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How to Avoid Awkward Date Questions and How to Respond if Asked Them.

The Third Degree Will Not Get You the Second Date While I don’t usually have calls with clients on the weekends (though, I still do work… dating never sleeps), when a client frantically texted me tonight to talk about a date (I’m writing this on a Sunday evening), I knew it was a call I […]

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8 Tips for Dating in 2021 from a Philly Dating Coach.

BE the kind of person YOU want to attract and some other tips for stronger love connections in 2021.  By Lauren Pilgermayer, Life and Relationship Coach For those who are single and dating, this past year definitely had its challenges. With social distancing measures in place and spending more time alone, finding love could feel […]

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Do’s and Don’ts of Selecting Your Dating Profile Picture(s)

By Ali of @FindingMrHeight They say you shouldn’t judge a book by its cover. But on a dating app, the cover is all you have! Your first photo is what will make someone decide whether or not to read further. And often, it’s all they’ll see since so many people swipe first and only read […]

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How to Follow Up With A Potential Date

From a CitySwoon event or any occasion. As a speed dating event producer, I regularly receive many questions regarding dating and what’s next after an event. One particular question that has stood out to me is how to follow up with a date you’ve met at a CitySwoon event – whether it’s virtual or in-person […]

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Philadelphia Dating Scene

From a Top Philly Dating Coach & Matchmaker If you thought dating was hard in Philly before, welcome to dating in Philly during Covid times. Prior to the Pandemic, we had many options on how and where to meet other singles…online dating, social events, activity groups, and the bar scene. Now the approach to dating has changed. There are no […]

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50 Speed Dating Questions You Need To Know For Your Next Date

“Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.” – Voltaire Make an Impression with Creative Questions If you could have done a job aside from the current one, which one would it be? Which is the best family trip you remember from childhood? Which Game of Thrones character describes you best? Which […]

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Confident vs. Cocky

By Jade Andrews (Dating After Divorce)

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Tips For Your Next Video Date

by Jade Andrews (Dating After Divorce) Good lighting is important. There’s a reason why professional photoshoots focus on this so much. Good lighting can help you look more attractive to your date. If the sun is still up, use a window in front of you (never behind) for the best natural lighting. During an evening […]

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How Gentlemen Should Prepare for a First Date

Kevin Peters of Groom Journal In the Week Leading Up to the First Date 1. Get a Haircut 2. Learn About Your Date 3. Plan and Book Ahead On the Day of the First Date 1. Take a Shower 2. Moisturize 3. Trim Your Nails 4. Apply Some Cologne 5. Dress for the Occasion

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How to Make a Valentine’s Day Impact on a Crush

Whether you’re preparing for a Valentine’s Day speed dating event or looking to make an impression on your current crush, there are tons of ways to make yourself noticeable and approachable near the year’s most romantic holiday. From the way you look to the way you act, there are multiple portions of the full picture […]

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