From Date Night to "Night Night": Dating with Kids

Posted by Kelleher International on Sep 4, 2015 9:26:20 AM

shutterstock_283575242What if we said it was okay to fall in love with two people at the same time? Marriage traditionalists might retch at the thought, but the truth is we live in a world where blended families and complicated situations rule the dating scene. Romantic comedies pitch the concept that falling in love with two people ruins relationships, but the truth is it can strengthen your bond over time and build an unbreakable foundation for a healthy future. They key is to make sure the two people you fall in love with are your significant other and his or her child.

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Topics: Relationships, advice for couples, divorce, Dating with Kids

8 Things the Girl Who Gets the Guy Does Differently

Posted by Kelleher International on Aug 28, 2015 9:52:00 AM

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It feels like some women just have all the luck. There’s always going to be that flirty blonde who seems to know exactly what to do and say to capture a man’s attention. The truth is you don’t have to be a Victoria’s Secret model to attract a man. There are, however, a few things the girl who gets the guy does differently to make herself so attractive. Professional matchmakers have all the details you need to turn your love life around and make yourself irresistible to the opposite sex. Take a peek into the secrets of the girl who always gets the guy – and steal her tips for yourself!

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Topics: Dating, Build confidence, find love, dating tips, first date, Self Help

10 Ways Busy Professionals Sabotage Their Love Lives

Posted by Kelleher International on Aug 21, 2015 9:04:06 AM

shutterstock_180611834For busy professionals, work schedules create relationship hazards within themselves. While Kelleher International’s clients actively seek lifelong romantic connections, it is also easy to fall back into old habits that include the notorious default: being single. Don’t let your subconscious sabotage your dating life just because it’s a new experience. Give love a chance and grow with another person by identifying relationship-ending habits in your life and make a change now before it’s too late!

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Topics: relationship advice, Dating, commitment, Self Help

8 Ways to Nix First Date Jitters

Posted by Kelleher International on Aug 14, 2015 8:59:40 AM

shutterstock_118416466It’s natural to be nervous before meeting someone new. After all, first dates have a tendency to be planned meticulously which results in a sort of manufactured vibe most people do not deal with when they go out with friends. First date jitters, however, frequently translate into anxious behavior that comes off as undesirable. So, how do you act natural in the most unnatural situation? As it turns out, there are plenty of ways to ease tension and bring daters back to a calm state of mind just in time for the big event! Let Kelleher International’s elite matchmakers guide you through a few tried-and-true methods for acing your first date and soothing date anxiety.

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Topics: Dating, Build confidence, first date

Upgrade 3 Common Boring Date Ideas

Posted by Kelleher International on Aug 7, 2015 8:54:00 AM

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While a personalized Kelleher International matchmaker pairs couples based on compatibility, it is still ultimately up to each individual person to make a good first impression and plan dates that will be enjoyable for both parties. The first date is usually something relaxed like lunch or coffee, but planning second (or third) date ideas can become tricky. Don’t let panic drive you to default dating options; surprise your date with creative ideas that give both of you the opportunity to interact, learn something new, and grow together. Upgrade boring date ideas to stand out from the crowd. Your date will thank you.

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Topics: Dating, date ideas

How to Spot a Rebound with 4 Easy Tips from a Matchmaker

Posted by Kelleher International on Jul 31, 2015 9:33:16 AM

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There is nothing worse in the dating world than finding the perfect person only to discover he or she just ended a serious relationship and is not quite ready to move on. The conversation might be wonderful, they might be extremely talented, and your future goals might align perfectly – but if your date is still pining over “happier times” when the so-called “love of their life” was still around, the relationship might still be doomed to failure before it’s even begun. The experts at Kelleher International screen prospective matches carefully not only for compatibility, but also for mental and emotional availability. There is no way to guarantee a date is open to a new relationship, but a professional matchmaking service can certainly tip the odds in your favor.

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Topics: Relationships, Dating, dating tips

5 Ways to Tell if Your Date has Relationship Potential

Posted by Kelleher International on Jul 24, 2015 8:59:07 AM

shutterstock_126579080Of all the phases involved in building a solid relationship, dating is by far the most uncertain. The goal is to get to know your date as a person while, at the same time, judging whether this individual has the potential to turn into a best friend or long-term relationship. Small talk, deep conversation about values, and even figuring out who drives where and pays for what can become overwhelming. Kelleher International’s elite professional matchmakers have determined which five simple traits you should notice to help turn a complicated process into an easy decision. After all, the quality of your date could very well turn into your future quality of life.

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How Does Status Impact Your Relationship?

Posted by Kelleher International on Jul 17, 2015 9:48:32 AM

shutterstock_168632963Among Kelleher International’s clients are celebrities, athletes and CEOs, all of whom have a wide variety of interests, lifestyles and goals for the future. Status absolutely plays a role in a person’s dating life. What would have been a quiet dinner at a beloved restaurant for a regular couple could turn into a media frenzy for someone more notorious. Similarly, there are questions about finding the perfect life partner: does your date value you as a person or do they simply chase stars looking to elevate their own status? Kelleher International’s elite matchmakers have broken down the dating process so you can navigate your love life as smoothly as possible.

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Topics: Dating, first date, celebrity dating

Why Your Second Date Never Happened

Posted by Kelleher International on Jul 10, 2015 9:22:31 AM

shutterstock_219210904You blew it. You went on a first date with an attractive, witty person and enjoyed their company so much you completely botched the whole experience. Don’t waste time sitting by the phone: your date is probably not going to call. Dating is as much learning from things that went wrong as it is building on the things that went right. Reflection is the best way to improve dating techniques to guarantee a better experience in the future. Let Kelleher International guide you through the multitude of ways your first date went wrong – and how to fix it for your next first date.

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Topics: Dating, dating tips

5 Ways to Exude Positivity

Posted by Kelleher International on Jul 3, 2015 9:30:00 AM

shutterstock_123286753Positivity is more than optimism – it’s also the number one most attractive quality a person can have! Humor, confidence and emotional security all stem from a positive attitude. Its importance ranges from impressing the opposite sex to improving your life as a whole and accomplishing more daily. Kelleher International’s professional dating service matches you with singles who know the value of building a positive environment in the workplace and it’s time to bring that same attitude into your personal life. The following tips are just the beginning steps toward a proactive future with a fulfilling relationship:

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Topics: Build confidence, Self Help

Whether you are a new client flying off to Paris for your first match or have been happily married for more than twenty years, Kelleher International wants to be your resource to make your journey of love wildly fulfilling, exciting, dynamic, and deeply passionate.

We’ll talk about strategies for dating success, navigating relationship land mines, and the mindset it takes to find love and make it blossom.  We will put current events in the context of seeking love and even give you a little window into the match making business and how a centuries-old tradition continues to evolve in our modern world.  The “right one” is out there for you, so check back weekly for updates or follow us on Twitter to make the most of our partnership in your future.

Let us come with you on your journey!

Jill & Amber