Breast Beauty – What Are You Waiting For?

really-reallogoBA or breast enhancement, boob job or augmentation the popular term of breast enhancement is certainly giving girls the confidence they need.  In light of the spring-summer or any season “daring to go bare” bods and more revealing “transparent” (underwear as outerwear) fashion we decided to address a topic that seems to keep popping up lately. We see girls everywhere with chests that could or couldn’t be cosmetically enhanced – did she or didn’t she. We see them even more as the temperatures rise and the skimpier fashion emerges. We think about how it looks to have large breasts and what plastic surgery entails. Here are some thoughts.

boobjobOur question today is ‘What are you waiting for?’ Many ladies would like to be larger but have serious concerns with going under the knife for beauty, while other have no problem shelling out thousands of dollars and countless operations to get larger breasts. During a girls life it is likely she will need some adjustment to the chest due to small size, post-pregnancy sagging/deflation, breast cancer and reconstruction, deformity or just feel like having them bigger.  Today, we want to discuss some of the facts, concerns, and advantages of breast implants or breast augmentation. We’ll begin with some of the facts around surgical breast enlargement.

Fact #1: In the United States cosmetic breast augmentation, breast implants for cosmetic reasons, typically costs between $4,000 and $7,000USD. Women usually have to pay out of their own pockets, because insurance companies hardly ever cover the cost of breast enlargement surgery.  If you decide to proceed, here are some recommended procedures based on our experience and others.

First, silicon aka “gummy bear” is always better as saline is just like having a hard as rock bowling ball on your chest and generally looks really too fake.  And, seriously no one cares how fake it looks, they are envious !

Second, the most common reaction we have heard from girls who have had surgery, “I thought they would be bigger.”  This suggests go larger than you may have originally thought. High profile is the new option that places the implants higher on the check for a younger look. Holding a piece of plastic in your hand doesn’t really help.  We suggest you talk to as many girls as you can find as well as look at look at lots of “before and after” pictures and also most doctors can give you some samples to “test drive” in a training bra to see what you will look like.

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The latest trend is “high-profile” placement which gives a younger look.  Girls with implants also love the attention and will tell you what they like and don’t as well.  It also gives you the opportunity to ask them about procedures, doctors, benefits and issues like pain.

Third, procedures, we don’t recommend through the areola (nipple) procedure which is often too much an opportunity to scaring.  Arm pit and tummy are ok but underneath the breast crease is the least damaging and increasingly less scaring.

banners6Fourth, always go under the muscle, much nicer look as they are hidden under the muscle, so look less fake and reduced sagging.

Here’s a great site to see what other girls are doing and insights.

Fifth, get an experienced surgeon even if you have to travel or pay more.

implantss3 Fact #2: You need to know that breast implants don’t last forever. Some manufacturers offer lifetime replacement guarantees in case the implant breaks. In that case the company provides a replacement at no cost. But you should always check the warranty details. It may not include the cost of surgery or pre/post op expenses. Consider the fact that removing breast implants can sometimes cost more than implanting them.

Fact #3: The U.S. FDA recommends that ladies with silicone breast implants get an MRI three years after an implant is put in and once every two years after that point. This is to make sure the silicone implant hasn’t ruptured (which is very dangerous). Women who opt for saline implants aren’t required to get the tests. You should consider that MRIs can be pretty expensive, costing an average of $2,000USD.

Fact #4:  Insurance companies sometimes consider breast enlargement surgery a “pre-existing condition” and not provide coverage. Women who have had breast implants may have problems getting health care coverage. Sometimes an insurance company will cover you, but not cover future issues surrounding the breast like breast cancer or future implant removal.

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Every single person who either decide on breast augmentation or decides against it did it for their own reasons. Everyone is different so it makes sense that women would want larger chests for different reasons. For most that decide against breast augmentation it’s because they’re afraid to risk surgery, or scared that they won’t be happy with the results.  There is also a concern expressed by those who got implants and did not like all the attention they got afterward.  You will be stared at so if you do not like attention – do not get implants.really-real-boobs  And, get the real body you have always wanted.  Check out ReallyReal if you want a new dating experience.  Click on image to the right.

The fear of surgery and results can be soothed by taking your time and choosing the best doctor for you. Rushing into cosmetic surgery is never recommended. You should weight your options, find the best doctor, and have a plan for after the surgery. You’ll need help for some time afterward typically 3-5 days. The results won’t be apparent immediately. Swelling and pain is to be expected for a while after. The results of a breast enlargement won’t be completely evident until you are healed and all swelling has subsided which can take a month or more. This is something to be taken in to consideration before you undergo surgery.

 

 

 

 

Some ladies are worried about the way that they will be perceived after surgery. What if they’re too big? What if they draw too much attention? Will people be able to tell that I had breast implants? Remember, you’re doing this for you, not for anyone else. So, don’t worry about what other will think after your surgery. The key is that you’re happy with yourself.  If you are tired of looking like a boy, have sagging-tilting or other challenges (after child deflation), breast surgery in most cases can correct a large number of issues.  From our experience, though there are girls who are unhappy with the results, the majority really love their implants.

