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How Much Relationship Baggage is Too Much with Julia McCurley

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How Much Relationship Baggage is Too Much with Julia McCurley

Can you identify what your real deal-breakers are -- qualities you won't accept in a romantic partner? And, how much relationship baggage is too much when it comes to the past and your deal breakers? Dr. Terri talks to Julia McCurley, professional matchmaker and CEO of Something More, Austin's premier matchmaking service for successful executives. She is also the author of a new book called, "Game Set Match: A Professional Matchmaker's Advice on How to Win at the Game of Love."

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On today's episode:

1:44 - What motivated Julia's book?

5:30 - Pros, cons, and baggage 

10:25 - Dealing with baggage and value differences

15:10 - Being married as a professional matchmaker

18:47 - Social media

21:20 - First date tips

Julia_McCurley_107826379.jpgJulia McCurley is a Professional Matchmaker and CEO of "Something More," an offline personalized matchmaking service based in Austin TX. Over the past 10 years she has helped hundreds of Austin singles on their journey to finding love. She has been featured in many prominent media outlets including ABC, NBC, CBS, Fox affiliates and the Huffington Post. She also is the author of a new book, "Game Set Match: A Professional Matchmaker's Advice on How to Win at the Game of Love." Finding people true love and happiness is her passion.


 

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About Dr. Terri Orbuch:

Dr. Terri Orbuch (aka The Love Doctor®) is an internationally recognized relationship expert, author, speaker, professor at Oakland University, and research scientist at the University of Michigan’s Institute for Social Research. She is also the director of a landmark study, funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), where she has been following the same couples for almost 3 decades.

Dr. Orbuch is widely published in scientific journals and the author of “5 Simple Steps to Take Your Marriage From Good to Great” and “Finding Love Again: 6 Simple Steps to a New and Happy Relationship.” Her practical science-based advice has led to being featured in publications in The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Reader’s Digest, USA Today, Women’s Health, Cosmopolitan, and TIME magazine, and appearances on The Today Show, MSNBC, The Katie Couric Show, ESPN, HuffPost Live, and CNN.

She writes articles at Huffington Post, Psychology Today, and other national outlets; and her relationship segments are aired on Fox-2 Detroit Morning News. She just launched a new video online course called, “How to Find Love in 7 Days: The Science of Finding Love.” Learn more about her at: DrTerriTheLoveDoctor.com.