4 Lies Dating Coaches Tell

– by Wes Colton, Introvert Unbound

As a dating coach, few things bother me more than bad advice from other coaches. Often times, it’s simply a lack of understanding on their part and they’re only putting out lousy information because they don’t know any better. But all too frequently dating coaches will tell you things they know are false just to sell their services.

In an effort to keep you from falling for the b.s., here’s my list of the top four lies dating coaches tell.

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5 Signs It’s Time to Hire a Dating Coach

– by Regina Hopkins, Introvert Unbound

coachingThe effective presentation of your personality is your ticket to winning at dating. Bottom line: You not only need a sharp and unique style that sets you apart from the crowd, but also the social skills and confidence to display your best self if you want to land more dates or find your partner.

Not sure if the image you’re projecting is going to entice potential dates? Here are 5 signs you could use some help from the pros:

1) You’re re-entering the dating world for the first time in several years

Times have changed since you were last on the hunt for a date. Professional coaches can make sure you’re putting your best possible self out there. They’ll get you up to date with current dating trends, review your social strategies, troubleshoot problem areas, and set you up with a game plan for success.

2) You’re not getting dates on your own

The experts can help you highlight your strengths, skills and unique personal attributes that set you apart. They’ll give you a plethora of ideas and strategies for meeting new people and feeling good about your dating life.

3) You’re not sure what information to include in your online dating profile

Coaches can work with you to figure out what you need to include (and what you don’t).

4) You’re questioning whether your online profile is being overlooked

The pros will ensure that you’re standing out amongst the vast pool of online dating profiles.

5) You’re struggling to “sell” yourself

If you’re not the type to brag, you may struggle to make a case for why you’re a fantastic date and potentially even more for the right person. A dating coach will have no problem boasting about your greatest attributes, successes and personal characteristics that make you unique and attractive to others.

If any of these situations sound familiar to you, it’s time to call in the professionals. Get your FREE 30-minute online or phone consultation with Introvert Unbound coaches Wes Colton, Certified MBTI Practitioner and Regina Hopkins, licensed professional counselor, TODAY!

Questions? Contact wes@introvertunbound.com or call 720-209-0338.

Why Most Advice for Introverts is Dead Wrong

– by Wes Colton, Introvert Unbound

Danger Bad Advice AheadI love everything about being an introvert, from my thoughtfulness, to my preference for deep connection, to my appreciation of solitude. As a writer and musician, introversion is central to my being and I wouldn’t change it for anything.

Writing about and working with other introverts, I’ve come across countless introvert books and blogs, videos and podcasts, Facebook pages and groups, and Twitter accounts. I’ve learned so much great stuff from these sources, including the science behind introversion, the need to accept the way our brains work, and of course all the funny cartoons.

However, there’s one rotten thread I’ve found running through most of them: encouragement for introverts NOT to push our comfort zone. Either implicitly or explicitly, the message is all too often that because you’re an introvert it’s okay to avoid socializing. And that if people think you’re weird because you never talk to or hang out with them, it’s up to them to change.

For fifteen long years, I bought into this terrible advice, not realizing how much this mindset contributed to my depression and anxiety. Only when I started to question whether being a virtual hermit was good for my mental health, did my life change for the better.

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