By AFRO Staff

If you are having a difficult time navigating the dating world, you are not alone. In fact, a 2020 report issued by the Pew Research Center said that half of all adults say dating became harder in the last decade. The good news is that there is help for those who want increased intimacy in their existing relationship and for those looking to create a meaningful one. Rise Medical, a leader in the science of sexual wellness, is helping people successfully navigate the dating scene.

This Valentine’s Day, here are dating tips from Rise Medical, for singles and couples on to keep in mind:


  • Be open to where the dating suggestion comes from. If you are not having success using online dating, don’t shy away from being set up on a date with a friend of a friend. You never know what connection could result. 
  • Be mindful during the date. This means focusing on what is right in front of you. Forget the phone, what happened at work, or what’s coming up next month. Focus on what is going on right in front of you. 
  • Be in the moment. Don’t be afraid to get help, such as working with a relationship expert, or seeking medical help to improve sexual health. These things are there to help improve your life, there is no reason to put it off any longer.
  • If you are seeking to attract someone new, stop following energy that is old, stale, and stagnant. There is nothing helpful in seeing your ex pop up on your social media.
  • Before you put yourself back out on the market ask yourself this: Would I want to get intimate/go on a date with me? Hesitation is a “no,” and the solution is working with a dating coach.
  • Make a list of three things the highest version of you would say “no” to in a new relationship that you once said “yes” to. If you’re having trouble sticking to it, it’s time for coaching, because accountability is key.
  • Celebrate yourself every time you go on a date. It takes a lot of courage and strength to open up your heart again once it’s been broken. You are amazing!


  • Self-love is the antidote and the source for being able to love others. You can’t give what you don’t have, so make time for self-care.
  • Intimacy or into me you see. Seek professional help if you are experiencing anything less than pure bliss in the bedroom. Increasing intimacy through communication, with each other, or through a platform like TeleRise and treating any sexual dysfunction can achieve a healthy sex life.
  • We are all mirrors of each other that reflect back the ways in which we see ourselves. All the joy, pain, loneliness, love, desires and fears. If you are not happy with the person sitting across the table from you, it’s time to take a deeper look at yourself in the mirror, then act towards your partner as you would like them to act towards you. Try offering the first touch, most times your partner will mirror your actions and touch you back!
  • Investing in coaching is both humbling and empowering. Humbling or it’s admitting, I don’t have the answers, if I did, I would have the results. Empowering or investing means; I am 100% worthy of living the life I desire.
  • Your ego says, “I am better off alone.” That evil ego dragon is trying to keep you away from love and the ego craves being right. The result is that you will be alone. Game over, ego-1 or love-0. We have the sword and will teach you how to slay that dragon.
  • Whether you are in a partnership or single, the scent is the number one spark of nostalgia. If you want to be memorable to the opposite sex, choose a signature scent and wear it daily. Even to the grocery store at midnight.

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