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« on: July 12, 2010, 03:39:15 PM »

Hi all,
I'm 26. I was just curious if there are any other Orthodox singles, in their 20s, on here? I thought I would open the floor for anyone who wants to air their thoughts and/or woes on this "blessed time of singleness."  Smiley

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« Reply #1 on: July 12, 2010, 03:45:08 PM »

Me single & soon 28
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« Reply #2 on: July 12, 2010, 04:12:36 PM »

Single at the age of 32.
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« Reply #3 on: July 12, 2010, 04:16:08 PM »

Divorced.  Being single isn't necessarily the worst fate.
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« Reply #4 on: July 12, 2010, 05:04:13 PM »

Hi all,
I'm 26. I was just curious if there are any other Orthodox singles, in their 20s, on here? I thought I would open the floor for anyone who wants to air their thoughts and/or woes on this "blessed time of singleness."  Smiley

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How does it feel to have free time and a decent bank account?   Wink
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« Reply #5 on: July 12, 2010, 10:54:25 PM »

My niece, Marijka, is single, and Orthodox. She lives in Ukraine, in the city of Luts'k, the capital of the Volyn region in northwestern Ukraine. She is a very, very beautiful girl, a student of the Regional Academy of Management, working for her bachelor's degree, 21 years old, tall, perfect fashion model figure, long blond hair, lapis lazuli eyes. If you are willing to settle in Ukraine, I will be happy to "hook" her with you. I am going to Ukraine tomorrow, will be back to the US on Aug. 1.
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« Reply #6 on: July 13, 2010, 12:16:38 AM »

Single at 28.

I thought I would open the floor for anyone who wants to air their thoughts and/or woes on this "blessed time of singleness."  Smiley

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Could care less about sharing my thoughts and woes on being single, but then again there is Genesis 2:18.
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« Reply #7 on: July 13, 2010, 12:47:21 AM »

Been single for 2 years. I'm 33
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« Reply #8 on: July 13, 2010, 12:22:53 PM »

21 and single. Don't really mind it at all, although one of my room mates from college is getting married on Saturday. Tongue
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« Reply #9 on: July 13, 2010, 10:53:11 PM »

Single at 33.  Never married.  May possibly marry the girl I'm with now.  If not, then I think I will head to the monastery for an extended period of discernment.
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« Reply #10 on: July 14, 2010, 03:09:04 AM »

I missed the cut off ... I'm 31. Thanks for giving me another reason to feel old!  angel I'm single, sort of a widower, somewhat lonely, but not in any rush to jump back into a relationship at this point.
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« Reply #11 on: July 14, 2010, 04:55:45 AM »

I missed the cut off ... I'm 31. Thanks for giving me another reason to feel old!  angel I'm single, sort of a widower, somewhat lonely, but not in any rush to jump back into a relationship at this point.

I thought you were married with children?
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I missed the cut off ... I'm 31. Thanks for giving me another reason to feel old!  angel I'm single, sort of a widower, somewhat lonely, but not in any rush to jump back into a relationship at this point.

I thought you were married with children?

My wife and I seperated last July, then she died unexpectedly this past January.
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« Reply #13 on: July 14, 2010, 07:57:56 PM »

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« Reply #14 on: July 14, 2010, 08:16:46 PM »

I missed the cut off ... I'm 31. Thanks for giving me another reason to feel old!  angel I'm single, sort of a widower, somewhat lonely, but not in any rush to jump back into a relationship at this point.

I thought you were married with children?

My wife and I seperated last July, then she died unexpectedly this past January.


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« Reply #15 on: July 15, 2010, 09:54:30 AM »

May her memory be eternal!
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« Reply #16 on: July 15, 2011, 09:35:45 PM »

I'm 35 and single... always have been. There have been periods of time in the past it has bothered me. I'd long for a loving wife to talk to and confide in, and children running up to me and yelling "Daddy, Daddy, look what I did in school today!" That's in the past though, I don't think so much about it now. I figure if I'm meant to be married, God will direct. I did the looking thing before, and let's just say I don't have the greatest of luck when it comes to women. Being Orthodox of course makes the possibilities a bit more limited, but I'm not willing to sacrifice my faith for love.
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« Reply #17 on: July 15, 2011, 10:05:28 PM »

22 and single for just over a year now. Dated a girl on-and-off for seven years. I'm glad to say I have friends to spend time with, and work/hobbies to busy myself, but...still lonely sometimes. I've always wanted to be a good husband/father. I'd say it's in the top three, easy, of life goals to accomplish. Long-distance relationship is how my last relationship went, but, the post about the Ukrainian niece, you know the year-old post up there, did catch my eye for a second, lol. Tongue
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23 and single.
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« Reply #19 on: July 15, 2011, 10:56:12 PM »

23 and single...it's not always that easy, especially when everyone else your age is going out to "clubs" and having different partners every week and then criticise you for not doing the same. Not an easy road at all, and it can be lonesome not only in the area of romance, but as far as friends go as well because many just simply do not understand why I am the way I am, or it is possible that because I take no interest in the mainstream western "culture" and those self-exile myself from my peers...

I'm sure many here have gone or are going through similar situations.
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« Reply #20 on: July 15, 2011, 11:01:00 PM »

27 and single.
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Twenty-somethings concerned about their singlehood? Better to remain so than marry the wrong person because of some sort of cultural imperative. I've had to deal with a lad who was in his thirties who was so desperate to marry, that he tied the knot with a "Russian bride". I'm still getting over the damage it did to me. And, for the record, I'm happily married - we were in our mid-to-late thirties at the time, first marriage for both of us.
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« Reply #22 on: July 15, 2011, 11:08:43 PM »

I don't have a girlfriend, but there are a few women who would be upset, if they heard me say that. //;=|

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« Reply #23 on: July 15, 2011, 11:12:53 PM »

Gisasargavak, I feel much the same way you do. Although I don't envy others my age that go out clubbing or bar hopping... never had any desire for that. Certainly never had any desire for "a new girl" every week either.  I too am very different, or rather unique as I harken back to an older order so to say. I have little interest in most of modern mainstream western culture. This makes it difficult to have friends (no real common ground or interests to put it simply) let alone a relationship. I relate better to people of my grandparents era (WWII generation) than my own. I don't care for pop music, most modern styles of dress, and very little television programming. In fact, I'm tossing my TV out very soon as I rarely use it except for a bit of CNN now and then. Just not worth it. I have tried to do the pop culture thing several times in the past and it was always short lived. I can't fool myself for very long, it's just not me. Yes, it is a hard and lonely way to go at times, but I always have to company of Our Lord and the Saints!  I'm not giving up on finding a wife, but I'm not looking in particular either. I'll leave it up to God.
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« Reply #25 on: July 15, 2011, 11:17:58 PM »

I don't have a girlfriend, but there are a few women who would be upset, if they heard me say that. //;=|


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« Reply #26 on: July 16, 2011, 02:05:33 AM »

So...asl everyone? Tongue

I'm 23 and single.
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« Reply #27 on: July 16, 2011, 02:33:28 AM »

So...asl everyone? Tongue

I'm 23 and single.

ASL?  Advanced Squad Leader?  Could be why you're single!   Wink
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« Reply #28 on: July 16, 2011, 09:38:40 AM »

Advanced Squad Leader... LoL

I'm 35, male, Indianapolis, Indiana
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« Reply #29 on: July 16, 2011, 10:56:05 AM »

Single, female. 38.  Smiley
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« Reply #30 on: July 16, 2011, 11:37:51 AM »

28 and recently divorced. The whole marriage was pretty messed up... especially since she refused to get married in the Church.
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« Reply #31 on: July 16, 2011, 04:15:05 PM »

So...asl everyone? Tongue

I'm 23 and single.

This thread the latest dating service.  Cheesy

I've stated my age... I'm a male in Alberta.
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« Reply #32 on: July 16, 2011, 06:01:02 PM »

23, single, and happy with it. Knowing the standard I've set I've basically resigned myself to single-hood. I'm not sure where or how I'll ever find a girl who sees the world as I do. Is there even a 23 year old girl who dresses modestly, doesn't fret about her appearance, and likes to banter about bad Netflix movies and then go to bed without any funny business? Plus I feel like I always loose myself in relationships. Hobbies and God keep me as busy as I need to be. And I have one really good friend whom I trust. I've never thought I'd be the dude who eats out by himself and goes to a ball game alone but its not so bad. God fills holes you'd never expect He could.
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God fills holes you'd never expect He could.

