In our parents’ day, there was a whiff of scandal attached to the divorcee – a woman who had left her marriage had to be some sort of a floozy, after all, and was considered “tainted goods.” Today, however, divorce is much more commonplace, and not necessarily the result of some sort of scandalous turmoil. After all, many couples choose to end their marriage simply because they do not love each other any more, or because they’ve found themselves bickering so much that they just cannot get along.
If you’re in your 30’s or older, you’re likely to find yourself meeting many attractive women who are divorced. And you’ll find that, in many ways, they are different from single women. They have already been married at least once, which means there isn’t a lot of mystery left where men are concerned.
They have lived with the dirty socks left on the floor, the milk drunk straight from the carton, and the unfortunate smells that all men let loose when they’re not worried about making a good impression.
And they have also, for whatever reason, seen their marriage go down the tubes. If you are interested in attracting a divorced woman, here are a few simple guidelines:
1. Be fun to be around.
A divorced woman has already been in a serious relationship, and there are few things more serious than divorce. She wants to laugh and have a good time. Chances are, her ex-husband wasn’t very pleasant to be around towards the end of their relationship – now she wants someone who’ll make her feel good about life. So be that guy!
2. Don’t dwell on the past.
That goes for you as well as her. Talk about your past relationships, of course, but focus on starting a whole new, better chapter of your life. If you’re divorced yourself, don’t talk endlessly about your ex-wife. Answer her questions respectfully, then move on. The two of you should be looking forward to the future, not dwelling on past mistakes.
3. Take the relationship slowly.
You may be the first man she’s grown close to since her divorce, and no matter how eager she may be for intimacy she may not be emotionally prepared yet. Have dinner, go dancing, take in a movie or concert, kiss her goodnight and then go home. There’s always time for more if you keep seeing each other – but you don’t want to sabotage what could be a great relationship but jumping too quickly into the next phase. You’ll be all the more attractive to her if you don’t push.
4. Wait to meet her children.
If she has kids, then being the new man in their mother’s life is a big responsibility. Wait until you’re sure that you definitely want to be involved with her for more than a few casual dates before you introduce yourself to her family. This will help both of you, and she’ll appreciate your maturity and consideration.
5. Do not compare yourself to her ex.
You may very well be better looking, be a nicer guy, and make more money than he did, but it’s not a competition. In fact, if she harbors any warm feelings for her ex-husband, she may resent you for implying that he is a loser. After all, if he’s such a loser, what was she doing with him? Comparing yourself to her previous spouse is just asking for trouble.
6. Make her feel safe.
A woman who has been divorced has had her heart broken once already, and she’s probably worried that her next relationship will end just as badly. Be reliable, honest and kind. Make her realize that you aren’t going to date her and then discard her. She deserves your respect and love, so treat her that way!
7. Be prepared to be a “rebound” lover.
No matter what you do right, she may not be emotionally ready to jump into a new relationship. You may get nothing but green lights from your divorced woman, only to get the “I think we should just be friends” speech when you least expect it. If you’re patient, she may still come around – but then again, she may not. Remind yourself that she’s be burned once before, and her fear is natural. Don’t take it personally – just dust yourself off and keep on living your life to the fullest.
There are unique challenges to attracting a divorced woman, but with a large amount of patience and respect you may find that she’s wiser, more grounded and better equipped for a relationship than a single woman. Just remember that all women need to feel appreciated, whether they’ve been married before or not.
Source by C. Pemo
The history of gadgets spans as far back as humanity itself – since hominids began creating tools to make their lives easier. Humans have always created devices and appliances with specific practical purposes that were initially thought of as novelties, due to unfamiliarity with and initial unwillingness to accept the technology. Today, industry has augmented the creation of new gadgets, while certain retailers, including Brookstone and Richard Thalheimer’s RichardSolo.com, specialize in popularizing them.
What famous inventors Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Edison, Alexander Graham Bell and Leonardo da Vinci, among others, had in common was foresight. They understood that a lifetime spent playing with what others viewed as toys and senseless gadgets would eventually result in indispensable technology. From just that small group, the groundwork for electricity, communications, film, and flight was laid because of their gadgets, which obviously possessed more value than novelty.
