Whenever you flirt or chat with a date—either online or face-to-face—it’s always important not to “interview” your match by asking too many consecutive questions. Instead, try to lead the conversation in a direction that emotionally connects the two of you. There’s a simple technique for connecting with a prospective partner on an emotional level: respond to the emotional content of what they say, rather than the factual content.
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Go into any grocery store, convenience store, heck—even a gas station, and you’ll see shelves of cookies available for purchase. With rare exception, we know that those pre-packaged treats can’t even hold a candle to their homemade counterparts, and yet many of us don’t make the time or have the know-how to make delicious cookies at home, from scratch.
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- Irina Shayk
Irina Shayk has an incredibly impressive modeling resume, and she’s now even breaking into acting. Irina was born in Yemanzhelinsk, Russia, and while her mother was Russian, her father was a Volga Tatar, born of that Turkic ethnic group that is native to Russia’s Volga-Ural region. This is of note because the Volga Tatars tend to have darker skin tones, and Irina often credits her father’s genes for her olive skin and stunning looks, saying that she got her contrasting light eyes from her mother.
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