Google “dating dos & don’ts” and you’ll quickly be flooded with a ton of articles. Do be on time, don’t talk to too much, and do use your manners. Most people know these dating tips. But when you ask a matchmaker who is on the frontline every day—someone like our Orange County matchmakers who have been heling singles for nearly 30 years—you’ll get a different response.
We talk to a large number of clients on a daily basis, whether it’s evaluating their dates, arranging their dates, or prepping them for upcoming dates. We hear many stories—inspiring, surprising, and shocking. To help everyone make the best out of their dating life, we’ve compiled the top dating dos and don’ts for first date success.