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Singles, Singles, Listen Up!

By Rachelle Bowden in News on Jun 22, 2005 7:05PM

2005_06_susanbradley.jpg"National Flirting Expert"* Susan Bradley is coming to town to "make dating fun again." She'll be conducting classes for the lovelorn June 23 - 26 at the Discovery Center on Lincoln Ave. There will be 6 classes total, covering topics such as Love, Flirting, and Relationships.

The first class, Romance Bootcamp, is for men only. It promises that men will become "enlightened about how to figure out women, make just the right flirting approach, get the phone number, and jump-start romance." Maybe the guys from Beauty and the Geek should take this one.. on tonight's episode the dorks will have to get chick's numbers .. uh.. not that we watch that show or anything..

In another class, "Daytime Street Flirting," Bradley takes the class to Michigan Ave. and teaches them how to flirt undercover everywhere from a bus stop to a food court. Other classes available are "Speed Flirting," "Flirting Safari Party," "Finding Your Soulmate,"How To Date A 10 Even If You Are Not One," and "Finding Soulmate Love."

2005_06_couple.jpgChicagoist finds it interesting that a few years ago everyone was all over online dating.. JDate, Match, Lavalife.. and we've all become so socially retarded now that we need to have an "expert" come in and teach us how to flirt.

If you'd like to sign up for the courses, they're about $50 each with fees and materials, go to the Discovery Center site or call (773)-348-8120.

* Apparently writing some books and having bunches of websites is what makes Bradley a "National Flirting Expert." Her photo, it looks like what you'd expect a "Flirting Expert" to look like, right? So she must be good.