That's how I felt when I was single for a time being. It's funny now since I've come to Christ because if my relationship now was to end I wouldn't be so heartbroken because I have Christ who dwells in me.
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« Reply #34 on: July 16, 2011, 07:04:23 PM »

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This thread the latest dating service.  Cheesy

That made me smile.  Smiley
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« Reply #35 on: July 16, 2011, 07:12:18 PM »

Just for you single people.   Cool

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« Reply #36 on: July 16, 2011, 07:20:54 PM »

Just for you single people.   Cool

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fy8shDCn__8

Consider my hands up.

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« Reply #37 on: July 16, 2011, 07:41:30 PM »

23, single, and happy with it. Knowing the standard I've set I've basically resigned myself to single-hood. I'm not sure where or how I'll ever find a girl who sees the world as I do. Is there even a 23 year old girl who dresses modestly, doesn't fret about her appearance, and likes to banter about bad Netflix movies and then go to bed without any funny business? Plus I feel like I always loose myself in relationships. Hobbies and God keep me as busy as I need to be. And I have one really good friend whom I trust. I've never thought I'd be the dude who eats out by himself and goes to a ball game alone but its not so bad. God fills holes you'd never expect He could.
I am glad that you are happy, but those gals do exist (sounds a bit like me, honestly Wink and I have met girls in college that are similar). We asked the same about guys and hey, guess what? You are out there. Now, to have both people hanging out in the same place at the same time...

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« Reply #38 on: July 16, 2011, 07:58:17 PM »

Blimey can't some of you ppl hook up?? I mean, your all about the same age and your obviously all the same religion sort of. Some of you MUST live near enough to each other or could move if you got on well enough.

If your on your own and you want to be with someone then why not??
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« Reply #39 on: July 16, 2011, 09:16:45 PM »

I'm still single, so if any of you ladies are looking for an aging, balding, spiritually-confused, extremely poor student, I'm available!  Tongue
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« Reply #40 on: July 16, 2011, 09:18:58 PM »

22 and single for just over a year now. Dated a girl on-and-off for seven years. I'm glad to say I have friends to spend time with, and work/hobbies to busy myself, but...still lonely sometimes. I've always wanted to be a good husband/father. I'd say it's in the top three, easy, of life goals to accomplish. Long-distance relationship is how my last relationship went, but, the post about the Ukrainian niece, you know the year-old post up there, did catch my eye for a second, lol. Tongue

Haha, same.  I'm 23 and single and have never had a girlfriend, not even before I became Orthodox.
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« Reply #42 on: July 16, 2011, 10:55:06 PM »

22 and single for just over a year now. Dated a girl on-and-off for seven years. I'm glad to say I have friends to spend time with, and work/hobbies to busy myself, but...still lonely sometimes. I've always wanted to be a good husband/father. I'd say it's in the top three, easy, of life goals to accomplish. Long-distance relationship is how my last relationship went, but, the post about the Ukrainian niece, you know the year-old post up there, did catch my eye for a second, lol. Tongue

Haha, same.  I'm 23 and single and have never had a girlfriend, not even before I became Orthodox.

Wow and I thought I was the only one!  I'm 25, and never really did the whole "dating" scene.. -- struggled with self esteem issues a lot, but even now that I'm over that, I'm still just not interested.  I sort of feel like because everybody else around me is dating, getting married, or having kids -- I must be the oddball for not doing the same.  I don't really care to get to know most women beyond anything other than just being a friend.. -- it would be nice to have a female companion of sorts, but at the same time.. I wonder if something like that is really for me.  Or, maybe I should just become a priest.. and then maybe a monk..
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« Reply #43 on: July 16, 2011, 11:01:34 PM »

I will say I've learned my lesson. If I ever date/marry in the future, it'll be only an Orthodox girl. I won't even consider anything else. I was talking with my mom and apparently my dad is hoping I'll meet someone at the Church in Korea. My dad is Lebanese and he's not to keen of what he's seen in America or Lebanon. Me? I'm still trying to figure out what God wants for my life, but if it's to be married, I want someone who loves being in Church and wants to raise a family centered around God and the Church. I really don't want anything less than finding someone who is trying to get close to God.
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« Reply #44 on: July 17, 2011, 12:41:08 AM »

Everytime I hear that song, I remember this now:


LOL!
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« Reply #45 on: July 17, 2011, 02:21:50 AM »

Sorry ladies, I am too charming and good-looking to go through the effort of some online courtship.

However, if you:

Are Attractive (not "internet attractive").
Are Independently Wealthy.
Have a sense of humor so blue it is black.
And enjoy being around a curmudgeon in public who everyone thinks is an  . . ., but at home you know I cater to those greatest in need (you might a have the occasional schizophrenic, or prostitute, or drug addict  as a house guest) and have the affection and innocence of a child.

I don't like walks on the beach. I don't get amped about the meeting of water and sand.

I'll weep during chick flick in public.
I can cripple pretty much anyone who could cause you harm.

And I probably have more jackets and shoes than you do.

If this is the love connection you have been looking for:

Shoot me an email with a head shot and summary of your financials.

I hope my inbox will able to handle all the traffic.
 
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« Reply #46 on: July 17, 2011, 04:06:43 AM »

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« Reply #47 on: July 17, 2011, 04:36:02 AM »

The only romantic action I have had recently was when the fifteen year old work experience girl developed a crush on me and posted about it on facebook.

Kill me now.
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« Reply #48 on: July 17, 2011, 08:40:51 AM »

Ok so the women can see what your about..... a random Q for you

Blokes...
Imagine you have a gf and your out on a date with her, some other girl walks by with some 'obvios attractive features' (haha... i don't want to get in trouble) and your gf catches you looking. What do you say to your gf because she is well vexed at you and running her mouth.

Pick the one closest to what youd say

(a) "sorry"

(b) "sorry, but...." 

(c) "I was looking just to make sure i got the best deal and i did"

(d) "Look gf, we live in a world full of "attractive features" and i am a hetro male and unless i am mistaken i am not dead, so as much as i try not to look, there will be times when i might.... so get over yourself and let me deal with it my way and just trust me and stop judging me and get on with dealing with your own self....ie: insecurity!!!"

(e) Lie - "I wasn't looking, you just looked up at the moment my eyes was looking in that general direction."


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« Reply #49 on: July 17, 2011, 12:52:06 PM »

Ok so the women can see what your about..... a random Q for you

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Imagine you have a gf and your out on a date with her, some other girl walks by with some 'obvios attractive features' (haha... i don't want to get in trouble) and your gf catches you looking. What do you say to your gf because she is well vexed at you and running her mouth.

What if my girlfriend was not only not mad at me, but actually was looking at the girl before I was, enjoyed looking at her more, and then was looking long after I had looked away? Should I be mad? angel
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« Reply #50 on: July 17, 2011, 01:01:50 PM »


And I probably have more jackets and shoes than you do.
I think you need to reconsider this line because most women do NOT want to share their closets.  Grin
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« Reply #51 on: July 17, 2011, 01:03:26 PM »

The only romantic action I have had recently was when the fifteen year old work experience girl developed a crush on me and posted about it on facebook.

Kill me now.
At one point, a kindergartner (I used to volunteer at an after-school program), told me that he was madly in love with me, brought flowers, and proposed to me. I was single, very single at the time. I was like, "Can you please go out there and tell men about how awesome I am? Thanks."
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« Reply #52 on: July 17, 2011, 01:07:29 PM »

22 and single for just over a year now. Dated a girl on-and-off for seven years. I'm glad to say I have friends to spend time with, and work/hobbies to busy myself, but...still lonely sometimes. I've always wanted to be a good husband/father. I'd say it's in the top three, easy, of life goals to accomplish. Long-distance relationship is how my last relationship went, but, the post about the Ukrainian niece, you know the year-old post up there, did catch my eye for a second, lol. Tongue

Haha, same.  I'm 23 and single and have never had a girlfriend, not even before I became Orthodox.

Wow and I thought I was the only one!  I'm 25, and never really did the whole "dating" scene.. -- struggled with self esteem issues a lot, but even now that I'm over that, I'm still just not interested.  I sort of feel like because everybody else around me is dating, getting married, or having kids -- I must be the oddball for not doing the same.  I don't really care to get to know most women beyond anything other than just being a friend.. -- it would be nice to have a female companion of sorts, but at the same time.. I wonder if something like that is really for me.  Or, maybe I should just become a priest.. and then maybe a monk..

I myself don't want to remain single.  I would really like to meet a girl and get married and the whole thing but a) I'm not and have never been good with girls and b) would only be interested in somebody who is Orthodox, which seems to pretty tough to find these days.  But, I figure that if God intends for me to get married then the girl is out there, I just have to pray and wait for Him to get us together.
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« Reply #53 on: July 17, 2011, 02:14:50 PM »

OK, it sounds like there are a lot of slouches around here.

