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creative date ideas

Ditch Dinner and a Movie! Get Some Creative Date Ideas


Time to dust off the ol’ thinking cap.  Dinner and a movie dates are so played out, and it’s time to switch it up a little, especially if the person you’re dating you want to impress. Val talks about her date with The Comedian where he arranged to meet her at a chocolate making class where you could bring your…

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red flag, dating advice

Checking off the Red Flag Checklist


Dating can be scary especially when you’re not prepared.  This week, I found this fantastic red flag checklist (click link here) that qualifies your date.  If you’re looking for a long term relationship, this is a great guide to go by before it’s too late.  You know, like when you realize that the guy was crazy four months into the…

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Loved and lost

Is it Better to Have Loved and Lost?


Brenda and I got into a heated debate regarding a recent article by the Huffington Post called We Don’t Always End up with the Loves of Our Lives, and that’s okay.  I think it didn’t sit well with me because it seems to have a negative connotation.  However, Brenda takes a little spin on the idea that it’s okay to…

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women sabotage relationships

4 Ways Women Sabotage Relationships


Sometimes we get in our own way.  Women sabotage relationships and lose the opportunity to date really great guys.  On today’s podcast, we open with a new segment called #ILoveYouBut where we talk about our husbands and things that might annoy us just a little bit.  Please join in the conversation and post your own #ILoveYouBut on Twitter.  We would…

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online dating profile

3 Ingenious Ways You Can Make Your Online Dating Profile Better


Happy Mardi Gras!  Creating an online dating profile can be a daunting task if you don’t know exactly what to do.   Today, Brenda and Val gives you some tips on how to make your online dating profile stand out!  Take pictures that slay It’s important that the photos on your online dating profile represent who you are as a…

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Timing and chemistry

It’s All About Timing and Chemistry


There are two elements to get a good, quality relationship started.  It’s all about timing and chemistry.  When both are in place, it seems relationships go a little bit more flawlessly than you might have anticipated.  It’s true when you know you know, and the timing will be right. When is it the right time? Sometimes we meet people in…

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Valentine's Day, valentines day

The Best of Valentine’s Day


Valentine’s Day is finally here.  We know many of you might think of today as Singles Awareness Day, but in today’s episode, we debunk that idea.  Just a warning, there is some wine involved in this conversation, so there will be some great tangents. Both Brenda and I have our favorite experiences when it comes to this highly popularized day.…

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4 ways to spice it up in the bedroom

5 Ways to Change Up Your Bedroom Routine


Want to spice up your bedroom routine just in time for Valentine’s Day?  This episode is for you!  Our in-house Pure Romance sales representative, Brenda, shares with you secrets to getting your man all hot and heavy.  We want your experience to be enjoyable. Change Positions Sometimes missionary can get, boring.  There’s an app for that.  But if anything, invest in…

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online dating, relationships, relationship advice, dating, dating advice

How Online Dating has Changed Relationships FOREVER


Being part of the older end of the Millenial generational spectrum, Brenda and Val discuss what dating used to be like in the 1990s.  The internet has changed dating in a way that was not fathomed not even two decades ago.  Both Brenda and I met our husbands on a dating app.  We wouldn’t have it any other way.  However,…

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qualify your date, dating, dating advice, podcast

How to Qualify Your Date


Welcome to our new and improved podcast, Love Bits & Bytes.  Qualifying your date should be just as important as your hygiene.  Think about it.  You are planning to be intimate with this person, share your deepest darkest secrets, and introduce them to the most important people in your life. So you should know who you are dating before getting…

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