Perhaps one of the earliest, most well known gadgets created is the wheel, many millennia ago. Take a ride in your car and witness how truly revolutionary such a gadget became and how much we now rely on it for transportation. A more recent gadget, the Apple iPhone, appears to be the beginning stages of yet another gadget-turned-necessity that will reshape communications.
“The iPhone may someday be looked upon as the device that started a second revolution in computing. Desktop computing was the first revolution. Hand-held computing will someday be regarded as the second revolution, and the iPhone is the product that started it.”
-Richard Thalheimer, RichardSolo.com
All gadgets were not created equal. In fact most inventions are built on the newest technology. The world of gadgets is tiered; devices fall into one of four categories: mechanical, electronic, programmable, and application. Mechanical gadgets include the wheel, as well as later developments such as the pulley, the bicycle, the sail boat, the thermometer and the sort. Following the advent of electricity, gadgets were taken to a new level as inventors began to discover different uses for the newly harnessed energy. The television, radio and quartz watch are examples of electronic gadgets. After electricity, inventors toyed around with electronic information via microprocessor, beginning an age of programmable devices such as computers, and later, MP3 players and the iPhone. Application gadgets include iTunes, Microsoft Office and other computer applications that customize our experience with programmable devices.
Richard Thalheimer, the President and founder of online gadget vendor RichardSolo.com, and founder and former CEO of gadget giant The Sharper Image, understands, maybe better than anyone, that there’s much more to gadgets than novelty.
“Certainly most people enjoy the novelty of a gadget that introduces new convenience to their lifestyle. What they forget is that solving these everyday problems is not just entertainment, but some of these devices become functional necessities. In my personal life, I rely on my iPhone, my garage door opener, my nose hair trimmer, my electric toothbrush, and other gadgets that were once regarded as novel gadgets. ”
– Richard Thalheimer, RichardSolo.com
Both his former brainchild and his current venture sell quirky, useful and fun gadgets of all types, from mechanical to programmable and application. He has seen some devices, such as the Ionic Breeze air purifier, spur sensational and lasting trends based on a realization of utility value, while others collected dust on the shelves after their novelty wore out. Specialty stores like The Sharper Image and Richard Thalheimer’s RichardSolo.com serve a greater purpose: spread new ideas, and give credit to the Franklins and Edisons of the world.
~Ben Anton, 2008
Source by Ben Anton
“If we look only to the past or the present, we are certain to miss the future.” John F. Kennedy is famous for having introduced the notion that we must embrace change and constantly look forward. Organizations that are constantly striving to keep one step ahead of their competition understand this very well. For business leaders, it is important to understand how to manage the process of change, maximize the process of change, and allow for change to positively impact business performance.
The bottom line is that growth and success in organizations cannot be accomplished without change. The key here is that we are talking about positive change, which is created through a proactive process, where trends have been identified; new visions presented, clarified, and implemented.
So, what’s so difficult about change anyway? Well, for systems and processes to change, people have to change. This is the tricky aspect of change management – both research and common sense tell us that change is a natural condition of life. Additionally, as humans we are programmed to naturally resist change! We like things to be in a constant state. Yet, many business leaders know all too well that for their continued success, they have to keep their organizations in a constant state of change. The challenge then is to overcome this natural resistance and get people excited about embracing change. Easier said than done, right?
I’d like to offer suggested guidelines for maximizing change in your organization. These guidelines are based on my work with organizations around the world that embrace change, maximize change, and benefit from continuous improvement.
1. Engage People. For more than 50 years research has shown that “resistance” is negatively correlated to the extent to which people are involved in the change decision. That means, then, that the single best strategy for making change work is to involve and engage the people who will be impacted by the change, where they create change themselves! People must be brought into the process of analyzing the need and rationale for any change; without a sound understanding of the purpose of change, successful implementation is difficult if not impossible to sustain.
Fully engaging people begins by focusing on possibilities rather than problems. It means taking the time to make trial runs and revise plans based on those trials. For this to happen, designated leaders must be readily accessible, share information widely, and allow ample time to plan and implement. While not everyone needs a reason to change, most people do, so make sure the reason is understood or that people have an incentive to change. Don’t make the mistake of thinking the only ones who can make sound decisions or understand the rationale are the senior management team! Engage people in all aspects of the change decision, planning and implementation. Give people a voice. Let them be heard.