No fear. After I return from carousing with about 20 women I have never met (watching the Women's World Cup Final with a University Women's soccer team), it looks like I am going to have to help my fellow man with a tips and advice thread about meeting women and more importantly not walking around in a constant state of frustration and lack of confidence.

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« Reply #54 on: July 17, 2011, 02:16:52 PM »


And I probably have more jackets and shoes than you do.
I think you need to reconsider this line because most women do NOT want to share their closets.  Grin

I put out so much ammo to be insulted with . . .  You could have gone with the obvious "closet" double entendre to suggest a slight confusion about my sexuality.



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« Reply #55 on: July 17, 2011, 02:21:44 PM »

OK, it sounds like there are a lot of slouches around here.

No fear. After I return from carousing with about 20 women I have never met (watching the Women's World Cup Final with a University Women's soccer team), it looks like I am going to have to help my fellow man with a tips and advice thread about meeting women and more importantly not walking around in a constant state of frustration and lack of confidence.

What do you mean? I have profiles on several online dating sites! What more can be done?  Tongue
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« Reply #56 on: July 17, 2011, 02:22:01 PM »


And I probably have more jackets and shoes than you do.
I think you need to reconsider this line because most women do NOT want to share their closets.  Grin

I put out so much ammo to be insulted with . . .  You could have gone with the obvious "closet" double entendre to suggest a slight confusion about my sexuality.




But that would have been sooooo expected.
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« Reply #57 on: July 17, 2011, 02:33:30 PM »

Some of us like being single.  I like it a lot.  I used to think about becoming a monk, but the monasteries I have contacted have told me that really aren't eager to accept candidates over 40. I seem to baffle some people at work, who think everyone must be married to be normal and happy. I'd rather be single and be content with it than be stuck in a bad marriage or relationship.
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« Reply #58 on: July 17, 2011, 02:42:20 PM »

22 and single for just over a year now. Dated a girl on-and-off for seven years. I'm glad to say I have friends to spend time with, and work/hobbies to busy myself, but...still lonely sometimes. I've always wanted to be a good husband/father. I'd say it's in the top three, easy, of life goals to accomplish. Long-distance relationship is how my last relationship went, but, the post about the Ukrainian niece, you know the year-old post up there, did catch my eye for a second, lol. Tongue

Haha, same.  I'm 23 and single and have never had a girlfriend, not even before I became Orthodox.

Wow and I thought I was the only one!  I'm 25, and never really did the whole "dating" scene.. -- struggled with self esteem issues a lot, but even now that I'm over that, I'm still just not interested.  I sort of feel like because everybody else around me is dating, getting married, or having kids -- I must be the oddball for not doing the same.  I don't really care to get to know most women beyond anything other than just being a friend.. -- it would be nice to have a female companion of sorts, but at the same time.. I wonder if something like that is really for me.  Or, maybe I should just become a priest.. and then maybe a monk..
I'm 23 and have never dated either. In high school I had several friends who were female, but I never had a girlfriend. Since graduating high school, I have sort of become more introverted. I notice that I am not really meeting new people that much, but mostly just hanging around with the same old friends that I made in high school (which is fine, but it doesn't help the girlfriend situation). I'm somewhat torn on how I feel about being single. Sometimes I think it would be nice to have a girlfriend and eventually a wife, but other times I observe people who are married (such as some friends of mine who are a married couple) and see the way they gripe and bicker at each other constantly and it makes me feel like maybe I'm not missing much.

Plus I have a disability and that complicates things because I realize that, if I did date, I would be bringing a lot of baggage to a relationship as a result of that. Obviously, having me as a boyfriend or husband would be significantly different than having an able-bodied guy. I think that is a huge reason why it is hard for me to try. That and the fact that it would be hard for me to gauge whether a girl is dating me because she really likes me or if it's just because she pities me and feels stuck and unable to say no.
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« Reply #59 on: July 17, 2011, 02:44:48 PM »

Ok so the women can see what your about..... a random Q for you

Blokes...
Imagine you have a gf and your out on a date with her, some other girl walks by with some 'obvios attractive features' (haha... i don't want to get in trouble) and your gf catches you looking. What do you say to your gf because she is well vexed at you and running her mouth.

Pick the one closest to what youd say

(a) "sorry"

(b) "sorry, but...." 

(c) "I was looking just to make sure i got the best deal and i did"

(d) "Look gf, we live in a world full of "attractive features" and i am a hetro male and unless i am mistaken i am not dead, so as much as i try not to look, there will be times when i might.... so get over yourself and let me deal with it my way and just trust me and stop judging me and get on with dealing with your own self....ie: insecurity!!!"

(e) Lie - "I wasn't looking, you just looked up at the moment my eyes was looking in that general direction."


D then E followed by an immediate subject change.  
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« Reply #60 on: July 17, 2011, 02:46:59 PM »

My husband says, "Your hair's pretty."  Roll Eyes

I always find myself now scoping out the women and trying to guess which one was going to catch his eye (hello, Insecurity 101). He now thinks that I'm looking at them for different reasons.
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« Reply #61 on: July 17, 2011, 02:59:49 PM »

When I moved to an Orthodox country, I thought all my dating problems would be solved. Unfortunately, though there is an abundance of young single female devout Orthodox, in my experience they go rather too far to the opposite extreme. You meet a girl and then are aghast to find that she believes the bureaucrat hassle du jour is the Mark of the Beast, that our bishop can't be trusted and some rebellious priest from an obscure parish overrules him, and that by having friends from non-Orthodox ethnicities (the Hungarian and German minorities here are typically Catholic or Protestant) I am betraying Orthodoxy.
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« Reply #62 on: July 17, 2011, 03:08:48 PM »

Ok so the women can see what your about..... a random Q for you

Blokes...
Imagine you have a gf and your out on a date with her, some other girl walks by with some 'obvios attractive features' (haha... i don't want to get in trouble) and your gf catches you looking. What do you say to your gf because she is well vexed at you and running her mouth.

Pick the one closest to what youd say

(a) "sorry"

(b) "sorry, but...." 

(c) "I was looking just to make sure i got the best deal and i did"

(d) "Look gf, we live in a world full of "attractive features" and i am a hetro male and unless i am mistaken i am not dead, so as much as i try not to look, there will be times when i might.... so get over yourself and let me deal with it my way and just trust me and stop judging me and get on with dealing with your own self....ie: insecurity!!!"

(e) Lie - "I wasn't looking, you just looked up at the moment my eyes was looking in that general direction."




Ok when are the ladies going to understand that E is a real occurrence!? We're not lying. When something in your field of vision moves you focus on it. Sometimes that's another lady, sometimes it isn't anything. Same situation when you're texting/get a text. We don't care who it is or what you're saying, it just catches the eye. Whew, glad I got that off my chest; its only been 2 years in the making.

I'd be confident too if I had the wit and verbosity of Mr.orthonorm. I have no trouble believing he's a social butterfly outside of this site. Somethings just can't be learned  Undecided
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« Reply #63 on: July 17, 2011, 03:36:58 PM »

Ok so the women can see what your about..... a random Q for you

Blokes...
Imagine you have a gf and your out on a date with her, some other girl walks by with some 'obvios attractive features' (haha... i don't want to get in trouble) and your gf catches you looking. What do you say to your gf because she is well vexed at you and running her mouth.

What if my girlfriend was not only not mad at me, but actually was looking at the girl before I was, enjoyed looking at her more, and then was looking long after I had looked away? Should I be mad? angel

haha.... alot of blokes would be thinking wa hay!! But you have to stay inside of your religion  Shocked Lips Sealed
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« Reply #64 on: July 17, 2011, 04:11:34 PM »

My husband says, "Your hair's pretty."  Roll Eyes

I always find myself now scoping out the women and trying to guess which one was going to catch his eye (hello, Insecurity 101). He now thinks that I'm looking at them for different reasons.

That don't seem like insecurity to me, it seems like realistic and openess. Making something less of a thing by being open about it or having a laugh about it takes the pressure off don't you think it does??
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« Reply #65 on: July 17, 2011, 04:21:20 PM »

I used to think about becoming a monk, but the monasteries I have contacted have told me that really aren't eager to accept candidates over 40.

That's something that worries me. Right now, I'm praying that God will help me discern His will. Going into a monastery is a real possibility but I'll be in my mid-30s before that's a real option. I'm worried about how well that'll go. Not to mention unlearning the whole "I can do whatever I want because I'm a single guy out in the world" mentality. But, I guess if it's God's will, a door will be open and I'll just have to be smart enough to take it.
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« Reply #66 on: July 17, 2011, 04:47:20 PM »

My husband says, "Your hair's pretty."  Roll Eyes

I always find myself now scoping out the women and trying to guess which one was going to catch his eye (hello, Insecurity 101). He now thinks that I'm looking at them for different reasons.

