About Tumwater Singles

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 14.9% of Tumwater Singles say their sense of humor is: Sarcasm 
 32.1% of Tumwater Singles say their favorite romantic gesture is: Flowers 

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Tumwater Date Ideas from Tumwater Singles

Post Date: Aug 24, 2011

Barbara from Olympia says: Dockside Bistro for dinner and Jazz.

Post Date: Aug 18, 2011

Jake from University Place says: Chambers Bay Golf Course at sunset

Post Date: Jul 18, 2011

John from Yelm says: A place called Lincoln City on the Oregon coast.

Post Date: Jun 13, 2011

Matthew from Lakebay says: Katie Down's on a warm summer's day. In general, I would prefer knowing what my date likes for the first date and have Katie Down's as a casual second date following some sort of activity, like going to the beach.

Post Date: Apr 26, 2011

nora from Lacey says: Capital Lake, Farmer's Market and Tumwater Falls. Great places for a walk.

Post Date: Feb 20, 2011

Chris from Olympia says: Anywhere to go dancing. A little further away, riding horses on the beach.

Post Date: Feb 7, 2011

Tabatha from Olympia says: Coffee stand

Post Date: Jan 18, 2011

Brian from University Place says: University Place and Tacoma don't really do much for me, but if I had to pick a place, I'd go to "Long Beach Cafe" in Lakewood. They have a good mix of SE Asian food and authentic Chinese condiments.

Post Date: Jan 4, 2011

Kaylee from Centralia says: Movie theater..it's centralia are you kidding?

Post Date: Aug 13, 2011

Lucci from Tacoma says: Going to Benihana's for dinner and then a long romantic walk on the pier. Talking and laughing and gazing at the stars.

Post Date: Jun 27, 2011

Barbara from Gig Harbor says: I haven't found it yet.....but it would be somewhere with a wonderful view of Mt. Rainier, the water and I would need to be with a warm hearted man who is playful and likes conversation. Maybe it will be you.......

Post Date: May 25, 2011

dan from Tacoma says: My house. Cozy and quiet. Romantic with no one to impress and no one to bother us. Just us.

Post Date: Apr 1, 2011

Robin from Tacoma says: Going to the Ruston Way waterfront or Pike's Place Market in Seattle.

Post Date: Mar 24, 2011

Kelly from Tacoma says: Ruston Way Waterfront

Post Date: Mar 19, 2011

Michael from Tacoma says: A light lunch at a small restaraunt and then a walk on the beach at Browns Point.




Facts about Tumwater Singles

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When asked about their Education, they answered
Some college (33.8%)
Bachelors degree (17.5%)
High school (16.9%)

When asked about their Profession, they answered
Medical/Health services (9.1%)
Administrative (7.5%)
Technical/Science/Engineering (7.1%)

When asked about their Sense of Humor, they answered
Sarcasm (14.9%)
Wisecrack (14.6%)
Dry (9.4%)

When asked about their Food Habits, they answered
Varies (Depends on my mood) (64.6%)
Health Conscious (I watch what I eat) (26.3%)
Vegetarian/Vegan (1.3%)

When asked if they Smoked, they answered
Nonsmoker (73.7%)
Socially (7.1%)
Moderately (7.1%)

When asked about Drinking, they answered
Socially (64.6%)
Do not drink (19.2%)
Moderately (9.1%)

When asked about thier Religious Habits, they answered
Religion is not important to me (29.9%)
Worship in private (26.6%)
Attend religious services occasionally (25.3%)

When asked about what Romantic Gesture they preferred, they answered
Flowers (32.1%)
Long massage (16.2%)
Candlelit dinner at home (13.0%)

When asked about their Pets, they answered
Cat (50.3%)
Dog (33.4%)
Bird (4.2%)


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.