SOURCE: Author Satch Ejike

Author Satch Ejike

December 02, 2009 11:42 ET

Record Numbers Looking for Love

Relationships Expert Offers Advice for Women Looking for "Mr. Right"

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, MI--(Marketwire - December 2, 2009) - More women than ever are looking to "Put a Ring on it."

The number of members on dating Web sites such as and eHarmony are more than 35 million strong. With the growing emphasis on relationships, one expert thinks he's got some answers for women looking for "the one."

"It's been said that finding a good man is like looking for a needle in a haystack," said Satch Ejike, Ph.D., author of "Find a Good Man and Keep Him" ( "This is not the case. True love is all around you if you earnestly desire it. There are formal, functional approaches to true love as an alternative to the modern hit-and-miss approach that almost always ends in divorce or heartbreak."

His tips for women include:

--  For the single woman, don't be afraid of the Internet when traditional
    approaches fails -- Online dating sites offer on-demand matching services
    that are quite engaging, resourceful, and convenient. Many women have come
    to the conclusion that online dating is a waste because "there are so many
    losers out there." The fact is, the "loser" factor can be mitigated by
    making sure you are on a site that fits your purpose, and writing a profile
    that truly reflects you.
--  Choose your dating site wisely -- It is essential that you find a
    suitable dating Web site. Join a site that responds to your preferences and
    gives you a full scope of choices. There are tailored sites for ethnic
    groups, interracial singles, divorced parents, millionaire groups, full-
    figured women, and so on.
--  For the married or single woman, recognize and keep a good man when
    you have him -- The grass is not always greener on the other side.
    Understand and appreciate your man, focusing on his positive attributes
    rather than his flaws. Your best friend always is your best mate. Learn how
    to manage and contain crisis situations when they arise in your
    relationship. In other words, "put a ring on it and keep it there."

About Satch Ejike

Satch U Ejike holds the LL.B. (honors), LL.M. and B.L. degrees in law; an M.S. in social science; and an M.A., PhD in the Humanities. He has held research and teaching positions in law and the humanities. He currently practices law.

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