Raising the Dating Bar Blog

Learn about online dating how-tos, dos and don’ts, handling the ups and downs and having fun — all as I see it from my own experiences.

My Biggest Criticism As An Online Dating Profile Writer

The Question I Can’t Answer   People often ask me what my success rate is.   It's embarrassing. I want to have an answer. A good answer. But, I don’t.    I've tried getting answers from people, but only crickets respond to my outreach. I do value what...

Cultivating Curiosity: Crafting Your Dating Profile to Stimulate Meaningful Conversations

In this digital age where we are only able to get a small glimpse into the lives of other online dating suiters, curiosity becomes even more relevant. It serves as the bridge that connects us beyond the surface-level photos and curated highlights we see online.  In...

First Impressions Count: Tips for Making Initial Contact in Online Dating

First impressions are an essential part of having success in the online dating world. According to a study published by Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, “romantic first impressions seem to linger”.  Now, you might be thinking, "Geez, that sounds kinda...

Dating Hasn’t Changed, The Tools Have.

One of the comments I hear most from clients is about how online dating “didn’t exist back then,” They say, “dating is different now.” What they are talking about is online dating. Downloading an app, creating a profile and reaching out to people via text message. ...

How Thoughtful Responses Shape Authentic Conversations

Does It Feel Like Pulling Teeth When Having An Online Conversation?   In a world where we can hide behind our screens while we meet potential matches on dating sites, it’s important to continue striving toward authenticity. Self-discovery emerges as a guiding...


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I'm on a mission to help people find themselves and be found through online dating. I craft detailed, intriguing, and interesting online dating profiles. I take the time to get to know you, so that your profile represents who you really are.
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