 

They give girls widely increased confidence and who doesn’t want to go to Victoria’s Secret and buy great tops not just panties or even a t-shirt.

The thought of being happy with yourself, your appearance and your new breasts, leads us to the advantages of this cosmetic surgery.

Advantages

The main advantage of breast implants is the added confidence that they provide. One of the not talked about subjects is that breasts “stay on top” when a girl is on her back nice for sunbathing and those intimate moments.  Imagine baring it in a bikini and filling out the top perfectly. We’ve even seen cases in which ladies wish they had went bigger and actually go back for second surgeries (hence taking your time and making the best choices first). Having small, sagging, deflated or uneven breasts is a huge self-esteem killer for a lot of women. A surgery can change that aspect of your life and help you gain a new confidence.  Just make sure that it’s your breasts that you’re really unhappy with and not some other aspect of your life you’re hoping bigger boobs will fix – like your boyfriend leaving you or you not getting that promotion.  While natural breasts are nice when you are young, gravity takes its toll much sooner than you think.  We also recommend that having a “mommy makeover” before becoming a mommy may (check with doctor) reduce the typical serious sagging after breast feeding.  Let’s be realistic, larger and even larger breasts will help yourself confidence physically, but you have to have it together elsewhere for them to create the total package.

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brit-sugar-12For those who decide to go for it the advantages far outweigh the concerns or risks.  You can achieve the body that you’ve always dreamed of from diet and exercise and realize you can’t drastically increase the size of your chest without surgery. Being able to give yourself the physique that you’ve always wanted can be a huge confidence booster and create a sense of completeness and vastly increased happiness.

ff-footballmates2So, you really need to ask yourself ‘what are you waiting for?’  Do the concerns outweigh your advantages? Are you set on getting them, but haven’t found the right doctor?  Whatever holds you back just remember to look at the facts, take your time addressing your concerns and preparing, but think of all the great advantages of having the bust that you’ve always wanted.

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iSeekSugar Sugar Dating App

New Review from SugarDaddy – “I love this app both as both daddies and babies need to subscribe to chat for the modest sum of .99 cents a week. Filters out babies who think everything should be free and I can subscribe for only as along as I need and no outrageous fees like all the others have.”

 

Living the Lifestyle As A Sugar Dating

Though the concept has been around for a long time, the scenario of wealthier, older men and young women dating has become the new dating lifestyle with younger socialites in an agreement of companionship.

iseeksugar-itunesiSeekSugar has been approved click on image for iTunes and we look forward to helping you with this new and exciting form of dating. This type of relationship used to be somewhat unspoken. It used to be understood through intentions and outward appearances: a man tipping the valet in twenties, and glancing at his dense, gold incrusted watch as he lifts it to a drooped brow beneath designer sun glasses; and the vibrant beauty in the corner café across the street that entices him with her bouncy locks and shapely physique radiating with youth. Then, through ‘casual’ and strategic conversation, it becomes clear what both parties want and what they are willing to give in order to gain it. It’s flirtatious and sexy and informative all rolled into one. But now, there’s more of a cutting-to-the-chase type of approach to this particular dating scene.

00-appstore-mainNow, there’s an entire slew of websites dedicated to helping you find a suitable match with a defined arrangement. If you prefer more traditional social meetups and dating, click on image for our other app ReallyReal. People are much more upfront about their desires – sex appeal or money, and much more frank about their offerings – courting or money. There’s a level of consideration for both people that takes away any fears of rejections, tenseness, or awkwardness in this sort of agreement that the sites have brought out in this type of dating. The following are three sugar babies’ accounts of sugar dating reality.

1) “I Needed Him, And He Needed Me.”

I was 20, and I’d never been away from home. I had never planned on attending college after graduating high school… in fact I hadn’t really planned on doing a whole lot – at least not then. The last job I held was working cashier at my neighborhood car washing service for ten months before I missed two shifts and couldn’t get anyone to cover them for me, and was fired. I had no goals or ambitions, and had been without a job for several months. I had counted on the fact that I’d eventually find my calling, possibly being chosen out of a crowded mall while America’s Next Top Model was in town for casting (like one of the girls from past seasons was), or getting a ridiculously large sum of money for winning the lotto. But since I never bothered to look up casting dates and locations for a coincidental and slim chance to model and rarely bought lotto tickets, I figured that I wasn’t all that determined to do much of anything for myself. I didn’t really need to think about it either. I had hard working parents that were never home, I grew up in a nice suburban home with all my childhood friends, and I didn’t have that jealous streak in me that pushed me to do better because all my friends were doing big things. I just didn’t have a lot to worry about even with the lack of employment. Sure, my parents were always nagging me and attempting to motivate me to at least work; they never had it in their hearts to really punish me for my laziness.