2. Create a Clear Pathway for Success It continues to astound me how many times I ask a leader what “success” will look like, only to get a vague, undefined response. Before steps are taken, define success for yourself! Where will you be if you get where you’re going? What is it you really want to have happen? What is the desired future? What will success look like? And finally, how will you know when you get there?
We often find that a company’s desired future is too fuzzy for much of anything but confusion to take place. Clarify. Make the vision concrete. Make sure the people who will be impacted by the change have been active in shaping this vision of success. Conduct a future search or similar activity around whatever the issue, need or concern is. Equally important is having a clear sense of why the change is needed, and whether the purpose for the change has been fully communicated to others. Finally, do people have the information they need to understand why the change makes sense, and how it will fit within existing systems and processes? Don’t determine this simply by your own assumptions . . . find out! I always tell business leaders that what their people need more than any other thing is clarity: clarity of vision, clarity of purpose, clarity of direction, clarity of personal accountability, and clarity of personal reward. If business leaders can provide this or their people, the positive outcomes are dramatic in reducing resistance and increasing engagement.
3. Commit and Recommit. I find that it typically is not the front line people having the most trouble absorbing change, but the managers! Make sure that top leaders are fully committed to the vision and to the necessary changes. And make sure other designated leaders, managers and supervisors are equally committed to making things work. Commitment will filter downward in an organization.
Take into account the political realities. Change often means that some people lose something that may be important to them … some form of structure, a routine, an incentive, relationships, and so on. If nothing else, I can guarantee that at a minimum people are all losing one thing – “the way things used to be.” Make sure you assess who’s toes may be stepped on by this change. Address those needs, and make certain that those people are fully engaged in working with the change decision. Finally, make that commitment visible by allocating the necessary resources. Leaders need to be seen visibly supporting the change. Adequate resources must be provided. Learning opportunities may be needed. And don’t skimp on quality just to try to save a few dollars … what you’ll reap in the long-run will far outweigh what you had to shell out in the beginning.
4. Set Clear Expectations. Defining “success” is important, but don’t forget to define success also in terms of individual and group behaviors. Have the new standards and expectations been established, and have they been clearly communicated? Don’t make the mistake of thinking that since the memo went out or the poster posted, it means the expectations were clearly communicated! Different people receive and process information in different ways. Find out what people need, and check frequently with people to be sure the expectations are clear. Finally, make sure that designated leaders are indeed reinforcing the desired actions and making the change a priority. Far too often change fails to achieve the intended results because systems did not support the expectations.
5. Remove Obstacles. People impacted by a change must be involved in identifying obstacles. Who best knows what might make the new form, process or equipment unworkable within the existing system? That’s right … the people who use the existing system every day! Encourage people to share their doubts, raise questions, challenge the decision, and brainstorm solutions!
This can be as simple as keeping notepads around for people to quickly jot down problems, doubts, questions and concerns as they arise, or hanging large sheets on the walls for people to write their questions and frustrations. Establish a process for reviewing these comments on a daily or at least weekly basis. Don’t skimp on the feedback when questions are raise; the doubts and concerns must be clearly addressed . . . and in a timely way. If you don’t know, then tell people you simply don’t know . . . and let them know when you’ll get back to them with more information.
6. Reality Checks. Even transformational change occurs in some type of steps. Most change occurs in smaller increments. Knowing the progress steps and doing some reality testing will allow people to develop their self-efficacy and see that yes, the change will work. This leads to comfort and security.
People gain courage by taking one step, checking their progress, seeing their success, and then taking the next step. Be realistic and don’t make the steps too large at first. Document your progress, and mark the milestones for review (or simply to reassure people that progress is being made!). Are people watching for early warning signs of trouble? Small problems are much easier to deal with than waiting until they’re too large to handle.
Are communication channels to leaders open for all employees? During periods of significant change, managers and especially senior leaders must be seen walking around … talk with people, collect their ideas, and get feedback. Host weekly small group lunches or breakfasts where people can sit down informally with key leaders to raise problems or questions. Meet daily for 15 minutes with your work group to see what has gone well and what needs help. And keep those loops open for continuous reality checking.
7. Provide Feedback & Recognition. As time goes on, how well are people meeting the new expectations? More importantly, do they know how they are doing? For organizational learning and continuous improvement to occur, both formal and informal feedback systems must be present.
