Monday 25 June 2012
Inspirational Quotes 15
All you need is self-esteem and confidence – or you might try joining an activity and working on your strategy. And be yourself (scroll down).
Self-esteem has been directly connected to an individual's social network, the activities they participate in, and what they hear about themselves from others. Wikipedia
Confident people don't whack away at the air with their eyes closed. They evaluate risk and danger and decide if the potential reward is worth their effort. When they decide it is, they make a conscious decision that whether they win or lose, they get points anyway. everything2.com
How to avoid poverty: finish school, avoid teenage parenthood, get married before having children, says Clinton adviser.
I noticed that a lot of older people seemed to resent the young and welcomed the opportunity to bully them. Age of Uncertainty March 2012
From cosmic numerology to the ambience of a cheesy 1970s nightclub: this book aims to teach online-dating singletons how to flirt in person. The female student must "give clear, unambiguous messages" to a suitor, such as "the head toss and hair flick", or "fondling a cylindrical object". Steven Poole, The Guardian March 2012 on The Body Language of Love by Allan & Barbara Pease
In your forties it seems Friends with Benefits is the default position. Liz Hoggard Evening Standard March 2012
Don't feel the need to be intelligent, however. This reminds men of school and leads to expectations of note-taking and a later quiz. everything2.com
"Men who are really attractive tend to be able to pursue whatever mating strategy is best for them," she added. "They are more likely to prefer short-term relationships. More feminine men tend to be better providers." Lisa de Bruine, Aberdeen University March 10
Players (both male and female) tend to say things to flatter the person or people they are currently interested in. He may keep several people on a line by saying he’s "afraid of his feelings", "isn't ready for a relationship" and other various bullsh*t lines. wikianswers
A casual relationship is a physical and emotional relationship between two people who may have a sexual relationship or a near-sexual relationship without necessarily demanding or expecting the extra commitments of a more formal romantic relationship. A casual relationship differs from casual sex, which has little or no emotional element, and different from a one-night stand, as the relationship extends beyond a single sexual encounter. A related term is having a fling. wikianswers
Women should have the “courage to be themselves and wait for the right person” – which means "don’t get off with people at parties and have one-night stands". Prof Tanya Byron, The Times Mar 2012
Inspirational Quotes Part 14
Inspirational Quotes Part 13
Inspirational Quotes Part 12
Inspirational Quotes Part 11
Inspirational Quotes Part 10
Inspirational Quotes Part Nine
Inspirational Quotes Part Eight
More here and here and here. And here. And here too. Yet more here.