ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Where to Look For a Spouse, or Someone to Just Date

Updated on July 29, 2016

Open Your Eyes

We don't even have similair interests

Why can't I find the right guy? This question is possibly the most common one asked these days, by most of my friends, and here online. I thought about it for quite a while, but it wasn't until my oldest son asked me that the answer came to me in a flash.

I am not going to just give you a quick answer, but let's look logically at the problem, and our possible solutions.

Most people meet others wherever they go. At an other's house while visiting, the store, and many other places, but let me ask you this question.....

When you meet someone at a bar, what kind of person do you expect him or her to be? Moreover, do you think that it might be a good possibility that they might have alcohol issues? I believe the answer is quite evident.

I believe when you are in school, and find a possible partner there, you will find that you have someone with goals. Not only short term goals, but long-term goals for where their life will be headed in years to come.

When you attend church on Sunday, and find someone there, you will quite possibly end up with a person who is very spiritual, and possibly fanatical about it.

When you find a person from the workplace, you will find a person who works hard and might have issues with money.

Now don't get me wrong, these are not fail-safe rules, but just generalities and possibilities. My mother used to say all the time, and to the point of making me mad---"You are your friends". I don't think I understood her meaning when she said that, but to some extent she was very correct. Look at your friends. What are they like? Do they work or are they lazy and losers? You can learn a whole lot about yourself, and even deal with some personal issues by just taking a good hard look at the people that you socialize with, and spend most of your time with.

Take your time, and look in the right places for the qualities you want, and have fun doing it, it should not be work...

Do online dating sites work?

There are many ads on television about dating sites from the computer. These sites will at least match you up with someone that has the same interests as you do. The same interests at least give you a place to start when you sit down with a person at a dinner table. Communication is important.

But then one must stop and think aibout getting to know someone who you have never met before. Dating sites all have one thing in common, and that is whether the person you will be going out with has been honest about himself when they filled out their application for the website. There is the issue as far as whether you want to take the chance being alone for several hours on your first time out together, with someone who may be a stalker, or even worse, a thief or a social deviate.

It is all very difficult and confusing. I believe that the best way to go, is to simply go out and enjoy yourself doing the things you love to do, and just keep your eyes open for those around you that could potentially become a good friend. Then you can take it from there as to whether you care to take it further and get closer and spend more time.

I don't know if debating these issues have helped you decide where to go and how to look for a person you care to become close to. Hopefully, if nothing else, it has given you some things to think about and possibly a way to think differently and be succussful.

Good luck in your endeavers.


Submit a Comment

No comments yet.


This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at:

Show Details
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the or domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)