Dating Coaching 101: The Benefits of Hiring a Dating Coach

Finding love and building meaningful connections can be a daunting task, with many individuals struggling to navigate the complexities of dating, from online dating to in-person encounters. This is where dating coaching, whether for men or women, offers a tailored approach to improving your dating skills, ultimately setting you up for stronger and more fulfilling relationships.

The Role of a Dating Coach

A dating coach, also known as a date coach, is a trained professional who provides guidance, support, and advice to individuals seeking to enhance their dating experiences. Online dating coaching has become increasingly popular in recent years due to the rise of digital dating platforms. These experts help clients identify their dating goals, work on self-improvement, and develop effective strategies to succeed in the dating world. Whether you’re new to dating or have been on the scene for a while, a dating coach can offer valuable insights and practical tools to boost your confidence and success.

Tailored Dating Coaching for Men and Women

Dating coaching is not one-size-fits-all, and it’s essential to recognize that men and women may face unique challenges in the dating arena. For men, dating coaching often focuses on aspects like confidence-building, effective communication, and understanding what women seek in a partner. On the other hand, dating coaching for women might centre around self-empowerment, setting healthy boundaries, and navigating the intricacies of modern dating. Regardless of your gender, a skilled coach can provide personalized guidance to address your specific needs and concerns.

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The Advantages of Dating Coaching

Investing in coaching, whether online or in-person, offers a multitude of advantages. Here are some key benefits:

1. Increased Confidence: Date coaching helps boost your self-esteem and self-assurance, making you more attractive to potential partners.

2. Improved Communication: Enhance your conversational skills, learn to express your desires and boundaries, and create deeper connections.

3. Effective Online Dating Strategies: With the rise of online dating, a dating coach can teach you how to create a compelling profile, select the right dating apps, and navigate the digital dating landscape successfully.

4. Personal Growth: Beyond dating, the skills you acquire through coaching can positively impact various aspects of your life, including friendships and professional relationships.

5. Long-Term Relationship Success: Dating coaching equips you with the tools to not only find love but also maintain healthy, long-lasting relationships.

In conclusion, dating coaching, whether in the form of online or personalized, offers a valuable opportunity for personal growth and relationship success. It’s a transformative journey that empowers individuals to become better daters, stronger partners, and ultimately find the love and connections they desire in today’s dating landscape.

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Flare Events: Spring Blog 2023

Daters! As the flowers are about to bloom and mother nature teasing us with summer weather, it can only mean one thing… The Spring season of Flare has begun! Everything from expanding our Canadian city range to bringing fun and exciting new events for singles to try this season will be a great prelude for the summer season. Along with events coming back by popular demand and ramping up our current events is sure to make it a lovely season for daters.

Since the start of the year we started hosting events in Calgary to a great success for our daters, which is why we’re bringing a special event your way! Introducing our VR Game Night in partnership with Zero Latency which combines the excitement of virtual reality and our unique speed dating experience together to make a date night you’ll never forget. We hope Calgary enjoys our arcade style events and look out for more unique in the coming future!

Vancouver and Ottawa have also got additions as we have expanded our area in both respected cites and have added new venues for daters to explore our events. For Ottawa, we have our signature dating events at Afterlight and Orleans Brewing Co; while for our more adventurous types can come to Level One Game Pub or BATL Axe Throwing for a more thrilling time.

Daters in Vancouver have a great plater of venues to choose from as well including Cinema Public House, Paddlewheeler and Johnnie Fox’s, which we hope sets the mood for all our daters this season.

Last but not least, back by popular demand we are bringing back our Sushi and Singles Date night at Roll This Way! Mixing the classic pleasures of sushi dates and our signature speed dating brings a night of culture and ambience. Our next Sushi and Singles Date night is set for May 31st , so get ready to learn, love and eat again and again!

As our Spring Season is just getting started, we hope you bring events that will want you to spread the love of Flare all through out 2023 and the years to come! So keep an eye out for upcoming dates and as always, we love to hear from our daters about their success Flare has created for them, so never be shy about telling us or even other daters about your experiences!


Winter 2022 Update

As 2022 comes to a close, we at Flare are thrilled to see the success our daters have had this year! This year has set the foundation for creating meaningful connections through our events and what we here at Flare strive to have as an environment for daters to find one another. The Flare winter season has just begun and has a lot to bring to set off the new year, so come in from the cold and warm up with the cozy Flare setting.

Our winter season kicks off this year with a new and exciting Comedy Bar date night! In collaboration with Backroom Comedy Club, we are blending the hilarity of standup comedy with our signature speed dating to create an evening full of flirtatious fun that everyone is sure to enjoy.

Back by popular demand our Sushi & Singles date night will be returning with Roll This Way starting early next year, so get ready to learn, love and eat again and again! Additionally, we are thrilled to announce exciting new venues we will be dating at in 2023, with Brickworks Ciderhouse coming to Toronto, and Paddlewheeler coming to Vancouver.

Alongside our in person events, we are revamping our Digital Dating events this year to be a more enjoyable and accessible experience for our daters. We are confident these improvements will further add to the way you interact with other daters and make for a more signature Flare experience. Details regarding our new Digital Dating will be available soon with information on how the event will take place.

