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Old 19-04-2017, 15:09   #166
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Re: Dating sites for sailors looking for companionship and love

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Zeehag, I'm not a frequent poster and not on your radar. But of all the people I have ever seen post on any internet forum, you would be my choice if faced with the question " Who would you choose if allowed to meet only one person from the internet?"

This is said in the most complimentary way possible.

I might not like you, but that list is small so unlikely. It's 50/50 you would dislike me (maybe already do). I wouldn't tell you how to sail or touch your stuff or try to bait you into an argument. I'd just sit and listen because your perspective and outlook on life is at the same time humorous, maddening, educational, and cringey.

Keep on keeping on!
i donot dislike folks from get go-- gotta earn that one....i reserve judgement until i am seated across a table with ye over either something to eat or drink. i take limonada natural, thankyou.
i like crew who can anticipate needs.
hard to find those.
donot need to talk if ye know how to do the tasks.
talk is a luxury.
dawg if i only could meet one person from internet i would have to cheat.
got more than one.
cringey--i like that-- gotta work on that more.. hahahaha
now, meeting before sailing could be fun.
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Old 22-04-2017, 04:34   #167
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My take away from the last few pages are this...

Why worry about or discuss step 842 when neither of you know each other and for some, you do it prior to your actually first date. The whole "where is this going" or better yet "you have to give up everything you know to go sailing with me for X number or months or else" isn't very attractive nor effective.

Slow down fellows. What would you think and what would your reaction be if a woman you just started dating told you that if you want to continue to see her that you have to get her pregnant? Yeah... not good!

Patience and timing is everything. If you give her the opportunity to to get to know you and for the relationship to develop like you should... she might very well come to that decision that she wants to sail away with you and want it just as much as you do.
Well said ddeeds. And Zeehag if I had to choose someone to meet here on the internet it would be you. I think you use to work in the ER and I have total respect for all working there from personal experience.
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Old 22-04-2017, 11:31   #168
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Re: Dating sites for sailors looking for companionship and love

It's all a game of the sexes controlled by hormones.

Now after many years of manipulation, on both sides, trying to gain the approval of a mate has always been disappointing. I really understand the old custom of arranged marriages.
One should always look for the approval of a good mentor when choosing a mate. The hormones distorts ones ability to make good decisions thru fantasy. E.g Arm candy, trophy wife, rich man, tall-dark-handsome. Seldom thru common interests and expectations. The strength of family in America has about diminished. There are way too many variables in modern society.
This is a good reason for strong boarders. Pretty soon it'll be near impossible to find someone who's a match with commonality.

We all want to get our needs met, but manipulators use underhanded methods. Manipulation is a way to covertly influence someone with indirect, deceptive, or abusive tactics. Manipulation may seem benign or even friendly or flattering, as if the person has your highest concern in mind, but in reality itís to achieve an ulterior motive. Other times, itís veiled hostility, and when abusive methods are used, the objective is merely power. You may not realize that youíre being unconsciously intimidated.

Fake concerns are sometimes used to undermine your decisions and confidence. Yata, yata, yata! There is a whole lot that can be said about maturing and being properly trained, which has become lost in the world of diversity.

Now in my senior years I look back and see how foolish I've been chasing after fantasies, most commonly now called dreams. "In your dreams" Love is just another 4 letter word that needs to grow, not found!
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Now in my senior years I look back and see how foolish I've been chasing after fantasies, most commonly now called dreams. "In your dreams" Love is just another 4 letter word that needs to grow, not found!
I'm glad you came to your senses and I'm glad you still have your boat.
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...There are way too many variables in modern society. This is a good reason for strong boarders. Pretty soon it'll be near impossible to find someone who's a match with commonality....

...Fake concerns are sometimes used to undermine your decisions and confidence. Yata, yata, yata! There is a whole lot that can be said about maturing and being properly trained, which has become lost in the world of diversity....
Please don't bring race into this issue. My generation, as I have come to know it, values inter-racial relationships - no one says it's right for you, but it's right for many of us.

Keep in mind that my generation also tends to be skeptical of the institution of marriage and the American Dream in general. This isn't because we don't relate to other cultures well, it's because we see how miserable our parents are.

(Just wanted to drop that in. I probably have no business being in this thread so I'll leave )
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Re: Dating sites for sailors looking for companionship and love

I'm looking for a feminist who can't disguise her love of being spanked.


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Please don't bring race into this issue. My generation, as I have come to know it, values inter-racial relationships - no one says it's right for you, but it's right for many of us.

Keep in mind that my generation also tends to be skeptical of the institution of marriage and the American Dream in general. This isn't because we don't relate to other cultures well, it's because we see how miserable our parents are.

(Just wanted to drop that in. I probably have no business being in this thread so I'll leave )
I can't speak for *my* generation, so I doubt you can speak for yours.
And btw, from your response you completely missed his point. Jus' sayin'
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Please don't bring race into this issue. My generation, as I have come to know it, values inter-racial relationships - no one says it's right for you, but it's right for many of us.

Keep in mind that my generation also tends to be skeptical of the institution of marriage and the American Dream in general. This isn't because we don't relate to other cultures well, it's because we see how miserable our parents are.marrey

(Just wanted to drop that in. I probably have no business being in this thread so I'll leave )
My...how politically of you to say so. Your comment reminds me of what is currently going on at Berkeley. If the whiny crybabies don't like a guest speaker because of their political affiliations, they are boo'd off stage or cancelled. delmarrey was merely commenting (as a comparison). You take the word "stong borders" and turn it into some kind of racial slur, although you safely stay on one side of that line.
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