About Markham Singles

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 16.5% of Markham Singles say their sense of humor is: Sarcasm 
 22.3% of Markham Singles say their favorite romantic gesture is: Flowers 

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Markham Date Ideas from Markham Singles

Post Date: Aug 21, 2011

Baylee from Bowmanville says: There's a few good places like the beach or bowling it's actually not a very exciting town.

Post Date: Aug 10, 2011

Lilly from Kleinburg says: The Palais Royale on Lakeshore Blvd West

Post Date: Aug 6, 2011

Jay from Stouffville says: My favourite play ground is South Beach Miami. I spend a lot of time there.

Post Date: Jul 9, 2011

ANDREA from Toronto says: Toronto Island is not IN the city but it is OF of the city and I would be happy to spend all day there.

Post Date: Jul 9, 2011

cathy from Mississauga says: snugg harbour by the lake

Post Date: Jul 8, 2011

Karen from Toronto says: Not sure...something new and surprising, or perhaps the distillery district/beaches.

Post Date: Jul 5, 2011

Heloise from North York says: walking by the Lake boardwalk

Post Date: Jun 26, 2011

maricel from Toronto says: Baguio and Boracay

Post Date: Jun 26, 2011

cindy from Thornhill says: Tim Horton's for the first meeting

Post Date: Jun 26, 2011

Rosemary from York says: Maybe for the first time meet, simply to have a couple of coffee.

Post Date: Jun 14, 2011

Alex from North York says: Danforth and college street patios and restaurants. Moxies bar and grill for a Mexican Bulldog. Walk along the beach on Lakeshore Blvd.

Post Date: Jun 12, 2011

Lois from Scarborough says: A teahouse or a coffee house.

Post Date: Jun 10, 2011

Joe from Bowmanville says: The first date location at the start is a diner called TEDDYS Restaurant, after the fine dining it would be a night of fun out on the town.

Post Date: Jun 4, 2011

Jill from Oshawa says: Any patio on a sunny day!

Post Date: Jun 1, 2011

Patti from Brampton says: I have no idea? My favourite place in Ontario is Niagara Falls. First Meeting would be coffee, then decide if you want to go on a date. Comedy club, dinner, movie,old car show, craft or antique fair.




Facts about Markham Singles

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When asked about their Education, they answered
Bachelors degree (25.4%)
Some college (24.7%)
High school (11.1%)

When asked about their Profession, they answered
Student (11.5%)
Technical/Science/Engineering (10.3%)
Self employed (9.7%)

When asked about their Sense of Humor, they answered
Sarcasm (16.5%)
Dry (8.0%)
Wisecrack (6.8%)

When asked about their Food Habits, they answered
Varies (Depends on my mood) (46.7%)
Health Conscious (I watch what I eat) (29.4%)
Vegetarian/Vegan (1.8%)

When asked if they Smoked, they answered
Nonsmoker (61.1%)
Socially (10.5%)
Moderately (6.7%)

When asked about Drinking, they answered
Socially (58.3%)
Do not drink (15.8%)
Moderately (6.2%)

When asked about thier Religious Habits, they answered
Religion is not important to me (29.8%)
Attend religious services occasionally (24.6%)
Worship in private (13.4%)

When asked about what Romantic Gesture they preferred, they answered
Flowers (22.3%)
Long massage (11.6%)
Candlelit dinner at home (11.5%)

When asked about their Pets, they answered
Dog (29.5%)
Cat (27.1%)
Bird (7.0%)


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.