Des Moines, Kansas City, Kearney, Lincoln, Omaha/Council Bluffs, Sioux Falls

3 Reasons why Paying for a Matchmaker Won’t get you “Better” Dates

3 Reasons why Paying for a Matchmaker Won’t get you “Better” Dates

If there’s one thing that dating coaches in the Midwest run into often with their most challenging clients is that because their dating clients are paying for a Midwest matchmaker, they believe it entitles them to “better” than who they would meeting on their own.

Des Moines, Kansas City, Kearney, Lincoln, Omaha/Council Bluffs, Sioux Falls

Midwest Matchmaking’s 7 Methods for a Better Relationship

Midwest Matchmaking’s 7 Methods for a Better Relationship

If there’s one thing that dating coaches in the Midwest run into often with their most challenging clients is that because their dating clients are paying for a Midwest matchmaker, they believe it entitles them to “better” than who they would meeting on their own.

Des Moines, Kansas City, Kearney, Lincoln, Omaha/Council Bluffs, Sioux Falls

Midwest Matchmaking’s 5 Smart Ways to Approach Dating in Your 30s

Midwest Matchmaking’s 5 Smart Ways to Approach Dating in Your 30s

In your 20s, dating in the Midwest was probably a bit different. You dated around, kissed a few frogs, partied with your friends, survived school and got a firm grip on your career. The twenty-something decade is full of exploration and change—but then, you blow out 30 candles and suddenly, your love connection goals change.

Des Moines, Kansas City, Kearney, Lincoln, Omaha/Council Bluffs, Sioux Falls

How Dating Entitlement is Keeping You Single

How Dating Entitlement is Keeping You Single

I came across an old article I had saved about dating entitlement back in 2013, and as a professional Des Moines matchmaker, I still find it a timeless piece about how conduct very much applies both in society, but especially in romance. The title, which says it all, is “If I Can’t Accept You At Your Worst, Then Maybe You Should Stop Being So Horrible”.

Des Moines, Kansas City, Kearney, Lincoln, Omaha/Council Bluffs, Sioux Falls

Midwest Matchmaking’s 7 ‘Love Hacks’ to Keep Relationships Alive

Midwest Matchmaking’s 7 ‘Love Hacks’ to Keep Relationships Alive

Many Midwest Matchmaking clients we work with are looking to their partners to replace the companionship and emotional support once provided by extended families and local institutions like churches, clubs and organizations. Meanwhile, many dating singles in the Midwest are so busy with their jobs and parenting that they’re actually spending less time together. Studies have shown that this could be related to the decline in people’s satisfaction with their relationships.

Des Moines, Kansas City, Kearney, Lincoln, Omaha/Council Bluffs, Sioux Falls

How Young Professionals in the Midwest Date Smart

How Young Professionals in the Midwest Date Smart

Life is hectic when you’re working your way to the top as a single in the Midwest. Trying to find time to date while getting your career in order can be a whole other ballgame, that you just don’t have the time to waste on just anyone. “Dating smart” is an essential tool any successful single in Nebraska and Iowa needs to utilize to ensure you’re meeting the right match for your busy lifestyle, and someone who understands that drive to get to the top.

Des Moines, Kansas City, Kearney, Lincoln, Omaha/Council Bluffs, Sioux Falls

Dating After Divorce

Dating After Divorce - Midwest Matchmakers

ping back into the Midwest dating scene as a newly divorced single again can feel like free falling head first over a gorge. Not only have dating styles and techniques perhaps changed since you last put yourself out there, but so has technology, certain etiquette related to that technology, and expectations.  Not to mention the overwhelm that dating apps cause, it’s no wonder divorcees now newly single in Iowa and Nebraska feel so lost, and have no clue where or how to start again.

Des Moines, Kansas City, Kearney, Lincoln, Omaha/Council Bluffs, Sioux Falls

Do You Attract Commitment Phobes?

Do You Attract Commitment Phobes? (Midwest Matchmaking)

If You’re Attracting Commitment-Phobes, Midwest Matchmakers Have a Word of Advice:

As Midwest matchmakers, we hear a lot of single dating stories, dissect our client’s dating histories and attempt to get to the underlying reason why they are having trouble dating, or getting a date to become a real, flourishing relationship.

Des Moines, Kansas City, Kearney, Lincoln, Omaha/Council Bluffs, Sioux Falls

10 Dating Success Tips For Local Singles

10 Dating Success Tips

This week, our Midwest matchmakers worked together to contribute a few ideas each to compile for our clients, or anyone single in the Midwest, to aid in their success on dates. Being that we’ve been in this business for more than 30 years combined, we may know a trick or two about how to successfully date in the Midwest. Below are five tips to help anyone who is single and looking for straight-forward, cut-to-the-chase ways to help find the Midwest love of their life:

Des Moines, Kansas City, Kearney, Lincoln, Omaha/Council Bluffs, Sioux Falls

3 Successful Tips for Dating a Busy Person

3 Successful Tips for Dating a Busy Person (Midwest Matchmaking)

If you have been dating in the Midwest for a while and have encountered those Iowa singles who are always on the go, focused on their careers or traveled often for work, you know that making the time to meet them for a drink was nearly impossible. This of course, is something we see often with Midwest Matchmaking clients: they seek a local matchmaking service, go through the arduous process of hiring us, and then have limited availability for us to arrange their dates. And, a lot of times, this frustrates their dates, who are eagerly waiting to meet them – either for a first date, or anxiously awaiting that 2nd or 3rd.