That don't seem like insecurity to me, it seems like realistic and openess. Making something less of a thing by being open about it or having a laugh about it takes the pressure off don't you think it does??
Yeah, we actually do joke about it now. (We've had some issues on the past in both sides, but have dealt with them accordingly...not easy, BTW, not easy at all.) I am a pretty insecure person, though, especially when it comes to my looks. As a former anorexic who was diagnosed with a chronic illness and gained weight after...not secure at all.
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« Reply #67 on: July 17, 2011, 05:11:17 PM »

My husband says, "Your hair's pretty."  Roll Eyes

I always find myself now scoping out the women and trying to guess which one was going to catch his eye (hello, Insecurity 101). He now thinks that I'm looking at them for different reasons.

That don't seem like insecurity to me, it seems like realistic and openess. Making something less of a thing by being open about it or having a laugh about it takes the pressure off don't you think it does??
Yeah, we actually do joke about it now. (We've had some issues on the past in both sides, but have dealt with them accordingly...not easy, BTW, not easy at all.) I am a pretty insecure person, though, especially when it comes to my looks. As a former anorexic who was diagnosed with a chronic illness and gained weight after...not secure at all.
blimey thats rough. you have obviously worked thru a tonne of stuff then and have got strength and determination as a person which isn't easy, i know because i had to do similer graft as well. But i hope you are proud (in a good way) of who you are because i am of me and i think people should be when they have been through bumps and there spirit inside them isn't broken. I always tell myself that noone is going to tell me how i feel about myself...except ME haha....and so nothing can ever be taken from me then.
You sound like a amazing woman IsmiLiora
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« Reply #69 on: July 18, 2011, 11:03:54 AM »

The only romantic action I have had recently was when the fifteen year old work experience girl developed a crush on me and posted about it on facebook.

Kill me now.
At one point, a kindergartner (I used to volunteer at an after-school program), told me that he was madly in love with me, brought flowers, and proposed to me. I was single, very single at the time. I was like, "Can you please go out there and tell men about how awesome I am? Thanks."

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Once, after mission vespers, my priest's family kindly took me out to dinner.  His 4 year old daughter asked me to be her boyfriend, and I didn't have the heart to say no  laugh
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You have to be in your 20s?  Ums-kay.  Where's the old people singles thread then?
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single , soon to be 21. Yes, I had the infamous conversion break up about a year and a half ago. Yes, young single Orthodox women exist. I find it funny how many Orthodox guys seem to think we're an endangered species...I sure haven't had any make any attempts though that could be because most of the guys at my church are already out of college.
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« Reply #72 on: June 01, 2012, 05:02:51 PM »

single , soon to be 21. Yes, I had the infamous conversion break up about a year and a half ago. Yes, young single Orthodox women exist. I find it funny how many Orthodox guys seem to think we're an endangered species...I sure haven't had any make any attempts though that could be because most of the guys at my church are already out of college.

That's why they seem like they are an endangered species.  At my church one hasn't graduated high school and the other graduated college about when I graduated high school...not that I let that stop me from making the attempt on the older of the two!   Wink  The rest are married. 

Oh well, there are plenty of heretics out there, and if you want to meet someone who actually has a personality there are plenty of agnostics!
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« Reply #73 on: June 01, 2012, 05:16:25 PM »

Single hyperdox male, 16, from California. Extremely bigoted in his views that Protestantism is the source of all evil in the world. Currently unemployed living with parents in apartment, struggles with violent outbursts of Donald Duck-like rage from time to time. I'd say I'm a catch.

...that by having friends from non-Orthodox ethnicities...Protestant...I am betraying Orthodoxy.

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« Reply #74 on: June 01, 2012, 06:55:07 PM »

32 and single.  Entirely my doing.  I've made peace with it mostly.  My brother-in-law's grandmother finds me to be "very handsome" so I have that going for me.
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« Reply #75 on: June 01, 2012, 07:43:52 PM »

Wow...I am actually surprised by the number of 23 year olders hehehe! I too am single, 28 year old female, and I TOO have learnt my lesson to never ever date a non-orthodox Smiley. This year is the first time I've been single in the past 8 years, but I must say, as much as I HATE it, I definitely am learning a lot about myself and what I want.

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Single hyperdox male, 16, from California. Extremely bigoted in his views that Protestantism is the source of all evil in the world. Currently unemployed living with parents in apartment, struggles with violent outbursts of Donald Duck-like rage from time to time. I'd say I'm a catch.
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« Reply #77 on: July 25, 2012, 03:21:43 AM »

Single. Late 20s. Getting to a point where I really want a serious relationship that can result in marriage in the next few years.
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« Reply #79 on: July 25, 2012, 07:52:28 PM »

Single. Late 20s. Getting to a point where I really want a serious relationship that can result in marriage in the next few years.

You close to Cininnati?
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« Reply #80 on: July 25, 2012, 09:01:22 PM »

American male order bridegroom here! I'm willing to learn Russian.
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« Reply #81 on: July 25, 2012, 10:21:50 PM »

Single. Late 20s. Getting to a point where I really want a serious relationship that can result in marriage in the next few years.

You close to Cininnati?

I think she is closer to Ceaveland.
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Single. Late 20s. Getting to a point where I really want a serious relationship that can result in marriage in the next few years.

You close to Cininnati?

I think she is closer to Ceaveland.
I'm a west coast girl.
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« Reply #83 on: July 28, 2012, 08:09:27 PM »

Single. Late 20s. Getting to a point where I really want a serious relationship that can result in marriage in the next few years.

You close to Cininnati?

I think she is closer to Ceaveland.
I'm a worst coast girl.
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« Reply #84 on: July 28, 2012, 08:45:30 PM »

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You close to Cininnati?

I think she is closer to Ceaveland.
I'm a best coast girl.
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« Reply #85 on: July 28, 2012, 09:10:41 PM »

Haha. Nice edit, Anastasia.

I suppose I should post in this thread while I still can, since I'll be 30 in about a month.

Me: 29, very new to Orthodoxy (baptized in May), living in the desert paradise of Albuquerque NM for the next year or so while I write up a dissertation on Coptic language reform and related issues. Already learned and mostly forgot Russian. Willing to remember it again, though chances are it's less popular with Armenian women than it used to be, and I won't go EO for love. Smiley Also speak Spanish, and can probably manage enough Arabic on a good day to get into a hilarious misunderstanding-based fight with the wait staff at the local Middle Eastern restaurant. I like to cook and enjoy books on Church history and hagiographies, documentaries and pretentious foreign films.

You: Must love God and pugs. Everything else is negotiable.

This thread is a glorified singles classified section, isn't it? laugh
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« Reply #86 on: July 28, 2012, 09:12:51 PM »

I'm still single, so if any of you ladies are looking for an aging, balding, spiritually-confused, extremely poor student, I'm available!  Tongue

I'm no longer available, sorry to break it to you girls!
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« Reply #87 on: July 28, 2012, 09:17:15 PM »

Single. Late 20s. Getting to a point where I really want a serious relationship that can result in marriage in the next few years.

You close to Cininnati?

I think she is closer to Ceaveland.
I'm a best coast girl.
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We have one thing in common already, our liking of Mou.
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« Reply #88 on: July 28, 2012, 09:40:06 PM »

Haha. Nice edit, Anastasia.
Thanks.

I suppose I should post in this thread while I still can, since I'll be 30 in about a month.

Me: 29, very new to Orthodoxy (baptized in May), living in the desert paradise of Albuquerque NM for the next year or so while I write up a dissertation on Coptic language reform and related issues. Already learned and mostly forgot Russian. Willing to remember it again, though chances are it's less popular with Armenian women* than it used to be, and I won't go EO for love. Smiley Also speak Spanish, and can probably manage enough Arabic on a good day to get into a hilarious misunderstanding-based fight with the wait staff at the local Middle Eastern restaurant. I like to cook and enjoy books on Church history and hagiographies, documentaries and pretentious foreign films.

You: Must love God and pugs. Everything else is negotiable.
I had to laugh when I read pretentious foreign films.

This thread is a glorified singles classified section, isn't it? laugh
Oh please, honey, I would have sold myself a lot more if I was answering for a classified section here. Wink
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« Reply #89 on: July 28, 2012, 09:43:02 PM »

Single. Late 20s. Getting to a point where I really want a serious relationship that can result in marriage in the next few years.

You close to Cininnati?

I think she is closer to Ceaveland.
I'm a best coast girl.
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We have one thing in common already, our liking of Mou.
Yeah, but that alone does not make one a special one. Wink
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I'm no longer available, sorry to break it to you girls!
"Giving yourself to the Gospel" doesn't count, Asteriktos.
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I'm no longer available, sorry to break it to you girls!
"Giving yourself to the Gospel" doesn't count, Asteriktos.

