Texting Trap = Text messages are exchanged, there’s some great conversation, but things never move to the offline world. Days turn into weeks and weeks (sometimes) even turn into months – all without a real, offline face-to-face....Read More
The Dating Etiquette series continues -- and this week we're tackling yet another social faux pas:
Why isn't anyone saying "thank you" anymore...Read More
Nearly everyone feels nervous when going on a first date. Your anxiety might be mild or massive. A few - or many - butterflies are bound to appear when you’ll be spending time with someone you don’t know well (if at all). So, we must keep in mind that dating is a process...Read More
Since the blog's founding, we've noticed a trend of questions indicating a general lack of mannerly behavior on dates. But what is the root cause here? Discussion with fellow Tawkify teammates has led to several possible explanations...Read More
I mentioned before that dating is an investment...and I think we should expand on that. We're talking about the monetary element of this, but dating is also an investment of time, effort--an investment of oneself...Read More
The lingering moment at the goodbye is always a good time, so don't rush through that part and miss your window. Say goodbye, you had a great time, reach for the hand and if she isn't rushing away...Read More
Are you tired of talking about the weather?
Boston based Matchmaker, Kenzie, reached out to the whole Tawkify team after reading this New York Times article about asking bigger questions on first dates. She was inspired by the notion of starting more profound conversations when getting to know a potential romantic partner, but also when meeting people for the first time in general. In her words...
This past summer, 100,000 people were asked what their dating "pet peeves" were. This is what they had to say and what can be learned from the results...Read More
Question: When should I talk to a woman after a great date?
Matchmaker Radha says: That’s a great question. My answer to you would be simply that every date is different, and that every person is different as well. There are so many silly rules out there - such as waiting three days to contact someone after a date in order to not appear too eager. I personally believe that there should be no hard and fast rules when it comes to making contact after a date. If the date went really well...Read More
Episode II of the What To Tawk About Series. Catch up on Episode 1 here.
So what SHOULD you talk about? Everything else! The best relationships begin with a conversation--a two-way conversation. They unfold naturally, organically, as two people introduce their best selves to one another, discovering along the way, and hopefully developing an appreciation for who that other person actually is. (Which is why the very idea of “choosing” a potential mate from a photograph or basic profile is so wholly ineffective.)
Good date conversation starters can’t be answered with a simple “yes” or “no”, but are open-ended, with the power to spark a conversation that might last for hours. Some examples...Read More