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HOW DO YOU TELL SOMEONE YOU DON’T WANT TO SEE THEM ANYMORE?

In the world of dating, sometimes, we all have to tell someone we don’t want to see them again and this can be a really difficult topic to approach. Let’s say you’ve been on a couple of dates with someone, they’re perfectly nice, but you simply decide this person isn’t right for you – We’ve…

Articles August 5, 2017

Men Need Compliments Too!

Over my past two decades as a professional Matchmaker, I have spoken to both single men and women on a daily basis. From doing this, I have been able to spend quality time finding out what men and women’s likes and dislikes are, what turns them on and what turns them off, what they find…

Articles July 21, 2017

Would you date yourself?

In life, we have many expectations. Some of our greatest expectations though, come from relationships. Some people say that you shouldn’t have any expectations, because if you have no expectations, then you can’t get hurt. However, expectations can be really important because they are the basis of our morals and values, how we treat others…

Articles July 7, 2017

Understanding the Difference Between Alpha and Beta Women

The alpha and beta personality debate is ongoing, and can get a little confusing for those who aren’t in the know. According to some theories, every person in the world fits into one of those two categories when it comes to personality traits, or sits somewhere in between the two and takes a little from…

Advice Articles Uncategorized March 9, 2017

How to Politely Tell Someone You Aren’t Interested

We have all been there. Maybe you’re out at a bar, at a restaurant, or even just flicking through messages on Tinder. Someone taps you on the shoulder or pops up in your message inbox, and asks for something: to buy you a drink, to have a dance, to get your number, to chat. Sometimes…

Advice Articles Uncategorized March 9, 2017

How to End a First Date

First dates are always a little bit scary, and everyone gets those first date jitters whether they admit it or not. It’s that feeling of ‘butterflies’ in your belly, slightly shaky hands, checking yourself out in the mirror at least ten times before you even leave the house. It happens to the most confident of…

Advice Articles Uncategorized December 16, 2016

Tired of First Dates?

As fun as it looks on TV, dating can be exhausting. It’s not all candlelit dinners and fun nights out on the town – it’s also meeting people who you just don’t click with, getting dressed up time and time again, and spending time and money on people who just aren’t ticking the right boxes….

Articles Uncategorized December 9, 2016

Is Desperation Affecting Your Love Life?

It is easy to get carried away when you feel like you have met the man or woman of your dreams. They’re always at the forefront of your mind, and you feel like no matter how much you see them, you can never get enough. However, nothing is more unattractive than coming across as desperate…

Advice Articles Uncategorized September 22, 2016

Perth’s Millionaire Matchmaker: The Corporate Dater

There are certain characteristics that define a successful professional, which are reflected in their personality traits. Executives are go-getters and the reason they are on top of the corporate ladder is because they are highly driven, persistent, full of confidence, extremely competitive and outcome focused; and know how to get what they want. When it…

Advice Articles Uncategorized July 12, 2016

Top 15 Places To Have A Date In Perth

The Perth dating scene has significantly changed in the last 10 years – for the better. There are so many new dating venues popping up, it’s hard to keep track. So we thought we’d do a handy guide to the top 15 places to go on a date in Perth. Have a shave, get that…

Advice Articles Uncategorized May 20, 2016

How To Use Emotionomics In Business & In Your Personal Life

I was recently in New York for an international matchmaker conference, where Dan Hill, author of Emotionomics: Leveraging Emotions for Business Success and president of Sensory Logic, spoke about how we can use emotionomics in business and in our personal lives. Simply put, emotionomics is the study of emotions to benefit a particular group or individual….

