"Hello" is probably the most widely spoken word in the world after "Okay." Aló, halo, ʾāllo, alô, hallo, alló, hello.
Fear and hatred have no place when you make such a simple and friendly gesture to someone else.
The world is a better place when we get to know each other, when we are a little less strange to each other.
Nobody wanted to lose what we had created together. Our lives are splinters of anonymity and isolation. So to all my friends, thank you for making orkut such a loving community. As a token of gratitude, I am making a new social network just for you. hello is the first social network built on loves, not likes.
I've been a stranger myself sometimes: I was born in Turkey and grew up in Germany where I was a geeky muslim boy in a class of blondes. We hide behind our devices, ignoring the people around us.
My husband is also bi and knows the need to have relationships with the same sex and that is why we have chosen polyamory as our way of life. I'm a single mother of 2 and I'm looking to meet new people.… continue reading »
(This practice is especially suitable in gay and lesbian dating, where gender does not automatically imply roles.) Some awesome men like to be extremely clear, and we adore them for this: “I’d love to take you out to dinner Saturday night.” When the bill comes on Saturday night, do reach for your purse. We should get together for a glass of wine.” You: “That would be great! ” [Insert smiley-face emoticon.] But, if Dutch treat has been made 100% clear in advance, or at least implied with the weight of a hammer (You: “I never let online dates pay for me on the first date” [insert another smiley-face emoticon]), and you have been talking and texting for two weeks; and he’s told you about his great job, boat, and fabulous life, yet he knows you are a Solo Mom and need to hire a sitter; and he suggests a pricey wine bar; and you follow lead and order two glasses of the fabulous-yet-pricey red he recommends; and the bill comes, and he scrutinizes the bill and then tells you “what you owe” . … continue reading »