One weekend day though, while I was pretending to job search online when I was really instant messaging my friend on Facebook, my Mom went to take our dog for a walk. I had always parked my car down the street since our front driveway and garage and side streets were pretty packed daily. And that’s when she saw it – my hammy down 1982 Toyota Camry – the passenger side badly crushed and severely scraped. “It’s still drivable though,” I plead with her. “But I am looking for a job!” I retort. Then it’s a guilt trip unlike anything I’ve faced, and all my mistakes, character flaws, and selfish acts are unveiled in a furious frenzy of name calling and accusations that ends with my booting from home. I stay with friends until I eventually ware out my welcome there as well, mooching off of their families while I struggle to seriously find a job that sticks. But nothing works nor pays enough. I’m a theater attendant for 25 hours weekly here, slaving away at a string of fast food joints there, and then ricocheting off of numerous gas stations and countless retail stores.

This chaotic and unsettling turmoil of varied homes, jobs and unsteady pay checks goes on for a while, until I find myself catching the eye of one brilliantly shiny suit and tie – I mean eye. Interviewing at one of the many restaurants I’ve applied to, a man with bristly facial hair, polished dress shoes and appears to be twice my age, smiles from across the hostess podium. He’s with another guy in a suit that seems to be talking his ear off, and has a very serious and stern look on his face. They are led to a table some ways from me, where the intriguing man is continuously peeking over at me from behind his menu. I blush, flash a small smirk, and then I wait outside after my interview is over, enjoying a cheap fag – one of my many expenses that I indulge in, necessarily, instead of paying rent to my gracious friends’ parents.

Mr. Big Spender finally comes out, sees his colleague into a taxi, and walks leisurely over to me. Flirty small talk turns into coffee which turns in several lunch dates which soon turns into me moving in to his master suite hotels with him and traveling all year-long to exotic locales and European villas. I stroked his ego a lot and made him feel as special as he made me feel. I tended to his every emotional desire and put up with his moody episodes. I needed him just as much as he needed me. But his job finally settled him in Michigan, where we moved in the dead of winter. When he confessed that there would be no more traveling for his work for a very long time now, I told him that I needed that adventure in my life and that I’d have to find it somewhere else. He was very understanding and knew that the relationship couldn’t last long. He did, however, make several attempts to persuade me to stay, showering me with gifts and lingerie and telling me that he’d always take care of me. But I told him cold weather just wasn’t for me, and all though we cared for each other very much, it was time I moved on. I had found my calling card. I was going to be a professional sugar baby.

woman on beach working on laptop against the seaI set up a profile on several sugar dating sites and formed my own set of rules, restricting myself to one sugar daddy at a time, devoting myself wholly and completely to that one special guy until breaking it off for new horizons. That was the only moral issue I had with the idea – that I couldn’t be with several daddies at once because I liked the idea of living with each one. They are my boyfriends and my work. And I’ve found an interest in painting while on vacation with my recent hunk. He thinks he could sell one of my portraits it to an interested gallery. I may have a future there, but in the meantime…

I don’t know if I’ll ever stop being in the sugar baby business. Maybe I would consider it if I found that one guy that outshines all the rest in his brains and bank account. But I know that if it weren’t for sugar dating, I’m not sure I’d be where I am today, sunning in California without a care in the world – except for my lunch date with Mr. Right Now, who’s my only concern. A job that I can enjoy happy hour every day at noon, conversing with the CEO of a fortune-500 company, loosening his nerves and relaxing my own – that’s the kind of work I enjoy.

bieyes-photobooth-728x90-E&M-pink2) “I Was A Sugar Baby, Before I Understood Term.”

I’ve always been bright. Top of my graduating high school class, scholarship to my state college, and straight-A student, and living off of student loans, yet I still manage to maintain a wonderful lifestyle. When I was a teenager, I was super popular with all the boys. I always had a boyfriend. And all my boyfriends knew that I was fairly high-maintenance. Even though I came from a very low-income household, living with my Aunt and Uncle, I always had this personality for expensive taste. I liked to be pampered and I never paid for meals or dates. I always got the heavier gifts for holidays on the cash-o-meter, because I could never afford the same for them. It never seemed to bug anyone. At least anyone I was with. I always focused more on my studies rather than working. Right out of high school, I moved in with my boyfriend at the time, into our own apartment. He was working two jobs and skipped on college. But things didn’t work out, and I was looking for a job for the first time to help support myself.

iseeksugar-itunes2I found a really neat dating site where men were willing to pay me for my time. I found a couple of guys that I really liked. One was a partner in a law firm who knew lots about negotiating and the importance of networking. One was a nerdy engineer who was about the youngest of the bunch, but still older than me, who loved a lot of the same scientific and math topics I did. And one was a much older man who could’ve been old enough to be my great-grandfather who had been a farmer and owned a small ranch in the country, when he’d hit it big in the lottery and became a mega millionaire overnight. They were all so sweet and I’d have three-hour long dinners with them, go to movies, accompany them to business events and country clubs, and sometimes just talk on the phone for hours – when I wasn’t doing my homework, of course. But that’s it. There was no solidifying a relationship. There was no talk or mention of sex. There was no assumption of physical affairs. It was friendship, and I got paid to be a part of it. Between the three of them, I made upwards of 7,000 dollars a month! Neither of them knew the other existed, so I pretty much got paid triple the amount of my rent and monthly living expenses every couple of weeks. I even saved up enough money to pay off some student loans, buy a new car and some decadent furniture.

