About Seattle Singles

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 14.5% of Seattle Singles say their sense of humor is: Dry 
 24.7% of Seattle Singles say their favorite romantic gesture is: Flowers 

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Seattle Fun Date Ideas by Seattle Singles

Post Date: Aug 14, 2011

Cherise from Seattle says: The beach at night...like Alki. Or a karaoke bar. Or even Downtown Seattle...in the evening.

Post Date: May 5, 2011

Richard from Seattle says: What is important to me on a first date is not what we do or where we meet. What is important to me is how I treat my lady and when she departs she leaves me with a feeling of wanting to see her again because she has left me with a long lasting impression. That she has touched a part of my soul and I hers to the point that I would feel that I would like to discover more of what's deep within her heart.

Post Date: Apr 17, 2011

Annie from Seattle says: Well unfortunately I haven't had all that many great dates in Seattle which is why I'm on Perfect Match. But I think a couple of great dates places are: a Mariners game at Safeco, Green Lake or walking downtown during the holiday season with all the lights.

Post Date: Feb 3, 2011

sharon from Seattle says: For seattle it would be either spending time at pike place market, or having a fun day at seattle center. Or the zoo,or some place fun. You can even bring your kids. I wouldnt mind!

Post Date: Jan 17, 2011

Alan from Seattle says: Fun outdoor dates include going for a walk in a scenic park or enjoying an art walk together. Any outdoor activity that involves nature is always a good thing. Fun indoor activities include visiting museums, galleries, music venues, dining out, comedy clubs, dancing, movies, aquariums and much more.

Post Date: Aug 10, 2011

Jay from Mercer Island says: Probably "The Ruins", a members only supper club that provides a quiet, candle-lit environment where I can concentrate on the conversation and not be distracted.

Post Date: Jul 7, 2011

Lloyd from Auburn says: There are many. I like discovering restaurant. I like little whole in the wall type places; also, I enjoy large, high quality large restaurants too.

Post Date: Jun 28, 2011

Nicole from Renton says: Lol I enjoy bowling! I am no expert but its a great way to relax, have fun and enjoy time with someone you care about.

Post Date: Jun 5, 2011

Roxanne from Carnation says: Man, thats hard. Proply "The Parlor" that place has good music, pool tables and is just really fun to go to.

Post Date: Apr 10, 2011

Jessie from Edmonds says: Music gig.

Post Date: Apr 9, 2011

John from Redmond says: I enjoy live music but realize it can be noisy at times, so maybe a quiet dinner, someplace my partner would enjoy!

Post Date: Mar 14, 2011

Pam from Everett says: During summer, browsing through the antique shops in Snohomish, walking along the river or taking a picnic via ferry to Jetty Island. Prohibition Grill, great food, great music and atmosphere make this a cozy choice any time of the year around the Everett area. Also the summer concert series by various groups down by the harbor.

Post Date: Feb 22, 2011

Gayll from Redmond says: Columbia Winery

Post Date: Jan 25, 2011

Deborah from Woodinville says: Woodland Park Zoo or the Seattle Aquarium or a Seattle Mariner's Game

Post Date: Jan 10, 2011

DustyBottoms from Bothell says: It would be fun to go to Seattle Center or SciFi Museum.

Facts about Seattle Singles

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When asked about their Education, they answered
Bachelors degree (30.6%)
Graduate degree (18.2%)
Some college (16.1%)

When asked about their Profession, they answered
Self employed (9.9%)
Technical/Science/Engineering (9.9%)
Medical/Health services (9.6%)

When asked about their Sense of Humor, they answered
Dry (14.5%)
Sarcasm (13.5%)
Ironic (7.5%)

When asked about their Food Habits, they answered
Varies (Depends on my mood) (42.9%)
Health Conscious (I watch what I eat) (37.7%)
Vegetarian/Vegan (4.2%)

When asked if they Smoked, they answered
Nonsmoker (70.5%)
Socially (9.2%)
Moderately (3.8%)

When asked about Drinking, they answered
Socially (56.0%)
Do not drink (13.8%)
Moderately (13.6%)

When asked about thier Religious Habits, they answered
Religion is not important to me (31.4%)
Attend religious services occasionally (24.0%)
Worship in private (17.6%)

When asked about what Romantic Gesture they preferred, they answered
Flowers (24.7%)
Candlelit dinner at home (12.9%)
Long massage (12.7%)

When asked about their Pets, they answered
Cat (36.8%)
Dog (31.0%)
Bird (5.2%)

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.