Hey! I like that... nice phrase... I'm totally gonna use that  Grin
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« Reply #92 on: July 29, 2012, 05:55:48 PM »

I'm a west coast girl.

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« Reply #93 on: July 29, 2012, 08:33:07 PM »


DHL ships coast to coast and around the world...
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DHL ships coast to coast and around the world...

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DHL ships coast to coast and around the world...

And the Germans have the most experience of the handling of human cargo.

The Eastern Europeans have never been so efficient.
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I'm no longer available, sorry to break it to you girls!
"Giving yourself to the Gospel" doesn't count, Asteriktos.

Hey! I like that... nice phrase... I'm totally gonna use that  Grin

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To the Christian woman . . .

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It's the Colt 45 of the evo circuit.

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DHL ships coast to coast and around the world...

I've had enough experience with organizations who are more than happy to ship to the west coast and possibly around the world.
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I'm still single, so if any of you ladies are looking for an aging, balding, spiritually-confused, extremely poor student, I'm available!  Tongue

I'm no longer available, sorry to break it to you girls!

This is no longer true, but you girls should be forewarned: I am saving myself for the right person! If you think you are that person please PM me with a proposal as to how we should proceed. Thank you for your time!
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Turning 35 in a couple of months, but still single and proud!  laugh
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This is no longer true, but you girls should be forewarned: I am saving myself for the right person! If you think you are that person please PM me with a proposal as to how we should proceed. Thank you for your time!

Pour vous:

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« Reply #101 on: February 10, 2013, 07:00:59 PM »

I've said it before, and I'll say it again; the Evangelical purity-ring wearing woman is perhaps the most insane, frightening woman you could end up with (next to Rosie O'Donnell). They are the kind who will ask about marriage on the first date, expect to be treated like royalty by you, and want to introduce you to their equally insane family and talk about having six kids someday.
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« Reply #102 on: February 10, 2013, 07:28:32 PM »

I've said it before, and I'll say it again; the Evangelical purity-ring wearing woman is perhaps the most insane, frightening woman you could end up with (next to Rosie O'Donnell). They are the kind who will ask about marriage on the first date, expect to be treated like royalty by you, and want to introduce you to their equally insane family and talk about having six kids someday.
3 girls of that sort -Korean I think- are sitting and giggling  at this moment behind me in the coffee-shop;  they just got out of church apparently. they aren't frightening, although, not that far from insane probably; and as I pass by the Moody church every day on my way to work, yesterday I noticed a sign there that read "the high price of sexual purity". some talk series .
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« Reply #103 on: February 10, 2013, 07:54:46 PM »

Pour vous:



The Orthodox version (I've seen a guy wear it):

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This is no longer true, but you girls should be forewarned: I am saving myself for the right person! If you think you are that person please PM me with a proposal as to how we should proceed. Thank you for your time!

Pour vous:

I'm glad to see that my post is evoking the right images in yuns guys minds! Smiley
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« Reply #105 on: February 10, 2013, 08:42:50 PM »

20, almost 21, single mama. Tell you what, I now understand why it is a sin to do that sorta thing out of wedlock. It's hard raising a baby without a husband! Smiley But God is really guiding us, Glory Be.
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The Orthodox version (I've seen a guy wear it):



NO! It even has a heart!
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« Reply #107 on: February 10, 2013, 10:25:46 PM »

I've said it before, and I'll say it again; the Evangelical purity-ring wearing woman is perhaps the most insane, frightening woman you could end up with (next to Rosie O'Donnell). They are the kind who will ask about marriage on the first date, expect to be treated like royalty by you, and want to introduce you to their equally insane family and talk about having six kids someday.
A girl I know used to wear one, but she was allergic to the nickel. That's pretty much the opposite of an STD. She turned out not to be like that though. Wind up wasting the better part of high school after her. And I for one am cool with having lots of kids. Maybe that's the sort of girl I ought to look into. Still single at 18 currently.
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Romaios, what is that?
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« Reply #109 on: February 10, 2013, 10:53:03 PM »

I've said it before, and I'll say it again; the Evangelical purity-ring wearing woman is perhaps the most insane, frightening woman you could end up with (next to Rosie O'Donnell). They are the kind who will ask about marriage on the first date, expect to be treated like royalty by you, and want to introduce you to their equally insane family and talk about having six kids someday.
Well if they are honest, that's a good thing.

Well I mean being honest with what they want.
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I just want a woman that's decently attractive, doesn't carry too much emotional baggage, can cook and won't interfere too much in my religious life.
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« Reply #111 on: February 11, 2013, 12:26:08 AM »

I just want a woman that's decently attractive, doesn't carry too much emotional baggage, can cook and won't interfere too much in my religious life.
You should look at online dating.
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I just want a woman that's decently attractive, doesn't carry too much emotional baggage, can cook and won't interfere too much in my religious life.
Does a man work? Because I could be your roommate, and you could keep the blowup doll, and we'd be all covered really.
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I just want a woman that's decently attractive, doesn't carry too much emotional baggage, can cook and won't interfere too much in my religious life.
Does a man work? Because I could be your roommate, and you could keep the blowup doll, and we'd be all covered really.
This might be the best suggestion yet James.
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« Reply #114 on: February 11, 2013, 04:03:52 AM »

Romaios, what is that?

It's a St. Catherine's ring people get after visiting her monastery at Sinai and worshiping her relics.

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I'm a single, if somebody cares Wink

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« Reply #116 on: February 11, 2013, 04:24:59 PM »

Dominika, you're pretty enough to move to Poland for.  A guy might even get a double offer and could be friends with Pan Michal as well.

But alas.  Vamrat is no longer single.

Please ladies, no one kill yourself.  There are other, though obviously less perfect, men out there.  You'll find some cheap knockoff of me someday.  Whilst enjoying what should be marital bliss you'll while away your hours pining over what could have been between y'all and I.  At least you'll have the phantasies of me to keep you warm at night while the unfashionable oafs you've found yourselves shackled to snore away the best years of your life.

I love you all.

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« Reply #117 on: February 11, 2013, 04:41:15 PM »

Romaios, what is that?

It's a St. Catherine's ring people get after visiting her monastery at Sinai and worshiping her relics.


So it's not really intended for "purity-keeping" in the evangelical sense then.

It still made my day.
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Romaios, what is that?

It's a St. Catherine's ring people get after visiting her monastery at Sinai and worshiping her relics.


So it's not really intended for "purity-keeping" in the evangelical sense then.

It still made my day.

The one St. Catherine received as a token of her mystical engagement to Christ was, sort of. She refused all her suitors, saving herself for her Bridegroom. 

The person I've seen wearing one was named Cătălin, so St. Catherine was his patron (matron?) Saint. He must have visited her monastery and got it there.
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« Reply #119 on: February 11, 2013, 04:52:56 PM »

A guy whose name is more or less Katelyn.
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The one St. Catherine received as a token of her mystical engagement to Christ was, sort of. She refused all her suitors, saving herself for her Bridegroom.  
Then there was Catherine of Sienna, who received a... "ring" as a token of her mystical engagement...
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« Reply #121 on: February 11, 2013, 05:00:15 PM »

A guy whose name is more or less Katelyn.

It's quite common in Romania. The female version of Cătălin is Cătălina.

There's also Ecaterina, Caterina, Catrina, with all sorts of short forms: Cati, Catița, Catrinel.
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The one St. Catherine received as a token of her mystical engagement to Christ was, sort of. She refused all her suitors, saving herself for her Bridegroom.  
Then there was Catherine of Sienna, who received a... "ring" as a token of her mystical engagement...

Once St. Catherine of Alexandria got hers, all consecrated Virgins in the West wanted one. I think Catholic nuns get a ring along with the veil and habit. Bishops wear them, too. 
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« Reply #123 on: February 11, 2013, 07:51:15 PM »

Romaios, what is that?

It's a St. Catherine's ring people get after visiting her monastery at Sinai and worshiping her relics.


So it's not really intended for "purity-keeping" in the evangelical sense then.

Nonsense! We shall take the ring and "baptize it" for use as a purity ring. So let it be written, so let it be done!
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« Reply #124 on: February 12, 2013, 01:11:01 AM »

So are there any females on here who would be willing to marry a somewhat younger man in a couple years? Attractive females only.
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« Reply #125 on: February 12, 2013, 02:25:12 AM »

So are there any females on here who would be willing to marry a somewhat younger man in a couple years? Attractive females only.

There's always GOYA and you would have to worship at your nearest Greek Orthodox church.  Other Orthodox Churches have similar youth programs.