I stopped it fairly soon after saving enough money. I only have a few semesters left to go, and I’m pretty set as long as I’m conservative and smart with the money I have left over. I don’t think I’ll ever go back to being a sugar baby, but it was certainly a pleasant way to make cash and I don’t regret it at all. It’s nice to be secure until I find an opening in my career field, and I sort of think of it as a summer job. And I really think of the men I met as special people in my lives that I was able to make a difference for – they certainly made a difference in my life. I’m sure my future relationships will be the same as they’ve always been, and I’ll always stay the role of a sugar baby. It’s funny that I was a sugar baby even before the coined term. It was fun to try it out from a professional standpoint, but I know that I’d rather play that role for someone my age – romance wise.

3) “She’s All I Ever Wanted.”

26 years old, living in a 600 square-footage studio apartment with four other roommates, playing nightly gigs at the local bar for tip money – that’s where I sat almost 18 months ago. I’m not complaining though. It was enough for me. I had friends that I lived with who all pretty much made the same minuscule amount of money I brought home each week. I lived on instant ramen noodles and TV-dinner pot pies (when they were on sale), and a keg if we ever had enough money to scrap together and spare. I was counting on the fact that I’d have my day in the recording studio, that I’d somehow catch the ear of some hot-shot talent manger. But until that day, I was just spending my days writing songs on my guitar and practicing with my band on weekends to prepare for our nightly slot in front of a crowd of 30 – on a good night. It wasn’t until I got drunk with my friends on a camping trip in the peak of winter, passed out sleeveless on a bed of snow, and had to have my right arm amputated for frost bite, that I came to a sobering realization. Without that arm, I would never be able to become the rock star I’d always dreamed of. There were famous rockers that were able to play their instruments with a physical handicap, and remained remarkably and insanely top notch. But not me. Maybe I could’ve if I tried, but my willpower was drained after that.

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My friends were sympathetic for a while, until they got tired of having to pull my weight in groceries and rent. They kept pushing me to get a job and finding me one in their places of work as a pizza delivery boy, an over-the-phone customer representative, and more. But I never had the motivation to work for them. So I got my thirty days notice to vacate, and started looking for a job and apartment needed in less than four weeks. My friend, Jeanine, had talked about this sugar dating service she was into, and that she’d made more money in a week than she could ever at a minimum wage job. I looked it up online, and immediately started posting profiles at every sugar dating site I could find.

In no time at all, women were calling me up, connecting with me online, and asking me out to brunch. I went on a lot of dates. And unlike most other jobs, my handicap wasn’t an issue. Many of the women thought my missing arm was fascinating and adorable at the same time. A lot of women felt sorry for me, and it helped me in the dollar department in that respect. My family probably wouldn’t have approved of this alternative job, and my guy friends wouldn’t understand because they weren’t in the same position. So it was nice that I could act as if I was going out on a job interview, when really I was going out on a date, which I guess was almost the same thing but more fun. Soon, I was making more than enough money to stay in a comfortable apartment and eat more than ramen every night with the amount of money I got just to go to dinner with some of these older gals. Some were all wound up and business oriented, just wanting to enjoy a martini while they take a load off of work. Some were tired-looking and needed a make-out session to spice up their week. Some were escaping their lifeless and extremely dull marriages, a night at a time, with me. One lady said that what she liked the most about me was that I made her laugh and forget her troubles. Another lady said that she wanted more than just friendship, and that it was okay to have multiple girlfriends, as long as I always made time for her.

So, I started using that as a condition of my contractual obligations – not that there were really any written contracts to have signed, just mutual agreements since we’d both invested our time in the site. I started telling people up front that I was a relationship man, and I liked having girlfriends, not just chatting buddies, and that I had multiple – if that was a problem, than we probably shouldn’t meet in the first place. I still had lots of business. I had all sorts of girlfriends of all ages – older than me of course, but there was a range. I had an on-going steady relationship with seven. My days of the week were pretty jam packed with secret getaways and private phone calls and fun, exciting activities that I got to be paid for and the best part – no one knew.

Shopping!One of the girlfriends though, turned out to be something more than just a romance fling. She’s 46, blonde and tan, and wears designer perfume and Valentino everywhere we go. She’s a lead editor at a wealthy publishing company, and she owns a really beautiful apartment – the whole 32nd floor, to be exact. She’s shy and always takes a bit of coaxing to get her to come out of her shell. But she also has a side that is wild and free-spirited that she only reveals for me. She doesn’t pay as much as some of the other chicks, but she’s a lot of fun to be with and I feel very close to her. You can tell she used to be gorgeous as a young lady, but years of working her butt off and sucking up to executives of the company has shown its’ toll on her face and body. One night, we stayed up until sunrise and talked about everything and anything. I found that we have so much in common and a lot of her upbringing was similar to mine. I realized that she’s all I ever wanted. We fell asleep in each other’s arms, and after that night I cut ties with all of my other girlfriends and quit business as a sugar baby.

I proposed to her on a romantic vacation on the beaches of Thailand, and we’ve been married for only a few months now, but I know it’s forever. Without sugar dating, I may never have been able to connect with her, and known what true love had in store for me.

