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Facebook Dating

We know, it may seem a bit odd, we’re writing a blog about Facebook Dating. But, we think it’s pretty important that we talk about all aspects of dating – after all, matchmaking is our specialist subject! Facebook dating was launched in the US back in September last year. The release date for Europe has …

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Alternative Valentine’s day ideas

Unless you’ve been hidden under a stone for a couple of weeks, you can’t fail to have noticed all the valentines stuff in the shops. No sooner than we’ve done Christmas, then the shops are a sea of hearts, teddy bears and love!  We’re all about sharing the love, but has this all become a …

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New Year’s resolutions – do you keep them?

First of all, Happy New Year! It feels a bit strange saying that as we’re already well into January, but it would be rude not to wouldn’t it?    How is your January going? Did you make any resolutions? Have you managed to stay on track?  In this blog, we’re taking a look at resolutions …

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The twelve dates of Christmas

It’s coming up to Christmas, so of course, our thoughts have turned to festive dates!    There are so many activities in the North West, we thought we’d take a whistlestop tour of some of the great events happening in our region over the festive season and beyond. We present to you, the 12 dates of …

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Working to achieve a successful relationship

Working to achieve a successful relationship A fantastic, loving, nurturing relationship with someone special is a truly life-enhancing thing. At its best it makes you feel bullet-proof against whatever life throws at you, knowing that someone who has your best interests at heart is there backing you up, being your cheerleader. Not to mention it …

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Are dating apps all that you wished for?

Here at Select, we’d like to think we are different. No, actually we KNOW we’re different. Why? Because our matchmaking service is all offline. We do not use apps, algorithms or any other trickery. We do it all manually and brilliantly thanks to over 20 years of experience. But why do we do this?  We don’t …

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Men are from Mars

If you’re of a certain age, then you’ve probably heard of Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus. This was a book written by a US relationship counsellor, John Gray. It has been cited as being the most sold self help book of the 1990s. The premise of the book, is that men and …

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