7 Steps to Build an Instant Connection on the First Date

Posted by Kelleher International on Sep 23, 2016 8:47:06 AM

First dates are full of uncertainty, but what if we could tell you how to click with someone almost instantly? Our matchmaking services are focused on finding someone who already shares many of your interests and viewpoints on the things that really matter. This sets you up for success from the very start and allows more room for the subtle art of connection. We have compiled our favorite tips and some scientifically tested psychological tricks to help you connect with your date right from the start.

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Topics: Dating, first date

Best Body Language to Get the Most from Matchmaking Services

Posted by Kelleher International on Apr 8, 2016 8:07:00 AM

shutterstock_366845381.jpgThere are a lot of things you can do to improve your chances of getting a second date. A new haircut, a spritz of fragrance, or even a stylish new outfit can all help attract your date’s attention. Our matchmakers always recommend wearing something that makes you feel good about yourself because that will also help you feel more comfortable and confident on the date. In the end, however, scientists say attraction is based on something more than just your looks: body language.

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Topics: first date

The Best Dating Advice: Talk to Strangers & Find Love!

Posted by Kelleher International on Nov 6, 2015 7:45:40 AM

How many times do you remember a parent or trusted adult warning you not to talk to strangers as a child? Perhaps you give the same advice to nieces and nephews now that you’re grown. As a child, this is smart advice to follow. As an adult, however, this habit might keep you from discovering connections with really amazing people in your area.

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Topics: first date, professional matchmaking services, professional dating service, international matchmaker, executive matchmaking, exclusive dating services, upscale matchmaking, upscale matchmaker

Break Free of First Date Small Talk

Posted by Kelleher International on Oct 30, 2015 9:11:33 AM

How many times have you been on a date with someone you really wanted to know, but the chemistry just wasn’t there? Maybe you were nervous or your date never really opened up. You were two attractive, accomplished people with similar life goals, so what gives? It’s more than likely that the reason you weren’t able to connect with your date was something so unbearably simple it has eluded even the most experienced daters for centuries: the conversation was bad.

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Topics: first date, professional matchmaking services, professional dating service, international matchmaker, executive matchmaking, exclusive dating services, upscale matchmaking, upscale matchmaker

8 Things the Girl Who Gets the Guy Does Differently

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

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

8 Ways to Nix First Date Jitters

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

It’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

How Does Status Impact Your Relationship?

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

Among 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

7 Dating Red Flags

Posted by Kelleher International on Jun 12, 2015 10:45:51 AM

First dates are the time to put your best foot forward; this is when all the manners mom taught you resurface. Napkins go on laps, bright smiles come out, and “please” and “thank you” are uttered more times than you care to count. Your date is on their best behavior because first impressions matter – and you’re both determined this is going to be the start of something special. It might sound counterintuitive, but this is actually the perfect time to watch for red flags. If your partner can’t hide an obvious warning sign on a day they should be trying to impress you, it’s only a matter of time before a tiny annoyance turns into a major issue. Your time is valuable; watch for these seven characteristic dating red flags from the matchmakers at Kelleher International to avoid wasting too much time on the wrong person – or worse – breaking your heart.

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Topics: Dating, first date

5 Secrets You Can Learn From Your Date’s Career Choice

Posted by Kelleher International on May 1, 2015 8:50:14 AM

A person’s career is the embodiment of their life choices, values and dreams, so it is important to pay attention to this critical aspect of their lives. While a person’s job alone should not determine your opinion of them, research shows that people who enjoy their careers appear more confident, relaxed and attractive to potential dates. Crack the dating code and use common information mentioned in passing to gain intimate knowledge of your date’s personality, self-confidence and even what their future holds! The matchmaking experts at Kelleher International know a person’s job says more than you think it does. Here’s what your date’s career choices tell you about them:

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Topics: relationship advice, first date

The Best 10 Ways to Prepare for a Date

Posted by Kelleher International on Apr 3, 2015 8:33:38 AM

When it comes to dates, your first impression could be the difference between a romantic goodbye and the big blow-off. It takes time, preparation, and some deep breaths to get rid of the first-date jitters and let your best-self come through. Let the matchmaking experts at Kelleher International provide you with ten foolproof ways to get your head in the game and make an impression on the big date.

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Topics: Dating, first date

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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