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5 Things to Keep in Mind When Selecting a 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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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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