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Readers Favorite Non-Internet Dating Company Its Just Lunch

08/16/17

By Aly Payne

Love stories don’t begin with a swipe to the right; they begin with the way he adjusts his glasses or the way her nose wrinkles when she laughs. “Chemistry happens face-to-face,” and no dating service is more familiar with this premise than It’s Just Lunch (IJL).

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Can Dating Make You Healthier? 46% of Daters Think Being in Love is Good For Their Waistlines

07/19/17

By Hayley Matthews

Oftentimes, staying healthy and looking attractive are one in the same. The desire to attract a partner can be a strong motivating factor to watch what you eat or go to the gym every week. Maybe an active dating life is the best medicine. Studies seem to support the idea that many daters feel motivated to stay fit when in a relationship or looking to get in a relationship.

It’s Just Lunch, a matchmaking firm for busy professionals, gave us a look at their own internal insights on the subject. The team’s “Dating, Dining, and Push-Ups” survey investigated the link between healthy habits and dating, and the results are striking.

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Secrets to Making Every First Date Less Awkward

03/13/17

By Emily Rekstis

The world is round. The sun always rises and sets. And first dates can be awkward. It's just the way of life. So what is it that makes first dates so weird? "Fear of the unknown, fear of being rejected," says Irene LaCota of dating site It's Just Lunch. While there are ways to make things less uncomfortable, even the concept of a first date leads to inevitable awkwardness. "You're so new to each other that you don't have any common ground yet," therapist Jill Whitney explains. "You're both aware that you're evaluating each other. You're both trying to strike a balance between making a good impression and being your authentic self. With all this going on, of course things can be awkward."

It can seem hard, maybe even impossible to avoid, but it's not. I talked to psychologists and relationship experts to get their secrets on how to truly release awkwardness and tension. Hopefully with these 10 secrets, both of you will be able to enjoy each other's company and conversation. Hey, it might even lead to date number two!

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This Valentine’s Day, politics is a minefield

02/17/17

By Mark Huffman

Back before the surprise outcome of the election, the dating site It's Just Lunch conducted a poll of its members to determine the impact politics had on romance. It was surprised to learn that one-third of respondents had experienced "a ruined date" because the subject of politics came up and one partner did not like the other's opinion.

About half of those in the survey said dating someone with a different political view might be fine in the short-run, but not for the long-haul. Thirty-eight percent of single women said they avoid dating men with "strong political views."

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Where to Meet People

02/10/17

The Guide to Social Life in the Corridor
Addison Magazine Feb/ March 2017

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