The Pros And Cons Of Online Speed Dating

Man using his phone to participate in an online speed dating event.

Apparently nothing can stand in the way of finding love. Not even a global pandemic. And that’s a great statement about the enduring power of human connection. Can’t meet in person? Get creative with online dating. Can’t attend that speed dating event at your favorite bar? Hit the internet and find an online speed dating event on Zoom instead.

The point is that opportunity abounds for finding true love, regardless of what’s going on in the world or in your life. And online speed dating is just another creative bump in the search for love.

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The Best Dating Advice You’ll Ever Get

Woman on a date looking away from her date with a look of "UGH!"

Even the best dating advice in the world can’t save you from the bad behavior that will occasionally show up as your date. What looks and sounds like a dream on screen can turn out to be something quite different when it’s time to connect in real life.

Just because you are among the marriage-minded people looking for authenticity in a relationship doesn’t mean the person in your favorite profile is. And just because you are doing a lot of work on yourself doesn’t mean your swipe-right is doing the same. 

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Want To Find True Love? Sync Your Dating Life And Real Life

Diagram for wheel of life exercise.

So, there’s your real life, and then there’s your dating life. Are they aligned or far apart?

Unfortunately, too many people embark on dating with this mindset. “I’ll just keep doing xyz, which, truthfully, doesn’t really leave a lot of extra time or room for someone else. And I’ll just find a way to throw dating into the mix. After all, it’s just ‘dating.’ I shouldn’t have to change my life for that.”

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9 Signs You’re Ready To Start Dating Again After A Breakup

Couple enjoying a coffee date because they're both ready to start dating again.

If you’re worried about what it’s going to be like dating after a breakup, that’s a normal feeling. But dating should be a fun and happy experience.

Finding true love after a breakup might seem intimidating or even impossible, but when you’re truly ready to start seeing people again, you’ll have no need to worry.

Are you ready to start dating again after a breakup?

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Social Distancing and Dating: Creating Lasting Connections During The Pandemic

Woman having a video date because she's learned how to make social distancing and dating work.

Recently I asked my followers on my personal Facebook page and in the Motivated To Marry Singles Private Facebook Group a simple, straightforward question: Can You Meet Your True Love during the Pandemic? The obvious challenges of social distancing and dating inspired both positive and not-so-hopeful responses.

As you can probably guess, my belief is 100% on the positive end. I believe you can connect with your true love during this strange time of social distancing. And dating can take on a new, creative definition that can actually strengthen your budding relationship.

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