privacy, to walk hand in hand, talking or sharing a spontaneous kiss.

Post Date: Mar 17, 2011

pam from Edmonton says: I would have to say, a dance hall.

Post Date: Mar 5, 2011

Justin from St. Albert says: I like the river valley (in the summer). It's a beautiful place to chat with someone, but close enough to other locations that we can do multiple things on a single date.

Facts about Devon Singles

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When asked about their Education, they answered
Some college (28.6%)
High school (22.2%)
Trade school (11.1%)

When asked about their Profession, they answered
Construction/Craftsman (17.5%)
Medical/Health services (7.9%)
Transportation (7.9%)

When asked about their Sense of Humor, they answered
Sarcasm (15.9%)
Wisecrack (11.1%)
Raw (6.3%)

When asked about their Food Habits, they answered
Varies (Depends on my mood) (55.6%)
Health Conscious (I watch what I eat) (9.5%)
Vegetarian/Vegan (1.6%)

When asked if they Smoked, they answered
Nonsmoker (36.5%)
Socially (15.9%)
Moderately (15.9%)

When asked about Drinking, they answered
Socially (54.0%)
Moderately (9.5%)
Do not drink (6.3%)

When asked about thier Religious Habits, they answered
Religion is not important to me (33.3%)
Worship in private (19.0%)
Attend religious services occasionally (11.1%)

When asked about what Romantic Gesture they preferred, they answered
Flowers (25.4%)
Candlelit dinner at home (11.1%)
Long massage (9.5%)

When asked about their Pets, they answered
Dog (33.3%)
Cat (23.8%)
Fish (4.8%)

A Serious Relationship…Are You Ready?

Unfortunately, knowing for certain when you are ready for a serious relationship, isn't one of the simpler things in life. There'll come a time when we "think" we're ready. But then, after we've leaped in, we feel like we're drowning, and we start struggling and kicking to get out of the water. This causes sadness, and often anger, to the person we are with. It's usually not something we're proud of doing to another person, or ourselves. So, here're a few dating and relationship tips to consider before you jump off the cliff…and then realize you have no idea how deep the water is.

The very talented and extremely funny comedian, Jeff Foxworthy, used to say, "You know you're a redneck if…". Well, you know you're ready for a serious relationship if:

  • You start to be bored when going out with others who are not contenders for a long-lasting future, even if they are handsome or beautiful, smart, entertaining and/or recent lottery winners.  Read More

Dr. Pepper Schwartz - Dating & Relationship Expert

Top 10 Dating Tips

1. Date Night Plan

Waiting until the last minute may make things spontaneous - or disastrous. Plan your date in advance, set expectations and ensure your date is in agreement. Know how to get there, where to park, when things are open, etc. Look like you know how to make things happen seamlessly.

2. Appropriateness Date Location

Make sure what you've picked out and/or suggested has some relevance to what this person might actually enjoy. Doing something you both enjoy will go a long way towards relationship building.

3. Sensitivity

If your date happens on a weeknight, don't select a movie ending at 11.00 p.m. The more solutions you've prepared for in advance, the less anxious your date will be. This clearly shows your thoughtfulness.

4. Respect

Sure, she or he really looks great and you're more impressed as the evening goes along. However, don't push physical attraction too soon. You could be making a serious mistake if you attempt to manhandle her or him.

5. Listen to Your Date

Listening is very important at any stage of dating or a relationship. Show her or him you know them better at the end of the date, than you did at the beginning.

6. Stay Light

Do something positive you both can share in, without it being embarrassing. Select something appealing to your date; i.e., go to a water park if she or he likes water, or an outdoor rock concert if they like the performers. Perhaps, see a romantic comedy or take a hike. Whatever you're doing, don't sit and talk about your exes, troubled kids, etc. These are conversation topics which will come later if the relationship progresses.

7. Connect

Make a real effort to find commonalities. Listen and learn a little about each other's childhood and past. See if your values and life's outlook are similar. This is an excellent exploration period.

8. Anticipate

As always, you should look your best. A light kiss at the end of the night that promises more…someday...is sexier than a lip scrunching passionate kiss that surprises your date and possibly puts him or her off.

9. Laugh

Laughter is bonding, infectious and attractive. If you're going to the movies, ensure the film's funny; if going to a comedy club, know the comedians are funny; or go roller skating and laugh at yourselves. Laughter is a great release for any nervousness.

10. Show Appreciation

Acknowledge someone's kindness, thoughtfulness or generosity. Don't assume anything and don't come off as being spoiled. Verbally let them know their hard work, planning or good humor didn't go unnoticed. And, make yourself an irresistible choice for future dates.