Page 5 - Martin Downs Bulletin - July '18
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The Single Scene Column©                                       resurface. It’s usually a decent amount of time after they             ranks of the eyes and hearts
                                                               disappeared, and they often act like nothing happened,                 of the public. All eyes on
By Kelly Leary©, Founder of Revolution Dating                  like a revived corpse.                                                 Revolution Dating, and
                                                               	 Nexting: With all the apps at our fingertips and singles             Kelly and her team of real
Decoding the New Dating Language                               finding it so easy to communicate via a smart phone,                   life Earth angels. There is
                                                               anyone can be anyone. False confidence abounds and                     simply no reason to spend
	 The Love Business is                                         many just feel they can jump to the next in an instant...              the summer alone with this
booming with new couples                                       and guess what? They can. This is a weak testimony to                  club in town...just look at
and engagements. I can’t                                       a real man or woman who is looking to date sincerely as                these photos! Revolution
count how many dynamic                                         a romantic goal. If you feel you are in this trap, get out             Dating would like to thank
duos are enjoying the                                          quickly.                                                               all who have supported and
fireworks together all                                         	 Stashing: When the person you’re dating doesn’t                      promoted their club for
summer long because of us.                                     introduce you to their friends or family, and doesn’t                  so many years. America,
Summertime is the kick-off                                     post anything about you on social media. Basically,                    especially Florida, will be Chris & Dani, est. 2015, will
of Cuffing Season, the time                                    you’re their secret boyfriend or girlfriend, while they                seeing much more growth be watching fireworks again
when finding a girlfriend                                      feel justified in “stashing” you on the shelf, pretending              from this successful dating this summer thanks to RD!
or boyfriend becomes                                           nothing is going on to the outside world, and keeping                  club in the years to come.
even more appealing as                                         their options open. If they proclaim you as their romantic             At least someone is doing it right! Say no to online dating
the countdown to the big                                       interest, they will have to give up their search.                      and make your appointment to meet with Kelly and her
holidays is officially in                                      	 Benching: Before you have “the talk” with your                       team, as she is in very high demand this summer! Their
motion.                                                        new partner about whether you are in an exclusive
	 As your leader of love, I have decided to bring you          relationship, you are at risk of being “benched.” Like                 Theresa (now an honorary   Barbara & Gordon, est.
up to date on some new “terms” being used by singles           the sports term, where players are left on the bench as                Cupid too) & Frank, est.   2016, will be paired off again
today. The old-fashioned meeting through introduction by       reserves, you might find yourself being someone’s back-                2017, will be boating all  this summer thanks to RD!
a friend is the best way to go...and that is what we recreate  up option as they continue to look around. They may
at my club. So Ready-Set-Go. Be aware and enjoy the next       come back to you if nobody better comes along, but that                summer long thanks to RD!
chapter of your life. Knowledge is power. The power of         doesn’t give one high hopes for the relationship, does it?
love knows no boundaries but first we must know who            	 Today, more than ever, I realize why this club has                   Dating on page 6
we are dating and what goes on “Behind the Screens!”           become so popular among our members who are too smart
(Yikes). Online daters beware...and social media lovers...     for the shark tank. If you are someone who has resisted                Jim Weix Sells Real Estate
heed my advice! It’s just too easy to get into trouble if      dating because of all of the above, I don’t blame you.
you are dating via the internet in any way. In this day        BUT you do have to stand up for what you want at some                         SELL YOUR HOME
and age, dating begins and ends with our smart phones…         point and take a strong calculated risk. Not everyone is
Time To Get Smarter.                                           obsessed with his or her screens! Not everyone would                   Using the latest and most advanced
Learn the Dating Dictionary, circa 2018:                       risk his or her safety, money or sanity on internet dating                     marketing technologies
	 Micro-Cheating: Inappropriate flirting or contact            or blind flirting. You don’t have to either. Don’t think of
with another that lacks physical touch. It goes beyond         what you have to lose today, think of what you have to                                            Call Jim at
emotional infidelity, in that this usually occurs on an        gain. Be confident, smart, and carry on my friend! It’s
electronic device in one way or another. How do you know       time you start dating smart too. You got this--and so do                                 772-341-2941
if you have crossed the line? If you are doing anything        we!
you would not want your partner knowing about (when it         	 Let’s claim some internet-independence!                              Jim Weix, Broker Associate
comes to dating or flirting) like texting inappropriately,
sending photos or sharing intimate feelings with anyone                                                                      XOXO,    309 SE Osceola St., Suite 204, Stuart
other than your “exclusive” partner, then you are micro-                                                                       Kelly  Work: 772-341-2941 • Cell: 772-341-2941
	 Love Bombing: The flame that burns too fast dies             	 Kelly Leary, Founder of Revolution Dating has a                        #Best Bin Caddy
quickly. You feel someone fell madly in love with you          master’s degree in psychology and 27 successful years
but they have never met you or you met briefly. In this        in the dating industry. A top matchmaker, now known as                 NEW!
case you definitely should think twice. Why is he or she       THE Florida Matchmaker, she has been profiled by ABC
falling so fast and they barely know you? How many             News, The Palm Beach Post, PalmBeacher Magazine,
times have they done this before?                              The South Florida Business Journal, and numerous
	 Catfishing: When a person lures someone into a               other media outlets. Please call our hotlines seven days
relationship by pretending to be someone else online           a week at 561-630-XOXO (9696) in the Palm Beaches
or has greatly altered their appearance. Catfishes often       and South Florida area or 772-932-HERE (4373) on the
steal photos from strangers’ profiles, and sometimes           Treasure Coast. You may also visit our informational
even create multiple personas to make their stories more       only website at All inquiries
believable. They will try to continue a “fake” relationship    are confidential. Background checks are required. All
for months--always avoiding a face-to-face meeting.            applicants must be prescreened in person at our private
	 Ghosting: When someone you’ve been seeing                    practice to be eligible. This is NOT online dating.
vanishes without a trace. You could have been dating a
few days, or months, but one day they simply disappear.        Around Town TAKEN Couples & More...
They don’t return your texts, and may even block you
to avoid having the break-up conversation with you. It’s       	 This club has found that connecting to the right
cowardly, but sadly common, especially with a vast array       people at the right places for the right causes, attracts
of dating apps at our fingertips.                              even more dynamic and successful singles as a bonus!
	 Zombie-ing: If you’ve been ghosted, the culprit may          Not only is this award winning dating and events club
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