The Dos and Don’ts of Holiday Dating

Posted by Kelleher International on Dec 2, 2016 11:30:48 AM

shutterstock_521580667 (2).jpgThe holidays are a time to celebrate with the people you hold dear in life. They are especially meaningful when you have special someone around who can share in your excitement about the holiday season. Our matchmaking agency gets especially busy this time of year because the holidays make people want to seek out someone to share the season with them. Because of this “holiday rush,” many couples have only just begun dating and are still testing the waters with their new partner. Navigate the holiday season like a pro this year with our tips for the best holiday outfits, gifts and even ideas to spend quality time together.

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Topics: relationship advice, dating tips, seasonal dates

10 Creative Cold-Weather Date Ideas

Posted by Kelleher International on Nov 23, 2016 7:40:33 AM

shutterstock_207438631.jpgDating in the winter can be tricky. Not only are you juggling holiday travel schedules, but often weather conditions prevent more relaxed date environments like a casual stroll through the park or outdoor dining. Fortunately, winter dating has its strengths, too. This is the perfect time of year to get cozy with your significant other and embrace the magic of the season. Our matchmaking agency has 10 cold-weather date ideas you will love.

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Topics: Dating, seasonal dates, matchmaking agency

10 Holiday Gift Ideas for New Couples

Posted by Kelleher International on Nov 18, 2016 7:27:44 AM

shutterstock_488907610.jpgHoliday gifts can be a tricky subject for many new couples. You might not know each other well enough to pick out a personalized gift, but you still want to impress your date with something thoughtful. While a matchmaking agency arranges introductions between compatible couples, it is still up to you to discover what kind of shared interests you have. Consider the types of dates your partner has suggested. Did they get really excited about a movie coming out or a new piece of technology that recently made its debut? Pick up on these cues and try to use them to your advantage. If you’re still stuck, our matchmakers have you covered with these unique holiday gift ideas that work for anyone:

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Topics: gifts for him, gifts for her, gestures of love, seasonal dates, gift ideas for couples

Home for the Holidays: Is Your Date Ready to Meet the Folks?

Posted by Kelleher International on Nov 11, 2016 7:42:56 AM

shutterstock_348660407.jpgWith the holidays approaching, many new couples will be faced with an awkward question: how soon is too soon to meet your partner’s family? While our matchmakers generally recommend waiting at least a few months before taking that giant leap, there really is no one-size-fits-all answer. Some couples report a great experience introducing their significant other to family members after only a few dates while others need a year (or two) to make that kind of commitment. Our matchmaking agency has a quick guide to help you decide if this is the right time to take the plunge:

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Topics: holidays, dating tips, seasonal dates

Your Guide to Surviving Cuffing Season

Posted by Kelleher International on Nov 4, 2016 8:34:12 AM

shutterstock_374629588.jpgBaby, it’s cold outside . . . but your love life can still sizzle! Cuffing season has arrived and you may already be partaking in the festivities without even realizing it. Our matchmakers delved into the elusive dating practices that take place during cuffing season to offer you the latest and greatest survival guide. With Kelleher International by your side, it’s easy to get through the colder seasons with your heart intact.

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Topics: Dating, dating tips, seasonal dates

6 Tips to Work With Your Partner – and Succeed!

Posted by Kelleher International on Oct 28, 2016 8:46:52 AM

shutterstock_486634612.jpgE! Online announced last week that Chris Pratt would appear on the TV show Mom to woo his real-life wife, Anna Faris. Pratt and Faris will join the ranks of many other successful celebrity couples who have worked together over the years, including:

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Topics: Dating, professional matchmaking services, Workplace Romance

Is it True Love or Just a Fantasy? 5 Tips to Find Out

Posted by Kelleher International on Oct 21, 2016 8:29:37 AM

shutterstock_280653731.jpgWe’ve all had bad relationships, but usually the red flags are obvious: aggressive behavior, inability to commit, emotional unavailability, etc. However, there is actually a subtler red flag that our matchmakers watch out for: the fantasy bond. This bond fools people into believing they are in a connected, loving relationship when the reality is that they are just faking their way through the motions of a relationship without actually putting any effort into it.

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Topics: gestures of love, Self Help, matchmaking services, Communication

A Matchmaker’s Advice for The Woman About to Give Up On Love

Posted by Kelleher International on Oct 14, 2016 8:47:28 AM

shutterstock_416294968.jpgResearch indicates that nearly 75 percent of Americans believe in soul mates. That’s a vast majority of the country’s population who believe there really is one “perfect” person out there for them. Whether relationships are determined by fate, destiny or choice, the truth is that even when you are with the right person, love takes work. Doubts are a natural part of forming relationships with other people. So, to the woman who might be wondering if her relationship is worth it – or to the woman who is single and wondering if love really is in the cards for her, our matchmakers have a few pieces of wisdom to help guide you through the storm.

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Topics: Dating, Self Help

Matchmakers Dish on NYC’s Biggest Dating Obstacles

Posted by Kelleher International on Oct 7, 2016 8:42:36 AM

shutterstock_190608062.jpgNew York City is saturated with single people, but unfortunately they are not all ready to mingle. In addition to an already imbalanced male-to-female ratio in NYC, today’s culture does not always promote lasting love. The problem is no longer finding someone – it’s about finding the right one. Our matchmakers have all the tools necessary to help locate that one perfect person in NYC who is on your level emotionally, physically and intellectually.

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Topics: dating tips, matchmaker NYC

The Prenup Exposé Every Couple Needs to Hear

Posted by Kelleher International on Sep 30, 2016 2:30:00 PM

shutterstock_180321413.jpgBrad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have been at the forefront of tabloids lately with news of their pending divorce. Even our CEO, Amber Kelleher-Andrews, opened up to The Morning Show about her 2005 prediction that their relationship would face many challenges, including the pressures of celebrity, competition in the film industry, and even health concerns related to Jolie’s double mastectomy in 2013. While Pitt and Jolie have faced adversity from the start, their split will be eased by an ironclad prenuptial agreement.

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Topics: Engagement, Proposal planning

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.

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