About Glen Allen Singles

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 20.9% of Glen Allen Singles say their sense of humor is: Sarcasm 
 28.0% of Glen Allen Singles say their favorite romantic gesture is: Flowers 

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Glen Allen Date Ideas from Glen Allen Singles

Post Date: May 17, 2011

Bonnie from Glen Allen says: Can Can

Post Date: Feb 7, 2011

Gabrielle from Glen Allen says: I enjoy outdoors and am always up for a new adventure whether it be an activity outdoors or trying new foods,etc.

Post Date: Sep 4, 2011

Robinette from Highland Springs says: My favorite date location is the bowling alley.

Post Date: Aug 12, 2011

Diane from Midlothian says: A glass of wine on the patio at Cafe Caturra ...

Post Date: Aug 6, 2011

Bobby from Ashland says: Carytown & Shockoe Bottom

Post Date: Jul 31, 2011

Christina from Richmond says: Comedy Club

Post Date: Jun 26, 2011

Mike from Richmond says: I live downtown with many quirky restaurants, galleries, and such... I know what I like. what do you like? I have some ideas, but I'm open to suggestions.

Post Date: Jun 12, 2011

Ashante from Powhatan says: Some place in Carey town probably

Post Date: Apr 16, 2011

Troy from Richmond says: Trade secret.

Post Date: Apr 16, 2011

Jayne from Richmond says: Botannical Gardens, especially in the Spring.

Post Date: Mar 31, 2011

Seth from Richmond says: Aurora is cool.

Post Date: Mar 24, 2011

Nelson from Mechanicsville says: PF Chang's, or Melting Pot

Post Date: Mar 22, 2011

Dave from Chesterfield says: I love cozy restaurants and places like The Bellytimber Tavern. I enjoy places that bring out the funny side of life. I enjoy PEOPLE more than places but do love trying new things!

Post Date: Mar 20, 2011

Jessica from Henrico says: The Boathouse at Sunday Park in Midlothian is a place I have always wanted to try.

Post Date: Jan 29, 2011

michelle from Ruther Glen says: Any place could be a favorite all depends on who you are with and what you both may want to do :) Rather it be downtown DC or Baltimore Historical or more up town I enjoy a wide range of things so anything can be an adventure all depends on how you look at it:)

Facts about Glen Allen Singles

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When asked about their Education, they answered
Some college (26.3%)
Bachelors degree (25.7%)
Graduate degree (14.7%)

When asked about their Profession, they answered
Technical/Science/Engineering (10.2%)
Executive/Managment (8.8%)
Medical/Health services (8.5%)

When asked about their Sense of Humor, they answered
Sarcasm (20.9%)
Dry (11.0%)
Wisecrack (10.2%)

When asked about their Food Habits, they answered
Varies (Depends on my mood) (57.3%)
Health Conscious (I watch what I eat) (26.7%)
Vegetarian/Vegan (2.3%)

When asked if they Smoked, they answered
Nonsmoker (72.0%)
Socially (8.9%)
Frequently (4.2%)

When asked about Drinking, they answered
Socially (65.2%)
Do not drink (12.2%)
Moderately (10.0%)

When asked about thier Religious Habits, they answered
Attend religious services occasionally (33.9%)
Religion is not important to me (19.5%)
Attend religious services regularly (18.4%)

When asked about what Romantic Gesture they preferred, they answered
Flowers (28.0%)
Long massage (15.0%)
Candlelit dinner at home (14.4%)

When asked about their Pets, they answered
Dog (42.3%)
Cat (35.9%)
Bird (2.7%)

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.