Like and Unlike Any Other Life

iseeksugar-itunesIt’s clear that sugar dating has always been a lucrative market for fellow babies, but that it’s just now becoming defined as a market and the employee title as babies. Sugar babies will always have the demand required to stay afloat as earners, just as sugar daddies and mommies will always have eager youths to keep them company. Sugar babies have all sorts of reasons for starting, stopping and continuing this type of work, and the job description varies for each of them. Sugar dating has been around for a very long time, and is just now starting to gain more societal acceptance now that its terms are more freely discussed. It’s a lifestyle that offers benefits, requires work, and can lead to other opportunities, just like any other lifestyle.

 

 

Really Real Now With Photobooth

app_store_icon-300x104The latest version of Really Really has a great feature called Photobooth. Like the “photo strips” of real photobooths, you can add 2, 4, 6, or 8 pics together into a single image. Here are some of the images take with photobooth. Have fun with your mates and dates !

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ReallyReal App – Really Approved

really-real-hotIMG_6659If you start your relationship, arrangement, hookup, meetup or friendship with a lie, why would you expect anything but failure?

ReallyReal is a new dating, matchmaking, friendship, buddy, hangout/hookup whatever you want to call it app for iPhone/iPad. You will see in the app we have a new twist or angle on this complicated process by asking users to be really real about themselves before they connect with another person. There are features that get you to be really real about yourself. If you prefer being a fraud or flake or whatever, then use those other apps. Our goal is to be “inclusive” to anyone or perference.

ReallyReal is APPROVED for iPhone and iPad, there are no plans for Android. Click on any image for AppStore.

rr-facebookYou won’t need a Facebook account either and won’t have to answer a lot of stupid questions. There are no stupid options and match types like these:

  • “Curvy” body type (for women to choose, for men to search by)
  • “Open Relationship” as a relationship status

whatever those body types and relationship concepts are really about anyway as we strive to include all.

Everyone and we mean everyone we have spoken to is really tired of the way apps and dating sites put you in “slots” or having to “qualify” for the app or ask you crazy psycho questions to help you figure out who you would be compatible with. We do know and believe your astrology chart has great details on who you are it but does not tell you who you are compatible with until you find that person and do their chart and you may find some compatible planets and signs. Even then it is really hard to make the perfect “star” match. We do not pretend to have the perfect solution, but we have seriously found in beta testing and many conversations this is a better approach. Stay tuned.

iTunes

Here is what we said on iTunes – ReallyReal is a social networking chat/dating app designed for those that are tired of meeting false personas on other dating sites. Users are asked to share a “live” realtime pic before both people can chat with one another. At ReallyReal we don’t ask about your preferences or personal questions. You only need to send a live pic so that it shows that you are really you. No Facebook or other app account required. We hope you are ready to be real when you meet on Really Real and find that special someone you are really looking for.

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rr-photos-toomanyfacialsSerious one or two face pics is enough. The girl on the left had 15 pics begging the question – why so many of just her face and what was she really hiding? Seriously, add a full body pic and a face pic. Ok, you may not look like Greg (right) and Jen (right) but people are looking for all of you not just your face.

Don’t show your friends unless have their permission and know you are posting a pic with them or are offering them as a team and you have their approval to post them with you. 17099259_sAbout your Profile, seriously don’t write a novel, just write some ideas about you as if you are having a conversation with the person you want to meet and explain what you are all about then. The idea of any friendship is about getting to know another person and learn how to be of help to them and them help you in your life pursuits and challenges.

Really Real Reviews

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We asked a few people to review the app before its release on scope and content. Here is just one of the many comments from a man and woman:

I’ve tried all the dating sites. If they have been advertised, I’ve created an account and gone through all the drama that comes after. Those men lie so much! Their weight is underestimated, their age is at least 5 years off, and don’t even get me started on the pictures! I’m pretty sure I went on dates with more covertly married men than I did single guys. It was pretty ridiculous. The towel was thrown in and I never wanted to go on another online date, but my friend Monica insisted I give this site a try. She said it was much different, but I didn’t believe her at first. She called me over to her apartment and we had a girls’ night in with a delicious bottle of wine and looked through her prospective.

25568905_sI’ve been on a few dates from the people I’ve met on here, and all of them look like their pictures! I never thought that would happen. The men I’ve met were the same online as they were in person which is fantastic. I need a real man, instead of some grown up boy pretending to be a man who can’t even take care of himself.

I’ll tell you this, I would have been sorry if I hadn’t tried this dating site. People on here are ReallyReal. No lies, no deceptions… just the honest truth. If a man is getting divorced and already looking to date, he will up and say it. It’s so refreshing that people just say what they actually want instead of hiding behind preconceived notions of what other people want. For a new dating site, I expected there to be few options, but I think it’s because it is new that it has so many people on there. It a real dating site, full of real people, and it’s just what I was looking for!

Road Rules

Protecting yourself must always be your highest priority. Here are a few road rules for any kind of dating and add your own.

cell-phone-theft-111- Delete any user you don’t trust or don’t like the conversation or delete yourself.

2- Don’t meet anyone you don’t know or trust except in a public place like a coffee shop or bar (not a bus station). You safety is the most important part of this process. Bring a chaperone or friend who can see you at all times.

