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For some people flirting is as natural as walking.  For others, whether online or in-person, they fumble and fall.  A respondent I surveyed said she has spent hours (days even) writing and re-writing a response on a dating site painfully trying to be witty or flirty.  Sometimes, taking so long to formulate a [...]
Part of dressing for a first date goes hand in hand with where you are going.  (We talked about cool first dates outside of the typical in February.)  Well, sometimes you want something simple—a meet and greet so to speak, but you still need to look cute.  It’s not a romantic dinner [...]
So your dream Internet lover is a cad in real life?  That sucks.  But it’s happened to the best of us. It can be superficial, I have a friend who said that his date’s teeth turned out to be way bigger in person than her picture–like of the horsey variety. Another said [...]
Some people think that the profile summary on your dating page is no big deal.  I think it’s a deal breaker.  A friend of mine said that when she looks at a potential’s profile and sees “I’ll tell you later” winky face. Her advice? “Keep it moving, Sistren.  Buyer beware.” Overall, when [...]
Hey Connecticut TriState Black Singles! So there are many reasons why you may be 40+ and looking for love.  Maybe it’s your first time, maybe you’re divorced and getting back out there, maybe you’re widowed, or maybe you’ve been in a long-term relationship that ended and is just ready to get back [...]
Love is in the air.  What a relief. Coming off a divisive election, contentious inauguration, and show of solidarity Women’s March (reminiscent and just as awe inspiring as The Million Women’s March back in the 90s) it’s nice to think about something as simple as love in February—the true unselfish kind.  Like [...]
Dear Connecticut Black Single: Do you tell your friends all about your dating life? The typical answer to this is, ‘Yes! Who doesn’t?” We all talk. It’s quite easy to spill details to friends about your terrific new flame because friends listen. However, in your friends’ desire to protect you, they might [...]
Hello Black Connecticut Single: Don’t we all sometimes need a break for relaxing and enjoying life? Why don’t you surround yourself with good friends? Why not host a dinner party? Call up some relatives and friends, so you bring everyone together. Don’t forget that a lot more to life than just work exists, [...]
Hello Connecticut black single: As summer begins, are you busy black dating, Connecticut single? Do you enjoy being friends with men or women more? Sometimes, people confuse flirting and friendliness. Then lines get blurred when intentions become clouded. Possibly this is why some individuals stick with their own? Certain women develop better [...]