About Carmel Singles

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 18.7% of Carmel Singles say their sense of humor is: Sarcasm 
 28.7% of Carmel Singles say their favorite romantic gesture is: Flowers 

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Carmel Date Ideas from Carmel Singles

Post Date: Feb 11, 2011

Williebear from Carmel says: A quite romantic dinning place with white table cloths and candle light.

Post Date: Aug 10, 2011

Gary from Indianapolis says: Rick's boat yard cafe

Post Date: Aug 1, 2011

Vic from Avon says: Moonlight/ candlelight Dinner on the deck at Rick's boatyard cafe..

Post Date: Jul 24, 2011

Steven from Speedway says: Downtown Indianapolis.

Post Date: Jul 9, 2011

Rachel from Indianapolis says: Downtown

Post Date: Jun 26, 2011

Linda from Indianapolis says: Science 1: a quiet candlelit restaurant, at a cozy corner booth...and sushi is NOT on the menu. Scene 2: a walk along the canal at the heart of downtown Indy...especially after they have cleaned up after the ducks. Scene 3: Why don't we just figure this out together?

Post Date: Jun 12, 2011

Sheri from Greenwood says: Rick's Boatyard Cafe, especially in the summertime.

Post Date: Jun 10, 2011

Cheryl from Lebanon says: I suppose it would depend a lot on what stage the relationship was in. Very early in the relationship...someplace very public, like a cafe. Later on in the relationship, an outdoor activity like going for a bike ride or playing tennis.

Post Date: Jun 4, 2011

Michael from Lawrence says: Dinner and music.

Post Date: Jun 2, 2011

Tyra from New Palestine says: Going to Rick's Boatyard Cafe and eating dinner outside on the lake.

Post Date: May 31, 2011

Karen from Indianapolis says: I love a romantic walk on the Canal.

Post Date: May 28, 2011

Debbie from Indianapolis says: hmmm, it would depend on the person and mood....either a nice restaurant like Palamino's, a stroll on the grounds of the IMA or a walk in a park on a cool evening like Eagle Creek.

Post Date: May 22, 2011

Ann from Indianapolis says: The Canal.

Post Date: May 11, 2011

Kris from Tipton says: I love to go to Wolfies. It is on the Morse Resevoir. You can have a great dinner and watch the sun go down over the lake.

Post Date: May 8, 2011

Elaine from Indianapolis says: Capitol Grill




Facts about Carmel Singles

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When asked about their Education, they answered
Bachelors degree (33.3%)
Some college (23.5%)
Graduate degree (13.0%)

When asked about their Profession, they answered
Medical/Health services (13.2%)
Sales and marketing (12.1%)
Executive/Managment (9.6%)

When asked about their Sense of Humor, they answered
Sarcasm (18.7%)
Dry (14.6%)
Wisecrack (8.6%)

When asked about their Food Habits, they answered
Varies (Depends on my mood) (50.9%)
Health Conscious (I watch what I eat) (36.4%)
Vegetarian/Vegan (1.6%)

When asked if they Smoked, they answered
Nonsmoker (73.7%)
Socially (10.1%)
Moderately (3.9%)

When asked about Drinking, they answered
Socially (69.4%)
Do not drink (10.8%)
Moderately (9.3%)

When asked about thier Religious Habits, they answered
Attend religious services occasionally (36.3%)
Attend religious services regularly (21.6%)
Worship in private (16.1%)

When asked about what Romantic Gesture they preferred, they answered
Flowers (28.7%)
Long massage (14.2%)
Candlelit dinner at home (12.3%)

When asked about their Pets, they answered
Dog (39.9%)
Cat (36.7%)
Bird (3.6%)


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.