Dating and Relationships

Dating on a Budget

It’s hard enough to meet someone special today and combine that with a limited budget? It can be frustrating, to say the least. It’s not the amount of money spent, it’s the thought and time that goes into dating that will make you stand out. Even when you’re trying to impress someone new, there are ways to make a great impression if you’re on a budget. Dating expert Cherie Burbach gives you ideas on how to meet new people, go on dates, and build a relationship in a frugal yet fun way.

Some of the information in Dating on a Budget:

  • Inexpensive Ways to Meet People
  • Super Frugal Ways to Meet New People
  • Still Frugal Ways to Meet New People
  • Other Ways to Approach and Meet People
  • Speed Dating Tips
  • Lunch Dating Tips
  • Ways to Get a Date on Facebook
  • Frugal Date Ideas
  • Date Ideas Under 5 Dollars
  • Lunch Date Ideas
  • Budget Entertaining
  • Frugal Meal Ideas
  • Cheap Ways to Decorate Your Apartment
  • Games For Couple’s Date Nights
  • Buying in Bulk
  • Saving Money at Restaurants and Movies
  • Inexpensive Gestures of Love

Bonjour Publishing (March 2011), ebook, 32 pages

Click the Buy Now button below to purchase direct from the publisher (Adobe PDF). Also available on Amazon Kindle, or Barnes and Noble Nook.


First Date 101

Aren’t first dates the worst? In First Date 101, dating expert Cherie Burbach gives you tips on everything you’ll need to ace your first date. The book includes:

  • All About First Dates
  • How to Meet Quality People
  • Dating Homework
  • Do’s and Don’ts to Ask Someone Out
  • How to Start Up a Conversation
  • First Date Do’s and Don’ts
  • First Date Etiquette
  • Common First Date Mistakes
  • How to Prepare for a First Date
  • First Date Conversation Starters
  • First Date Conversations to Avoid
  • First Date Do’s for Men
  • First Date Don’ts for Men
  • Girls First Date Behavior Decoded
  • First Date Do’s for Women
  • First Date Don’ts for Women
  • Guys First Date Behavior Decoded
  • First Date Ideas
  • How to End a First Date
  • How to Get a Second Date
  • Second Date Ideas
  • Why You’re Getting Rejected
  • How to Sabotage a New Relationship
  • How to Date Casually
  • How to Make a New Relationship Successful
  • Ebook: $2.99
  • Bonjour Publishing (February 2011), 53 pages, available as an ebook,

Available on Amazon Kindle.

Valentine’s Day 101

In Valentine’s Day 101, dating expert Cherie Burbach provides tips for romantic meals, date ideas, and things to give that will make your celebration special. She also includes tips on frugal gift and meal ideas, how to keep the feelings involved with Valentine’s Day going all year, and what to do now to have a great celebration next year. The book includes:

  • Why Valentine’s Day Matters (Just how important is February 14th?)
  • It’s Still Just a Day! (How to keep it all in perspective)
  • Setting the Mood (What you need for the perfect Valentine’s Day)
  • What to Do (Valentine’s Day date ideas)
  • What to Eat (Creative ideas for your Valentine’s Day meal)
  • What to Give (Gift ideas that are sure to please)
  • Make it Unique (Personalized gift ideas)
  • Romantic Music for Your Date (Tunes that set the right mood)
  • Love Quotes from Shakespeare (Impress your date with a few lines from the barb)
  • More Than a Gift (Kind gestures that say I Love You)
  • Romantic Movies (Flicks that remind you why it’s great to be in love)
  • Make it Frugal (Have a meaningful yet inexpensive Valentine’s Day)
  • Frugal Valentine’s Date Ideas (Things to do that don’t cost a lot of money)
  • Frugal Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas (Things to give that won’t break the bank)
  • Frugal Valentine’s Day Meals (Cheap eats that still impress)
  • When You’ve Met the One (Saying I love you for the first time on Valentine’s Day)
  • Make Every Day a Special One (How to celebrate Valentine’s Day all year round)
  • If You’re Single This February 14th (How to deal with the pressure of Valentine’s Day)
  • Ideas for Meeting New People (Getting the relationship you want)
  • Preparing for Next Year (How to start now to have a special (but low-stress) Valentine’s Day next year)
  • Ebook: $3.99
  • Bonjour Publishing (January 2011), 45 pages, available as an ebook
  • Available on Amazon Kindle.

Internet Dating Is Not Like Ordering a Pizza

Have you become frustrated with Internet dating? If you’ve tried online dating and given up, or even if you thought the Internet wasn’t right for you, this book will give you the courage to try again, this time armed with specific illustrations on what really works – from the profile through the dating stage. Don’t waste another minute wondering why some people seem to have Internet dating success while you’re still waiting for a response to your online ad. Through dozens of concrete examples, dating expert Cherie Burbach will show you how to write an eye-catching profile, search for, and meet the right person online. (Available in paperback or as an ebook).

  • Paperback: $15.95
  • 168 pages
  • Publisher: Bonjour Publishing (September 30, 2008)
  • ISBN-13: 978-0978974756
  • Available from Amazon and select bookstores nationwide
  • Ebook: $5.99
  • Publisher: Bonjour Publishing (September 30, 2008), 168 pages
  • Available on Amazon Kindle.

Date Ideas for Every Season

Part of the problem with dating is trying to think of something to do. You meet this great guy or gal, and you want to impress them. You’re so excited about going out that when it comes time to figure out what to do, you may be stumped by nervousness or being put on the spot.

Date Ideas for Every Season offers date ideas for each of the four seasons, as well as holidays and special occasions. There are date ideas for dog lovers, for Valentines’ Day, and that all important first date in addition to Fall, Spring, Winter, and Summer date ideas.

In today’s economy, it’s also nice to have some frugal date ideas in mind. That’s why you’ll also find date ideas under $5. If you still haven’t found what you’re looking for, there is also a list of date ideas from A-Z and 101 date ideas.