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http://www.holytrinitygoc.org/ministries/goya/

I just think back to the GOYA Presidents of the last 15 years at my church who married interfaith (no evidence that the grooms were chrismated or converted to Orthodoxy).  Since you're a diehard Orthodox Christian, you can help reverse the trend.  I wish you good luck.
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« Reply #126 on: February 12, 2013, 03:55:47 AM »

I'm a single, if somebody cares Wink

But, seriously, I know that most of you OC.net's guys are from USA, so it doesn't make any sense Wink

For the sake of all good, don't give them ideas! Poland will be overrun by desperate Hyperdox singles.

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« Reply #127 on: February 12, 2013, 04:05:29 AM »

^ Post + that picture equals pure win Smiley

Not that I don't want to move to Poland now...  angel
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^ Post + that picture equals pure win Smiley
Yeah, I burst out laughing seeing this

For the sake of all good, don't give them ideas! Poland will be overrun by desperate Hyperdox singles.
But all Orthodox men would be warmly welcomed here. I think there is a lack of believer and practicing Ortodox men  Grin I would calm down them  angel (or maybe:  police)

Not that I don't want to move to Poland now...  angel
I think there a lot of single, nice and atrractive Orthodox women in Poland (of course including me Wink kidding a bit), so, why not? Wink
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« Reply #129 on: February 12, 2013, 10:31:39 PM »

Dominika, could you find me an Orthodox wife from Poland? I'm not too picky; as long as she's at least decently attractive, not too materialistic and is a practicing Orthodox Christian (not a Cradle Christopher), I'd be happy.
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« Reply #130 on: February 12, 2013, 10:38:06 PM »

Dominika, could you find me an Orthodox wife from Poland? I'm not too picky; as long as she's at least decently attractive, not too materialistic and is a practicing Orthodox Christian (not a Cradle Christopher), I'd be happy.
Michal Kalina has a sister...
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Dominika, could you find me an Orthodox wife from Poland? I'm not too picky; as long as she's at least decently attractive, not too materialistic and is a practicing Orthodox Christian (not a Cradle Christopher), I'd be happy.
Michal Kalina has a sister...

Yeah I saw in the pictures thread....she isn't half bad. Not bad at all.
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Dominika, could you find me an Orthodox wife from Poland? I'm not too picky; as long as she's at least decently attractive, not too materialistic and is a practicing Orthodox Christian (not a Cradle Christopher), I'd be happy.
Michal Kalina has a sister...

Yeah I saw in the pictures thread....she isn't half bad. Not bad at all.
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Dominika, could you find me an Orthodox wife from Poland? I'm not too picky; as long as she's at least decently attractive, not too materialistic and is a practicing Orthodox Christian (not a Cradle Christopher), I'd be happy.
Michal Kalina has a sister...

Yeah I saw in the pictures thread....she isn't half bad. Not bad at all.
Well as long as its a step up from the blow-up doll.

Hey, you talk nicer about Michael Kalina's sister! That's my future wife  Cheesy
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Dominika, could you find me an Orthodox wife from Poland? I'm not too picky; as long as she's at least decently attractive, not too materialistic and is a practicing Orthodox Christian (not a Cradle Christopher), I'd be happy.
Michal Kalina has a sister...

Yeah I saw in the pictures thread....she isn't half bad. Not bad at all.
Well as long as its a step up from the blow-up doll.

Hey, you talk nicer about Michael Kalina's sister! That's my future wife  Cheesy
If Michal approves to do a little Photoshoppin'...
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« Reply #135 on: February 12, 2013, 11:11:30 PM »

I have to get a picture of myself in order for Michael to give to her, anyone here good at photoshop? Maybe take my face and put it on the body of the guy on the cover of those muscle/fitness magazines?
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« Reply #136 on: February 12, 2013, 11:19:52 PM »

Yeah I could do it, I just need a good headshot of you though. Maybe have the lighting facing directly on your face.

Although yours is gonna have to wait. I have something much more important to work on at the moment that came up a few weeks ago.
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« Reply #137 on: February 17, 2013, 11:36:39 PM »

this is definitely one of the funnier threads i've seen thus far Smiley
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« Reply #138 on: February 18, 2013, 12:50:27 PM »

I'm twenty-two, a guy, and living in Ontario, Canada.

It's going to be hard finding potential candidates for marriage, since I'm converting to Eastern Orthodoxy in a pretty secular country where the Christians in large numbers are Catholic and Protestant and I'd like the household not to be divided at all in matters of faith. Plus, I'm still in university and not entirely sure what I want to do with my life. Under the right circumstances, a girlfriend might be nice to have, but I'm not staying awake thinking about how lonely I am or anything. Not having access to the sacraments yet is far more important to me.
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I have to get a picture of myself in order for Michael to give to her, anyone here good at photoshop? Maybe take my face and put it on the body of the guy on the cover of those muscle/fitness magazines?

Glad to help an Orthodox brother in need. Here you are:

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« Reply #140 on: February 18, 2013, 06:12:50 PM »

this is definitely one of the funnier threads i've seen thus far Smiley

Actually, it's very serious thread. Everybody here try to not be alone Wink The thing is that the posts are quite funny, but the topic itself not really Wink



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Women don't like men like this  laugh
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Women don't like men like this  laugh

I completely understand that. The smile is really over the top.

James, you might want to work on that before you move to Poland. Remember Orthodox hesychia.

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« Reply #142 on: February 19, 2013, 01:34:44 AM »

Turning 35 in a couple of months, but still single and proud!  laugh
Yes, but are you a tall, handsome US citizen?
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« Reply #143 on: February 19, 2013, 01:36:26 AM »

this is definitely one of the funnier threads i've seen thus far Smiley

Actually, it's very serious thread. Everybody here try to not be alone Wink The thing is that the posts are quite funny, but the topic itself not really Wink
Sincerity and humanity makes for the best of comedy.

And you are right. Giant muscles that big are gross. That guy probably has no life outside of the gym-no time for his woman either.
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And you are right. Giant muscles that big are gross. That guy probably has no life outside of the gym-no time for his woman either.

I bet he's also gay, vain, is on steroids, is dumb, has small-man complex, and also has a small male sexual organ.
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One look at my "male sexual organs" is probably enough to hook any woman....or send her running for the hills.
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One look at my "male sexual organs" is probably enough to hook any woman....or send her running for the hills.

Plural?
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One look at my "male sexual organs" is probably enough to hook any woman....or send her running for the hills.

Plural?

Do I need to bust out the anatomy charts?
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At a recent gig I was playing, a man came up to the door and asked my friend's band War On Women were playing (FYI, they're a pretty aggressive feminist punk rock band).  When informed that they were, he replied, "Hm, I can't get behind that.  They're too hermaphroditic for my tastes," and then left.

JamesR may have just become too hermaphroditic for this board's tastes.
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Oh wait, you silly Americans count those as being two sexual organs.
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Oh wait, you silly Americans count those as being two sexual organs.

You're still forgetting the biggest (hehehe) member of the group...
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THREE?!  police
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Thank you!

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THREE?!  police

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I...uhm...uhhh
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At a recent gig I was playing, a man came up to the door and asked my friend's band War On Women were playing (FYI, they're a pretty aggressive feminist punk rock band).  When informed that they were, he replied, "Hm, I can't get behind that.  They're too hermaphroditic for my tastes," and then left.

JamesR may have just become too hermaphroditic for this board's tastes.

LOL
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I...uhm...uhhh
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« Reply #157 on: February 19, 2013, 04:37:48 PM »

Oh wait, you silly Americans count those as being two sexual organs.

Pretty much, yeah--sometimes even THREE!
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Do I quote Master of Disguise on party hors d'oeuvres now or not... Huh
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Do I quote Master of Disguise on party hors d'oeuvres now or not... Huh

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One look at my "male sexual organs" is probably enough to hook any woman....or send her running for the hills.
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One look at my "male sexual organs" is probably enough to hook any woman....or send her running for the hills.
Is anyone else puzzled by the quotation marks here?

JamesR is actually an octopus, and that's not even his final form.
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One look at my "male sexual organs" is probably enough to hook any woman....or send her running for the hills.
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I gotta admit I laughed at this one.
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One look at my "male sexual organs" is probably enough to hook any woman....or send her running for the hills.
Is anyone else puzzled by the quotation marks here?

JamesR is actually an octopus, and that's not even his final form.

