Proposing this Valentine’s Day? Read about the ritual here and things people consider before getting married here. To recap, the main elements of the traditional ritual are: the proposer asking the father or parents of the proposee for his/their permission or blessing to … [Read more...] about Buying a Ring for Valentine’s Day?
(click here to read the first part in this series: How You Doin’? Self-Esteem Affects How People Flirt) Mary is browsing through Cosmopolitan magazine reading article title after article title promising to provide useful dating advice. She then decides to create an online … [Read more...] about Self-Esteem Affects When People Flirt
In a survey of over 1200 adolescents, 95% of them said that they would get married some day.1 But, I’m willing to bet that they weren’t ready to get married at the time they answered that question. Why? Likely because they’re young, and when you’re young it feels like you have a … [Read more...] about Four Things You Need to Consider When Deciding to Get Married
You have likely seen some variation of this scene before: you’re out in public or watching TV, and you see someone bend down on one knee, pull out a ring, and ask the person they’re with, “Will you marry me?” Odds are you knew what was taking place the moment the person got down … [Read more...] about The Marriage Proposal Ritual
Bob is interested in dating Anne and thinks that they could really click, but he is unsure whether Anne feels the same way. As a result, Bob is afraid to make a move on Anne because he doesn’t want to be rejected. So Bob plays it cool, thinking that his interest is obvious to … [Read more...] about Afraid to Ask Someone Out? Read This.