Monthly Archives: July 2014

How to Win with First-Date Conversations: What’s Your Headline?

We all know the rules of first-date conversations. You’re not supposed to talk about sex, exes or politics. As a friend once told me, “You’re one dumb outburst away from never seeing this person again.” Sounds easy, right? Some people say first dates might even be fun. Not so fast. You have bigger responsibilities than… Continue Reading

‘But I Could Be So Much Better!’: How to Date When You’re Self-Improving

If you’re new to online dating, you might ask when is a good time to put up an online profile and declare to the world that you’re single and fabulous and worth getting to know. This is especially the case if you’re not sure you’re at your most fabulous. Shouldn’t you wait until you lose… Continue Reading

Think You Know How to Flirt? New Research Says You Don’t

You thought you were being so obvious with your jokey comments and playful arm-punches. After all, you don’t brush lint off anyone’s jacket. You don’t gently tease everyone when they take an extra-large helping of mashed potatoes. We flirt with the people we think are cute and might want to date. And yet, so often… Continue Reading