The latter observation should not be taken as criticism of those Americans – they have been left to cling to the tattered life preservers thrown to them by the government because the private banks and corporations that have come to control everything have stopped providing real economic opportunity.

These powerful interests, driven as they are by avarice and greed, are far more concerned about protecting their obscene profit margins from even the slightest risk in times of trouble than they are about helping to create decent jobs for people who need to work to feed their families and pay their bills.

Our list includes an array of options in some of Wisconsin’s prettiest towns.

Enjoy romantic amenities such as a fireplace in your room, gardens and historic architecture.

Once a level of trust has been established, then and only then is it time to bring someone home to meet parents, children, or other members of the family.

It also would not be a bad idea to hire a private detective to do a background check on people met through online dating services, just to be sure that everything is on the up and up.

The site also has forums and chat rooms were people can socialize and exchange ideas, and instant messages can be sent to any other members who might happen to be online at a given time.

Since those who have been looking for love have probably already spent time on Internet dating websites, all of this probably sounds familiar; but the special twist here is that the site is specifically designed to provide a meeting place for those who have chosen to go off the grid or would like to do so in the near future.But while finding others to trade ideas, skills, and resources with can help bring a much-needed sense of hopefulness and a feeling of belonging to preppers and survivalists, there are still many who are missing something vitally important that everyone wants and needs in their lives – a partner to share it all with.Living and working and community building off the grid may be the only chance we have to survive the coming conflagration, but no matter what else is going on in our lives and in the world, our hearts can never go off-the-grid.Internet forums and other websites where off-the-gridders gather are wonderful places to find friendship and camaraderie, but connections of the heart tend to be more elusive for those practicing alternative lifestyles in a society where the vast majority choose to go along just to get along.But all over the internet, specialized dating sites have sprung up to assist those who are looking for like-minded people, and there is now at least one site available for survivalists, preppers, and off-the-gridders who would like to find that special someone.All across this nation, and increasingly around the globe, those who can see the truth and are able to detect that faint scent of sulfur that now permeates the air are starting to come together to form networks for sharing skills, information, technologies, and alternative ideas about how society can and should be organized.