About New York Singles

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 2.8% of New York Singles say their sense of humor is: Physical comedy 
 9.0% of New York Singles say their favorite romantic gesture is: Flowers 

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New York Outdoor Date Ideas Suggested by New York Singles

Post Date: Aug 22, 2011

Audy from New York says: Union Square Cafe; or the beach!!

Post Date: Aug 21, 2011

Ron from New York says: Theatre district, Central Park, dinner cruises

Post Date: Aug 18, 2011

adrien from New York says: central park

Post Date: Jun 18, 2011

larry from New York says: ocean view

Post Date: Jun 17, 2011

maurice from New York says: Miami beach

Post Date: Jun 6, 2011

Felicity from New York says: In the summer, an outdoor cafe. When it's cold outside, a restaurant with a great wine list.

Post Date: Jun 3, 2011

Myrabelle from New York says: 1. Morton's The Steakhouse - Midtown Manhattan. 2. Enjoying a picnic lunch or dinner in Central Park.

Post Date: May 9, 2011

Dianna from New York says: There are too many. Food cart hopping, a great wine bar, concert in the park, picnic in the park, and so on...

Post Date: May 3, 2011

Peggy from New York says: Central Park.

Post Date: Apr 28, 2011

Maribel from New York says: My favorite place in NYC would have to be Central Park. Plenty of places to eat or pick up and make an impromptu picnic with some wine, bread and cheese. You can find something interesting and exciting or quiet spot to just sit back and watch the clouds roll by.

Post Date: Apr 20, 2011

Angela_NYC from New York says: Central Park. If my date could spend a lovely warm afternoon in the central park, we could at least be friends.

Post Date: Apr 19, 2011

Dov from New York says: Central Park, or any decent coffee house. First time, of course. After that?... Well, I've wanted to see Barcelona again.

Post Date: Apr 17, 2011

Joy from New York says: NYC: so many....a show, museum, park.... Surprise me:

Post Date: Mar 17, 2011

David from New York says: i would have to say central park

Post Date: Feb 25, 2011

Marcia from New York says: The Boat House in Central Park




Facts about New York Singles

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When asked about their Education, they answered
Bachelors degree (5.3%)
Graduate degree (4.8%)
Some college (3.1%)

When asked about their Profession, they answered
Student (16.1%)
Self employed (14.1%)
Technical/Science/Engineering (6.5%)

When asked about their Sense of Humor, they answered
Physical comedy (2.8%)
Sarcasm (1.8%)
Ironic (1.4%)

When asked about their Food Habits, they answered
Health Conscious (I watch what I eat) (10.6%)
Varies (Depends on my mood) (6.6%)
Vegetarian/Vegan (1.3%)

When asked if they Smoked, they answered
Nonsmoker (16.3%)
Socially (1.5%)
Moderately (0.5%)

When asked about Drinking, they answered
Socially (10.5%)
Do not drink (6.2%)
Moderately (1.6%)

When asked about thier Religious Habits, they answered
Attend religious services regularly (6.6%)
Attend religious services occasionally (4.9%)
Religion is not important to me (3.4%)

When asked about what Romantic Gesture they preferred, they answered
Flowers (9.0%)
Candlelit dinner at home (2.2%)
Long massage (1.9%)

When asked about their Pets, they answered
Dog (7.3%)
Cat (6.1%)
Bird (2.8%)


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.