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 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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How to Meet a Gamer Girl IRL

Gamer girls are not a myth.  They are not mythical creatures, nor are they afraid to tell the world that gaming is one of their favorite hobbies or passions.  And as one of the co-founders here at LFGdating – the premier gamer dating site on the Internet – I would know since we have thousands…

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When To Take Your Conversation To Your Own Email (Or Phone!)

Excitement of online dating may be found in many places, but none more so than taking a conversation to your own email. When you meet someone online that you are excited enough about to trust with your personal information (that’s what it’s all about, isn’t it?), you’ve hit the jackpot. Actually, you’ve accomplished what you’ve…

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Funny Dating Advice From the Best Television Shows

Believe it or not, television shows aren’t as bad as your parents told you growing up.  The Walking Dead has taught us how to survive a zombie apocalypse, Breaking Bad has showed fathers everywhere a unique way to pay for their kid’s college education, and well, you get the point.  But outside of the obvious plot…

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With Online Dating, Dealbreakers Are Better Early Than Late

Although we feel this is a general rule that applies to multiple areas of our personal and professional lives, stating your dealbreakers early is paramount to dating success (whether online or not!). Think of it as a job qualification. The employer must state all qualifications – licenses, certifications, years of experience, etcetera – or else…

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New Study Shows 1 in 3 Married Couples Met Online

That’s a lot of people that met online, isn’t it? A new study published yesterday shows that over 34% of married couples met online in some capacity. Not all of them were online dating sites – some were games and social media – but that’s an impressive statistic.…

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Drink your Drink: Knowledge is greater than submission

We live in a time where lack of knowledge is tantamount to laziness. We may no longer fly under the radar uninformed on major aspects of our lives. It’s ok to not know that Gaspar Noé’s film Irreversible contains a french nightclub’s underbelly fight scene that directly influenced Nicolas Winding Refn’s film Drive, starring Ryan Gosling, in…

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How To Message That New Someone

Deciding what to say to someone new is both an art and a science. What your message says reflects your style – you, in one word. But it’s also an art because we’ve spoken enough to new people in our lives to know how to elicit a response. Fear kicks in at this point though…

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