Or you might kick things off by talking about the book or magazine you are reading, or your impending (or just-concluded) vacation.Even an offer to share your travel snacks makes a great icebreaker. When the plane landed, he asked Leslie if she would have any time for dinner or sightseeing. That led to a long-distance relationship and a move to San Francisco, where Leslie and Paul celebrated their 10-year anniversary this year.I happen to love the latter, so for years I bought weekend shares in single-parent beach houses.As with my "no students" rule, I never dated a fellow house member; when we played charades or had barbecues with people in the community, however, I did meet a few men I wound up dating back in the city.
We got to enjoy one dinner together before he was called to L. They made eggplant parmigiana and vegetarian lasagna, among other things, then enrolled together for a second cooking course (on soups). These days they're in each other's kitchen almost every night, cooking up a storm.
As a writing instructor, I had an ironclad rule (unarticulated, of course! An editor taking the course wrote some poignant essays about his son's wedding, becoming a grandfather and learning to live alone. Think about splitting the rental of a group ski lodge or beach house.
I waited until after the last session, then made my move: "If you sell any of those pieces," I told him, "I hope you'll let me know. you can get in touch even if you don't sell them." He called the next week, and we went out until I discovered he wasn't exactly living alone. It's a great way to meet like-minded people — provided, of course, you like skiing or the beach!
And it appears that some women are intent on identifying men who have good financial standing." "I want someone who's financially stable or at least have dem financial situation together," said one woman who spoke with THE STAR.
She said that while she wouldn't demand that a man give her a specific amount of money, if he cannot afford certain things then the relationship is a recipe for disaster.
" Another, an avid cyclist, met her husband-to-be on a bike trip in France.