| On October 17, 1980, at a special convention held at the historic American Dating Association Headquarters Building, the organization's general membership formally enshrined the following five principles as fundamental rights of all single Americans.|
These principles, which together make up the Dater's Bill of Rights, appear on the reverse of every ADA membership identification card. Members and non-members alike may find it advisable to print out this page and affix it to a refrigerator door, bulletin board, or any other convenient place.
Reprinted with permission from American Dating Assocation
Every dater has the right to amiable companionship, free of abuse, neglect, boorishness, greediness, ill manners, and excessive criticism or complaining.
Every dater has the right to be told all the salient facts about his or her partner, to be fully apprised of his or her intentions, and to be informed of all such matters in a timely fashion.
Every dater has the right to receive affection, respect, devotion and support from his or her partner.
Every dater has the right to a relationship that moves irreversibly forward and that does not regress or stagnate.
Every dater has the right to an adequate quality and quantity of sexual intercourse.