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Dating Directions: Ohio Matchmakers Believe in Your Ability to Find a Fairy-Tale Love — And They Can Make It Happen

Singles on the road to love have many different vehicles to choose from — you can zip to a date by using a dating site, or you can cruise through your options by going to a bar or a club. You can take any route that suits you and still reach your ultimate destination: a relationship.

It may seem old-fashioned, but many of today’s hard-working and well-educated singles choose to hire a professional matchmaking team to guide them along the way. Why? Because matchmakers are the limousines of dating services. They provide that added comfort, security, and efficiency to get singles where they want to go in style. Read Full Article

Helping You 'Fall' in Love This Season

Here are the Fun Fall Dates we suggested on the show:
Adventure Dates

Zip Zone Canopy Tours - Full Moon Tours
This is a great adventure date. Moon light, excitement and romance!

Trapped Columbus - This is a fun adventure for a date, great way to see if you can connect under pressure and have fun!
Locked in a room with a group of friends or strangers, you must use your wits and the group's collective knowledge to find hidden clues, solve daunting puzzles and overcome challenges to escape before time runs out. ​Are you ready?

Laid Back Romantic Dates

Apple picking Lynd farms then home to make apple pie - Nothing says fall like a beautiful apple orchard and fresh apples. Take a relaxing walk through the orchard then bring home your apples and enjoy sharing the project of making a homemade apple pie together. Then relax and enjoy.

Lantern Stroll - A unique experience. Enjoy a candle lit lantern stroll through the woods. Then go out for hot chocolate and warm up together.

Sharon Woods Park

Candle lanterns will light the way on a 1-mile stroll through the woods.

Meeting Place - Schrock Lake Restrooms

6911 Cleveland Ave.

Westerville, OH 43081

Program Date: Friday 10/23/2015

Time: 7:00 PM

Fee - Free

Haunted Dates

Haunted Corn Maze - What could be more romantic than being chased by zombies through a winding corn maze?

Green Lawn Abby - Tales From the Crypt - A production that celebrates the lives of six of the Abbey’s “residents” - Enjoy the show and walk the grounds of the Mausoleum where many of the “residents” are interned. Exploring together can be fun and spooky.
October 23 and 24

GDC: Secret Date Night Moves

Dating Directions Matchmakers On Hola! TV Show

Good Day Columbus - Elizabeth Cobey-Piper on Fox 28 - How to Flirt

Good Day Columbus - Fox 28 - How to Flirt
Dating Directions on Fox

How to Flirt
Elizabeth Cobey-Piper has fun with the anchors of Good Day Columbus and shows them how to get their Flirt on.

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Good Day Columbus - Fox 28 - Do's & Don'ts of Online Dating
Dating Directions on Fox

Online Dating?
Elizabeth Cobey-Piper tackles some of the common missteps of Online Dating including:

The Don'ts: Don't...

Be Dishonest
Fall in Love with a Fantasy
Take Things Personally

Watch Video for all the Do's!...



Good Day Columbus - Fox 28 - Relationship Advice For the New Year

Good Day Columbus - Fox 28 - Relationship Advice For the New Year
Dating Directions on Fox

Happy New Year!
Elizabeth gives advice on dating and relationships to make 2015 a fantastic year for your love life!!
Check out these Great Tips!



ABC 6 On Your Side - Picks for 10 Fun Fall Dates

ABC 6 On Your Side - Picks for 10 Fun Fall Dates
Dating Directions on ABC

You can feel the love this season by spending some quality time with your significant other... or, someone you hope will be your significant other.

Elizabeth Cobey-Piper from Dating Directions had some great dating suggestions for you including Yellow Springs Street Fair and the Circleville Pumpkin Show.
Check out these Top Dates!



The Columbus Dispatch - Services available when Cupid needs help

The Columbus Dispatch
Services available when Cupid needs help

“We are in the business of helping people create relationships,” said Cobey-Piper, who has been married for 18 years and worked as a dating coach for nine. “If you really want to find someone amazing who you can be happy with and build a life with, you’ve come to the right place.”" Read Dispatch Article...



