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Blog: Dating Advice

A Matchmaker’s Secret Guide to Dating

As matchmakers, we think carefully about what you need to do to secure successful second, third dates, and so on. Here are our top secrets for successful dating.

Mind the Age Gap

Why is age so important? Is it going to impact the fundamental aspects of a relationship? If someone can provide you with stability, security, passion, and happiness and you share a deep connection then why focus on age.

Do I need a Dating Coach?

From the person who hasn't been dating at all, to the person who has been dating casually but has been afraid to talk about the future, a dating coach can help.

Dating After Divorce

Give yourself time, make some changes and have a sense of humour whilst you navigate through the new dating landscape after divorce.

How to Make Long-Distance Relationships Work

As an International Matchmaker, I am always connecting people that are geographically separated. For these relationships to thrive, both parties need to have a positive and mature mindset as well as commitment to put in the effort.

How to Make a Good First Impression

The key to success on a first date lies as much in your attitude, as your appearance. Here are some important tips that you should consider to ensure you make a good first impression.

5 Common Gay Dating Mistakes

At Maclynn International, we have been helping exceptional people find love for many years. From our experience, we have identified five of the most common gay dating mistakes. Read on to see if you have also experienced these pitfalls.

Are we a Couple?

Have you ever been in the dreaded in-between stage of a new relationship? Here are the signs that suggest you’re a couple and are both equally invested in the relationship. 

Commitment-Phobia: The Relationship Nemesis

Do you often wonder if the grass is greener? Or does your partner checklist look like a grocery shopping list? For most people, relationships are fairly straightforward, however for others, they may not be so easy. Here are a few tell-tale signs that you have an issue with commitment.

How to Nail Virtual Dates

Virtual dates are quickly becoming the 'new normal' and are a great way to get to know someone before meeting in person. So set up your laptop, fix the lighting, dress up and get your favourite drink to get you in the mood for your virtual date.

7 Ways to Impress Your Date

Dates can be nerve wracking, especially if it's your first time meeting. Here are our top tips to impress your date, and ensure you can secure the second, third and fourth!

5 of the Best Indoor Dates!

Is now really the time to be dating? The world may be on pause but that doesn’t mean your happiness should be. Don’t let a pandemic and a little thing like not being able to leave your house stand in your way.

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