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Trick Or Cheat: Top 10 Ways Men Trick You Into Believing They Are Being Faithful

Behind every affair is a trail of tell-tale signs that make you think he might be cheating. Often times, though, these signs are subtle and are only detected in hindsight, after the affair comes to light. We all think we know the signs that he’s cheating, whether it be through sketchy phone calls, increased focus on appearance, or late hours at work. However some men are able to commit infidelity without any of the “normal” signs we are accustomed to….

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Halloween Costume Ideas for Couples

Long before donning a scary costume became a thing, believe it or not, matchmaking played a part in many traditional Halloween rituals in the 1700’s and 1800’s. In particular, many had to do with helping young women identify their future husbands and reassuring them that they would someday with luck, by next Halloween, be married. In 18th-century Ireland, a matchmaking cook might bury a ring in her mashed potatoes on Halloween night, hoping to bring true love to the diner…

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Unique Date Ideas in Austin

As an Austin Professional Matchmaker, I am constantly searching for unique date ideas that go well with the relaxed and quirky vibe Austin is known for.  These unique date ideas will create romance and help you get to know someone in another light besides just candlelight! Doing an activity on a date is a great way to ease the pressure, and it lets someone see a cool, fun side of you that may not come across in a stuffy restaurant….

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10 Conversations To Have Before You Get married

If you’re getting married, you and your partner probably have a lot of things in common: friends, hobbies, interests, experiences, and values. Yet communication is the key to ongoing harmony in any relationship. Professional matchmaker Julia McCurley of Something More suggests ten essential points that every couple should make sure to talk about before you get married. Money Talks Regardless if you are married or not, money is often tied up with all kinds of emotional importance, and it can…

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Excuse Me, I’m Single:  Top 5 Ways to Approach Anyone, Anywhere

IF THERE’S ONE skill that will catapult you in work, love and life, it’s the ability to approach anyone, anywhere, anytime, and form a new relationship.  I’m willing to bet that the urge to approach someone new—a cute girl on the street, a professional hero at a conference, or a dude at a cafe who seems like he’d be a cool friend—struck you at least once this week. I’m also willing to bet that you let at least one of those moments…

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