DIY Dating vs. Matchmaking

dating advice Sep 12, 2018

Making It is my new happy place. This DIY crafter competition show is an explosion of glitter and magic and kindness and creativity.

 

The contestants craft for patches and a $100,000 prize at the end. Though, as host Amy Poehler says in every episode, “We’re not making a big...

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Empathetic Ladies- The First Date Guide to Less Emotional Labor

dating advice Sep 06, 2018
 

For all my empathetic ladies out there, this one’s for you. 

Have you ever been on a first date and realized the person across the table is talking a lot?

Not only that, but they keep sharing deep, emotional issues without reciprocating with a question about you.

You suddenly feel...

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One Trick to Makeover Your Dating Profile

dating advice Aug 30, 2018
 

(Click here to download your Make It Rain Weird Checklist.)

The number one question I get as a dating coach is this: “What should my dating profile look like?”

Translation:  "What will make me most desirable/attractive/Barbie-dream-date-esq?" I get it. In a sea of...

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How to Decode Your First Date

dating advice Aug 22, 2018

Do you ever leave a date thinking, “So… what was that?!”

 

Did they like you? Will they text you back?

From years of matchmaking, I can tell you that the secret in decoding a date lies in something I do every day: Date Feedback.

 

Here’s the behind-the-scenes...

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Single Ladies, How to Swipe for Your Type

dating advice Aug 15, 2018

Another friend bites the dust...

 

Becky is in a relationship with a dude she met on a dating app.

 

Thoughts start racing… What did she do that I’m not doing? How did she not burn out before she met him? How many times did she have to swipe to find him?

 

“Dang...

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Three Tools to Fix Your Dating Life.

dating advice Aug 08, 2018

Whether you are aware of it or not, you are carrying around a toolbox all the time.

But instead of a hammer and screwdriver, your gorgeous toolbox carries the go-to coping, healing and dealing mechanisms you’ve developed to handle emotional situations.

We all know that dating can...

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What Brazen REALLY Means

date brazen dating advice Aug 01, 2018

In the early days of building my company, I was working with a friend and marketer (oh hey Rachel Charlesworth) to build its identity. After a creative session, we came up with Brazen – and it immediately felt right.

 

Before knowing the precise definition, the word made me feel bold,...

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The Scientifically Backed Way to Kick Date Burnout

Have you heard of the new dating app, Crown? Created by Tinder's parent company, Match Group, it basically turns getting matched into a literal game, comparing two people side by side... 

The execution of this particular app makes me nervous, with the concept veering further into...

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Swiping With Intention

(Article reposted with permission from Heartalytics, written by Brazen Founder- Lily Womble on how matchmaking inspired the idea for Brazen!)

 

In two years of matchmaking experience, one client in particular stands out as having changed my life. 

 

Jane was in her early 30s...

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5 Signs Being Single is the Real Bae

Here are 5 signs you should be single this month (and why it'll be awesome):

1. The thought of going on a date in the next month makes you sick…

 

 

2. You feel stretched in every direction. Work, friends, family, hustle…. It all can be waaay to much.

3. You reaallly...
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