Have you heard of the term “hamster wheel”? Well, its not just about the exercise medium of the beloved pet of many 6 year olds. It actually applies to the dreaded first date. To clarify what hamster wheel means, according to Urban Dictionary , the expression means “when someone just keeps running in circles (and making the same mistakes) in their life, instead of progressing”.
As an Austin Matchmaker, I have observed that this hamster wheel trap is alive and well in today’s first date feedback I get from clients. Getting a first date is easy, getting the second date can be a like a merry-go-round that never stops. What if I could tell you how to click with someone almost instantly? Clients of my professional matchmaking service are privy to my top nine strategies to guarantee you will get a first date that leads to second date—not ways to manipulate people or to be fake, but to make sure that it is clear that you are interested in being more than friends. Now it’s your turn to get off that hamster wheel! READ ON
Julia McCurley is a Certified Matchmaker, former IT recruiter who brings a personal touch to finding love and happiness. Her company, Something More, has facilitated over two thousand introductions and helped create hundreds of successful relationships.