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Do you want to date someone adventurous?

Adventure comes in all shapes and sizes; this personality trait is not confined to travel.  The idea is to determine how willing they are to try new things, and whether that compliments your own willingness. Don’t interrogate them, be kindly inquisitive and offer them a space to open up.

Here are a few questions to learn if the person sitting across from you is adventurous, and in what way.

  • Where was the last place you traveled?
  • Do you like to


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How to figure out if your values align when you first start dating.

One of the most challenging parts of dating new people is figuring out if your values align. This is one of the main reasons I created LEVEL: to match you based on what’s most important to you.

Values aren’t something you see or feel. They’re rooted in your background and have developed into something you hold sacred in yourself and appreciate in your partner. They are the foundation of a solid relationship, so you should try to find out …

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You should update your dating life.

Whether you’ve been single for what seems like an eternity, dating random people that you have no connection with, or have been in the wrong relationship for too long, now is the time to make some updates and changes to your dating life. No more waiting around and simply hoping things will get better.

8 WAYS TO TAKE CHARGE OF YOUR DATING LIFE

Throw away your lists.

This is a cornerstone of my teaching and matching. Your “Mr./Mrs. Right” list …

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The Rules of Dating Have Changed.

Your mother’s list of charming advice is still relevant, but we need to add onto it.  Texting, chasing, photos, social media, ghosting, timelines, and agendas all come into play now.  How do you handle them and get the result you want instead of the frustration you dread?

Respond.

When you don’t know what to do, respond anyway. No “ghosting” or waiting. If someone reaches out to you, respond with your honest feelings. You will never be faulted for being forthright.…

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Want chemistry on your date? Create it!

Chemistry has nothing to do with how much two people have in common or how physically appealing they are to the other person.

A great date has two main ingredients: physical and emotional chemistry.

If you’re not creating emotional chemistry on a date, you’re not dating, you’re just exchanging information.  Chemistry is an active process of connection, and it requires your participation.

One way to inspire chemistry is to make it your goal to bring out the best in someone …

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Women, you shouldn’t fall for these dating myths.

It’s so easy to slip back into your tried and true routine, absorbing all the conflicting and misguided information out there.  You’re a real woman, and believing in myths are not going to get you any closer to the loving relationship you want!

So with that in mind, grab yourself some dark chocolate, and let’s free you from the Three Biggest Dating Myths that so often can get in your way.


Myth #1: Dating is a Skill

Many women have …

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