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      The Single Scene Column                                           ©




      By Kelly Leary , Founder of Revolution Dating        Ghosting:  When  someone  you’ve  been  seeing   Business Journal, and numerous other media outlets. Please
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                                                         vanishes without a trace. You could have been dating a   call our hotlines seven days a week at 561-630-XOXO (9696)
      Decoding the New Dating                            few days, or months, but one day they simply disappear.   in the Palm Beaches and South Florida area or 772-932-
      Language                                           They don’t return your texts, and may even block you   HERE (4373) on the Treasure Coast. You may also visit our
                                                                                                           informational only website at www.revolutiondating.com. All
                                                         to avoid having the break-up conversation with you. It’s
                                                         cowardly, but sadly common, especially with a vast array   inquiries are confidential. Background checks are required.
        The Love Business is                             of dating apps at our fingertips.                 All applicants must be prescreened in person at our private
      booming with new couples                             Zombie-ing: If you’ve been ghosted, the culprit may   practice to be eligible. This is NOT online dating.
      and engagements. I can’t                           resurface. It’s usually a decent amount of time after they
      count how many dynamic                             disappeared, and they often act like nothing happened,   Around Town TAKEN
      duos are enjoying the                              like a revived corpse.
      fireworks together all                               Nexting: With all the apps at our fingertips and singles   Couples & More...
      summer long because of us.                         finding it so easy to communicate via a smart phone, anyone
      Summertime is the kick-off                         can be anyone. False confidence abounds and many just feel     This club has found that connecting to the right people at
      of Cuffing Season, the time                        they can jump to the next in an instant...and guess what?   the right places for the right causes, attracts even more dynamic
      when finding a girlfriend                          They can. This is a weak testimony to a real man or woman   and successful singles as a bonus! Not only is this award
      or boyfriend becomes even                          who is looking to date sincerely as a romantic goal. If you   winning dating and events club growing by leaps and bounds,
      more appealing as the                              feel you are in this trap, get out quickly.       they are also rising in the ranks of the eyes and hearts of the
      countdown to the big holidays                        Stashing: When the person you’re dating doesn’t   public. All eyes on Revolution Dating, and Kelly and her team
      is officially in motion.                           introduce you to their friends or family, and doesn’t   of real life Earth angels. There is simply no reason to spend
        As your leader of love, I have decided to bring you up to   post anything about you on social media. Basically,   the summer alone with this club in town...just look at these
      date on some new “terms” being used by singles today. The   you’re their secret boyfriend or girlfriend, while they   photos! Revolution Dating would like to thank all who have
      old-fashioned meeting through introduction by a friend is   feel justified in “stashing” you on the shelf, pretending   supported and promoted their club for so many years. America,
      the best way to go...and that is what we recreate at my club.   nothing is going on to the outside world, and keeping   especially Florida, will be seeing much more growth from
      So Ready-Set-Go. Be aware and enjoy the next chapter of   their options open. If they proclaim you as their romantic   this successful dating club
      your life. Knowledge is power. The power of love knows   interest, they will have to give up their search.   in the years to come. At least
      no boundaries but first we must know who we are dating     Benching: Before you have “the talk” with your   someone is doing it right! Say
      and what goes on “Behind the Screens!” (Yikes). Online   new partner about whether you are in an exclusive   no to online dating and make
      daters beware...and social media lovers...heed my advice!   relationship, you are at risk of being “benched.” Like   your appointment to meet
      It’s just too easy to get into trouble if you are dating via   the sports term, where players are left on the bench as   with Kelly and her team, as
      the internet in any way. In this day and age, dating begins   reserves, you might find yourself being someone’s back-  she is in very high demand
      and ends with our smart phones…Time To Get Smarter.   up option as they continue to look around. They may   this summer! Their schedules
      Learn the Dating Dictionary, circa 2018:           come back to you if nobody better comes along, but that   are filling up quickly! Call
        Micro-Cheating: Inappropriate flirting or contact with   doesn’t give one high hopes for the relationship, does it?  the main hotline now at 561-
      another that lacks physical touch. It goes beyond emotional     Today,  more  than  ever,  I  realize  why  this  club  has   630-XOXO (9696)! If not
      infidelity, in that this usually occurs on an electronic device   become so popular among our members who are too smart   now then when? Enjoy these
      in one way or another. How do you know if you have   for the shark tank. If you are someone who has resisted   photos below and know...you  Chris & Dani, est. 2015, will
      crossed the line? If you are doing anything you would not   dating because of all of the above, I don’t blame you. BUT   could be next! Have no fear!  be watching fireworks again
      want your partner knowing about (when it comes to dating   you do have to stand up for what you want at some point   Your summer is LOVE here!  this summer thanks to RD!
      or flirting) like texting inappropriately, sending photos   and take a strong calculated risk. Not everyone is obsessed
      or sharing intimate feelings with anyone other than your   with his or her screens! Not everyone would risk his or her
      “exclusive” partner, then you are micro-cheating.   safety, money or sanity on internet dating or blind flirting.
        Love  Bombing: The  flame that  burns  too fast  dies   You don’t have to either. Don’t think of what you have to
      quickly. You feel someone fell madly in love with you   lose today, think of what you have to gain. Be confident,
      but they have never met you or you met briefly. In this   smart, and carry on my friend! It’s time you start dating
      case you definitely should think twice. Why is he or she   smart too. You got this--and so do we!
      falling so fast and they barely know you? How many     Let’s claim some internet-independence!
      times have they done this before?                                                           XOXO,
        Catfishing:  When a person lures someone into a                                            Kelly
      relationship by pretending to be someone else online
      or has greatly altered their appearance. Catfishes often     Kelly Leary, Founder of Revolution Dating has a master’s
      steal photos from strangers’ profiles, and sometimes   degree in psychology and 27 successful years in the dating
      even create multiple personas to make their stories more   industry. A top matchmaker, now known as THE Florida
      believable. They will try to continue a “fake” relationship   Matchmaker, she has been profiled by ABC News, The Palm        Theresa (now an honorary
      for months--always avoiding a face-to-face meeting.   Beach Post, PalmBeacher Magazine, The South Florida   Barbara & Gordon, est. 2016,  Cupid too) & Frank, est.
                                                                                                           will be paired off again this  2017, will be boating  all
                                                                                                           summer thanks to RD!    summer long thanks to RD!
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