‘Catfish’ Co-Host Kamie Crawford Dishes on Top Warning Signs When Dating In-Person and Virtually

She says the key to a successful relationship is “honoring” your partner’s feelings.

Kamie Crawford is spilling her top dating tips.

During a recent interview with Today, Crawford –known as the co-host of MTV’s Catfish since 2018– spoke about what she learned during the past five years on the show. And with two additional shows with the network under her belt, including Are You The One and Ex on the Beach, her advice has come in handy.

In a world of online dating, break-ups, and situationships, Crawford leans on advice from her trainer, Six: Avoid treating life and relationships like a baseball game.

In this example, “Somebody tells you something or (shares) how they’re feeling and you knock it back to them.”  She believes this analogy is ineffective because personal emotions can sometimes take precedence.

“Instead, in relationships, we need to be playing football, where you throw the ball to someone and you say, ‘Hey, this is how you made me feel.’ And they receive it and honor it because you’re on the same team,” Crawford explained. She adds this model allows each person to be heard and understood without judgment.

She continued, “Because a lot of times you can be right and you can stand on your soapbox, but it could be at the detriment of your relationship,” she noted.

While Crawford rolls as a strong unit with her boyfriend, she has noticed that those in the dating pool rely on dating without purpose while seeking suitors non-stop instead of striving for a loyal connection with one person.

“There’s a lot of energy out there right now of, ‘Well, if this one doesn’t do blah, blah, blah, then I’m just gonna go get a new one,” she told the outlet. “OK, you can do that. You’ll spend your whole life getting a new one, finding a new relationship, because you’re not willing to actually sit in something and work it through.”

While the tech and dating worlds remain a perfect match, she said her top red flag is a wandering eye on social media. She believes liking photos does more harm than good, even when it appears unoffending.

“I just think that kind of behavior is so juvenile and ridiculous. I think you can like something with your eyes and not tap it with your hands,” she said.

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