New Jersey Date Ideas from New Jersey Singles
Post Date: Aug 22, 2011misserasmus from Springfield says: Basilica Restaurant
Post Date: Aug 21, 2011Alexandra from Jersey City says: probably LITM in downtown jersey city.... it's an eclectic kind of place with lots of beers to pick from!
Post Date: Aug 21, 2011Fran from South Plainfield says: A Portiguise restaurant with outside dining...wonderful food & tasty sangria!
Post Date: Aug 19, 2011Eileen from Hewitt says: First date meet for coffee in a diner. After that dinner at a lakeside restaurant. Boating on the lake or hiking the state park.
Post Date: Aug 3, 2011Chris from Clementon says: Dave and Busters (Philadelphia, PA)... Drinks, Fun and Games - it doesn't get much better than that.
Post Date: Jul 28, 2011Anna from Clinton says: I live in historic Clinton NJ, it's very pretty here. Whether it be a nice restaurant, a walk through town or a slice of pizza at the local pizza shop, it's more important to me who I am doing these things with.
Post Date: Jul 19, 2011mark from Newark says: Hell's Kitchen Lounge
Post Date: Jul 15, 2011Jivelle from Phillipsburg says: Outback
Post Date: Jul 12, 2011Aminah from Laurel Springs says: Starbucks! Their green tea frap is soooo good!
Post Date: Jul 10, 2011Karen from Augusta says: I think my favorite place for a date is somewhere when I can have fun like a bar/restaurant. In my area Lake Mohawk Sparta and Andover have some nice fun places like that.
Post Date: Jul 10, 2011Lenny from Toms River says: Anywhere near the ocean...the boardwalk.
Post Date: Jul 10, 2011Nick from Belvidere says: I would say anywhere near the Delaware Water Gap area. I love the water and mountains.
Post Date: Jul 7, 2011Vinny from Jackson says: Not many nice places to bring a date in Jackson, but I'm not far from the Jersey shore. That's where I prefer to go.
Post Date: Jul 5, 2011Amanda from South Plainfield says: I love Red Bank or anywhere in Princeton.
Post Date: Jul 5, 2011joan from Tinton Falls says: LOVE TO HAVE LUNCH AT A FAVORITE LOCATION, OUTSIDE ON THE RIVER.
Facts about New Jersey Singles
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When asked about their Education, they answered
Bachelors degree (10.0%)
Some college (9.6%)
High school (6.2%)
When asked about their Profession, they answered
Self employed (9.7%)
Medical/Health services (9.6%)
When asked about their Sense of Humor, they answered
When asked about their Food Habits, they answered
Varies (Depends on my mood) (22.0%)
Health Conscious (I watch what I eat) (14.6%)
When asked if they Smoked, they answered
When asked about Drinking, they answered
Do not drink (6.8%)
When asked about thier Religious Habits, they answered
Attend religious services occasionally (13.1%)
Religion is not important to me (10.1%)
Worship in private (7.3%)
When asked about what Romantic Gesture they preferred, they answered
Candlelit dinner at home (5.3%)
Long massage (5.2%)
When asked about their Pets, they answered
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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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.