Make sure people aren’t somehow being punished for doing the right things, or rewarded for doing things wrong. Legitimize people’s ambivalence about change . . . it’s normal for people to be both anxious and exhilarated, and anxiety does not mean people are being resistant. Publicly recognize the challenges people are facing and the contributions and progress they are making. Then celebrate . . . even the small milestones!
8. Take Quality Action: A change is only as good as the quality actions and resources that support it. Do people have a chance to “try out” the change? Has there been some rehearsal before risk-taking? Can pilot tests be completed before involving a larger part of the system? Can people practice the new actions through role plays, simulations, or visualization? Are systems or task forces in place to frequently (formally and informally) review the change implementation, to revise, and to help people get the resources they need to make change work?
Taking quality action doesn’t demand a great investment in scarce funds … but it does demand an ability and willingness to pause now and then, to think critically about what is taking place, and giving people the chance to try out a new way of being or of conducting work.
9. Sustain Change. It’s tough to keep the momentum going once the motivational speaker has left and people have trudged through weeks of trial and error and more trial. Put procedures in place to review progress and give feedback to people. Set up temporary voluntary task forces to assess progress and help smooth out the bumps in the road. It doesn’t have to be elaborate … it could be a formal learning team in each department or simply that 15 minute start-of-the-day gathering where each person talks about what went well the previous day, what made things difficult, and what would help them be most effective today.
Remember to document and evaluate progress regularly, and be sure that report mechanisms are in place. Know the criteria for progress and for success, then celebrate and make some noise! Focus on what’s going well, and ways to make “going well” the norm. Make plans for the continued development of your internal change agents. Better yet, develop the systems so each person is a change agent, authorized with the knowledge, power, and resources to be successful! Finally, connect with external sources for support to help the organization maintain energy and excitement, and for an outsider’s view of the progress.
Some organizational change has minimal impact on people (changes that do not alter the rights, responsibilities and rewards of all groups). Other change will have a potentially severe impact (those that systematically restructure people’s power, roles, rights, rewards). Use a systems perspective and attend not simply to the change itself but also to how you facilitate and support change. In this way you can cultivate a social system for change that results in a remarkable level of commitment, spirit and energy to make change work!
10. Create a Culture of Growth. Enduring and sustainable positive change only results when systems are changed. I like to refer to this as second-order change. First-order change is simply when surface level policies and procedures change and is usually short term and induces minimal positive impact. Second-order change, on the other hand, creates long-term sustainable growth that changes how and why things are done, not just what is done.
When groups of people are engaged and mutually embrace change, it is very possible to create what we refer to as a culture of growth. In modern days, one of the greatest examples of this being created on a large-scale is the provider of iPods, iPhones, PowerBooks, and a variety of other popular high-tech products. Apple Inc. has always been at the forefront of innovation. They have been dubbed the “Kings of Creative” by those in the business world. Most would attribute that driving success to the mind of Steve Jobs, one of the original founders. His iconic presence for the company has created the constant expectation, “I wonder what Apple will do next?”
From computers, to media players, to phones – Apple is absolutely unrivaled for their ingenuity and vision. What Apple has succeeded at doing best however, is building the foundation for all of that innovation which comes from their culture of growth. People consider it one of the “coolest” places to work. Do you think that when Apple came out with the latest and greatest iPod, and then set out to work on the latest and greatest iPhone, that their employees said, “What? We’re changing? We just created that… can’t we just see how this goes for a while?” Apple has created the ultimate culture of growth from top to bottom. It affects everything they do, and is the underlying reason for their continued success.
Maximizing change is more that capitalizing on new growth platforms. It is about creating positive change for the organization, its employees, and customers. If implemented with structure and precision, change can maximize the potential of people and organizations.
The Growth Principles Company helps business leaders maximize change in their organizations through highly effective training and consulting programs complemented by a series of leadership development programs. We have a series of service offerings ranging from staff training programs to consulting models for mergers and acquisitions.
Source by Scott Kimball
What follows here are 7 things to talk about with a girl. These things will lead her to have a more positive view of you and in turn get her to like you. The topics are particularly useful for the guy that runs into the trouble of not knowing what to say to girl to keep the conversation going while keeping it interesting enough for her to want to continue talking to him.