Advice Articles Uncategorized May 17, 2016

6 Ways To A Better Work/Love/Life Balance

In this always-on society, we’re far too available, which makes switching off nearly impossible. We’re contactable via mobile, email and because we’re friends with our bosses on Facebook, via social media. We all crave a better work/love/life balance but have we made this nearly impossible for ourselves? But before you go on a frenzied Facebook…

Articles Uncategorized May 5, 2016

The Power Of Touch In Relationships

As humans, we’re designed to be touched. When we form a bond with someone, touch is an integral part of that, because when we touch, we don’t just connect on a physical level; we connect on an emotional and psychological level too. There’s plenty of research out there about the magical power of touch and…

Articles Uncategorized May 5, 2016

Why Taboo Workplace Romances Have Affected Our Dating Pool

Why Taboo Workplace Romances Have Affected Our Dating Pool Whatever happened to the good old days, when you could date whomever you liked? These days we put so many restrictions on who we’ll date, that our dating pool is more like a dating puddle. With countless stories of bad experiences from online dating and Tinder…

Advice Articles Uncategorized April 13, 2016

Why Mobile Phones are Ruining Relationships

Mobile Phones. Once A Business Tool, Now A Relationship Destroyer. Gone are the days where phones were used for business. Now, they’re our watches, our calendars, our social lives, and even our brains. But have we gone too far? Putting so much emphasis on our smartphones just doesn’t seem that smart. This is especially evident…

Advice Articles Uncategorized April 13, 2016

How To Use Your Work Skills To Find Love

So you’ve got everything going for you, good job, great apartment, solid friendships, but you haven’t found that special someone. It seems it’s a bit of a by-product of success these days, but can we truly have it all? Perth singles, of course you can! There’s no reason why not. When you spend so much…

Advice Articles Uncategorized February 18, 2016

5 Life Hacks That Will Give You More Time For a Life

In this day and age, the most valuable thing to have on your hands is time. Gone are the days when possessions were the thing you most coveted in your life. Today’s most valuable currency is time. Gen Y has made the break from the generations before it, to decide the things it most covets,…

Advice Articles Uncategorized February 12, 2016

5 Ways To Not Make Your First Date Like A Job Interview

We’ve all been there, on a date that’s so unexpectedly awkward; it feels like you’re on a job interview. You sit there, painfully self-aware, hoping you’re saying the right thing and that your answers are pleasing the other person – you want the gig after all, but then it starts to feel like maybe you’re…

Advice Articles Uncategorized February 5, 2016

Why Coffee Dates Don’t Work

How did “let’s have a coffee” become code for “let’s have a date”? Who decided that this was the perfect way to get to know each other? (Clearly someone who hadn’t had their morning coffee yet). Having a coffee date as your first date is quite possibly the worst thing you could do. Not only…

Advice Articles Uncategorized November 16, 2015

Perth Dating – Where Do We Go?

We do things a little differently over here, and that’s what we love about this great city. Perth may be the most isolated city in the world, but this can be a great thing when it comes to dating – it makes for a more intimate city. So, you’ve met a potential partner and you want…

Advice Articles Uncategorized November 16, 2015

Elite Singles Perth

Are you a busy professional with a thriving career that leaves you little time to invest on the dating scene in Perth? It’s no secret that a bustling career path takes a lot of work, effort and time, but you shouldn’t have to sacrifice your love life in order to achieve success. Signing up to…

Advice Articles Uncategorized July 16, 2015

First date conversation starters and questions to ask

The first date should be light-hearted and interesting and not too serious or personal. Find out how many things you have in common through your matchmaker even if the date is not someone you would consider for a relationship the first date can still be a huge success and leave you feeling good and helping…

Advice Articles Uncategorized May 14, 2015

Miners or Fly in Fly out workers

The mining industry has created many opportunities for the men and women of Australia to secure jobs with a high income both locally and offshore. But what effect does the fly-in-fly-out (FIFO) roster have on these workers’ social lives and families? A Demanding job with lots of travel can put enormous pressure on a relationship….

Advice Articles Uncategorized May 14, 2015

Dating Advice for women over 40

“There are three kinds of men who do not understand women: Young, old, and middle-aged.” But all jokes aside you don’t need to be Nostradamus or a rocket scientist to realise that if you a single woman in your 40s and 50s trying to date may be a little tough. There’s not nearly as many…

Advice Articles Uncategorized May 14, 2015