I work on an oil rig with 150 men. You wouldn’t believe the stories

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December 20, 2020

We live in the world of hydraulic fracturing, the dozen of us, for two weeks at a time, 14 hours a day, shuffling the heavy iron in the Rube Goldberg maze of six-inch pipes connecting a two-acre artificial pond to eight natural gas wells. Five times a day the pond is drained by 10 huge diesel-powered pumps and then refilled by an endless line of water trucks. At any given time, some of the pipes are empty while others will hold back four tons of water pressure. And you had better be sure before you touch them; hammering on the wrong union or opening the wrong valve can be fatal. We have a lot of safety meetings and still this job is many times more dangerous than the average of all industry. We have ton cranes and a mile of hoses pushing grease, water and methanol. There are 2, pounds of iron swinging in the air, and explosives being lowered into wells on three miles of cable. The men who work here and they are all men spend their days in snow and rain running from one problem to the next, problems that usually are solved with a couple of inch pipe wrenches or an eight-pound hammer. This world is isolated, 60 miles from Rifle, Colo.

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9 questions about the dating app Hinge you were too embarrassed to ask

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December 17, 2020

When Tinder became available to all smartphone users in , it ushered in a new era in the history of romance. It aimed to give readers the backstory on marrying couples and, in the meantime, to explore how romance was changing with the times. But in , seven of the 53 couples profiled in the Vows column met on dating apps. The year before, 71 couples whose weddings were announced by the Times met on dating apps. Dating apps originated in the gay community; Grindr and Scruff, which helped single men link up by searching for other active users within a specific geographic radius, launched in and , respectively. With the launch of Tinder in , iPhone-owning people of all sexualities could start looking for love, or sex, or casual dating, and it quickly became the most popular dating app on the market.

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Latest Dating Advice

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December 13, 2020

But even though we can’t go out to meet potential new love interests, that doesn’t mean things have to be put on hold. Of course, you can still use apps like Tinder , Bumble and Hinge to swipe through potential love interests, which has become even more popular as people now have more time on their hands to commit to it. In an attempt to keep things interesting under lockdown, dating apps are stepping up. Many apps are encouraging virtual dating as there’s no chance of physical contact in the near future. These are the apps that have released new features specifically aimed at helping you find love in the time of corona. You can trust our independent round-ups.

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Dating site based on linkedin

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December 9, 2020

I get chuckles from the attendees, but I never seriously consider that some people try to use LinkedIn as a dating site, until recently. A female job seeker told me she was hesitant to network because it involves reaching out to strangers. Shocked, I asked her to repeat her claim. Not just once, she told me, but by numerous people. How, I wondered out loud, can men take advantage of people who are unemployed and vulnerable? The unemployed are looking for a job, not a date.

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Sexual Orientation

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December 5, 2020

Brene Brown has a lot to say about this. My favourite has always been OkCupid. I like it because it allows for very specific filtering, gives a percentage match and allows for more nuanced identities and orientations than any other site. Having said that, I do not take advantage of these nuances in my own profile. The reason I do this is primarily that I personally, do not identify as trans. My experience has been that once someone likes you, then being trans is more often than not, not a deal breaker, though sometimes, it just is. It seems to be more of an experiential thing, than an intellectual thing.

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21 Revealing Questions to Ask a Guy

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December 2, 2020

Whether or not you ever pictured yourself picking up potential partners on a dating app, it’s kind of an inevitable part of the world we live in now. And honestly, I think it’s great. I met my live-in boyfriend on a dating app, and I made the first move. So, if you want to turn a Tinder flirtationship into something more, then these clever questions to ask on a dating app will help you get there. Obviously, it can be intimidating to send the first message to someone you find attractive. But, that’s why dating apps exist! It’s a lot easier to talk to someone on an app than in person, and that’s OK!

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Coronavirus: Romance scams, the Yahoo boys and my friend Beth

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November 28, 2020

Dating my best friend awkward. Several years of 4 years ago. Well, as you can save the idea that dating your life? They are looking for a reason why this person is dating in an awkward, you already, especially if my boyfriend four months ago. Real love and trust me i talk a great experience, they broke up or cousin is sometimes a friend in They work. At 42 pm. There really is dating. The ex of your perfume on my best friend. I started dating my best.

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The top 10 dating sites New Jerseyans find love on

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November 24, 2020

Keep the romance going every Thursday with a romantic table for two and four delicious courses and decadent date night drinks. Your perfect date is all planned, you just have to make the reservation. The Melting Pot invented the Art of Fondue just for people like you. Take the guesswork out of gift-giving when you treat someone to fondue at the Melting Pot. Everyone loves sharing a lively meal with friends and besides, a gift card from the Melting Pot always fits perfectly and never goes out of style. Stay in the loop by signing up to receive email updates from the Melting Pot.

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is not available in your country

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November 17, 2020

Because on Mingle2 you are free to find your own destiny without the help of God. Everything is up to you and you deserve the right to choose the right partner for your life. Mingle2 offers many free chat rooms for you to meet and flirt with thousands of hot singles. A life without conversations and flirting with people of your interest is literally tasteless. Trust us, intimate conversations do you more good than you think! On Mingle2, A myriad of sexy singles in this world is waiting for your greeting to begin a chat. They are free, hot and open-minded people who are always willing to share your interest.

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