In the composition of the human frame there is a good deal of inflammable matter, however dormant it may lie for a time, and like an intimate acquaintance of yours, when the torch is put to it, may burst into a blaze; for which reason and especially too, as I have entered upon the chapter of advices, I will read you a lecture drawn from this text. Is his fortune sufficient to maintain me in the manner I have been accustomed to live , and my sisters do live, and is he one to whom my friends can have no reasonable objection?
“Love is said to be an involuntary passion, and it is, therefore, contended that it cannot be resisted. not because there is any diminution in the charms of the lady, but because there is an end of hope.  For, be assured, a sensible woman can never be happy with a fool?  If these interrogatories can be satisfactorily answered, there will remain but one more to be asked, that, however, is an important one.
Do not then in your contemplation of the marriage state, look for perfect felicity before you consent to wed.We're acutely aware of all the options out there, so we're tempted to just look for someone else when we get bored of whomever we've been seeing.We focus too much on the sex, so we realize too late that we aren't as compatible with someone as we thought we were. That's why eight matchmakers have come together to give all of us Stop expecting 'chemistry' to pull you in so instantaneously.NO: You’re finding that your friends frequently ask you if you’re bringing your guy out tonight…and then they bail last minute.And if you’re really honest with yourself, you kind of know deep down you’d have a better time without him. His communication is regular, and he makes an effort to be with you. YES: Good, because no girl wants to be paying for dinner…for the eighth time this month. GW: "Do not, then, in your contemplation of the marriage state, look for perfect felicity before you consent to wed.We millennials live in a world of instant gratification where we have what we want with the snap of our fingers.Unfortunately for us, love and dating just can't work that way. Actually, he gave his step-granddaughters some pretty awesome dating advice. He knows when to say no to that next shot of Fireball and makes smart decisions with his cash.In letters from 17, General Washington asked the below questions of his step-granddaughters, Nelly and Eliza Custis - and they’re just as relevant today. He’s appreciative of everything you do for him even if they're epic failures.This is true in part only, for like all things else, when nourished and supplied plentifully with aliment, it is rapid in its progress; but let these be withdrawn and it may be stifled in its birth or much stinted in its growth. Hence it follows, that love may and therefore ought to be under the guidance of reason, for although we cannot avoid first impressions, we may assuredly place them under guard; and my motives for treating on this subject are to show you, while you remain Eleanor Parke Custis, spinster, and retain the resolution to love with moderation, the propriety of adhering to the latter resolution, at least until you have secured your game , and the way by which it may be accomplished. Have I sufficient ground to conclude that his affections are engaged by me?For example, a woman (the same may be said of the other sex) all beautiful and accomplished, will, while her hand and heart are undisposed of, turn the heads and set the circle in which she moves on fire. “When the fire is beginning to kindle, and your heart growing warm, propound these questions to it.  Without this the heart of sensibility will struggle against a passion that is not reciprocated ; delicacy, custom, or call it what epithet you will, having precluded all advances on your part.