Dr. Phil offers online dating advice in deal with Match.com

Thursday, January 12th 2006, 9:54 am
By: News On 6

DALLAS (AP) _ ``Doctor Phil'' McGraw is taking his relationship advice from the television studio to the Internet.

The Texas-born author and syndicated talk show host will start offering his psychological pearls of wisdom in a deal with the online dating service Match.com.

For $12.99 a month, subscribers of Match.com's new ``MindFindBind'' premium service will get access to Doctor Phil's folksy, common sense tips. In short video clips, he offers advice on dating and relationships.

The service launches with about 50 clips. They covering such topics as how to communicate effectively, make good first impressions, have meaningful conversations on a first date and move a relationship forward.