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April 2014









Sent to over 135,000 Single Professionals!


  • Q&A Forum From Singles Just Like You!
  • Expansion News
  • Featured Client Review
  • Roy's Relationship Corner- Special FREE Offer for Roy's Dating Advice Website!
  • FREE Pre-Dating Teleseminar: "5 Ways You're Sabotaging Your Love Life" with Guest Speaker, Roy Biancalana
  • Crazy Dating Fact of the Month
  • Quote of the Month






Questions From Other Singles Like You

Wondering about Speed Dating events or how Pre-Dating does them? Maybe just a relationship question in general? Some other people did as well and here are their questions to us.


If you have a question, simply email us at and if selected for our next Newsletter you’ll get a complimentary ticket to one of our events.





Hi Pre-Dating,

My number one concern about dating, whether it be online, or at a face-to-face event, such as speed dating, is my fear of who I will meet. How can I know that I am safe?


Answer from Pre-Dating


Dear "Fearful", ,


First and foremost, I would recommend that you look into why you are fearful. Most people are fearful from what they hear on the news. When was the last time you turned on the news, and saw a HAPPY story, though? American media tends to only show the negative, and not the positive.


That being said, if you are interested in only dating people where back-ground checks are performed, you will not find that in most services for less than hundreds of dollars or more depending on the thoroughness of the check and other services provided. The reason being is it is expensive to do background checks. The only real service that will do this is a reputable and private matchmaker. If going through such a service, it is important to do your research on the matchmaker and look at reviews, testimonials, etc. This way you are sure you are spending your money wisely.


Furthermore, if you do not have the money to hire a matchmaker in your area, speed dating or other local singles mixers are a great alternative, as you are not required to divulge a lot of information. In fact, we recommend that you don't, until you get to know the person a bit better. Sure- you can say what you do for a living, but you don't want to say something along the lines of "I work at ABC Pharmacy on 123 Main St.". You want to leave an event with the same amount of anonymity as you walked in with, and if you are interested in someone, see where it goes, and only meet that person in a public setting.


Remember- the chances of meeting someone who has a checkered history is slim, 99% of singles out there are quality singles who are just looking to settledown with a great companion. It's only that 1% that you hear about on the news. 




Hi Pre-Dating,


I am a 57 year old man who is looking to meet women in their 30's or 40's, however, I see all of your event in my age group are 50+, what gives?


Answer from Pre-Dating


Dear "Young At Heart",


As you can probably imagine, this is one of the most commonly asked questions, and yes, we offer special interest events from time to time which include "younger women / older men" and conversely "younger men / older women" and these events cover various age differences.


While many people say "age is just a number" at the same time, some people do have preferences relating to the age of those they date (both younger or older) and for a variety of reasons. 


One thing some people don't know until they actually attend one of our events is that for most events more men tend to be at the upper end of the age range, while more women tend to be at the lower end of the age range. So if you saw we had an event for single professionals ages 49-59, then on average, most women would be closer to 49 while most men would be closer to 59. There are of course some women and men in the upper or lower part of the range respectively, but our statistics show men trend older while women trend lower within a posted age range for an event.


Lastly, while we do strive to ensure attendees are within the stated age range for an event, we cannot guarantee it and we do often allow an exception or two maximum (both under or over an age range). It's up to your local Event Coordinator (EC) so be sure to contact your EC, let he or she know you are a bit outside the stated age range and if you can attend. If there are not already other people of your gender on the registration list that are outside the age range, then odds are it may be fine.


So what does this mean to Mr. Young At Heart? It means if you don't see a special event for younger women / older men, you should still consider attending an event based on what we've stated in our answer to you plus you can always email your EC to see if you can squeeze into an event you are slightly outside the age range of.


Roy's Relationship Corner




So let it be written, so let it be done.


That is a line from the classic movie, The Ten Commandments. When Pharaoh wanted to lay down the law in Egypt, he’d say those words.


Do you ever wish you could just declare something and it would be done? I know I do. In fact, since I am a relationship coach and give dating advice, I wish that I could just snap my fingers, and single people everywhere would adhere to 7 particular conscious dating commitments.


Living and dating by these commitments would not only help single people avoid drama and heartache, but they’d attract and maintain great relationships, for they are the foundation of lasting intimacy.


Over the next seven months, I’m not only going to present each of the seven conscious dating commitments, but in order to deepen the learning, I’m also going share its counter-commitment (think of it as its evil twin!), which is how most people normally date. Choosing the commitment over its evil twin is the key to enjoying your dating experience and attracting your ideal partner.





I commit to taking full responsibility for every aspect of my dating experience, including the kinds of people I attract, how I’m treated and the patterns I experience. I realize I am the source of my experience, and therefore, the solution is found within me.


