By Dawn Dickson-Akpoghene and Frederick Akpoghene


Started in the DM


Started in the dms

Start your online dating journey right!

We’ve all been there: single, scrolling through social media, pausing on someone attractive, and thinking about reaching out but never do to avoid looking thirsty.

We get it! Most want to meet someone and have a dating life but don’t know where to start. They create profiles on dating sites and apps and then delete them after a week or so because it quickly becomes overwhelming.

Our love story started in the ‘DM’ on Instagram and we married 6 months later. And, that is why after so many requests, we decided to share our story about how it began for us explaining in detail each step how you can implement it in your dating life and FINALLY find the right one! We hope that you find inspiration in our story and use the tips we share to find the person of your dreams…it’s possible! – Dawn & Frederick


For single busy people, especially entrepreneurs like us, the dating game offers unique challenges. The long hours, obsession with work and unpredictable lifestyle are all factors that can interfere with maintaining a healthy dating life and complicate the process of building a relationship.

In #StartedIntheDM we provide you with time tested lessons on how to achieve the following: 

  • Overcoming day 1 mistakes
  • Sliding in the DMs the right way
  • Biggest do’s and don’ts for dating online
  • How to move from online and offline
  • Respecting each other’s boundaries
  • How to have a perfect first date

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