Try Not to Have Expectations on a First Date

Expectations on a first date need to be monitored closely. If someone goes on a first date expecting the world from the other person, that date is probably not going to go well. Likewise, if someone expects the date to be terrible, odds are that person’s thoughts and attitude may be negatively affecting the date.…

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How to Spot a Fake Profile on a Dating Site

Fake profiles, are the ultimate bane of any dating site that is worth it. Sure, some dating sites create their own fake profiles, none more recently caught than Ashley Madison. Red flags abound in fake profiles: stock photos, incoherent text, and complete lack of text, among others. Sometimes people creating fake profiles are able to…

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How to Ask Someone Out on a Date

Don’t underestimate the power of good timing, a well thought out message, and a perfect profile picture. These three things together are like the Ghostbusters crossing their beams against Zuul. You know…minus a fourth stream… All that is left is the actual ask for the first date. If your message is able to follow the below…

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3 Easy Tips on How to Write a First Message

Sending a first message to someone on a dating site is no easy task. What should I write? How do I write it? What’s important? These are all good questions. First messages are as important as your profile picture when it comes to meeting someone new. If the reader hasn’t seen your profile picture yet,…

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A Day in the Life of a Co-Founder

It’s not every day when someone finds you interesting enough to write a story about you. So when Emma Woodley from Global Dating Insights contacted me two weeks ago asking me if I was interested in a Q&A session, I was a little taken aback. “Absolutely! I’d be honored,” was my response. I’ve grown well…

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LFGdating Partners with Publicize

The number one comment we hear from our members is this. “I didn’t even know you guys existed!” Well, it’s time we change that. We recently partnered with Publicize.co to make sure this never happens again. As we routinely shout from the mountain tops, member success is number one at LFGdating. The more our members succeed,…

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First Date Ideas for Fall

Football season is upon us. Leaves are changing colors. World of Warcraft’s Legion is in full swing. As Bob Dylan eloquently wrote (and sang), the times they are a changin’. The best part of creating a profile on LFGdating is that you get to meet new people every day. Gamers that are just like you: intelligent,…

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Why LFGdating is Succeeding Where Others Have Failed

Let me be frank: this post aims to be much more modest than its title. In truth, we feel lucky to be the stewards of LFGdating. While we came up with the idea, incorporated, built the site, and have overseen and managed every action since its inception, our success is overwhelmingly because of our members.…

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What to Buy My Gamer Boyfriend for Valentine’s Day 2016

You know what sucks about holiday gift guides on the Internet?  They’re all stuffed with the same sponsored junk no matter which website or publication you click to.  Well, we do things differently here at LFGdating, because we think holiday gift guides are insanely important: not only for those who may enjoy last minute shopping,…

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