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Men of a Certain Age Dating in the New Age

Vince Pellegrino, Ph.D. | Posted 03.31.2015 | Gay Voices
Vince Pellegrino, Ph.D.

Face it, we have just come out of a very difficult winter and now spring is here and you know what they say about spring fever; that "love is also in the air" as well. So then, go outside and find it!

HONY's First Love Story Is As Adorable As You'd Expect

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 03.19.2015 | Good News

Humans of New York finally has its own love story. The popular photo blog, which shares New Yorkers' unique -- and often deeply personal -- storie...

The Question That Changed My Life

Francesca Hogi | Posted 03.09.2015 | Women
Francesca Hogi

Asking myself that question literally changed my life. In response, evidence that I was wrong about myself began to appear. I went from a "no-talent" recovering lawyer to a person who made it my mission to uncover what talents I truly possessed.

Confessions of a Matchmaker

Amanda W. Rose | Posted 03.03.2015 | Women
Amanda W. Rose

Through my journey of heartache and confusion, I learned what true love is. I'm not a matchmaker that had this perfect love life. I messed up in love multiple times but the difference is I didn't give up.

Top Five Relationship Killers

Meghann Novinskie | Posted 02.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Meghann Novinskie

Everyone has baggage and everyone has needs. How you work through your thoughts and present issues to your partner is what will determine if your relationship is healthy.

Don't Do Dinner: 6 Alternative Date Ideas for Valentine's Day

Meghann Novinskie | Posted 02.02.2015 | Weddings
Meghann Novinskie

Sharing new experiences creates bonds between couples, so to celebrate Valentine's Day this year, dabble in a new activity.

Overcoming the Sins of Gay Sex

Nicholas Marlin | Posted 03.22.2015 | Gay Voices
Nicholas Marlin

When one is told gay sex is a sin their whole life, how does one overcome the feeling that they may be doing something wrong? Although I may not have the answers, I'm confident the LGBT community does.

Confessions of a NYC Matchmaker

Matt Titus | Posted 01.17.2015 | Entertainment
Matt Titus

Next time a disgruntled client suing a matchmaker becomes a big news story, you should be aware that there are two sides to every story or sometimes three sides, such as the case with my most recent publicly circulated ordeal.

50 Ways to Leave Your Lover - But One Way to Have a Successful Relationship

Larry Schwimmer | Posted 01.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Larry Schwimmer

Paul Simon sang about "50 Ways to Leave Your Lover." But there is one sure way to have a successful love relationship with the "right one." To le...

How Internet Dating Has Become Ruthless

Chloe Johnson | Posted 12.13.2014 | Women
Chloe Johnson

I know people who are now in my historic high heels and I'm shocked to hear how online dating has developed in a decade.

Is There a Formula for Finding Love?

Monica Mandell, Ph.D. | Posted 11.12.2014 | Weddings
Monica Mandell, Ph.D.

Matchmaker, matchmaker, find me a match. Oh, if it was only so easy. With our modern, overbooked, overwrought way of life, it has become harder and harder to meet the one.

Hyperconnected, But Mindfully So

Francesca Hogi | Posted 09.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Francesca Hogi

Since making these small changes, my jaw is better, I sleep better and I am more relaxed and focused throughout the day. All because I made the choice to start my day in a deliberate, mindful way.

Why Most Conventional Wisdom About Love Is Bullsh*t

Mark Radcliffe | Posted 04.30.2014 | Women
Mark Radcliffe

The person who's truly right for you is probably cleverly disguised as the one you work with every day. Or the one who you've casually known in your circle of friends for five years. Who has seen you at your best and at your worst. And is still there, a big believer in your immense potential.

Women in Business: Q&A with Barbie Adler, Founder and President of Selective Search

Laura Dunn | Posted 04.06.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

Barbie Adler is founder and president of the exclusive Chicago-based executive matchmaker Selective Search Founded in 2000 and headquartered in Chicag...

Frances and Llewyn Should Be Together

Jon Eig | Posted 02.11.2014 | Entertainment
Jon Eig

When I see two kids who are as obviously meant for each other as Frances Halladay and Llewyn Davis, I just have to speak up. Sure, there are obstacles to this relationship. But if any city could make it happen, New York is the place.

Her Friends Want to Set Me Up With Other Women

Eric W. | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Eric W.

And so I dread the possibility that one of her friends will ask me the dating question since I'll never be able to give them the answer they want to hear. At the same time, I do find some comfort in these conversations because I know that they're just trying to look after me in her absence.

More Than a Matchmaker

Susan Orlins | Posted 12.29.2013 | Style
Susan Orlins

Francesca Hogi is more than just a matchmaker. She will literally pound the pavement to find matches for her clients. As a former lawyer, "Survivor" contestant and lifelong romantic, Hogi has what it takes to help singles stop relying on chance meetings to find their destinies.

My Thoughts on Dating as a Recently Single Gay Matchmaker

Kim Rosenberg | Posted 12.21.2013 | Gay Voices
Kim Rosenberg

It's crucial not to judge your date before you have a conversation with them and get to know them. Remember you made the decision to meet this person, so leave judgments at home. After all, who knows what the outcome may be.

eBay, My First Love and Me

Jim Moret | Posted 12.08.2013 | Technology
Jim Moret

Consider it a leap of faith. More than forty years after I let her go, certain that I would never see her again, my first love and I were reunited, thanks to eBay.

Life After Divorce: Is Age Just a Number?

Janis Spindel | Posted 11.27.2013 | Divorce
Janis Spindel

When you're meeting a prospective new partner, look at his life experience, not his birth certificate. You can tell a lot more about a person by watching how they live their life, than you can from counting candles on a birthday cake.

7 Reasons You're Always The Bridesmaid, Never The Bride

Damona Hoffman | Posted 11.20.2013 | Weddings
Damona Hoffman

Sign up for, not one, but TWO online dating sites. It's the equivalent of being in two bars at once without the hangover.

Why You Should Consider Dating Younger Post-Split

Janis Spindel | Posted 10.07.2013 | Divorce
Janis Spindel

As you get older, the media is telling you what "women of a certain age" can or can't do. Bullsh*t. Dating a younger man will expose you to and in some cases, force you, to step outside your comfort zone. Treasure this.

What You Need To Know About Sex After A Split

Janis Spindel | Posted 10.07.2013 | Divorce
Janis Spindel

Divorce isn't the end, it's a chance for rebirth. So take this chance to break out of your normal habits and try something frisky and new!

Matchmaker, Matchmaker, Make Me a Match

Jack Meyer | Posted 08.14.2013 | New York
Jack Meyer

The Dating Ring, recently founded by Brooklyn resident Lauren Kay, offers a new spin on an old profession: matchmaking. The Dating Ring is Lauren's answer to the flawed and isolated monotony of dating websites.

One in a Billion: Facebook Dating Tips

Joanna Popper | Posted 07.30.2013 | Technology
Joanna Popper

Today Facebook's one billion-plus users make it a formidable yet more discreet dating site. If you're only looking for one in a billion, chances are he or she are on Facebook.