When searching, the first step, and the easiest way to find someone else, can be to pick up a local publication in a spare moment and simply look at the personal advertisements. Consider reciprocating this type of searching by placing your own personal advertisement in the same publications that you are perusing to double your chances of success. Another effective method but perhaps more technologically savvy is to search online classified advertisements. The beauty of going to the internet to search is that other people can be met, viewed, and interacted with before ever leaving the comfort of your personal space. The interaction can be as brief or long as the parties involve wish it to be, and usually this leads to a less stressful first date for both. A first date under these circumstances can be more like meeting an acquaintance and lessens the likelihood of either parties bailing out or being uncomfortable. At the point of a first date in this type of situation, mutual interests have been established and have hastened the relationship process.
Another easy, but perhaps not as effective method, of meeting single Dayton individuals is to spend time in local restaurants, venues, or lounges and be watchful of people around you. This can create some uncomfortable and uncertain situations. It is also a good idea to remember that meeting anyone while one or both parties have been drinking can yield negative results later. Keep this in mind, and if using this method of search try to limit alcohol intake as inhibitions can be lessened (common sense, of course). A better variation of this search method is to join local clubs, organizations, or being a part of local events. This can create a more neutral environment in which to meet other single Dayton individuals. In addition, mutual interests are most likely to be assumed and can create for a more comfortable initial interaction.
When planning that first date, using the local lifestyles section of a publication or the telephone directory can be helpful tools. Hopefully, mutual interests have been established and there might be a local comedy show, concert, fine restaurant, or movie available for the first date that will be accommodating to a great first date. Single Dayton individuals have a large selection of activities available for dates at any given time, but this varies during different times of the year due to Ohio's weather patterns. Consider a sweet, romantic picnic in spring or summer when pleasant weather will be conducive to such. In winter, skiing or ice skating could be a great activity if both individuals like winter sports. A basic date at any time of the year can be dinner and a movie, maybe more. Dayton's culture scene sometimes provides for a great music or art event, and these options can be explored also.
After a short or long period of dating, the time has come when the couple has decided to wed. That same telephone directory or publication that came to be useful when finding someone or planning a great date can now be a tool to plan your wedding. When planning a wedding Dayton has a lot of options available and many businesses that can cater to the needs of the couple. Looking at local businesses, the size of the wedding can be as small or large, real or fantasy, inexpensive or extravagant, as desired by the couple. Hard to find items can be found in nearby Cincinnati or Columbus if necessary, but Dayton is expansive enough to cover most needs of a couple, from first date to wedded bliss.