Words cannot describe how much nicer it is to have someone you actually like being around filling that spot next to you. Chicago gets a bad name for its intense winters, but the secret they don’t post all over the Internet is that when the snow comes down, it gets downright cozy inside.
Once you get back from the corner store with the hot cocoa fixings, nothing’s more romantic than curling up while the snow falls outside in front of whatever show you’re both binge watching.
But for those who still feel out of bounds when it comes to dating, fearing that their love for "Star Trek," anime, comics or cosplay may bring rejection, there’s Soul Geek. (Getty Images)Facing certain stigmas while dating can add an extra challenge to an already nerve-wracking situation.
Along with member profiles, the website features a slew of testimonials -- many about marriages or engagements -- and information about upcoming Soul Geek conventions, where users can meet face-to-face. Speaking openly and honestly about life experiences and current states of being may be tough for some singles, particularly those living with STIs.
Hift's inclusive community of like-minded singles living with STIs helps to remove the stigma and instead encourages test-positive singles to find supportive relationships. An ever-expanding buffet of websites and dating apps promises to help you find Mr. Right, while others simply encourage users to find Mr. Farmers Only promises to weed out the “city folk” who “just don’t get it.” Is religious affiliation one of your top “non-negotiables” when it comes to finding a partner?
Along with member profiles, the website features a slew of testimonials -- many about marriages or engagements -- and information about upcoming Soul Geek conventions, where users can meet face-to-face. Take our survey.“Geekiness” has gone from a pejorative term to one that implies an endearing quirkiness.There’s only one thing more notorious about the Cubs than the curse that’s kept them out of the World Series for decades, and that’s how die-hard the fans are.And if your special someone just happens to be one of these fiercely devoted fans, you know they’ll have that same burning loyalty for you.Gone are the days of waiting, waiting, waiting on stand-by hoping to grab Lollapalooza passes—it’s basically guaranteed your favorite local connection knows a guy who can get you both passes at a discount.While we’re definitely not going to make any predictions about this year, it’s been a little too long since da Bears went to the Super Bowl.Dating website Zoosk recently partnered with Yelp to solve the problem.Zoosk analyzed more than 150,000 user profiles across the country to determine which urban neighborhoods are the best for singles.Whether it’s a romantic ride on the Lake and watching the sun dip beneath the skyline, holding their hand and looking down from the top of Willis Tower or walking down Michigan Avenue in the winter, you’re going to love having someone by your side who loves the city as much as you do.“Geekiness” has gone from a pejorative term to one that implies an endearing quirkiness.The only thing that will take your breath away more than the Van Goghs, the Duchamps and Le Grande Jatte is how good they’ll look standing next to them. Every neighborhood has its own rustic, brick-laid personality.So, in other words, while you're falling for your Chicagoan, you’ll also be going head over heels for the courtyard outside their apartment or the view from their penthouse.