Dating tips and advice for singles
My advice is: look at the person and not the occupation or qualifications they may or may not have.’ Change your expectations: ‘You’re not searching for someone who is perfect, you’re searching for someone who is perfect for you.
If you’re approach and requirements in a relationship have always been the same and things haven’t worked out, switch it up.
If you’re the type of person who wants the long-term relationship, the marriage and the kids, you need to be committed to finding the right person.’ Don’t be an academic snob: ‘This is the biggest issue from women to men.
There are a huge number of single, highly successful, highly educated women in this country but for every one woman who has third level education there is only 0.6 of an equivalent in men.
However, finding ‘the one’ can be a frustrating, long and difficult process.
We spoke to Feargal Harrington, Director and Co-Founder of Intro Matchmaking about the good, the bad, and the ugly of the dating world.
The next time you meet them, they might be calmer, more collected and more at ease.
Dating is work, it requires time, money, effort and commitment.Love isn’t as simple as that, you’re not buying a house or a product, you’re looking for a human with whom you want to spend the rest of your life with and so, you need to be approaching it with a very much open-minded, flexible, willingness to compromise attitude.Look at the person and not the location.’ Make time for dating: ‘Between working late at the executive job or focusing on our social commitments, people often tell us that they simply don’t have time for dating and that’s when they turn to online services like Tinder and Bumble.Topics like these make the other person uncomfortable. Present yourself well, look fresh and clean but don’t go too overboard for the first date.’ Exes are not on the menu: ‘This is an absolute no-go.Conversations about exes or dating history put a negative spin on the date.