One of these workshops is not like the others, though: “Conservative Dating,” an informational talk by professional dating coach Wayne Elise open to “conservative singles.” Before a few dozen mostly young conservatives, and about a dozen curious members of the press, Elise — dressed in all black, Johnny Cash style, save for a white belt — doled out advice to conservatives on how to go on dates without being so …
How might conservative single women of America counter this hyperbole?
I suggested Meredith alter her online dating profile to clearly set herself apart from the women on strike, and being a good sport, she immediately agreed.
Even if I were even lucky enough for him to be interested in me, the political lines were drawn.
Could I really date someone who was a conservative?
We have to go on a date and be fun without smoking pot,” he joked, to a smattering of chuckles. The problem for conservatives is that they let their political views box them in.
“I think a lot of times people that are conservative feel like they have to be conservative in their dating style,” he suggested.
Among my male friends still out on the prowl, by far their biggest complaint is that they want an old fashioned sort of lady, but saying so out loud gets them labeled sexist, misogynist, or worse.
The old adage, “the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach” is true; they just want a nice woman to settle down with who can cook and bake her way into his heart, who likes to watch Netflix and, since there will inevitably be chilling afterwards, eventually start a family too.
I laugh at jokes, bake delicious things, make a mean cocktail, and don’t believe in that patriarchy thing.
Let’s meet.” Given the choice, how many American men would prefer a woman who has stopped shaving, smiling, and washing up their dirty dishes over someone like Meredith? Just twelve hours after editing her profile, Meredith checked in with an update about how her edits were affecting her popularity on the site: “It totally fricking worked.
Meetups include dinner nights, museums, seminars, karaoke, dancing, hiking, volunteering and much more.