3 – Make sure other people know where you are going, the name of the person you are meeting and have some text or call-in rules to make sure you are ok at all times.

4 – If you are uncomfortable, leave and make sure you are not followed or that the person knows your address or where you are going. If you think you are being followed, drive to a friends house or police station.

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Real Dating

Dating in the modern age is already difficult. Expectations have become so high that it feels impossible to meet the right person. Especially when so many people are looking for Mr./Mrs, a BF/GF, colleague or just a good friend. Right now instead of just right. With all the anxiety that is involved in dating, dating online has far more anxiety. You get a message online from someone you don’t know and no one you know knows. Trying to make such an important decision is difficult with a few profile descriptions and a hand full of one liners. Want to know what makes it even more difficult? WHEN PEOPLE LIE ON THEIR PROFILE!

Age:

Lying or fibbing about your age is a big deal. It will be painfully obvious when the date starts if you hacked a whole 10 years off your actual age. Even in a superficial culture where age matters and everyone wants to be young, proving that you have no inhibitions about lying is a bad start to a relationship. Most people will bounce after they find out you lied about something so important.

really-realy-butWeight & Physique:

Everyone’s weight can fluctuate a bit depending on daily eating habits and fluid intake, but putting on your profile that you are an athletic build and weight 160lbs, but show up curvaceous at 200, there are going to be some reconsiderations. It’s not fair that we cannot control our physique 100% and some of us were built thicker than others, but we also cannot wholly decide which body type we are attracted to as well.

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iStock_000018701022XSmallThe most difficult decisions when trying to put a dating profile together is which pictures to add. Maybe a selfie to show your assets? Or a group picture to show how cool you because you can just hang out? How about a picture of you doing something adventurous or exotic? With all the options that are possible, it is best to pick pictures that represent yourself the most. Use recent pictures, and if you do decide to use one older for the aesthetic, say how old it is! Nothing is worse than going on a date to realize that your date looks 20 years older than all of his pictures because all of his pictures actually are 20 years old! Also, do NOT include pictures of others though do include full body pics as especially men want to see the whole person not just your face only.

Hobbies & Interests:

Since so many people pick potential dates from their hobbies and interests, it is important to make sure you only put things you are actually interested in. If you pick a person, have a great first date, and then have a second date to go hiking where all your date does is complain about being outside, that will probably be the end of that interest.

 

really-real-hotFirst you lie about your age, weight, or interests, what’s next? Are you married too? Or maybe a stalker? With such a misrepresentation of yourself, the odds of the date going poorly begin stacking up against you. Your date could be a total jerk and storm out spouting off at the mouth about lies. Or they might just ignore you and leaving you wondering about what happened. Online dating is more or less a way to market yourself to the masses. You wouldn’t want people to lie to you and waste your time and money, so don’t do the same to someone else. No one wants to start a relationship based on lies.

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Dating or Whatever You Call it – is Hard

angryOne of the hardest aspects of a real relationship is keeping it as passionate and all-consuming as it was when it first started. After breakups and divorces, many couples say it just didn’t work anymore because they had lost that spark. As years go by, it can be difficult to remember why you got together in the first place. Keeping a real relationship can take some work, but it is worth it. Here are some things you can do to make it last.

 

  • Prioritize your relationship – A relationship isn’t something that you get and then don’t have to take care of anymore. It takes a constant effort to keep both sides together.
  • Don’t hold grudges or keep score – We all make mistakes, that is something that proves we are human, but so is forgiveness. Just because the love of your life forgot your birthday, doesn’t mean that you get a free pass to hurt him or her back. It’s better to be understanding of what is going on with both people.
  • Learn to compromise – There are always a few hiccups when two people get together to share a life. Whether that is deciding what holidays to celebrate in a multi-culture household, or understanding that work schedules are very different. It’s best to learn to give a little now and again.
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    Respect your partner – Taking another’s trust holds some responsibility on your part. You may not always see eye to eye, but being angry beyond words and still having enough respect for your partner to tell them you need a timeout will mean a lot to them later. Respecting your partner at other times can also play a big role in your relationship, whether that is around friends, neighbors, at home, and even out and about.

  • Be open to real conversation – Something about communication is hard for people to fully understand. Have an open door policy with your partner. If something was said that hurt your feelings, you should be able to express that. You should also, in turn, listen to what your partner has to say.
  • Have fun and play games – It shouldn’t be all work to be around each other. When it started, there was a lot of fun, and there is no reason that there still can’t be. Make it a date!
  • Bikini Area Pic 1Don’t forget to be intimate – Every person defines intimacy different, from going all the way to holding hands while taking an evening walk. Whichever form of intimacy you prefer should be a part of your everyday life with your partner.
  • Have your own space – Call it a man cave or woman cave, but each person should have their own safe space. It can be a after-fight cool off zone, craft spot, beer during the game, or whatever you want that you and retreat to when you need some time away.

Relationships are not always easy, and they have their highs and lows. But with a little work and communication, you can continue in a happy and real relationship with the love of your life.

