ASK THE DATING COACH: How to Confidently Approach Women. Plus: Emoji Tips & (Non-Sketchy!) Pickup Lines

My clients often ask me “Why Am I So Afraid to Approach Women?” Blame your caveman brain. Here’s how to become fearless when you want to meet a gorgeous girl. “Connell, I have a successful business, and I’m confident in most areas. Why am I petrified to approach a pretty girl?”~ Ken, Cleveland OH I’ve…

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Top 5 Questions for an NYC Dating Coach

What a dating expert can do for a man’s confidence and results Hey, happy New Year! Connell here with Dating Transformation, helping you attract amazing women as your most authentic, confident self. As a dating coach with five years of experience, I’ve seen a lot of patterns. I get a lot of the same questions…

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From Dateless to Dating Coach: What I’ve Learned Working with Dozens of Dating Experts and Consultants

Dateless to Dating Coach

Just so you know, I’m not like other dating coaches and dating consultants. First of all, unlike most other “experts,” I personally faced—and fixed—every single common problem that men have in the dating arena. Feeling beautiful women are out of  your league? Check. Anxiety when you want to approach that gorgeous girl but something holds…

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tinder matchmaker

TINDER CONVERSATION STARTERS – WHAT TO SAY Take it from a dating coach: Here’s what to say on Tinder, and what not to say Tinder gets a bad rap. “It’s just for hooking up,” I hear. “You can’t find a real relationship on an app.” Hey, I totally get it. To be sure, Tinder has…

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Q&A with a Dating Coach, Part 2

From “how to pick up girls” to how to be a “bad boy,” here’s part 2 of a conversation with NYC dating coach Connell Barrett on attracting amazing women by being authentic Here’s part 2 of an interview I did with a British writer named Will Palmer. As an NYC dating coach, I have a…

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Q&A with a Dating Coach, Part 1

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One of NYC’s top dating coaches with expert answers and advice. From “how to pick up girls” to escaping the friend zone, a conversation with NYC dating coach Connell Barrett on how to attract amazing women—by being authentic Here’s part 1 of an interview I did with a British writer named Will Palmer. He was…

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The BEST Dating Advice for Men

Take it from an NYC Dating Coach: This Is How to Pick Up Girls without being a Creepy Pickup Artist The very best dating advice for men? It comes down to two words: I call it “Radical Authenticity.”   When you’re being radically authentic with people, you’re at your most confident, comfortable, charismatic—and that makes…

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First-date tips from an NYC Dating Coach

Some dating advice to help make sparks fly on your first meeting   Take it from a dating coach who’s been teaching for years: You have to get good at first dates.   Before I became a dating coach in NYC, I was trained by some wise mentors. I remember the dating advice that one…

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As a dating coach who helps men attract amazing women by being more authentic, I love having stimulating conversations about dating success. I recently had a fantastic experience appearing on Good Morning LaLa Land, a fun, lively TV talk show in Los Angeles. The show is all about empowerment and living a better life. We…

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Dating At Any Age

How to Date at 40 (or even 50!) I just began working with a new client named James. Something amazing happened to him on a hotel-rooftop bar in Manhattan. He did something he thought was impossible. But in dating, as in life, sometimes you can surprise yourself. James came to me wanting to know how…

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