first dates for men

First dates can be extremely tricky; both men and women are aiming to be their best selves while also making sure they don’t run into any first-date potholes—so to speak. Often times, a guy will tell us after a date that he thinks he totally hit it off with a woman, but when we talk to the woman, her side of the story can be very different. There are always two sides to every story.

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The research that proves why men aren’t getting to a second date

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How many times have you gone on a date with a woman thinking it went well, but she never contacted you post-date even though you were a gentleman; took her to a nice place, opened the car door and even sent her a text to make sure she made it home okay? There could be more than one reason, but for starters, women interpreted your honest words for red flags. Having interviewed hundreds of matches post-date in our matchmaking service, we often hear from the woman that her date was a total gentleman, but that they “overshared” and she is not interested in a second date as a result of this.


Isn’t honesty the best policy?

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6 Reasons Weights Are Your Best Wingman By: Maria Lee

Divine Intervention Guest Blogger Series

I’m not here to sugar coat what women want; women are attracted to fit guys—physically, sexually, instinctively. Our eyes are drawn to toned muscles like yours are to cleavage.

If you’ve been going on dates with no luck at getting a second date, consider adding weight lifting to your every-day regimen.

Fitness tips for datingIt’s not magic. It’s cellular regeneration. Lifting weights causes muscle damage that your body has to repair by creating brand-new cells.

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Relationships Require Some Spice, Newness, And Romance

Follow Our Recommendations For Your Most Romantic Valentine’s Day Yet!

1. Female Foreplay: We don’t mean sexual foreplay but rather 10:30am text messages/phone calls to your wife to say: “Honey, I cleaned the kitchen. Can’t wait to see you tonight.” For women, foreplay is an all-day event. Women get turned on when they know their lovers are taking the initiative and helping with household duties that would normally put a lot of weight on her shoulders. It’s a little known fact that women are going through their To-Do list during sex, so let’s help her clear that list so she can focus on the fun on Valentine’s Day.

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How to Survive Valentine’s Day as a New Couple

Relationship Advice to Make Valentine’s Day Less Stressful

valentinesSkip Universal Pictures’ “Fifty Shades of Grey,” pass on the couples massage, the oysters, too.

After all, Valentine’s Day comes with enough pressure, and if you’ve just solidified your status from friend zone to officially off the dating market, you’ll want to consider these “new relationship” no-nos, how-to tips and our Valentine’s Day relationship advice to keep the stress level to a minimum.

Valentine’s Day makes couples nervous. Period. If you’ve only been dating a few weeks or a couple of months there can be a lot of unknowns, in other words, potential relationship landmines.

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