The Secret to

dating from a distance

with Match's Chief Dating Expert Rachel DeAlto

Dating is already tough. Now in the age of social distancing and isolation, how are you able to put yourself out there without physically putting yourself out there?! Chief Dating Expert at Match, Rachel DeAlto, gives the Secret Squad juicy secrets on how to meet a partner remotely! Rachel and Robin dish about online dating and how it has evolved in the last 25 years from taboo to TOTALLY normal. What are the do's and don'ts of online dating? How can you ensure that your privacy is protected? What is the ONE thing that Rachel says you DEFINITELY should NOT have on your profile?! Listen to find out everything and MORE! Robin shares her favorite ideas for video dating, as well as her 10 MUST-LISTEN tips for staying SAFE while online dating. Stay until the end to hear Robin and Rachel's FIRST DATE DEAL BREAKERS!


Rachel dealto, Match's Chief Dating Expert

Rachel is a proud graduate of Seton Hall School of Law, and received her undergraduate degree from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. She went on to become certified in coaching with the Institute for Professional Excellence in Coaching (IPEC) and became a Certified Professional Coach.

She is presently engaged with Match as its Chief Dating Expert, and has appeared as a relationship expert on Seasons 4 & 5 of Lifetime’s Married at First Sight and TLC’s Kate+Date. You can often find her chatting about relationships in every form on shows including The TODAY Show, Good Morning America, CNN/HLN, Access Hollywood Live, The Steve Harvey Show, and Fox News. Rachel has also given three TEDx talks- most recently Being Authentic in A Filtered World which is presently featured on

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