The following are results from the It's Just Lunch poll. 1. How important is your date's political affiliation? Overall Male Response Female Response Somewhat Important 40% 34% 44% Somewhat Unimportant 23% 25% 22% Not Important 27% 34% 22% Very Important 10% 7% 12% 2. Would you date someone who supports an opposing political party? Yes 63% 70% 58% Maybe 29% 24% 33% No 8% 6% 9% 3. If your date asked about the upcoming election, would you be comfortable responding? Yes 87% 91% 85% No 13% 9% 15% 4. At what time do you believe it's appropriate to discuss politics on a date? On the third date 40% 38% 40% On the first date 33% 37% 32% On the fifth date 17% 15% 19% Only when in a committed relationship 10% 10% 9% 5. How important is it to you that your date be knowledgeable of the issues concerning the upcoming election? Somewhat Important 57% 55% 58% Very Important 17% 11% 20% Not Important 11% 15% 9% Somewhat Unimportant 15% 19% 13% 6. If you had plans for a date and found the only time you would be able to vote would be when you are scheduled to meet, would you cancel your date in order to vote? Yes 14% 13% 15% No 13% 21% 8% I would see if we could meet later if I was able to finish voting in a reasonable amount of time 73% 66% 77% 7. How would you feel if your date cancelled or rescheduled a date with you so that he/she could vote? I would understand and respect the individual for exercising this right 67% 69% 67% I would be completely annoyed and would have no further interest in dating this person 4% 3% 3% I would be disappointed and hope we could reschedule 29% 28% 30% 8. You meet your date, there is a definite physical attraction and chemistry BUT you learn your date supports a different party. Would that deter you from going on a second? Yes 11% 11% 11% No 89% 89% 89%
Don’t be overly specific when you think about your ideal partner — such as wanting “tall blondes” or “no bald guys.” Celebrate individuality and be open to new possibilities.
You could end up ruling out the woman or man of your dreams simply because they have the wrong hair color or are a few hairs short. Remember, it’s a wish list, and nobody’s perfect. Over the coming months, it will change and grow as you discover what’s really important to you in a relationship. Remain flexible and open with your “ideals.”
One of the biggest dating mistakes many singles make is when people are in too much of a rush to settle down. Disaster! They hook up with the first compatible person who comes along, instead of dating several people and then making a powerful choice as to what’s best for them.
Give yourself time to choose. The dating experience teaches you a great deal about what’s really important to you in a partner and what you have to offer. By observing yourself, you will gain new insight into how you react to different situations, and which problems you bring into each relationship. It’s only when you are inside the dynamic of a relationship that you can truly discover these things — otherwise it’s all “in your head.”
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The latter is important because if he weren't, I would be single and you know what that means?
Yes, better night's sleep, less laundry and cracker boxes in the cupboard that actually have crackers in them. But while those are attractive, they don't outweigh the scary idea of dating.
I wonder, is there a personal ad code for bossy, opinionated, neat-freak, misanthropic, virgo woman?
So, where does someone find a date these days?...
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