Jim Egleson, a non-custodial parent, and Jacqueline Bernard, a custodial parent, to provide a social and educational venue for single parents and their children. Relevant remarks from some early relationship mentors who drew attention to issues affecting singles and helped to raise singles awareness "An elaborate loneliness trap has been woven by those who suggest that modern men and women should be totally self sufficient and independent.
Interpersonal freedom is the melody they play Lynch -The Medical Consequences of Loneliness" " You lose either way if you do this! If the person responds to the facade, you've got nothing there but a person who likes the false image you've created.
That person doesn't like you, so what have you gained? If the person does not respond to the facade and departs from your life The first national singles convention is held in San Francisco in Norman Mickey is invited to make a presentation at the convention - "Compatibility and Finding that Perfect Mate" former location Some Pertinent Comments and Quotes Over the Years The Early Eighties The first consumer guide to dating services is published by Video Introductions in , alerting singles to deceptive, unfair and high pressure sales tactics and lures of some well known dating services in the industry.
In everyday situations I think some people are going to look a little bit funny at you if you start telling them all your personal information.
But isn't it sad, that as much as we say we want openness and honesty in our society, that we look upon someone who is genuinely open and honest with us in a first meeting, as odd We're going to find out in the Video Introductions company in Northern California. The first partner compatibility test for singles is devised by Norman Mickey and Ph.
It is published in providing the basis of a new approach of identifying, assessing and measuring compatibility. Video Introductions acquires 5 other dating services. There's clearly inappropriate sales pressure in most of the dating organizations that I'm aware of, and the person is in an emotional state and is susceptible to that pressure.
And because some singles feel reluctant to complain because they've been taken advantage of about admitting that they're single and perhaps lonely, they don't often complain to the right agencies. There's a lot of rip-offs in the industry and it needs to be corrected. We're trying to do something about that at Video Introductions If you're thinking about joining one ask the following questions and don't surrender your money until you get answers.
Association of Ethical Matchmakers commences litigation in against Together for fraud and other unfair business practices, and is a plaintiff in a state of Washington litigation that the Together chain and its knowing participants constituted a racketeering enterprise.
Video Introductions expands internationally with members in the Philippines and in Russian countries. Video Introductions web site is developed. Exclusive partner compatibility assessment software is developed. Norman Mickey submits an original, innovative concept and proposal to President Clinton's task force on welfare reform, to help single welfare recipients get off public assistance through dating and marital assistance services.
American Association for Single People is founded in by attorney Tom Coleman to give single people the same rights as married persons. I turned to social work because that's where I felt I was doing the most work for people Many people marry for all the wrong reasons We shed some light on that and help them make better decisions the next time around' His contribution to marital bliss is Video Introductions, a comprehensive dating service that helps singles avoid the frogs and get straight to the princes.
The end of the cold war brought about something much more momentous, according to the Russian Connection brochure The Concord based dating service, part of Video Introductions, provide men and women with opportunities to meet Russian women and men.
His experience there gave him the moral motivation for founding the business. Payment is made only upon marriage.