About Sanford Singles

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 14.0% of Sanford Singles say their sense of humor is: Sarcasm 
 30.3% of Sanford Singles say their favorite romantic gesture is: Flowers 

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Sanford Date Ideas from Sanford Singles

Post Date: Sep 4, 2011

Eve from Pittsboro says: There aren't a whole lot of extraordinary date locations in the small town in North Carolina where I live. So if I had my way, I would go to the outer banks and have dinner at an ocean front restaurant, just at sunset. Before I moved to NC 3 years ago, I lived in Washington DC, so I frequently visit there. A phenomenal date for me in DC would include dinner at Citronelle, followed by a walk along the Tidal Basin. then finish up with a couple of hours at small jazz club.

Post Date: Jul 9, 2011

Chris from Bear Creek says: MY HOUSE !!! Applebees, this is a small place folks :) Probably Raleigh and Charlotte would have more attractions.

Post Date: Jul 3, 2011

Wendy from Holly Springs says: Panera Bread Crossroads Starbucks anywhere

Post Date: Jul 2, 2011

Carol from Fayetteville says: I love Arnette Park because I can hike, skate, bicycle there under the cover of beautiful trees........it's a year-round place of beauty, solace, a place to enjoy God's creation.

Post Date: Jun 9, 2011

Richard from Holly Springs says: Angus Barn (Turkey Lounge) on the North Raleigh side. Chef's Palette on the Cary side.

Post Date: Mar 24, 2011

lauren from Willow Spring says: Uptown

Post Date: Mar 3, 2011

jlmg245 from Pinehurst says: bonefish grill

Post Date: Aug 8, 2011

sylvia from Cary says: Having sushi and a martini at the bar at Spice Street in Chapel Hill

Post Date: May 12, 2011

Renee from Raleigh says: The Cheesecake Factory.

Post Date: May 2, 2011

Doug from Raleigh says: Glenwood South Area

Post Date: Mar 8, 2011

luis from Cary says: Helios, Downtown Raleigh

Post Date: Mar 7, 2011

Sandra from Raleigh says: The lake, downtown, sitting outside, jazz club if there is one. Flying preferably in a personal little plane with a very good pilot.

Post Date: Jan 13, 2011

Terrance from Cary says: A nice setting with an outside patio. Cheesecake Factory is a great example. Ruby Tuesday is another great option. I never received any complaints regarding taking my dates there.




Facts about Sanford Singles

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When asked about their Education, they answered
Some college (32.3%)
High school (24.7%)
Bachelors degree (12.7%)

When asked about their Profession, they answered
Medical/Health services (8.9%)
Student (7.5%)
Technical/Science/Engineering (6.2%)

When asked about their Sense of Humor, they answered
Sarcasm (14.0%)
Wisecrack (9.4%)
Dry (5.7%)

When asked about their Food Habits, they answered
Varies (Depends on my mood) (65.5%)
Health Conscious (I watch what I eat) (19.5%)
Vegetarian/Vegan (1.2%)

When asked if they Smoked, they answered
Nonsmoker (55.4%)
Frequently (12.5%)
Socially (12.1%)

When asked about Drinking, they answered
Socially (62.9%)
Do not drink (19.0%)
Moderately (7.7%)

When asked about thier Religious Habits, they answered
Attend religious services occasionally (36.5%)
Attend religious services regularly (18.7%)
Worship in private (17.9%)

When asked about what Romantic Gesture they preferred, they answered
Flowers (30.3%)
Long massage (12.8%)
Candlelit dinner at home (10.9%)

When asked about their Pets, they answered
Dog (41.6%)
Cat (32.0%)
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.