About Virginia Singles

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 3.7% of Virginia Singles say their sense of humor is: Sarcasm 
 6.1% of Virginia Singles say their favorite romantic gesture is: Flowers 

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Virginia Date Ideas from Virginia Singles

Post Date: Sep 5, 2011

Gina from Charlottesville says: The Charlottesville downtown mall - lots of resturants,things to do.

Post Date: Sep 4, 2011

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

Post Date: Sep 3, 2011

Eliza from Roanoke says: 202 Market

Post Date: Aug 12, 2011

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

Post Date: Aug 11, 2011

John from Falls Church says: I like walking the canal in Georgetown, going to selected restaurants monument hopping and attending lectures at Resident Associate Program.

Post Date: Aug 10, 2011

Louise from Alexandria says: A walk along the GW Parkway.

Post Date: Aug 8, 2011

Beverley from Springfield says: The Folger Shakespeare Library Theater, Smithsonian Museum, Library of Congress, Kennedy Center, or the Birchmere in Alexandria depending on what is playing, As far as nice cozy restaurant locations, maybe some eclectic little bistro in Georgetown or Old Town Alexandria.

Post Date: Aug 7, 2011

margaret from Blacksburg says: My favorite place to dine and socialize in my area is Big Al's in Blacksburg. There is a high energy, upbeat crowd and good seafood.

Post Date: Aug 6, 2011

Bobby from Ashland says: Carytown & Shockoe Bottom

Post Date: Aug 3, 2011

James from Arlington says: A walk along the National Mall.

Post Date: Aug 2, 2011

jean from Rustburg says: Phase 2 or as it used to be called Cattle Annies

Post Date: Jul 31, 2011

MMM from Alexandria says: Coffee house

Post Date: Jul 31, 2011

Christina from Richmond says: Comedy Club

Post Date: Jul 29, 2011

Lane from Arlington says: The National Mall in Washington in the evening.

Post Date: Jul 22, 2011

JoAnn from Forest says: Going for a bike ride at Percival's Island would be great. So would a walk on the trails at Peaks of Otter or around Smith Mountain Lake.

Facts about Virginia Singles

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When asked about their Education, they answered
Bachelors degree (4.6%)
Some college (4.1%)
Graduate degree (3.1%)

When asked about their Profession, they answered
Self employed (10.7%)
Student (10.3%)
Medical/Health services (8.8%)

When asked about their Sense of Humor, they answered
Sarcasm (3.7%)
Dry (1.5%)
Wisecrack (1.5%)

When asked about their Food Habits, they answered
Varies (Depends on my mood) (9.5%)
Health Conscious (I watch what I eat) (6.3%)
Vegetarian/Vegan (0.5%)

When asked if they Smoked, they answered
Nonsmoker (13.9%)
Socially (1.3%)
Moderately (0.8%)

When asked about Drinking, they answered
Socially (11.0%)
Do not drink (3.6%)
Moderately (1.6%)

When asked about thier Religious Habits, they answered
Attend religious services occasionally (5.5%)
Attend religious services regularly (4.3%)
Religion is not important to me (3.1%)

When asked about what Romantic Gesture they preferred, they answered
Flowers (6.1%)
Long massage (2.4%)
Candlelit dinner at home (2.3%)

When asked about their Pets, they answered
Dog (7.8%)
Cat (6.3%)
Bird (1.0%)

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.