MedsTrackers App

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NEW Independent Review – “I work in home health and my patients sometimes forget to take their medications. We’ve tried setting alarms on their phones, but that doesn’t remind them of which specific medications or special directions. Do you know how hard it is to try and locate an empty medicine bottle in the house of a man with Alzheimer’s Disease? Talk about a needle and a haystack. This app has really helped since we can put all the special instructions, dosage, the RX #, and pharmacy to reorder the medication. Thanks for the great app! It’s a life saver, literally.” A.W.

Independent review – “I love this app! It really helps me remember to take my meds and vitamins helping me with a my diet/fitness program. Super helpful too when traveling thru different time zones especially when you are on a 12 hour regime. If you need to take a pill every four or so hours, no problem. Just set it and forget it! I use it for my cat too. My cat caregiver never missed a dose!” S.A.

MedsMinders is an iPhone/iPad app designed to help/aid users and caregivers in managing their medications, therapy, diets, drugs, pain, therapies, healing, infections, prescriptions, scripts, treatments, allergies, vitamins, herbs, herbals, supplements, health aids and other medical, health, alternative medicine to provide reminders and alerts for users, patients, therapist, pharmaapp_store_icon-300x104cists, practitioners, family members, caregivers, and other health aid helpers to reduce side effects, disease, effects, injury, impact, emergencies, trauma and other impacts. There is a FREE version along with small fee versions.

MedsMinders is also designed specifically for those over-40 and others who are visually-challenged and with near blind eyesight. With extra large fonts for both iPhone and iPad; MedsMinders is designed to be used without the need for “readers” (reading glasses).
For example, according to the FDA-Food and Drug Administration, “a majority of patients reported experiencing at least one side effect due to their medication (86.19%) resulting 60% lower complete adherence and significantly increased dropout rate of 74%.

MedsMinders is part of a family of apps including BiEyes, iFlipTips, iSleepTrack, RewardsVIPClub, and many others from TECHtionary.
You can get help/support and offer ideas/suggestions at cross@gocross.com.

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MedsMinders is an ideal app for use with Synthroid, crestor, Ventolin HFA, Nexium, Advair Diskus, Lantus Solostar, Vyvanse, Lyrica, Spiriva Handihaler, Januvia, Lantus, Abilify, Symbicort, Tamiflu, Cialis, Viagra, Suboxone, Zetia, Xarelto, Bystolic, Celebrex, Nasonex, Namenda, Flovent HFA, Oxycontin, Diovan, Thyroid, Voltaren Gel, Nuvaring, Afluria, Dexilant, Benicar, Proventil HFA, Humalog, Novolog Flexpen, Novolog, Vesicare, Premarin, Benicar HCT, Lo Loestrin Fe, Lumigan, Namenda XR, Humalog Kwikpen, janumet, Pataday, Ortho-Tri-Cy Lo, Travatan Z, Combivent Respimat, Toprol-XL, Pristiq, Invokana, Minastrin 24 Fe, Strattera, Seroquel XR, Vytorin, Focalin XR, Dulera, Levemir Flexpen, Zostavax, Avodart, Pradaxa, Chantix, Eliquis, Humira, Levemir Flextouch, Levemir, Victoza 3-Pak, Combigan, Exelon, Tradjenta, Premarin Vaginal, Enbrel, Onglyza, Ranexa, Truvada, Welchol, Linzess, Latuda, Alphagan P, Viibryd, Effient, Norvir, Amitiza, Azor, Advair HFA, Uloric, Lotemax, Myrbetriq, Asmanex Twisthaler, Epiduo, Xopenex HFA, Durezol, Patanol, Atripla, Aggrenox, Exforge, Humulin R, Carafate, Novolog Flxpen Mix 70/30, Relpax and others.

 

HIPAA Notice

Does the HIPAA Privacy Rule limit an individual’s ability to gather and share family medical history information?

hipaaNo, it does not limit sharing. The HIPAA Privacy Rule may limit how a covered entity (for example, a health plan or most health care providers) uses or discloses individually identifiable health information, but does not prevent individuals, themselves, from gathering medical information about their family members or from deciding to share this information with family members or others, including their health care providers. Thus, individuals are free to provide their doctors with a complete family medical history or communicate with their doctors about conditions that run in the family. Click on graphic for complete description. We urge you to protect your privacy and not allow access un-ncessarily. You can grant/remove/delete access to any person at anytime in MedsMidners.

Background – Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, a US law designed to provide privacy standards to protect patients’ medical records and other health information provided to health plans, doctors, hospitals and other health care providers. This is a summary of key elements of the Privacy Rule and not a complete or comprehensive guide to compliance. Entities regulated by the Rule are obligated to comply with all of its applicable requirements and should not rely on this summary as a source of legal information or advice. To make it easier for entities to review the complete requirements of the Rule, provisions of the Rule referenced in this summary are cited in the end notes. Visit our Privacy Rule section to view the entire Rule, and for other additional helpful information about how the Rule applies. In the event of a conflict between this summary and the Rule, the Rule governs.