If you know what to talk about with a girl, then it will make it easier to get her number and take her on a date. If you fall apart during conversation and blank out, then she’s not likely to be attracted to you and consequently won’t care to see you again. With that being said, here are some great topics.
1 – Passions: Talking about your and her passions makes the conversation interesting, positive and help you better get to know each other. Realize that this is very different from asking what someone does for a living because what they do to make ends meet isn’t necessarily what they’re passionate about. In relation to this, specifically ask her what makes her excited to get out of bed in the morning.
2 – Travel: Travel often makes for really good conversation because people always have great stories around where they’ve been. A great way to ask girl about travel is to ask about the coolest places she’s been to in the last few years; or you can just tell her a great story about one of your travel experiences.
3 – Music: Of course you can very well talk to a girl about general favorites like movies and food and all, but people tend to have really strong opinions when it comes to the music they like which again make for good conversation. You can ask her what the last song she listened to was that she really enjoyed and why she enjoyed it – did it remind her of something in particular?
4 – Your friends and hers: Bringing up something really interesting about one of your friends or asking her about her friends tends to season things quite a bit as it gives both of you a little added perspective about each other and a sense of the kind of people you both like to be around.
5 – Your most wild experiences: When conversation gets even more personal, you can talk about some of your wild and adventurous experiences. What are some of the more crazy things that you’ve done in your life? Perhaps it was skydiving, or getting to meet one of your favorite celebrities. You can ask about some of the things that she has crossed off her bucket list.
6 – Turn offs and pet-peeves: For some reason, people just love to talk about their pet-peeves. There seems to be something therapeutic about it. Find out what it is that makes her tick. If you can connect on something that makes you both tick, then it will create a bond between the two of you; this can only be a good thing.
7 – Ask for her advice or opinion: Generally speaking, people love to give advice. Take any opportunity you get to ask for her advice or opinion. You’re going to make her feel special because by doing this, you’re sub-communicating that you value her intellect.
So there you have it; these are seven topics you can use to build a foundation on which to develop your conversation skills with women.
Source by Sebastian Lahm
“Can you give me some good questions to ask a girl?’ – That’s something I get asked very often. Here are 7 quick question you can use TODAY, to spark attraction. Fast. Enjoy!
Question #1 – What do you got going for you besides your looks?
This makes HER qualify to YOU. If she’s hot, there’s 99% she won’t see it coming. Very powerful.
Question #2 – Can you stop undressing me with your eyes please? I get it all the time from girls. I thought you are different!
I love this one. With a nice smile, it will go a long way. Makes you the prize. A bit cocky funny style. Try it!
Question #3 – Are you going to buy me a drink, or what?
Also a bit cocky funny. Remember to smile! You can add “You get the first round, I’ll take care of the second. That’s how I do it with my friends. I think you qualify as one.” Now you also plan a future together. Even if it’s only a couple minutes ahead.
Question 4# – Do you think drunk I love you’s count?
Girls gobble this one up! They all have been in this situation or heard it from a friend. This is when a guy tells a girl that he loves her while he is totally wasted.
Question 5# – Are you always like this?
That’s a killer hook! She’s gonna ask “like what?” Say something funny about her. “You know. Pretending to be a sweet innocent girl.” Another hook. She might ask why she is pretending. Or what she REALLY is then. Then you say something like “I can totally tell you have a WILD side. I see right through you.” – Works wonders!
Question 6# – I don’t know if this will work. I’m an animal in bed. You think you can keep up with me?
OK that’s a little dangerous… Best for situation when you’re losing the woman you’re talking too. When you got nothing to lose. If you DO go for this one, do it with extreme confidence.
Question 7# – God! All girls ever think about is sex. You care about other stuff too, right?
That’s a bit of indirect cocky funny. A nice way to turn up the sexual tension. Fast…
These were 7 good question to ask girls in order to get their ATTENTION and spark ATTRACTION in seconds. There’s more to it of course.
Source by Adam Jovani
Security cameras really do one thing. Create peace of mind. How much is that worth to you? You can rest easier knowing that if something does happen, you will know about it and be able to catch the perpetrator or criminal in their tracks! So it comes down to what type of system will you use? For many you will want a wireless security surveillance camera that you can view from anywhere. There are some cool new services that allow you to check your cameras from anywhere with any Internet device like a laptop or even iPhone or smart phone. How cool is that to be able to check in on your house when you are in Europe on your iPhone? Very slick indeed!
