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Women: 5 Things to NEVER say on a first date

We’ve let the men know what 5 things to never say on a first date and so now ladies it’s your turn!  Whilst some of the inadvisable statements and questions

We’ve let the men know what 5 things to never say on a first date and so now ladies it’s your turn!  Whilst some of the inadvisable statements and questions

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Men: 5 Things to NEVER say on a first date

Knowing what to say on a first date can be daunting, especially when coupled with the fear of having to sit through awkward silences and having nothing in common.  Sometimes

Knowing what to say on a first date can be daunting, especially when coupled with the fear of having to sit through awkward silences and having nothing in common.  Sometimes

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Ladies, this is what he wants from a woman…

If you’ve been single a while, or are recently getting back into the dating world, you may be wondering exactly what it is men are seeking in 2018.  It has

If you’ve been single a while, or are recently getting back into the dating world, you may be wondering exactly what it is men are seeking in 2018.  It has

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Guys, this is what she means when she says she wants a real man…

You may be familiar with hearing phrases such as, <em>‘I just want a real man’</em> or <em>‘I just want someone decent’ </em>when women are asked what they want from a

You may be familiar with hearing phrases such as, <em>‘I just want a real man’</em> or <em>‘I just want someone decent’ </em>when women are asked what they want from a

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It’s All Happening Online, Why Would I Want A Matchmaker?

When it comes to the public perception of matchmakers, there are some wildly out-dated visions conjured up in people’s minds. The image of an elderly lady flicking through old-style roller

When it comes to the public perception of matchmakers, there are some wildly out-dated visions conjured up in people’s minds. The image of an elderly lady flicking through old-style roller

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Inside the jet-set world of billionaire matchmaking

How the wealthy global jet-setters find love. The requirements for globe-trotting executives are very different, but intriguing to say the least. The most personal of touches, the most premium service.

How the wealthy global jet-setters find love. The requirements for globe-trotting executives are very different, but intriguing to say the least. The most personal of touches, the most premium service.

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What To Do When Your Values Differ From Your Partner’s

These days our requirements for a partner can be extensive. As we become more confident in asking for the things we want in life and as we witness the ever-growing

These days our requirements for a partner can be extensive. As we become more confident in asking for the things we want in life and as we witness the ever-growing

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When Can I Get Comfortable In A Relationship?

There is always something in relationships to keep us guessing, such as ‘is this the one?’ or ‘is it too early to admit I eat toast in the shower?’.  <em>Getting

There is always something in relationships to keep us guessing, such as ‘is this the one?’ or ‘is it too early to admit I eat toast in the shower?’.  <em>Getting

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Does Your Independence Get In The Way Of Your Dating Life?

One of the things we hear from the successful women who join our agency is that they intimidate men.  The partners that they find interesting and attractive consistently appear put

One of the things we hear from the successful women who join our agency is that they intimidate men.  The partners that they find interesting and attractive consistently appear put

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We haven't peaked yet

An interview with Mairead Molloy, Global Director, on the differences between on-line dating and exclusive matchmaking. Mairead explains the rationale as to why Berkeley International does not use algorithms in making introductions, and why she feels this is far more appropriate for the top end of the market.‍

An interview with Mairead Molloy, Global Director, on the differences between on-line dating and exclusive matchmaking. Mairead explains the rationale as to why Berkeley International does not use algorithms in making introductions, and why she feels this is far more appropriate for the top end of the market.‍

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Single? How To Manifest Love This Valentine’s Day

If you’re single this Valentine’s Day then we have a very exciting activity on the cards for you.  Yes, you heard right, we have an evening planned that means you

If you’re single this Valentine’s Day then we have a very exciting activity on the cards for you.  Yes, you heard right, we have an evening planned that means you

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Men – The Questions Your Valentine’s Blind Date Really Wants To Ask You.

People are usually on their best behaviour when it comes to first dates.  Filled with a whole gamut of emotions, even the most confident of us are likely to be

People are usually on their best behaviour when it comes to first dates.  Filled with a whole gamut of emotions, even the most confident of us are likely to be

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Have You Planned For Love?

