As a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Samantha earned her Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology, completing her thesis on gender differences in infidelity and counseling couples through an affair.
Plus, it’s way too easy to become addicted to dating apps, and to treat them as a game or ego boost.
Isn’t the whole point of online dating to get offline and meet in person?
If you follow me on social media, you know I’m a big proponent of online dating—that’s how I met my handsome hubby, after all!
But I do believe in this techno-centric world singles are losing important interpersonal skills, especially non-verbal behaviors such as how to look up from your phone, make eye contact, and smile.
Some stories are juicy, some are insightful, and some will have you screaming, "I had the same thing happen to me! , shares how she rewired her way of thinking with dating optimism to attract her perfect other half.
" On every episode, you'll get real takeaways to apply to your own life, all while laughing along the way. We talk about what you put out into the universe, why being so available often backfires, and how to become so happy that the right person will naturally be drawn to you. From the person you had a one-night stand with six years ago, to the one who suddenly stopped texting you after dating for a couple months, to the person you loved so completely...For instance, if you live an active lifestyle and desire someone physically fit, where might this type of person spend their time?you meet, but more so about being aware of your surroundings and being approachable.The more I smiled, asked questions, and listened to the answers, the more I learned.I learned that my barista was a former college professor who had given up teaching to sell lattes. A fellow Lyft rider had a degree in actuarial science but worked as an options trader for a large produce company. The man pouring cream in his coffee next to me at my favorite coffee shop was an assistant superintendent of Chicago’s Department of Streets and Sanitation.For example, if you see a cutie at the grocery store, say, “Hi, do you know how to tell if this fruit is ripe? ” If it’s an activity, you can ask someone if they’ve done it before or how to do it, offer a suggestion, or give them a compliment about what they’re doing.