The Unreal Thing: Lessons From Famous Fictitious Couples

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Blog Famous Fictional Couples

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

Ask The League: I’m open to dating someone who has kids. Should I write that in my bio?

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Q&A Kids & Preference

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

Get The Edge: 7 Ways Nice Guys Can Avoid The Friend-Zone

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Escape The Friend-Zone

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

7 Date Ideas For The Most Festive Time of Year

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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.

A Singles Guide to Survive & Thrive During The Holidays

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Holiday Lights Cuddle

’Tis the season… to get stressed about dating. Should you bring someone to the holiday party? When’s the right time to meet the parents? Will you be kissing your date or your dog on New Year’s Eve? Never fear. The League’s resident dating coaches Connell Barrett and Cherlyn Chong have you covered.