Written by dating expert, Connell Barrett In honor of Valentine’s Day, here are seven famous fictional couples who have something to teach us about true love. As a dating coach with The League, I see Valentine’s Day as the perfect time to learn lessons about romance, courtesy of a few iconic couples from literature, film, and TV. Here’s some real wisdom … Read More
In dating, why does it always feel difficult to figure out what to say or text? We tend to get shoved in our heads before sending that first text message. Why? We try too hard to be witty or clever. Wit is wonderful, but that opening text message doesn’t have to be brilliant. You don’t need to be Shakespeare. You … Read More
Absolutely! Your League profile is basically a digital ad, and anything that makes you stand out from the competition gives your “ad” an edge—a unique selling point. End your “About Me” section with something like, “I like kids and am open to dating a single [mom or dad].” Odds are, you’ll start to rack up more matches because you appeal … Read More
While it is true that you don’t want to dwell too much on the sad things in life, at least not if you want to make a romantic connection, there’s not necessarily anything wrong with talking about real stuff… even on a first date. I had a GREAT first date a couple of years back. My date and I played … Read More
Dating tips for men from dating expert Connell Barrett “Let’s just be friends.” Yes, it’s one of the most dreaded 4-word sentences, along with “We need to talk” and “Smash Mouth is reuniting.” (The horror!) It hurts to want a second date with a woman who doesn’t want one with you, perhaps even more so if you’re a man seeking … Read More
The holiday season isn’t just the most wonderful time of the year. It can be the most romantic— jingling bells, twinkling lights… The holly, jolly atmosphere makes it easier to create a romantic connection. Sure, grabbing drinks is fine, but let’s think outside the gift box. Here are seven ideas to make your dates merry, not scary, during the holidays.