Well for some people having a device that is an IP (Internet Protocol or “Wifi”) camera is hard to do because they don’t have regular cable or DSL service available at the office or home that are trying to protect. Well we have some solutions even for that. With a Mobile Broadband card like the ones from Verizon, Sprint, or T-mobile and Mobile Router, you can have a Wifi network that will power your security cameras anywhere! Now, just like regular Internet, mobile Internet does have a monthly charge, but think of it as insurance for protection your property and safety 24/7. Now you can see what is going on back at your house even in a Car, RV or your hotel room on vacation as well! This is only limited by your imagination.
What equipment is needed? First off you need an IP camera. These will work great with regular Wifi or with the Mobile Broadband Wifi service I mentioned earlier. You could get a fixed camera or a PTZ (Pan-Tilt-Zoom) camera that lets you remotely point the cam in any direction. You can also install motion detectors that will have the camera record the video only when motion is detected, so you don’t have to store tons of blank and useless video. This is especially recommended if you are using one of the Mobile Broadband services since most of them have a 5GB data limit per month. There are some other ways of limiting the bandwidth as well so be sure and test your usage so you don’t blow past the 5GB limit. Of course, this can be also be stored on your computer and viewed anytime.
Do not let the lack of Internet access limit your Security Camera needs. Pairing a good Wifi Video Camera with Mobile Broadband and a Mobile Router will greatly expand the areas where you can operate these cameras and safeguard your life.
Source by Steve Sasman
Is there anything more nerve-wracking than coming up with a creative text message for somebody you’re interested in? You try and try but everything seems like a version of “nice meeting you.”
You’ve got Texter’s Block. You’re as nervous as Paris Hilton on Jeopardy. You’re shaking like a martini. What do you do? Relax. Remember the Seven Golden Rules of Flirty Text Messaging and you’ll be blowing up their phones with witty, funny text messages that’ll make them want to know you better.
1) Do Not Send Open-ended Texts.
Here’s the very worst one you can send: “Hey, what’s up?” You may as well have texted: “”Would you mind coming up with something interesting to say because I’m so freakin’ boring the plaster peels off the wall when I talk to it.”
2) Create Value With Your Texts. Interest, smiles, laughter, these are all values you can give to the other person on the line. You can’t create value with a line like, “how are you?” In fact, you’re putting the burden of providing value on them. Here are a few “Value Texts” that make the point (taken from The Flirty Text Message Helper: Witty Texts For Clever People):
Let’s say you got the phone number of somebody you’re interested in but you’re not quite sure they feel the same level of intensity you do. You can’t overtly flirt so you have to create value in other ways. By engaging their creativity, for example. You could send a text message like:
“”My neighbor just bought two dogs, and she wants to name them after an eighties pop duo. What do you think about Milli Vanilli?”
If you know the person you’re interested in is just as interested in you try sending a text that says, “”Stop.” When they answer, “Stop What?” you text, “”Stop thinking about me. See? You’re doing it right now.”
3) Reinforce The Memory Of Your Interaction.
If you both complained about your boss when you talked, extend the conversation through funny texts. Example:
“”My boss is doing the work of three men: Larry, Moe and Curly. Hope your day is going better.”
Or, “”My boss has my hair on fire. You?”
The point is to make every flirt text vibrate with a witty sheen that makes the other person want to know you better.
4) Keep It Short
Length isn’t just the enemy of humor; it’s also a flirt-killer because it communicates neediness. As in, you’re so lonely and bored that you’ve just spent 15 minutes composing a text and you expect them to do the same.
5) Use Proper Grammar.
Once, a girlfriend showed me a text from a guy she was sort of interested in. He asked her to “”brekfiss” and that was the end of that. I took a look at all of his texts and couldn’t tell if he was using abbreviations or whether he was an illiterate who kuldnt spill.
6) Make Them Smile.
Once, I got a text that said, “”Last night I renamed my iPod The Titanic. Now when I plug it into my computer it says, “The Titanic Is Syncing.” How could you not want to get to know that person better?
