Moving from friendship to dating
is the story of a group of ordinary women who built an extraordinary friendship.
With both universal insights and deeply personal moments, it is a book that every woman will relate to and be inspired by.
Meet the Ames Girls: eleven childhood friends who formed a special bond growing up in Ames, Iowa.
The girls, now in their forties, have a lifetime of memories in common, some evocative of their generation and some that will resonate with any woman who has ever had a friend.
Everything you see on the site right now: the articles, the graphics, the advertisements, the links, the giveaways, the newsletter, etc. I couldn’t help myself, despite the fact that my entire life consisted of working and focusing on my projects.
In general, when us guys really like a girl, we sometimes kid ourselves into thinking that being with that girl or being in a relationship will make life easier.
Also, in our culture, through "dating" people will often find a life partner and marry.
We're told that many of the best business ideas are developed in the pub, and this is where we were in 2006, mulling over the changing perception of online dating sites and their increasing popularity in urban areas, when we came up with the idea for Muddy Matches.
comes a moving tribute to female friendships, with the inspiring true story of eleven girls and the ten women they became. Capturing their remarkable story, The Girls from Ames is a testament to the deep bonds of women as they experience life’s joys and challenges — and the power of friendship to triumph over heartbreak and unexpected tragedy.
As young women, they moved to eight different states, yet managed to maintain an enduring friendship that would carry them through college and careers, marriage and motherhood, dating and divorce, a child’s illness and the mysterious death of one member of their group.
When my ex-boyfriend and I broke up after being together for almost a year, he said he was too young to be tied down to just one girl and he had too many things on his plate (his school, his band, etc).
At first I thought he just didn’t want me to move on from him, but then he called me and told me he missed being in a relationship with me and that he missed me since I hadn’t talked to him for three days).