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How to Wow Your Partner on Valentine's Day

Carly Spindel | Posted 02.07.2016 | Women
Carly Spindel

Women love when men are expressive. They always enjoy being adored and appreciated. Take a jar and fill it with notes all about why you love your partner. The more communicative you are, the better.

Stop Using Dating Apps as a Crutch

Mary Stuart Deibel | Posted 01.21.2016 | Women
Mary Stuart Deibel

Don't fool yourself into thinking that just because you're "putting yourself out there" by online dating that it means you should neglect the potential for meeting someone in person the "old-fashioned way."

10 Men You Shouldn't Date

Samantha Daniels | Posted 12.21.2015 | Style
Samantha Daniels

As a Professional Matchmaker and founder of The Dating Lounge app, I am constantly being asked if there are certain types of men that a woman simpl...

Is The Person You're Dating Marriage Material?

Carly Spindel | Posted 12.15.2015 | Women
Carly Spindel

Marriage is a union of two people. It's something that happens when you're madly in love and are super eager to start the rest of your life with your beloved by your side. It's hard work, yes, but the best things in life aren't easy. Can the person you're dating confidently answer these nine questions? I hope so!

This Is How You Get Married

Samantha Daniels | Posted 12.08.2015 | Weddings
Samantha Daniels

One day, I decided that I was ready to get myself married. In order to accomplish that, I had to make some radical changes. Given the fact that I spend day in and day out listening to what men like and don't like when it comes to dating, I already knew the "secret sauce" for getting married... now, I just needed to practice what I preached.

12 Things Men Do That Make Women Fall Deeper in Love

Carly Spindel | Posted 10.29.2015 | Women
Carly Spindel

When a man plans, it's almost as exciting as him proposing. Whether he organizes a date, a weekend trip, an afternoon walk -- really, anything -- we're happy. It shows us that you're capable of putting effort into us and you like it. Actually, you really, really like it.

Exceptional You

Brooke Wise | Posted 09.28.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Brooke Wise

You rose through the ranks of a Fortune 500 Company and now you are at the top of your professional game. You save people's lives through the practi...

Next Evolution Matchmaking Seeks to Destroy Traditional Matchmaking

Joshua Pompey | Posted 07.24.2015 | Business
Joshua Pompey

The art of matchmaking is a tradition as old as time. For many singles walking through life, friends, family, and co-workers are often relied upon to assist in the matchmaking process. Others take more extreme approaches, spending upwards of fifty thousand dollars on high-end matchmakers in the hopes of finding that one true love.

Will You Be The Girl Who Is Single Forever?

Samantha Daniels | Posted 06.27.2015 | Style
Samantha Daniels

Dating can be very frustrating. You spend time, money and emotional energy trying to find "The One" and most of the time you wind up being disappointed. Then, you have to go back to the drawing board, hoping that the next one will be better.

How to Love Unconditionally

Amanda W. Rose | Posted 06.24.2015 | Women
Amanda W. Rose

Loving unconditionally is the commitment at the end of the day to another human being that creates long lasting relationships. It includes sacrifice and commitment. However, this does not mean that you are to accept toxic or abusive behaviors.

There Should Be a Stepmother's Day, Too

Samantha Daniels | Posted 05.09.2015 | Parents
Samantha Daniels

For all you fellow stepmoms out there, until we get our "own day", here are 10 things you should be celebrating about yourself on Mother's Day, even if you don't get to spend the day with the kids...

The Question That Changed My Life

Francesca Hogi | Posted 05.09.2015 | 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.

Would You Post This On Facebook?

Samantha Daniels | Posted 04.25.2015 | Style
Samantha Daniels

Recently I have been seeing some absolutely crazy things happening on Facebook. I don't know about you, but I believe that there has to be a line between what is appropriate to post on Facebook and what is just absolutely nutty.

How to Be the Woman EVERY Man Is Attracted to

Samantha Daniels | Posted 04.19.2015 | Style
Samantha Daniels

Occasionally a man will fall for a girl who is outside of his wheelhouse. Wouldn't it be great if you could be that woman who could attract ANY GUY (within reason of course)?

Top Five Relationship Killers

Meghann Novinskie | Posted 04.14.2015 | 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 04.04.2015 | Weddings
Meghann Novinskie

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

Creating an Irresistible Life You Love

Amanda W. Rose | Posted 03.23.2015 | Women
Amanda W. Rose

I'm going to give you my top 14 dating tips to create an irresistible life you love! Commit to these daily changes in you will see a difference in your relationships with others and yourself.

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.

This Is What It Looks Like When He Is Going to Ask You for a Divorce

Samantha Daniels | Posted 01.13.2015 | Divorce
Samantha Daniels

A lot of married people get that feeling in the pit of their stomach that their relationship might be coming to an end. If you are trying to figure out if your partner is about to say sayonara baby or if it's just all in your head, here are some red flags for which to keep an eye out.

Rebecca Adams

Jewish Matchmaking Is Alive And Well, With Some Post-Shtetl Updates

HuffingtonPost.com | Rebecca Adams | Posted 06.19.2014 | Religion

The Jewish community has come a long way since the kind of matchmaking portrayed in "Fiddler on the Roof," but it hasn't left the yenta back in the sh...

11 Excuses That Are Stopping You From Getting Married

Samantha Daniels | Posted 08.18.2014 | Style
Samantha Daniels

Since I am a professional matchmaker, single people are always telling me that they really want to get married. It is then my job to figure out if they really want marriage or if they are just saying that.

10 New Year's Resolutions to Help You Find Love in 2014

Samantha Daniels | Posted 02.26.2014 | Style
Samantha Daniels

For single people, often high up on that list is the fact that they didn't get married or get into that significant relationship for which they had been looking. Instead of harping on things you can't change from the past, here are some New Year's resolutions that might actually help you find and fall in love in 2014.

10 Tips for Finding Romance on Halloween

Samantha Daniels | Posted 01.23.2014 | Style
Samantha Daniels

Halloween is a great time of year if you're single and looking for a new romantic interest. Everyone is out and about, in a good mood and ready to have a fun evening. In fact, Halloween might be the best night of the entire year to meet someone and find some lovin', so grab a costume or a mask and get out there.

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.

10 Types of Friends Who Are Toxic to Your Dating Life

Samantha Daniels | Posted 07.17.2013 | Style
Samantha Daniels

If you are truly serious about meeting the One, it's time to take stock of your gals and get rid of these toxic friend types.