When we’re single it’s very easy to <em>not do</em> a lot of things because we don’t yet have a partner.  It’s as though suddenly, a whole portion of the world

When we’re single it’s very easy to <em>not do</em> a lot of things because we don’t yet have a partner.  It’s as though suddenly, a whole portion of the world

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New love, Same You

There is a tendency at this time of year for people to go a little wild with their motivation.  Suddenly endeavours which have always appeared out of reach or unsustainable

There is a tendency at this time of year for people to go a little wild with their motivation.  Suddenly endeavours which have always appeared out of reach or unsustainable

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Do You Really Need To Make New Year Resolutions?

Before you get out your pen and paper this year and follow through with the blind pursuit of making New Year resolutions, ask yourself this, <em>do I really need to?</em>

Before you get out your pen and paper this year and follow through with the blind pursuit of making New Year resolutions, ask yourself this, <em>do I really need to?</em>

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Notes to take if you’re lonely this Christmas

In case you haven’t noticed, the world is full swing into this festive period and you, my dear, are coming along for the reindeer ride. From simple pleasantries, such as

In case you haven’t noticed, the world is full swing into this festive period and you, my dear, are coming along for the reindeer ride. From simple pleasantries, such as

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Thinking About A Workplace Romance?

Aside from your home, the next place you most likely spend the majority of your time is at work.  For this reason, the possibility of meeting someone who’s a good

Aside from your home, the next place you most likely spend the majority of your time is at work.  For this reason, the possibility of meeting someone who’s a good

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How To Manage Your Ex And Your New Relationship

In an ideal world, breaking up with someone would be clean cut and hassle-free. People would admit and accept they're not compatible, then move on with their lives.  In reality

In an ideal world, breaking up with someone would be clean cut and hassle-free. People would admit and accept they're not compatible, then move on with their lives.  In reality

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When Love Is A One-Way Street

Being in love is almost universally accepted as one of the most exciting and pleasurable states we can be in.  Unfortunately, it’s also acknowledged as one of the hardest, most

Being in love is almost universally accepted as one of the most exciting and pleasurable states we can be in.  Unfortunately, it’s also acknowledged as one of the hardest, most

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5 Rules For Making Up After An Argument

Arguing, disagreeing, bickering, whatever you want to call it, happens in all relationships. It’s easy to do, easy to say the wrong thing without thinking, easy to half deal with

Arguing, disagreeing, bickering, whatever you want to call it, happens in all relationships. It’s easy to do, easy to say the wrong thing without thinking, easy to half deal with

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Help, My Partner Behaves Like A Child

We all have roles to play in our relationships and over time they can become fixed.  Good guy or bad guy, we get used to acting our part and also

We all have roles to play in our relationships and over time they can become fixed.  Good guy or bad guy, we get used to acting our part and also

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How To Move On After Infidelity

The topic of infidelity isn’t a pleasant one but it’s one that needs to be discussed.  There’s no point pretending it doesn’t exist, but rather than talk about how terrible

The topic of infidelity isn’t a pleasant one but it’s one that needs to be discussed.  There’s no point pretending it doesn’t exist, but rather than talk about how terrible

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How To Come Back From A Dating Siesta

If you’ve been looking for love for a long time without success, or you’ve decided that after a recently ended relationship you need a break from dating, then coming back

If you’ve been looking for love for a long time without success, or you’ve decided that after a recently ended relationship you need a break from dating, then coming back

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How To Love After Loss

Losing love unexpectedly or through no fault of your own can be heart shattering. The experience makes us vulnerable, wary of opening up and disbelieving of the possibility that both

Losing love unexpectedly or through no fault of your own can be heart shattering. The experience makes us vulnerable, wary of opening up and disbelieving of the possibility that both

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First date tips for men and women - GQ

Mairead Molloy, Global Director of Berkeley International, provides her dating tips for both men and women. Her vast knowledge and experience in the industry has put her in a unique position to be able to share her thoughts.

Mairead Molloy, Global Director of Berkeley International, provides her dating tips for both men and women. Her vast knowledge and experience in the industry has put her in a unique position to be able to share her thoughts.

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Has Brexit affected the dating scene?

Berkeley International, for the “elite and discerning”, says its 5,000 members include “billionaire” chief executives of FTSE 100 companies, leaders in technology, law, finance and media, as well as A-list

Berkeley International, for the “elite and discerning”, says its 5,000 members include “billionaire” chief executives of FTSE 100 companies, leaders in technology, law, finance and media, as well as A-list

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10 Spontaneous Things To Do This Summer

Make this summer one to remember by being spontaneous and doing all those things you’ve thought about, but never tried. You have little to lose and a whole lot to

Make this summer one to remember by being spontaneous and doing all those things you’ve thought about, but never tried. You have little to lose and a whole lot to

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Are You Suffering From Digital Dating Fatigue?

