Category: Executive Search Dating: The Dating Advice Blog
7 Signs Someone Is In Love With You – Even If It Doesn’t Seem Like It

If you’ve been dating someone for a while, maybe its time you stopped – and started getting serious. You’re ready for a relationship, but endless dating can be a drag. So how do you know if that person you’ve been seeing is really ‘The One’. Start by asking yourself this:  “Are they in Love with… Continue reading →

The Number Of Dates You Need To Tell If You’re A Match

In today’s “always connected” world, do you ever feel like everything’s supposed to happen at the speed of light? Well, when it comes to your love life, nothing could be further from the truth. Truly connecting with someone new takes time – let’s call it “the speed of life”. How many dates you ask? Here’s… Continue reading →

The Problem Isn’t That Dating Is Unfair – It’s That You Don’t Know The Rules

If you’ve been single for a while, it’s hard not to be frustrated with the B.C. dating scene. Seems like everyone is either married, or busy swiping online dating profiles on their phone. But dating success is actually closer than you think – in fact, it boils down to a few simple ‘rules’. Learn these… Continue reading →

35 Signs You’re in a Toxic Relationship

Do you ever wonder if you’re in a toxic relationship? Relationships, even healthy ones, are never ‘perfect’. But a good relationship should make you feel secure, happy, cared for, respected, and free to be yourself. Toxic relationships, on the other hand, make you feel drained, depleted and sometimes even distraught. Here’s how to tell if… Continue reading →

7 Dating Rules Every Single Professional Should Know

When you’re a busy professional, dating can be hard. Firstly, because you don’t have a lot of time to waste on bad dates. But also because you want to find someone like you – someone who has their life (and career) together. But before you get frustrated, you need to understand some basic dating rules… Continue reading →

4 Things That Ruin Relationships

Matchmakers will tell you this about successful relationships: communication means more than immediate physical chemistry. Ideally, you want both, but finding someone with whom you can communicate openly with SIGNIFICANTLY increases the chances of a successful match. But, above all else, AVOID these four “relationship killing” communication traits (Source: John Gottman, PH.D.): Criticism:  complaints are… Continue reading →

Yes, ‘Cultural Fit’ Matters In Dating — But It May Not Mean What You Think

BC, like most great places in the world, is as multicultural as they come. But what does this actually mean for YOUR love life? It actually means less than you think – in both a good & bad way. Here’s what it means for you: The superficial:  the most immediate impact of dating outside your own… Continue reading →

7 Unavoidable Questions To Ask Your Partner Before It’s Too Late

So you’ve met someone new, and things are going great – fantastic! But before you get REALLY serious, its time for some serious questions. Dating works best when you’re having fun – keeping your first few dates light and casual is always your best bet. But at some point, there are some ‘serious’ questions that… Continue reading →

How To Get Your Date To Like You, According To Matchmakers

Before someone “Falls In Love” with you, make them “fall in like” with you first. Physical chemistry matters on a date (of course), but Matchmakers will tell you this: its NOT the most important predictor of a successful relationship match. What is? Being with someone who makes you feel good. But how can you make… Continue reading →

People Come In 4 Types — And Two Of Them Tend To Make The Best Match

There are lots of things that determine a couple’s long-term compatibility – their values, their goals, their idea of fun, their commitment to work. But what also matters is what “type” you are – and what “type” is your partner. Some types go together like bread & butter. Others like oil & water. So which type… Continue reading →

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