|When my best friend Julie Futrovsky called me to tell me she had three dates in one week, I naturally told her how happy I was for her. Then I immediately swapped the cashmere scarf I bought for her birthday for wool socks. Julie has had nine dates in three weeks. The wench wasn't getting cashmere.
"You have to do it! You have to internet date!" She screamed to me over the phone.
"I'm way too cool to be online, Julie." I replied. "Besides, you live on the east coast. LA is different."
"If ...||Singapore loves the dating game.
The government is so keen for its citizens to marry and procreate that it is setting aside $384,250 to help fund private matchmaking agencies as part of a new move to reverse the island state's falling birth rate.
The Ministry of Community Development, Youth and Sports announced Friday it was soliciting creative business plans for Internet or personal dating services.
Companies may apply for grants of up to $32,023 for their matchmaking businesses, it said. Th...||Joe Simmons knows she is out there, the girl he will marry. He just hasn't found her yet, but not for lack of trying. Simmons, 26, is not bashful or boring. He gets out there - the bars, the ball games, the parties, the malls. He has even participated in a reality TV dating show. And he has been in love four times. Each time, for one reason or another, the match fell apart. "I'm in a state of limbo right now," Simmons says. But he is far from discouraged. He maneuvers through the dating scen...|