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Pat Stedman Dating and Relationship Coaching
Pat started Pat Stedman Dating and Relationship Coaching in 2015. They detail the beginnings of their company in their Starter Story interview: 
Q: How did you get started on Pat Stedman Dating and Relationship Coaching ?
Like many men in my niche, I first came into coaching by being coached. When I was 20 years old, my first girlfriend broke up with me. She was a beautiful girl — and even though the relationship wasn’t healthy, I was completely lost when this ended. I didn’t understand women or how to attract them… I was helpless.
Everything changed when I read the NYT best-selling book, “The Game,” in 2008.
This book opened my eyes to the world of attraction and seduction — but most importantly — it showed me that I could change. I could learn how women worked, and I could get better with them. I could become a more confident, socially adapted, and successful man. Who I was wasn’t set in stone, and neither was my destiny.
This set me on a journey for the next 6 years of dating and understanding women. I tried on a lot of different “personas” during this time — some of which are embarrassing to recall today — but through the process, I started to realize games and tricks weren’t the real goals. What I wanted was to accept myself, and connect on a deep level with a woman who would also accept me. The more authentic I became, the better relationships I had.
I had been helping some other guys in a private group who were on a similar journey, and I started to be recognized as a “leader” or “expert” on these things. So when I decided to get out of my corporate job, they encouraged me to start coaching professionally. So I did, and here I am.