Andrew Loewer and Kelly Georgens’s love story reads like it was ripped from the pages of a romantic comedy.The couple met in June 2010 at Taste of the South, an annual black-tie charity event in Washington.Benjamin Barry is an advertising executive and ladies' man who, to win a big campaign, bets that he can make a woman fall in love with him in 10 days.Andie Anderson covers the "How To" beat for "Composure" magazine and is assigned to write an article on "How to Lose a Guy in 10 days." They meet in a bar shortly after the bet is made.Anna Brady plans to travel to Dublin, Ireland to propose marriage to her boyfriend Jeremy on Leap Day, because, according to Irish tradition, a man who receives a marriage proposal on a leap day must accept it. But then she breaks the most important rule of all: she falls in love with the groom. At eighteen years old, she is the most protected girl in America; she is the First Daughter. See full summary » The love life of Charlotte is reduced to an endless string of disastrous blind dates, until she meets the perfect man, Kevin.
If this mentality pervades our decisionmaking in so many realms, is it also affecting how we choose a romantic partner?
Something simple like Confess Attraction is all that it takes.
This will show you that the other Sim is indeed interested in yours and that a romance between them could work.
I asked my dad about this experience, and here’s how he described it: he told his parents he was ready to get married, so his family arranged meetings with three neighboring families. That’s how my dad decided on the person with whom he was going to spend the rest of his life.
I am perpetually indecisive about even the most mundane things, and I couldn’t imagine navigating such a huge life decision so quickly. Happily so—and probably more so than most people I know who had nonarranged marriages.