Why You Might Not Be Getting a Second Date

MIND YOUR P'S AND Q'S Dear Prov-alone, Some time ago, a friend mentioned a girl that he had taken out on a date. He said they had tons of fun, he liked her, but never took her out again. How many times has this happened to you? Do you ever feel yourself being left in … Continue reading Why You Might Not Be Getting a Second Date

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Consistency is Key: Why You SHOULD Date in Your Ward

USE THE FACILITIES BEFORE ENTERING Dearest Provo-ian, How often have you heard, or even said yourself "don't date within the ward, it's like peeing in the pool"? Ok, so you meet someone in your ward, and you hit it off. Three possible scenarios will happen: You date, break up, and then it's all awkward at … Continue reading Consistency is Key: Why You SHOULD Date in Your Ward

Anxious, Avoidant, and Secure: What are You?

ATTACHMENT THEORY EXPLAINED Dearest Provo-er, A couple posts ago, some of you asked for a little more depth into attachment theories. Ever heard of them? They are a description of the nature of emotional connections in relationships. Without getting too Freudian, just analyze your own¬†attachment strategy. It might help to shed light on the success … Continue reading Anxious, Avoidant, and Secure: What are You?

Peter Pan Syndrome: He Never Got The Girl

NEVERLAND= NEVER-GETTING-MARRIED-LAND Dear Provo-hunny, Imagine, if you will, you're a crazy, fun loving, adventuring-type guy. (At least that's what your bio says bc you know how to get basics on Tinder.) Maybe you're¬†cute and charming, and you see the world differently. In fact, you probably turn her world upside down. But the moment "commitment" enters … Continue reading Peter Pan Syndrome: He Never Got The Girl

Formula of Attraction

FOUND: THE MISSING "SOMETHING" Dear Prov-ite, Obviously, everyone wants someone that they have chemistry with. And chemistry is all about formulas. So what is the right formula? What factors contribute to that chemistry? When finding a hunnie, look for someone that fulfills you on 4 levels: Intellectual Physical Emotional Spiritual It's essentially common sense that … Continue reading Formula of Attraction

A Guide to First Dates

YOUR RELATIONSHIP IS ONLY AS GOOD AS YOUR FIRST DATE Dear Provo, Why do you have this notion that first dates are "throw away" dates? If everyone would stop planning the same, lame, run-of-the-mill first dates, then maybe there would be more success in the Provo dating scene. It's a common idea that a first … Continue reading A Guide to First Dates

Are You a Priority or a Substitute?

WHICH ONE ARE YOU? Dear Prov-alone, Have you ever watched a movie and just felt like you were actually watching your life? Rom com's seem to have that affect a lot. Mostly because if you couldn't laugh at the dating mishaps in our lives, you would probably cry. In the movie, Elizabethtown, the couple talks … Continue reading Are You a Priority or a Substitute?