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20 Texts To Send If You Want To Reconnect With An Ex

Boredom, loneliness, peak levels of nostalgia — it can all make texting an ex seem like a good idea. But before you go hitting send, take a moment to assess whether or not it’s actually worth digging up the past.


20 Expert-Approved Texts To Send When A Ghoster Returns

It’s always surprising when someone who ghosted you randomly returns, like a specter in the night. You might receive the famed “you up?” text at 1 a.m. or the “hey, how are you” message after being left on read for a year. The audacity is so strong with ghosters, it can be tough to figure out how to respond.


10 Things You Can Do to Stop Thinking About Your Ex

We've asked some breakup pros like dating experts, sexologists, authors, and yes, even a psychic, about how to stop yourself from thinking about someone—and trust me, they delivered. While these may not completely clear your mind, they can hopefully help you begin to move on. Just remember, time heals everything.


Jimi Tele of Chekmate: “Never forget your why”

A high-performing business development executive and rising international entrepreneur with 8+ years experience in business & tech, Jimi has specialized expertise in location data intelligence, global business, cross-culture collaboration, B2B growth, and startups.


Jimi Tele of Chekmate: Why It Is Essential That We Reform Diversity & Inclusion Policies

I had the distinct pleasure of interviewing Jimi Tele, Founder and CEO of Chekmate.


Chekmate Takes Online Dating Deeper with Text-Free App

Jimi Tele Builds Better Relationships with His Text-Free, Catfish-Proof Dating App


Chekmate CEO Jimi Tele Overcame Impossible Odds to Create a Consciously Successful Dating App

The modern dating perils have devolved into tropes, with everything from horror movies to viral Twitter threads detailing their pitfalls. But for Chekmate CEO and founder Jimi Tele, these perils can be circumvented by creating authentic and organic relationships, even if the current social environment prevents that from happening.


8 dating apps that are bucking against Tinder’s model

Valentine's Day is rapidly approaching and you, dear reader, are single. After nearly a year of wafting through the waters of pandemic dating, the wormholes of Tinder, Bumble, Hinge, and all the other mainstay apps — you may be sick of it.


Dating Experts Offer Advice On Finding And Embracing Love During COVID-19

As the COVID-19 pandemic wears on, many people are seeking some kind of return to normalcy. And there’s isn’t anything more normal than looking for love. Even though it may seem different from past years, it’s still possible to find that special someone and make Valentine’s Day plans you can look forward to.


The future of social networks might be audio

The latest apps bring back the intimacy of the spoken word—but there are serious moderation issues to be addressed.


Inspirational Black Men In Tech: Jimi Tele of Chekmate On The Five Things You Need To Know In Order To Create A Very Successful Tech Company

An interveiw with Jimi Tele of Chekmate.


If You Hate Texting, You Seriously Need to Try This New Dating App

Feature story on Chekmate.

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