7) Don’t Over-Text
Never, EVER send a second or third text if they haven’t responded to your first. Wait a day. Otherwise, you’re going to seem desperate. The truth is, if they don’t respond right away they’re just not that into you. Sending additional texts will just reinforce the nagging feeling that you’re not for them. That doesn’t mean you should give up; it just means you need to exercise patience. In 24-36 hours send them a text that’ll pique their interest. Something that has to do with them. Like, “”I just met your twin.”
Whether you’re learning how to text a girl or how to text a guy, the rules are the same: Create value in the form of engagement, creativity or laughter. Even transgressions can be turned into an opportunity for a chuckle. Once, I went out with somebody who screwed up. Here’s what they texted: ” “On a scale of 1 to Chris Brown how angry are you?”
Funny texts don’t just buy you forgiveness; they buy you the next date.
Source by Mike Alvear
If sex with him was a natural progression then you don’t have to worry about how to keep him after the act is done. A man will stay with the woman if she satisfies his other needs too. Here is what will actually keep him hooked to you.
Your attitude about sex
If you don’t give too much importance to the fact that you are having sex with him and focus on other aspects of the relationship then he will realize that you don’t intend to use sex as a bargaining tool. He will definitely respect you more than before if you begin doing this.
Stop pestering him
Men don’t like it when women push too hard for a commitment. They know that they are mature enough to commit when the time is right. The moment you push him he will begin to feel that you are an insecure and desperate woman. Just give him space and time to take his decision.
Keep the sex action great
Treat sex as it should be, a pleasurable activity that both enjoy, and don’t show that you are doing him a favor by allowing sex in your relationship. However, if you feel that he is only interested in sex then have sex only when you want it and not whenever he wants it.
Impress him with your other qualities
There is more to life and you than the occasional romp in bed. Show him how complete a woman you are and impress him that you really are wife/girlfriend material. After all you can have sex only for a few minutes and not the whole time that you spend with him.
If he is not the romantic types then take the matters in your hand and romance him. The way you talk to him or hold him will convey your feelings. Involve him in your activities so that you can spend quality time apart from sex. This will give romance a chance to bloom.
Respect his space
Have a life outside this current relationship and make sure you don’t intrude into his. Respect personal space and he will be thrilled to know that you are not the clingy desperate woman that all men are afraid of.
Have fun with him
Make sure that every moment you spend with him is spent in a happy and fun filled atmosphere. He should feel happy when he sees you off for the day. No long faces no nagging and no arguments. This way he will look forward to meeting you again and again.
Source by Krista Hiles
Are you slowly getting attracted to a guy friend of yours? But he already is dating someone, if you are patient and sure of yourself you can turn things in your favor. Read what approach you should take to get the guy you are interested in.
Analyze your relationship with him
Find out what he thinks about you, has he slotted you in the friend category and treats you as his buddy. He may not think of dating you for the fear of spoiling the friendship even if he leaves his current girl friend. So, you have to start behaving like a probable girl friend and stop being his buddy.
Pretend she doesn’t exist
Do not ever initiate discussion about his girlfriend, if he starts the topic listen patiently and make a mental note of things he says about her. You can gauge the level of his involvement through this. If he rarely talks about her maybe he is not too serious about her which makes things easier for you.
Dress up for him to take notice
Dress well in a classy yet sexy way to show your appealing persona. Let him see you in different light and not just as a friend and fun loving girl. Plant a seed in his mind that you are interested in him.
Remain in constant touch
If you know how frequent they meet then talk to him or text him as frequently, just take care not to smother him with your constant calls. Make him feel comfortable by being in touch so that he feels he can talk to you about anything whenever he wants.
Do not criticize her
If he talks about her, steer the conversation to another direction but refrain from passing disapproving remarks about his girlfriend. This will show you in poor light and may backfire if he starts defending her.
Smile and laugh a lot
Show that you are happy and fun loving girl and show your gorgeous smile; whenever you see him to make him realize that you are happy to see him. If you happen to see him somewhere unexpectedly say hello to show that you have noticed him. It makes him feel special.
You have to persevere a lot and have loads of patience for things to turn in your favor. It may take longer if they are a couple for more than a year. Or if they seem too happy together it is better to give him up as he may never see you as a girlfriend.
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