Oh dear  Shocked

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I've said it before, and I'll say it again; the Evangelical purity-ring wearing woman is perhaps the most insane, frightening woman you could end up with (next to Rosie O'Donnell). They are the kind who will ask about marriage on the first date, expect to be treated like royalty by you, and want to introduce you to their equally insane family and talk about having six kids someday.
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« Reply #169 on: February 25, 2013, 12:58:38 AM »

I just want a woman that's decently attractive, doesn't carry too much emotional baggage, can cook and won't interfere too much in my religious life.
James, you remind me of a funny event.  At Orthodox summer camp, the priests were talking to us about our future spouses.  We were to say things we would want in a spouse, and one of the boys said they wanted a girl that was "submissive."  The tension after that comment could be cut with a knife.  Let me tell you, the girls didn't talk to him for the rest of camp!

In other news, this thread gives me so many giggles.  I miss ismi, though.  I wonder if she's still active here.
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I just want a woman that's decently attractive, doesn't carry too much emotional baggage, can cook and won't interfere too much in my religious life.
James, you remind me of a funny event.  At Orthodox summer camp, the priests were talking to us about our future spouses.  We were to say things we would want in a spouse, and one of the boys said they wanted a girl that was "submissive."  The tension after that comment could be cut with a knife.  Let me tell you, the girls didn't talk to him for the rest of camp!

In other news, this thread gives me so many giggles.  I miss ismi, though.  I wonder if she's still active here.

The word submissive has taken on different connotations.  It's generally thought of as a bad thing.  Perhaps the poor bloke just thought he was using it the biblical way where the man is in charge in the relationship.  I highly doubt he was looking for a BDSM partner at an Orthodox summer camp.

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I highly doubt he was looking for a BDSM partner at an Orthodox summer camp.

Really. There are already perfectly good websites for that!
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I highly doubt he was looking for a BDSM partner at an Orthodox summer camp.

Really. There are already perfectly good websites for that!

For finding Orthodox BDSM partners?
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I highly doubt he was looking for a BDSM partner at an Orthodox summer camp.

Really. There are already perfectly good websites for that!

For finding Orthodox BDSM partners?

Sure, I know a fetish/bdsm site that has an Orthodox discussion group on it. Though the numbers are currently rather low.
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I highly doubt he was looking for a BDSM partner at an Orthodox summer camp.

Really. There are already perfectly good websites for that!

For finding Orthodox BDSM partners?

Sure, I know a fetish/bdsm site that has an Orthodox discussion group on it. Though the numbers are currently rather low.

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Is it about wearing tortuously long headscarves?

More likely:

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I'm not too picky; I just want an Orthodox woman who sees me as God in her eyes and will submit to me and obey everything I say.

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I'm not too picky; I just want an Orthodox woman who sees me as God in her eyes and will submit to me and obey everything I say.

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« Reply #181 on: February 26, 2013, 04:27:21 PM »

I wouldn't mind marrying a Vietnamese woman; judging from my experience with them, they're some of the most submissive, kind and reliable women I have ever met.
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I wouldn't mind marrying a Vietnamese woman; judging from my experience with them, they're some of the most submissive, kind and reliable women I have ever met.

Plus, she'll love you long time!
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I'm not too picky; I just want an Orthodox woman who sees me as God in her eyes and will submit to me and obey everything I say.

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James, you're a swell human, I am sure you will find a nice, submissive helpmeet quasi-human to lead someday.

I wouldn't mind marrying a Vietnamese woman; judging from my experience with them, they're some of the most submissive, kind and reliable women I have ever met.

James, you are one of a kind! Don't eva change!

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« Reply #184 on: February 26, 2013, 04:36:49 PM »

JamesR, I think I can speak from experience if I say women don't appreciate remarks like that.
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I feel like ethnicity probably isn't something that should be among your first considerations.
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I feel like ethnicity probably isn't something that should be among your first considerations.

Why not? Second to religion, I don't see why it shouldn't. You could infer a lot about what a person's personality and behavior will probably be like due to their ethnicity. This is one of the reasons why I would always take an Asian or Hispanic woman over a White or Black woman (no offense to them, they're just not my type).
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I feel like ethnicity probably isn't something that should be among your first considerations.

Why not? Second to religion, I don't see why it shouldn't. You could infer a lot about what a person's personality and behavior will probably be like due to their ethnicity. This is one of the reasons why I would always take an Asian or Hispanic woman over a White or Black woman (no offense to them, they're just not my type).

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I didn't know you had so many choices, James. Of course there's nothing wrong with having preferences, but I hope they're not based on stereotypes of how someone will or should act because of their race or background. (Which, frankly, I don't know how they couldn't be, because "Asian", "Black", "White", "Hispanic", etc. aren't personality or behavioral types.)
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I wouldn't mind marrying a Vietnamese woman; judging from my experience with them, they're some of the most submissive, kind and reliable women I have ever met.

They're cute alright, but don't ever tick them off!

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...because "Asian", "Black", "White", "Hispanic", etc. aren't personality or behavioral types.)

I highly disagree with you, but out of respect, I'll take what you've said into consideration.
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Well, maybe I could explain myself a little better, too. My point isn't that you can't say that such-and-such a people are a certain way based on your experience with members of that cultural/ethnic/whatever group, but that being able to do that doesn't mean that subsequent people you meet from the group should conform to that way of acting. I've known Asians who were submissive, but many others who weren't. It's really only an issue anyway if people start thinking "I want a wife/husband of X background because people of X background are _____ (some stereotype)". which unfortunately seems pretty common, and not limited to dating, either (e.g., my grandmother, Hispanic, complained that African American nurses at the recovery center she stayed at after shoulder surgery were not good people, and she would rather have a Hispanic nurse because "we know how to treat our old people"...and then she'd wink at me like we had some sort of special racist decoder ring bond or something...ugh. This is not a good way to relate to people, is all I mean.)
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What's wrong with white women?
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What's wrong with white women?

In America? Spoiled, materialistic, oftentimes b-wordy, not too smart, carry the most emotional baggage...
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« Reply #194 on: February 26, 2013, 05:20:51 PM »

Well, maybe I could explain myself a little better, too. My point isn't that you can't say that such-and-such a people are a certain way based on your experience with members of that cultural/ethnic/whatever group, but that being able to do that doesn't mean that subsequent people you meet from the group should conform to that way of acting. I've known Asians who were submissive, but many others who weren't. It's really only an issue anyway if people start thinking "I want a wife/husband of X background because people of X background are _____ (some stereotype)". which unfortunately seems pretty common, and not limited to dating, either (e.g., my grandmother, Hispanic, complained that African American nurses at the recovery center she stayed at after shoulder surgery were not good people, and she would rather have a Hispanic nurse because "we know how to treat our old people"...and then she'd wink at me like we had some sort of special racist decoder ring bond or something...ugh. This is not a good way to relate to people, is all I mean.)

You make a good point. Okay let me rephrase my statement; I observe more desirable traits for a partner among my own Hispanic kind and among Asians, and observe more less desirable traits among Black and White women. While these traits may not be related to their race and/or ethnic background, I do observe them more among certain groups.
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carry the most emotional baggage...

Something that might come in handy for you to place your own carry-on emotions in.
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This thread: the gift that keeps on giving!  Grin
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What's wrong with white women?
carry the most emotional baggage...

Something that might come in handy for you to place your own carry-on emotions in.

In retrospect, maybe I need a hardcore, abusive Black woman to smack the emotions out of me.
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Well, maybe I could explain myself a little better, too. My point isn't that you can't say that such-and-such a people are a certain way based on your experience with members of that cultural/ethnic/whatever group, but that being able to do that doesn't mean that subsequent people you meet from the group should conform to that way of acting. I've known Asians who were submissive, but many others who weren't. It's really only an issue anyway if people start thinking "I want a wife/husband of X background because people of X background are _____ (some stereotype)". which unfortunately seems pretty common, and not limited to dating, either (e.g., my grandmother, Hispanic, complained that African American nurses at the recovery center she stayed at after shoulder surgery were not good people, and she would rather have a Hispanic nurse because "we know how to treat our old people"...and then she'd wink at me like we had some sort of special racist decoder ring bond or something...ugh. This is not a good way to relate to people, is all I mean.)

You make a good point. Okay let me rephrase my statement; I observe more desirable traits for a partner among my own Hispanic kind and among Asians, and observe more less desirable traits among Black and White women. While these traits may not be related to their race and/or ethnic background, I do observe them more among certain groups.

So, in other words, you're prejudicial and have selective senses.

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What's wrong with white women?

In America? Spoiled, materialistic, oftentimes b-wordy, not too smart, carry the most emotional baggage...

