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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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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) What’s the difference between confidence and cockiness? As a dating coach for divorced men, I deal with this issue a lot. The difference is vulnerability. We’re told in the world of glamourized social media and dating shows to “fake it till you make it” but, at what cost? When […]

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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 Going on a first date can be nerve-racking even for the most seasoned gentlemen. Whether you’re new to the game, been on the dating circuit for a while, or recently ended a relationship and getting back into the dating pool; first dates can be stressful. However, with proper preparation, you […]

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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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Attn: Single Men. Exclusive Dating Advice by a top male dating coach.

Hello gentlemen! We are well into cuffing season and headed right into the holiday craziness. In all this chaos, sometimes we forget to get out there and try and meet new people to date. I know it can sometimes feel like another job and can be exhausting. But anything great is worth working for, right? […]

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How Women Can Radiate Self-Confidence On Any First Date

Every new relationship must start somewhere, and that’s usually with a first date. Meeting up with someone for the first time can be nerve-racking. However, stressing too much over what you say and do during your date can take away from the magic of the moment. When it comes to first dates, confidence is key. […]

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