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Marc Evan Katz. (
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With dating online becoming the norm, America can be pretty hard for an expat to romantically navigate. If you’re up for the challenge, however, there are ways around some of the difficulties faced in the American dating scene.

We were joined by dating coach and specialist Marc Evan Katz Wednesday (November 5) for a @MindtheGap_BBCA #MindTheChat Twitter session on how to easily maneuver through dating, whether you’re an expat or American.

Here are some of the best and most interesting bits of advice from Marc:


Marc lets us know what to do when she offers to pay:

Unless it’s the 4th date:


How to not get “strung along:”


What men’s “mind games” are really all about:


That to get better at dating, keep dating:


What studies show about first dates:


And do looks really matter?


Marc explains how he feels about Googling someone before a date:


What qualities are attractive:


What to pay attention to online and in person:


And how does an American snag a Brit?


Marc also recommends his book Why He Disappeared:


For more dating advice, link up with Marc for private coaching, buy his books, or just check out his blog every now and then for romantic suggestions!

Join @MindTheGap_BBCA on Twitter every Wednesday from 2 to 3 pm ET for a Q&A using hashtag #MindTheChat.

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By Helen Donahue