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6 Ways to Prepare for Dating This Summer

By Benjamin Goodman After a long winter, the weather is heating up, restrictions are being lifted & relaxed, new venues are opening up & old favorites are reopening, plus many people have been vaccinated. All of this will lead to the return of in-person dating this summer as people are looking to resume their lives […]

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Building Confidence: 101

There is something inherently attractive about a person who exudes confidence on a first date. A confident person shines, from the way they carry themselves, engage in conversation, and care for others—it shows. Being a confident person helps in many areas of your life, both professionally and personally. When you are in the dating scene, […]

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The Dos and Don’ts of Dating After Divorce.

Dating, in general, can be an emotional roller coaster, but dating after a major life event like a divorce requires navigating many emotions all at once—excitement, fear, insecurity, stress, uncertainty. But taking a leap to date again can be a critical part of the healing process, allowing you to experience romance and love again. It […]

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5 Things to Keep in Mind When Selecting Your Profile Pic

By Saskia Nelson of Hey Saturday How you present yourself to the world matters. How you present yourself on your dating app profile matters even more. And it’s amazing how a handful of poorly chosen pixels could, potentially, derail your love life and, hold up your happily ever after. Here, though, are 5 things you […]

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5-Signs They Want a Relationship

By a Top Chicago Dating Coach You’re ready to meet that special someone to share your life (and you don’t care how long it takes). You’re looking for a best friend and a life partner. You want to make memories and have fun together. You want to be spontaneous and plan trips. You want to […]

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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 After Your First Meeting.

From a CitySwoon dating 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 […]

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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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