Chas Rampenthal is general counsel and vice president of product development at Legal Zoom.
He's also a former talk radio host (KTLK AM 1150 at Clear Channel) and an entrepreneur himself, as the founder of Legal Endeavor.
Also, parents' satisfaction with their own life roles shapes the kind of rules they set.
Parents who are involved in stable romantic relationships with spouses or partners tend more than other parents to set rules limiting teen dating behavior, such as curfews, minimum ages for dating, limits on places teens can go and explicit rules against sexual activity, says a new study of 169 parents and 102 teens by Stephanie Madsen, an associate professor of psychology at Maryland's Mc Daniel College.
As well as the convenience factor it’s easy to get carried away with the high of instant gratification and not give the relationship a real chance to develop.” Knapton notes the simultaneous pros and cons of online dating’s scope: “Paradoxically, by opening up a new world of choice, we have become aware that there could always been [sic] someone better just a click away.” Relationships might be shorter because of the plethora of options, surmises Knapton. You’ll only get matched with people who like the same films as you, read the same newspaper, like dogs, go to church. And in biological terms that doesn’t end well,” wrote Knapton.
“It’s easier to throw in the towel when you know there are 20 more towels waiting to be picked up.” Another potential danger of online dating recognized by Knapton is the way in which couples are matched. She explains that there is some evidence that meeting in person allows one to subconsciously pick up on biological clues, such as pheromones, to determine if a particular person is a good match genetically.
Researchers have known for a while that closeness to parents is linked to less risky sexual behavior by teenagers.
Now, they're turning their microscopes on the dating rules parents set, with some surprising results: The limits you place on your teenager's dating may say more about your own love life than your teen's needs.
The machinery you use has to be tuned and calibrated to which isotopes you want to measure and needs to be set with the correct running conditions.But a lot of companies don't let the rank and file decide--they adopt policies that ban or limit workplace dating--all in the name of lowering liability.Enforcing these policies can take their toll on a company. Earlier this year, Best Buy's chief executive, Brian Dunn, stepped down after an investigation by the board discovered he had shown "extremely poor judgment" with a 29-year-old female employee.As the old saying goes "you don't dip your pen in the company ink." In other words, you shouldn't get into a dating or sexual relationship with a co-worker.But consider this: according to a recent Workplace Options survey, nearly 85% of 18-29 year olds would have a romantic relationship with a co-worker, compared to just over 35% for 30-46 year olds and about 30% of 47-66 year olds.