If you are doing online dating, then you will eventually get to the point where you will need to make actual contact. Scary, right? I know. Sometimes it’s just easier to keep texting. But if you do that, you’ll never hear the intonations of that person’s voice, or see if you even click with step […]
Tag: Online Dating
Feminine and Masculine Energy at Work
As a professional matchmaker, I hear a lot of stories about how people never follow up, how they don’t call after spending time online, and how they eventually evaporate. Let’s face some facts. Online dating is a numbers game. As you are getting a lot of people looking at your profile, the same holds true […]
When do we stop swiping and start getting serious?
I’m on Match.com. I’m also on Bumble. Even though I am out and about all the time, and not a shrinking violet when it comes to initiating conversations, I also, like the rest of us, am challenged finding someone to go out. Being on an online platform and an app helps me get one step […]
Forgetting Our Value
I admittedly spend a lot of time online, in chat groups for dating, looking online for connections for my clients, and searching for the elusive unicorn in a sea of fish-catching bachelors. Apparently the fishing hobby isn’t limited to just men; there are plenty of fishing gals online as well. Am I missing out by […]
Are you doing Too Much-Too Soon?
As we all use dating apps and text/email/Facebook and Instagram to find love, but might you be saying too much? Studies have found that most things are best said in person, especially if the tone of the conversation is questionable. When first meeting someone on an online app, best to have fun, easy-going conversations and […]
Ice Breakers for Online Dating Apps
As many of us are using online dating apps it’s difficult to know what to ask and more importantly what NOT to ask when you are first getting to know someone. I personally have a very direct approach-I want to get to the good stuff right away and not waste any time. Some people find […]
Have we lost our ability to connect one on one?
More and more people are disconnecting with “life” and connecting via apps, social media, and technology. Sadly, we are losing our foothold in the world by missing out on great relationships that could be developed by actually being “Out in the Real World.” Let’s face it, it’s easy to do. It’s easy to swipe left […]
Five Online Dating Tips for both Men and Women
A good friend of mine recently suggested I watch a Netflix show called “Turned On” Episode Two. Why? He wanted me to see how both men and women approach Bumble and other dating apps. It was paramount that I see a man’s take on how they peruse the sites. The main character in the show […]
UPDATE: Woman Charged With Felonies In Online Dating Robbery
UPDATE: Marqanette Shepard was charged Monday by the Racine County District Attorney’s Office with robbery, harboring a felon, four counts of identity theft and felony bail jumping. If convicted, Shepard faces up to 52 years six months in prision and/or fined up to $100,000. ORIGINAL STORY: Racine police say a man and a woman have […]
Chief: Online Meetings Never Take Place at Home
After a Racine woman was attacked in her home by a man she met online, Racine police Chief Art Howell Saturday issued a statement advising residents to exercise extreme caution when arranging these kinds of dates. In his statement, Howell pointed out that this recent local incident and the murders of two women found in […]