" Dating should be less about matching outward circumstances than meeting your inner necessity. "
" Dating an ex is the equivalent of failing a test you already had the answers to. "
" Whenever I date a guy, I think, "Is this the man I want my children to spend their weekends with?" "
" In its purest form, dating is auditioning for mating (and auditioning means we may or may not get the part). "
" Basically, dating is like climbing a volcano and you never know when it's going to erupt, dumping molten lava and burning you. "
" Never date a woman you can hear ticking. "
" Dating a man is like flying a kite. You only need to know when to wind up the string or let it out. "
" Every time you date someone with an issue that you have to work to ignore, you're settling. "
" Never let a fool kiss you, or a kiss fool you. "
" Dating someone exclusively for four months in New York is like four years in Anchorage. "
" You didn't date someone to change him. You dated him because you wanted him for the way he was. Flaws and fears and all. "
" Dating is about finding out who you are and who others are. If you show up in a masquerade outfit, neither is going to happen. "
" A person's readiness to date is largely a matter of maturity and environment. "
" Dating someone on the opposite end of the happy spectrum teaches you an incredible amount of patience. "
" Employees make the best dates. You don't have to pick them up and they're always tax-deductible. "
" Well, dating has become a sport and not about finding the person you love. "
" Date someone because you already see a future, not because you want to see if you would work out. "
" Everybody knows the pressure of a first date: Searching for that perfect outfit. Hunting for ways to be engaging. Dissecting each detail when it's over to check for mistakes. Dating can make even the most confident person lose his cool. "
" Dating is all about the chase. It's fun! "
" Online dating is just as murky and full of lemons as finding a used car in the classifieds. Once you learn the lingo, it's easier to spot the models with high mileage and no warranty. "
" Dating now is a lot like going shopping when you don't have any money. Even if you find the right thing, you can't do anything about it. "
" Internet dating is the fastest, most efficient way to gather a pool of qualified candidates. It could take you a lifetime to do the investigation that the computer comes up with in seconds. "
" There is so much hurt in this game of searching for a mate, of testing, trying. And you realize suddenly that you forgot it was a game, and turn away in tears. "
" Dating is really all about sex. In the conventional context, this means that the man invites the woman to go through a social encounter, the ultimate purpose of which is sexual engagement. "
" Dating is really hard because everyone puts on a front. It's really difficult to see who is who, so it is important to be yourself. "
" People tend to look at dating sort of like a safari - like they're trying to land the trophy. "
" Dating a girl with a guy best friend is never easy. "
" Dating is a battleground filled with deception and infidelity. "
" Dating is a give and take. If you only see it as "taking," you are not getting it. "
" Dating is different when you get older. You're not as trusting, or as eager to get back out there and expose yourself to someone. "