Flare would like to thank every dater that made 2022 a great year for us and as a thank you for your support, we are planning to make the upcoming year our biggest yet! So let us know about your 2022 experience with Flare on any of our socials as we love to hear from our guests and the success it has brought them. As always, our upcoming events are updated weekly, so come join us for a holiday season event and we look forward to dating with you again in the new year!

Fall 2022 Update

As the leaves are changing color and falling to the ground, we welcome our daters to the autumn Flare season! The end of summer and the beginning of fall has introduced new events to our signature Flare experience and already has our daters raving for more. We understand that our attendees want to change with the season and have different experiences along with it, so we have curated our events to the right setting. Nothing better to enjoy the ambience of autumn by finding the right connection at night of joy and intrigue with Flare.

New and exciting events are coming at a rapid pace as we have introduced our Sport’s Fling speed dating and our Sushi & Singles date night. Starting our partnership with MLSE kicked off this year with our football fling event that brought the world of sports and speed dating together. So whether you want to experience the game with a group of single sport’s fans or try something that may find you the fun connection you’ve been looking for, this event may be the one for you.

Spending a night learning how to make sushi along with daters before enjoying it yourself is truly as satisfying as it sounds, which is exactly why we introduced our Sushi & Singles date night. Hearing the overwhelming response for this event is exactly what Flare is all about, which is why we’ll be announcing more dates very soon. Our partnership with Roll This Way has brought the fun of going on a sushi date along with a twist of an experience that you’ll never forget!

Halloween is upon us and we are very excited for a special priced axe throwing event with BATL to celebrate a night of haunt, adventure and maybe even a little love… Our monthly axe throwing event will come at a discounted price for Halloween night and we hope to see you in costume for a night of fare.

Looking forward to the end of fall and the beginning of the winter Flare season, we will have a lot of events to announce for our daters. So keep an eye out for upcoming dates and as always, we love to hear from our daters about their success Flare has created for them, so never be shy about telling us or even other daters about your experiences!

Spring 2022 Update

Daters! As summer approaches, Flare events are ramping up for the season of fun and exciting date nights. Since the spring has begun, Flare has introduced various new dating events that change the way daters experience the world of speed dating.  Our events that have prioritized a lively and unique experience have created an environment where daters are able to connect with each other without judgment. We never want people to think that dating is a chore, so we made our events curated for the experience rather than just a way of meeting.

Our diversity in types of events we host has brought daters together in different ways, spanning from our new Axe Throwing events that has taken finding your “Battle-Axe” to another level with the excitement and thrill of going on an adventure with everyone around you. If you prefer your evenings to be a lot more relaxing, we hosted our very first movie date night as we take the classic date activity and mix it with our signature Flare spin on it. Flare feels that having the option to choose different types of events allows everyone to find the setting that they feel the most comfortable in or something they’ve always wanted to try.

Introducing our Beer Flight Date Nights alongside our Mixology events has created quite the buzz this spring. As we bring the fun of night life to the energy of speed dating a dynamic duo is created that further allows daters to relax and enjoy the ambience of the setting. Events for all age groups is what Flare has been striving to curate and perfect for our attendees. As Flare continues to think of new experiences for daters to try out, we always try to balance the event and the dating, so everyone feels that they had enough time to get to know one another.  

The summer of Flare is just beginning and we will be covering all our new events in monthly posts to show what we have to offer to daters. We always love to hear from our attendees and how much success they’ve found with Flare, so always let us know what we mean to you at events and on social media. So let’s all get Flared up this summer and have an experience daters will never forget. Our upcoming events page is always being updated with new events, we hope to see you at one of them!

Best questions to ask at a speed dating event!

You’re at the speed dating event, you take a seat. On the other end of the table is a potential match. There are 8 minutes on the clock and counting. What do you say? What do you ask?? Here is our pick of some of the best speed date questions and topics to make use of your 8 minutes.

  • What do you do for work?
    • A great way to find out what your date is passionate about! 
  • Are you a good cook?
    • I mean who doesn’t love food! This also opens the floor to their favorite foods and maybe even a second date because now you have to try their food. 
  • If you could live anywhere in the world where would it be?
    • This is a great way to see if they’re more of a city or nature person and where they prefer to live in their day to day life.
  • What’s on your bucket list?
    • This opens the floor up to fun conversations and also gives you an idea of how compatible you may be! Maybe they’re adventurous like you or maybe they don’t like traveling but instead focus their time on fulfilling their career goals.
  • What are your hobbies or what’s one hobby you would love to start?
    • This is a great opportunity to learn what they love to spend their time on in their free time. If they answer with they don’t have any, or they don’t have time for any hobbies; they also may not have time for a relationship.
  • Favorite music genres?
    • Humans are beautifully complex creatures and depending on our moods we are likely to bounce more between genres than specific artists or bands.
  • Favorite TV shows, movies or books?
    • A classic topic and something that is easy to chat about, and hey you might even get some good Netflix recommendations! 
  • What’s the worst date you’ve ever been on?
    • Everyone has a story of their worst date and this is the perfect question to break the tension and it usually results in lots of laughs!

Flare Events is a Toronto speed dating events boutique. We live and have dated in Toronto, know the culture of the city and Toronto’s dating scene, and decided to create fun speed dating events that are fun and nurture genuine connection. Check our upcoming speed dating events here.