WBNS 10TV - The Ultimate Blind Date

WBNS 10TV - The Ultimate Blind Date
Dating Directions on 10TV

Dating Directions set out to find where attraction begins. Are we only attracted to good looks, or do we rely on our four other senses on first dates to build chemistry? One very willing couple let us blindfold them and send them out a first date in an attempt to help us define attraction. The results may not be what you imagined.
Find out what happened!



WBNS 10TV - Matchmakers Help Men, Women Find Love

WBNS 10TV - Matchmakers Help Men, Women Find Love
Matchmakers on 10TV
  10TV's Andrea Cambern reports on how even though the economy is hurting, Dating Directions is very busy helping men and women find love. "The reason is we start thinking about what is important to us, and having a relationship, having love in your life is the most important thing to most people," says Elizabeth Cobey-Piper in the interview.

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Columbus Monthly Magazine

Columbus Monthly
Looking for Love

Ben Zenitsky embarks on a mission—online and elsewhere—to become the best date he can be. Professional help is required. Get this month's magazine and read how the Dating Directions Matchmakers help Ben on his mission.
Columbus Monthly Magazine...



Business First of Columbus

Business First of Columbus
Matchmaker, matchmaker

Dating Directions owners Elizabeth and Susie share their experiences of how they started Dating Directions. They explore the differences between online dating and matchmaking, helping Columbus singles make an informed choice. They also discuss how their matchmaking, date coaching and singles events set them apart and are unique to any dating service in Ohio. Read Business First Article...



The Columbus Dispatch

The Columbus Dispatch
Central Ohioans land dating gig on 'Oprah'

Dating Directions owners were asked by Novak to help find dates for the Cincinnati woman. Parker, a dating-company client for a year, wanted to assist his matchmaker friends and, of course, appear on Oprah.

"I felt pretty important, like a movie star," said Parker, a senior aircraft mechanic for FedEx. "Everyone in the restaurant was looking. There were all the lights and cameras around. It was kind of neat." Read Dispatch Article...



The Columbus Alive - Queens of Hearts

The Columbus Alive
Alive & Unedited 'Queens of Hearts'
  That annual celebration of love, songbirds and sweetness is seven days away.

What? You don't have plans? No, complaining about your lack of the above to a glass of wine doesn't count as a date. But you've still got plenty of time if you're proactive, according to matchmakers Susie Hardesty and Elizabeth Cobey-Piper.

"This is your life. It isn't a dress rehearsal," Hardesty said.

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Woody & The Wake-UP Call - WCOL Radio

WCOL Radio
Woody & The Wake-UP Call Interview
  Woody & The Wake-UP Call have fun chatting with matchmakers Elizabeth and Susie about aspects of Dating and grill Rich about appearing on the Oprah Show. Listen to WCOL Radio Interview


Sunny 95 Radio

Sunny 95 Radio
Sunny 95's DINO & SHAWN Interview
  Sunny 95's DINO & SHAWN talk with matchmaker Elizabeth about the problems that men and women encounter when dating and Bachelor Dan about the tapping of his date on Oprah Show. Listen to Sunny 95 Radio Interview


Ohio News Network

ONN News
Ohio News Network Interview
  Ohio News Network talk with matchmakers Elizabeth and Susie about dating issues and services that are available to help. They also give dating advice on where singles can go to meet and differences of men and women on dates. Watch ONN Video Interview


SNP Columbus Local News

SNP News
SNP Columbus Local News
  SNP Columbus Local News on Elizabeth and Susie's "Flirting with Flirting" Class that shows a soulmate search can start with flirting. Local matchmakers are hoping to help those individuals learn the skills to find a soulmate with their flirting class. "We're not a dating service," Hardesty said. "We're a headhunter for people's love lives."