About Abbotsford Singles

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 16.0% of Abbotsford Singles say their sense of humor is: Sarcasm 
 29.2% of Abbotsford Singles say their favorite romantic gesture is: Flowers 

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Abbotsford Date Ideas from Abbotsford Singles

Post Date: Mar 17, 2011

Sheree from Abbotsford says: Starbucks... well at least for the first meeting, so I can check you out :) I do like Greek or spicy food for the first "real" date, and maybe a walk in the park afterward... but there is nothing really prescribed. Spur of the moment stuff is always fun... the theatre, art gallery, movies, or something I haven't tried before. It's all good if there is chemistry.

Post Date: Feb 8, 2011

Len from Abbotsford says: Maybe Earl's for lunch or dinner, drives just for the fun of it. Even a walk in the park or a good movie. I like to have lots of opportunity to converse comfortably.

Post Date: Jul 17, 2011

Evelyn from Langley says: I enjoy visiting Fort Langley. It is fun going through the shops, walking the trails or having a nice dinner.

Post Date: Jul 2, 2011

Coco from Surrey says: White Rock

Post Date: Jun 20, 2011

Florence from Surrey says: Stanley Park

Post Date: May 8, 2011

Joanna from Langley says: Well I'm pretty open to anything and enjoy doing different things, but one old faithful I never get sick of is a nice walk around White Rock or Stanley Park or somewhere scenic (especially when it involves a coastline). Nothing beats fresh air and a lovely view :)

Post Date: Apr 3, 2011

Glenda from Chilliwack says: Tim Hortons :p

Post Date: Mar 15, 2011

Carol from Coquitlam says: Somewhere with a water view.

Post Date: Mar 6, 2011

cynthia from Surrey says: WhiteRock beach

Post Date: Feb 2, 2011

Katherine from Surrey says: Whistler and Robinson St

Post Date: Jan 29, 2011

Carolanne from Chilliwack says: I think a perfect date location in my city would be having a coffee or lunch together and then going to a nearby lake and stroll along the beach and just keep asking more questions about each other, or whatever the two of you decide on tohether.

Post Date: Jan 10, 2011

Luis from Surrey says: a night time walk at white rock beach

Post Date: Jun 16, 2011

Jeanette from Burnaby says: Canoeing on Deer Lake.

Facts about Abbotsford Singles

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When asked about their Education, they answered
Some college (31.8%)
High school (25.4%)
Bachelors degree (9.3%)

When asked about their Profession, they answered
Self employed (8.6%)
Student (8.2%)
Medical/Health services (7.5%)

When asked about their Sense of Humor, they answered
Sarcasm (16.0%)
Wisecrack (11.1%)
Dry (8.9%)

When asked about their Food Habits, they answered
Varies (Depends on my mood) (55.6%)
Health Conscious (I watch what I eat) (23.4%)
Vegetarian/Vegan (1.2%)

When asked if they Smoked, they answered
Nonsmoker (58.0%)
Socially (10.2%)
Moderately (9.1%)

When asked about Drinking, they answered
Socially (60.7%)
Do not drink (14.4%)
Moderately (7.3%)

When asked about thier Religious Habits, they answered
Religion is not important to me (32.9%)
Attend religious services occasionally (18.7%)
Attend religious services regularly (14.5%)

When asked about what Romantic Gesture they preferred, they answered
Flowers (29.2%)
Long massage (12.5%)
Candlelit dinner at home (11.2%)

When asked about their Pets, they answered
Cat (36.7%)
Dog (31.7%)
Bird (4.7%)

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.