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Selfie App

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BiEyes Photobooth is just one of the new innovations in BiEyesPro. You can organize 2, 4, 6, or 8 pictures together into a “photostrip.” Here are just a few of the many examples submitted. Please send us your pics and we will consider adding them to cross@gocross.com.

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Dating Fraud !

iSeekSugarBabyMale2There are so many rules to online dating on top of the endless rules to dating while offline. Just typing the words ‘Online Dating’ into your search browser will keep you busy reading contradicting statements of online profile dos and don’ts that you’ll never want to see the word dating again. Now, if you’ve been on a dating website for more than a day, you already know the frustration of vague profiles that look great, but don’t seem to have any real personality besides using the word fun a few million times. Every day, you’ll get mainly generic responses that feel like you were contacted through a product of copy and paste. Then the real shocker is when you finally set a date and who showed up is definitely not who was marketed in the profile. Do you want to know the secret to online dating? Being honest and real.

When you make a dating profile, you are advertising yourself.

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If you are searching for a friend, partner or any other person, then you will want someone who wants the real you. Hopefully the desired end result is to hangout, meetup, play/watch sports or anything else, you want to really-real. And, if you want this to last for a long time even more important to be real. e last time, because then you will have the rest of your life to be happy and in love with that someone you find. Sometimes it helps if you have friends help point out your great qualities that should be on your profile, because we sometimes see ourselves differently than others see us.

Don’t fib, not even a little.

I don’t know many people who like to start a brand new relationship that is founded on numerous white lies. Saying that you love a popular hobby, like hiking, on your profile so it stands out is great if you like hiking; however, if you hate being outdoors and you begin dating someone who loves hiking as much as your profile persona, eventually they are going to catch on that you lied. After you have excused your way out of the sixth hiking date offer, they will probably call it quits.

Honesty doesn’t mean imperfection.

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There are many ways to view the same thing. If you are a ‘stay in’ kind of person and don’t really like the social scene, then say it. “I’m not the kind of girl that likes to hang out at clubs and parties, but if you appreciate great home cooked food, Netflix, and cuddling in front of the fireplace, then I’m your kind of girl.” That sentence makes staying in sound like a fabulous time instead of – “I hate clubs and prefer to stay in on Friday nights.” That just sounds surly and like a bad time. There are ways to make any personality type or hobby sound fun for the right kind of person.

Pictures and hobbies can make or break a profile.

If you have a unique hobby like competing in archery, or are able to line dance for hours, talk about it! There is a good chance that someone will contact you because they do the same thing or are interested in your hobby. This is not the time to conform to social expectations. A picture is worth a thousand words and while we shouldn’t, people do judge a book by its cover. Take time to find the best pictures for your dating profile. If you are not satisfied with any photos you already have, take some new ones with the help of a friend or two.

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ReallyReal Sex

sex2Sex is one of those topics that some people can’t seem to discuss with a new partner. There are also a lot of popular misconceptions from various sources that lead people to make not so good choices in the bedroom. The first step is talking to your partner before you get intimately involved. If you are not comfortable having that conversation yet, here are some general sex facts. However, people are not psychic and some want sex a lot. Others want more but afraid to ask. Others don’t know anything about sex but want to learn and someone to really pleasure them daily. So, get a grip on your sexual needs, wants and what you really love !

 

37260410_mlMasturbation is a normal. It does not mean that your partner isn’t getting enough, nor does it mean there is something wrong with your sex life. A high majority of people masturbate for any number of reasons, from stress relief, to sleep better, and even relieve PMS symptoms. Also, using a vibrator while masturbating, or just masturbating, will not desensitize a woman for sex later. If anything, it could heighten her pleasure because her body could be more responsive and more easily aroused. So everyone, go and masturbate as much as you like.

 

sex1Men aren’t always in the mood just like women. Whoever told you that if he says no you when you suggest sex then his up to something was very wrong. Just like women, men may turn down sex when they are not in the mood for various reasons like not feeling good, a bad day, and even tired. Let him relax, offer him a shoulder massage, and try again later. Just because he isn’t in the mood, doesn’t mean he doesn’t want you or something is wrong in the relationship.

 

There is no formula for how often you should have sex, so stop basing your sex life off those magazine quizzes. Five times a week, once a week, three times a month… whatever quantity that works for you and your partner is how often you should be getting it on. People have different sexual needs and that includes frequency. Some couples will opt for sex all the time and the more you find giving pleasure – the more you will get pleasure.

 

35843745_ml-aChanging it up in the bedroom can add a new spice, but it doesn’t mean you are lacking spice. Some couples like to experiment sexually while other a perfectly okay with always staying missionary. Discuss boundaries ahead of time so that no one will be uncomfortable. Remember that just because someone is asking to try something new, it doesn’t mean that there is anything wrong with what you already do. If you’re worried that saying no will be an issue, try suggesting something else that you would enjoy instead.

 

47748804_sSimultaneous orgasms are for erotica and romance novels. Yes it is possible to orgasm together and it can be amazing, but it is rather difficult to accomplish. It takes a lot of control from both individuals which can be difficult to control and time. Don’t consider it the goal every time you have sex, but consider it like winning on a scratch ticket or the lottery. Sex should be about pleasure not stress with who and whomever and wherever you like.