Now, here’s its evil twin. This is how most people live…





I commit to blaming the people I date, and/or the entire dating scene for the way I’m treated and my overall dating experience. I commit to playing the role of victim, believing I am “at the effect of” others, which allows me to avoid taking responsibility for what’s occurring in my love life.


At every moment, you are either viewing your dating experience as happening “to me” or “by me.” If you’re like most people and believe that life happens “to me,” you disempower yourself and your life will never change. But if you can courageously choose to be curious as to how you’re creating your love life, then change becomes possible.


If you have questions about this commitment, send me a note at


If you would, I think you should consider Coaching with Roy.



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You'll learn what the 5 Critical Factors in Finding "The One". It’s a $100 value, but it’s free to all Pre-Dating clients this week.


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FREE Dating Teleseminar:


"5 Ways You're Sabotaging Your Love Life"

(Psst.. you don't even know you're doing it)





With Relationship Coach and Author, Roy Biancalana 



Tuesday, May 6th, 2014


8:30PM EST





There are 5 ways single people unknowingly destroy their chances at attracting and building a great relationship. In this powerful and insightful teleseminar, author and relationship coach, Roy Biancalana, will bring them to light and show you how to end these self-sabotaging patterns.


In this FREE Teleseminar, you will :

  • Identify the #1 mindset that's keeping you single
  • Understand how a Hollywood blockbuster is ruining your love life
  • Learn why the older we get, the harder it is to find love
  • Hear how the Christmas story explains your relationship status
  • Realize how the “voice-in-the-head” is sabotaging your chance at authentic intimacy 


  • 30-minute coaching sessions for everyone

  • 10 copies of Roy’s paperback book, A Drink with Legs

  • 10 free memberships to Roy’s MasterFind Circle

  • Plus a secret bonus gift 

Tuesday, May 6th, 2014


8:30PM EST







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FREE Dating Teleseminar

May 6th, 2014


"5 Ways You're Sabotaging Your Love Life"

(Psst.. you don't even know you're doing it)


With Relationship Coach and Author, Roy Biancalana 


Tuesday, May 6th, 2014 at 8:30PM EST


– Free-





In this FREE Teleseminar, you will:


  • Identify the #1 mindset that's keeping you single 
  • Understand how a Hollywood blockbuster is ruining your love life 
  • Learn why the older we get, the harder it is to find love 
  • Hear how the Christmas story explains your relationship status 
  • Realize how the “voice-in-the-head” is sabotaging your chance at authentic intimacy 





Featured Testimonial



Justin and I met on 2/20/2013.


Our one year anniversary is approaching and I wanted to let you know that we have enjoyed such a fun 12 months together, all because of Speed Dating. We met at an event held in Ann Arbor. I called in sick to work to attend the event, and he reluctantly went after his sister purchased a ticket for him.

I remember when he sat at my table. He didn't seem anxious, he was extroverted and very funny. He didn't compare me to an actress on The Office or spend the entire 7 minutes discussing creatures that live in the ocean like others did. At the end of the event, I had actually become friends with the women on the left and right of me (they happened to be best friends) and after afterward, I invited them to dinner. Justin was standing off to the side and I asked him to come to dinner with us and he was very happy to do so. That is totally breaking the rules, isn't it?

The four of us arrive at a local restaurant and Justin sits next to me. Justin and I had the best time with them with many opportunities to laugh! He bought my dinner and drove me to my car afterward. He asked what an appropriate amount of time was to wait to call me and I giggled at the unspoken rules of dating being discussed.

The following day, we got our emails.

In the past year, we have enjoyed birthdays, holidays, skiing, hockey games, concerts, costume parties, getting to know each other and getting to know our families

Thank you so much for changing my life,


(Ann Arbor, MI- Feb. 2014)



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 New Cities!

GREAT NEWS! With the recent addition of Rikki in Columbia, SC,  we now offer monthly events in over 90 US and Canadian cities!
Work With Pre-Dating - Become an Event Coordinator

If you are interested in playing matchmaker and adding a new adventure and challenge to your life (part time).



Please apply online HERE!




We Are Currently Looking For An Event Coordinator in the Following Cities, and MORE! 


•    Atlanta, GA
•    Portland, OR

•    Baton Rouge, LA


...And other event locations available!






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-Albert Einstein








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About Pre-Dating


Pre-Dating Speed Dating is the world's largest Speed Dating service for busy single professionals with monthly events in over 90 cities. If you have a busy life and don't have time to meet new people, don't like to date clients or co-workers, and are not interested in the bar scene then try Pre-Dating Speed Dating.



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