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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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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: Unique Perspective of Re-Single Expert.

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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It’s a First Date: What Should I Wear?

First dates can be stressful, so feeling comfortable in your clothes is key to helping you feel comfortable on your date. You want to present your best self while looking attractive to your date. How do you accomplish this? Here are some basic guidelines. Relax and Wear Your Smile The most important accessory is your […]

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First Date Etiquette Matters – Dating Expert.

You’ve met at a Cityswoon date night. Now for the first, proper, one-on-one date! Dating and relationship expert, Anna Morgenstern gives her tips on how to handle it with aplomb. By Anna Morgenstern How many times have you heard to avoid certain topics on a first date? That’s because first impressions are truly important, especially […]

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The Dating Red Flags You Need To Know About

By Rachel Russo Sometimes, it really feels like the modern day dating scene is a battlefield! In order to improve your confidence and chances of getting into (or staying in) a successful relationship-and protect your time, energy, and emotions-it is crucial to identify early red flags in dating. You might be wondering: What is a […]

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The Blind Date Scaries: Tips From a Top Matchmaker

Are Blind Dates Terrifying? Some people are terrified of blind dating and will not entertain the idea of ever going on one. As a matchmaker, I come across a lot of people who don’t necessarily feel comfortable with the idea of not seeing a picture of their match prior to the date. They know who […]

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Cityswoon: Why We Rely on Dating Feedback from Real Meetings

Date Night

There is something very wrong with the way online dating works. We know that, and we think you’re starting to understand that too. Online dating is today an accepted mainstream way to meet someone, but that doesn’t say much for 21st century dating. We increasingly throw ourselves at the mercy of computers, outsourcing our love […]

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Perth’s Top 10 Venues for a First Date

So the stars have aligned and you’ve scored yourself a hot date… good work! However, when it comes to choosing a venue that sets the scene for a successful evening of flowing drinks and conversation, it can become a little tricky. You’ve only got one shot at a first impression, but luckily our swooners have […]

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7 Things to Consider when Choosing a Venue for your Date

Venue for a First Date

There are a number of factors that go into choosing the perfect venue for a date. The location of a first date matters – people may tell you it doesn’t and that it’s all about who you’re with, but we here at CitySwoon know otherwise. Where you meet for the first time can play a […]

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