So is it really that they're white, or that they're women, or that they're Americans, or what...? Cos I know an awful lot of white guys and people from other countries of all hues that basically all of this applies to. This seems like you're conflating a lot of variables or characteristics into one package which, as a result, probably is less than realistic. Are you maybe watching too much Jersey Shore or whatever?
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This thread: the gift that keeps on giving!  Grin

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« Reply #202 on: February 26, 2013, 05:46:25 PM »

James, have you read El laberinto de la soledad by Octavio Paz? I don't know if your Hispanic ancestry is Mexican, but you pretty much agree with the Mexican as he describes him:

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Otro aspecto en el que la influencia de esta duplicidad es inevitable es en sus relaciones con el mundo femenino.

La mujer, en México, dice Paz, “siempre está a la espera de lo que el hombre diga”, “es el reflejo de la voluntad y querer masculinos”, “es el producto de la vanidad del hombre heredada de los españoles”. Es, continúa el ensayista, “un ser oscuro, secreto y pasivo, no se le atribuyen malos instintos: se pretende que ni siquiera los tiene”, o sea que el mexicano disimula, aparenta no ver nada, hace de cuenta que no están ahí. Paz dice que en otros países se festeja abiertamente a la mujer en comparación con los mexicanos, que prefieren ocultar las gracias y virtudes de sus mujeres. Pero, ante la vida social, sus mujeres son “señoras”. Nuevamente vemos que la apariencia prima en esta cultura.

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« Reply #203 on: February 26, 2013, 06:28:36 PM »

What do James and the Klan have in common?

They both don't think he should be dating white women!

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What do James and the Klan have in common?

They both don't think he should be dating white women!

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What's wrong with white women?

In America? Spoiled, materialistic, oftentimes b-wordy, not too smart, carry the most emotional baggage...

So is it really that they're white, or that they're women, or that they're Americans, or what...? Cos I know an awful lot of white guys and people from other countries of all hues that basically all of this applies to. This seems like you're conflating a lot of variables or characteristics into one package which, as a result, probably is less than realistic. Are you maybe watching too much Jersey Shore or whatever?

No, he really is that way.
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« Reply #206 on: February 27, 2013, 06:28:14 AM »

What's wrong with white women?
carry the most emotional baggage...

Something that might come in handy for you to place your own carry-on emotions in.

In retrospect, maybe I need a hardcore, abusive Black woman to smack the emotions out of me.

I said it before, I'll say it again: we need a vomit smiley.

It's just lovely how people think a Christian board is the place to vent their hate.
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« Reply #207 on: February 27, 2013, 06:29:07 AM »

I feel like ethnicity probably isn't something that should be among your first considerations.

Why not? Second to religion, I don't see why it shouldn't. You could infer a lot about what a person's personality and behavior will probably be like due to their ethnicity. This is one of the reasons why I would always take an Asian or Hispanic woman over a White or Black woman (no offense to them, they're just not my type).

Yay racism! Except when it's about you, right?
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« Reply #208 on: February 28, 2013, 01:49:01 AM »


It's just lovely how people think a Christian board is the place to vent their hate.
More tastelessness than hate.
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« Reply #209 on: February 28, 2013, 02:23:23 AM »

What's wrong with white women?
carry the most emotional baggage...

Something that might come in handy for you to place your own carry-on emotions in.

In retrospect, maybe I need a hardcore, abusive Black woman to smack the emotions out of me.

I said it before, I'll say it again: we need a vomit smiley.

It's just lovely how people think a Christian board is the place to vent their hate.

Have you not BEEN on some of the other Christian boards? This place is tame by comparison to most others. When every other poster on here (not just the returned Alfred Perrson) feels the need to post in alternating CAPS, BOLDS, AND THE COLOR RED, all while saying "MY FRIEND" before spewing the MOST AWFUL VITRIOL one can possibly read- then I'll start worrying about the state of OC.net.

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« Reply #210 on: February 28, 2013, 05:21:13 AM »

Is there a specific site you are referring to?

Unless its Christianforums.com

I'd say all of those Christians need to learn some shame. It's really embarrassing.

JamesR get back to you in a minute.

If I was to rank Asian women, Koreans would be at the top and Filipinos at the bottom.
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« Reply #211 on: February 28, 2013, 05:21:13 AM »

So, in other words, you're prejudicial and have selective senses.

Fair enough, at least you're admitting it.
Well atleast he is honest, even if he is wrong.

He sure demonstrates a lot of verve, but he'll cool down after his first relationship/heartbreak.
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« Reply #212 on: February 28, 2013, 05:43:58 AM »

Filipinas at the bottom? How come? Personally, I'd probably kick it off a lot easier with a Filipina woman than any other Asian woman, mostly due to the fact that in some cultural aspects, they are very similar to us Mexicans. They aren't called the Mexicans of the Asian world for nothing. One girl I dated's mom was from the Phillippines, she seemed pretty nice.
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« Reply #213 on: February 28, 2013, 05:50:50 AM »

They're also more Catholic than the Pope.
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« Reply #214 on: February 28, 2013, 10:47:48 AM »

Filipinas at the bottom? How come? Personally, I'd probably kick it off a lot easier with a Filipina woman than any other Asian woman, mostly due to the fact that in some cultural aspects, they are very similar to us Mexicans. They aren't called the Mexicans of the Asian world for nothing. One girl I dated's mom was from the Phillippines, she seemed pretty nice.

I don't think that whoever said that was trying to be gracious.  Just sayin'....



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« Reply #215 on: February 28, 2013, 09:31:12 PM »

What's wrong with white women?

In America? Spoiled, materialistic, oftentimes b-wordy, not too smart, carry the most emotional baggage...

Secular materialism isn't a phenomenon unique to the U.S., it's the prevailing and fastest growing world religion. You can thank 18th century European thought and 19th century economic transformations for that.
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« Reply #216 on: February 28, 2013, 09:54:23 PM »

Christianmingle dot com:

Find God's match in you...

...but if get raped, God's punishment in you!
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« Reply #217 on: February 28, 2013, 10:47:05 PM »

Christianmingle dot com:

Find God's match in you...

...but if get raped, God's punishment in you!

Never expected you to say something like this.

Have you evolved into being more comedic?
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Christianmingle dot com:

Find God's match in you...

...but if get raped, God's punishment in you!

Awesome.
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« Reply #219 on: March 01, 2013, 10:37:03 AM »

Christianmingle dot com:

Find God's match in you...

...but if get raped, God's punishment in you!

Never expected you to say something like this.

Have you evolved into being more comedic?
I've always been a comical person
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« Reply #220 on: March 02, 2013, 07:04:42 PM »

What's wrong with white women?

In America? Spoiled, materialistic, oftentimes b-wordy, not too smart, carry the most emotional baggage...

Whatsa matta James, blonde girl at church snub you? 

Maybe she got on this site and started reading some of your abundantly shared great honest thoughts.  Grin

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« Reply #221 on: March 23, 2013, 05:12:14 PM »

Dominika, you're pretty enough to move to Poland for.  A guy might even get a double offer and could be friends with Pan Michal as well.

With me? I always thought I'm stuck-up, half-witted, scruffy-looking nerf-herder! Love ya <3
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« Reply #222 on: March 24, 2013, 03:08:57 PM »

Dominika, you're pretty enough to move to Poland for.  A guy might even get a double offer and could be friends with Pan Michal as well.

With me? I always thought I'm stuck-up, half-witted, scruffy-looking nerf-herder! Love ya <3

Answering (or better: realizing that somebody has mentioned you here) one and half month later...  laugh
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« Reply #223 on: March 24, 2013, 03:44:55 PM »

Answering (or better: realizing that somebody has mentioned you here) one and half month later...  laugh

The reason why I was single for so long LOL
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« Reply #224 on: March 24, 2013, 03:48:22 PM »

Answering (or better: realizing that somebody has mentioned you here) one and half month later...  laugh

The reason why I was single for so long LOL

But you're not anymore, so maybe that's not so bad tactic  laugh
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« Reply #225 on: March 24, 2013, 03:51:58 PM »

But you're not anymore, so maybe that's not so bad tactic  laugh

Long-term one, that's for sure Smiley
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« Reply #226 on: March 24, 2013, 03:55:47 PM »

But you're not anymore, so maybe that's not so bad tactic  laugh

Long-term one, that's for sure Smiley

But unless you're not so impatient (e.g like me), the effect is most important and it's worth to use this method although it's a long-term one.
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« Reply #227 on: March 30, 2013, 12:52:27 AM »

I just want a woman that's decently attractive, can cook (or order take out if she can't  Wink) and will give me my space. I hate the emotional clingy-ness and always-wanting-to-talk thing that so many women have. I love you, but jeeze, why do I need to talk to you about it every waking moment of the day? Finally, it'd be nice if she could satisfy my ego every once in a while; you know, sit me down on my favorite chair, bring me my coffee and a hot meal, wear something attractive, massage me while I eat and just tell me how wise, knowledgeable and attractive of a man I am  angel
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