A brief view of how Berkeley International operates as an exclusive matchmaker, as opposed to digital dating businesses. The tailored approach, the very individual nature of each and every client has been at the forefront of the ethos of the company for many years.

A brief view of how Berkeley International operates as an exclusive matchmaker, as opposed to digital dating businesses. The tailored approach, the very individual nature of each and every client has been at the forefront of the ethos of the company for many years.

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Your Boyfriend Is How Young?

If you’re a woman with a significantly younger partner, you may be familiar with the term <em>cougar</em> being used to describe you.  Not all women find it flattering being named

If you’re a woman with a significantly younger partner, you may be familiar with the term <em>cougar</em> being used to describe you.  Not all women find it flattering being named

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How To Know If Someone Is Right For You

As intuitive and self-aware as you may be, assessing whether a partner is right for you can be a delicate process.  Most of us can get through a few dates

As intuitive and self-aware as you may be, assessing whether a partner is right for you can be a delicate process.  Most of us can get through a few dates

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How To Establish Trust In New Relationships

Without doubt, one of the biggest challenges at the start of a relationship is learning if and how to trust your new partner.  This can be especially tricky if you’re

Without doubt, one of the biggest challenges at the start of a relationship is learning if and how to trust your new partner.  This can be especially tricky if you’re

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Berkeley International featured on DatingAdvice.com

A review of what is entailed in running an upscale global matchmaking company. The issues presented by clients who are time-short are dealt with by the very discerning and personalised service that Berkeley International provides.

A review of what is entailed in running an upscale global matchmaking company. The issues presented by clients who are time-short are dealt with by the very discerning and personalised service that Berkeley International provides.

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How To Date Someone From a Different Culture

Media representations of couples from different cultures are becoming more common in today’s society and the majority of us no longer give it a second thought. Like most situations however,

Media representations of couples from different cultures are becoming more common in today’s society and the majority of us no longer give it a second thought. Like most situations however,

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Wait, Your Girlfriend is How Young?

Dating within our age range is, when you think about it, quite a logical thing to do.  It means that our journey in life can perhaps sync more easily.  When

Dating within our age range is, when you think about it, quite a logical thing to do.  It means that our journey in life can perhaps sync more easily.  When

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Wait, Your Boyfriend Is How Old?

It’s far more common in society to witness women dating considerably older men than it is to see young men dating older women.  However unfair or inaccurate it may seem,

It’s far more common in society to witness women dating considerably older men than it is to see young men dating older women.  However unfair or inaccurate it may seem,

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Help, My Relationship Is Ending

Ending a relationship can be one of the hardest things that we do in our lives.  Whether the decision to split is mutual or one-sided, it’s never easy and the

Ending a relationship can be one of the hardest things that we do in our lives.  Whether the decision to split is mutual or one-sided, it’s never easy and the

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Changes to Expect in Your Relationship

It’s inevitable that over time your romantic relationships will change.  It happens with familial relationships, our friendships, even with our work colleagues.  Change is a natural part of growing and

It’s inevitable that over time your romantic relationships will change.  It happens with familial relationships, our friendships, even with our work colleagues.  Change is a natural part of growing and

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How To Continue The Romance After Valentine’s Day

After the hype of your Valentine’s Day celebrations, however long these last for you, it’s extremely easy for the romance to simmer down without either of you even realising it’s

After the hype of your Valentine’s Day celebrations, however long these last for you, it’s extremely easy for the romance to simmer down without either of you even realising it’s

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A new partnership with The Classic Parade

We are delighted to announce our new partnership with The Classic Parade, the supercar hire specialists. The Classic Parade Supercar Hire Team is committed to doing everything possible to ensure our

We are delighted to announce our new partnership with The Classic Parade, the supercar hire specialists. The Classic Parade Supercar Hire Team is committed to doing everything possible to ensure our

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Your Practical Guide To Valentine’s Day

There are a ton of different gifts and activities that over the years have become standard fare for Valentine’s Day.  So much so, that many of us don’t expect anything

There are a ton of different gifts and activities that over the years have become standard fare for Valentine’s Day.  So much so, that many of us don’t expect anything

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