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Samantha Daniels is one of the foremost high-end professional matchmakers and dating experts in the country. She works exclusively with high-profile people, busy executives, and celebrities, who are leaders in their industry and are too busy to find that special someone on their own. Recently, she founded an invitation-only iPhone app. The Dating Lounge which caters to high-end successful professionals looking for strategic matches and real relationships in a vetted community. She is the founder and president of Samantha’s Table,, the bicoastal Matchmaking service “for the discerning… and the discreet” with offices in New York and Los Angeles. Samantha is ivy league educated, a lawyer by trade and has helped over 100 couples get married and thousands of couples get into substantial relationships. Samantha is known for her uncanny ability to understand who goes well with whom as well as her ability to help single people with their dating technique so they can get into serious, long lasting relationships.

Samantha is also a frequently relied upon dating and relationship expert, and is seen regularly on-television, on the radio and in national newspapers and magazines. Samantha has appeared on the Today Show, Good Morning America, The Late, Late show with Craig Ferguson, Extra, Access Hollywood, CNBC, CNN, and on many others. She has been on numerous talk radio shows including the Adam Carolla Show, the Leeza Gibbons show and the Ed McMahon show to name a few. She has also been featured in the New York Times, USA Today, People Magazine, Fortune, Forbes, and in many other publications.

Additionally Samantha was the inspiration for and a producer on the Darren Star dramedy, Miss Match starring Alicia Silverstone which aired on NBC. The show was based on Samantha’s life story and Silverstone played Samantha’s character in the show. Samantha also speaks often on a variety of dating and relationship topics as well as pop culture/lifestyle topics. She has been a national spokesperson for a number of consumer brands including Crest, Oral B and Febreze.

Samantha is the author of Matchbook: The Diary of a Modern- Day Matchmaker (Simon & Schuster), a sexy voyeuristic beach read that examines the scandalous love lives of many notable New Yorkers. Matchbook is a cross between Sex in the City and Bridget Jones Diary with indispensable dating advice sprinkled throughout.

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Entries by Samantha Daniels

Are You Forgetting These Obvious Dating Don'ts?

(0) Comments | Posted May 3, 2016 | 12:43 PM


These days, most single adults feel like they are dating as a living. They can find dates on dating apps like The Dating Lounge, online dating, blind dates, group dates, stranger dates, old-fashioned pick up at a bar dates, etc. Actually, a single...

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10 Arten von Frauen, die kein Mann heiraten will

(8) Comments | Posted March 8, 2016 | 9:48 AM

Vor kurzem habe ich hier einen Text veröffentlicht, in dem es um 10 Männer, die dich niemals heiraten werden ging. Als Antwort darauf bekam ich über 1000 Kommentare und endlose Emails. Die meisten stellten die Frage, warum ich nicht auch so einen Text über Frauen schreiben würde.


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Why Women Hate These 10 Compliments

(0) Comments | Posted February 23, 2016 | 3:22 PM

As a Professional Matchmaker, one of the things I consistently hear from women is that they wish men would compliment them more. Another thing I hear is that when men do compliment them, they wish the men would think first because many...

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10 Absolute Don'ts for Women This Valentine's Day

(0) Comments | Posted February 12, 2016 | 12:30 PM

Every year as we approach the big day, people are always asking me for Valentine's Day advice. Most years, I provide the "do"s. However, this year, I have been seeing so many dating faux pas that I think some Valentine's Day "don't"s would be more helpful if you want to...

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A Professional Matchmaker's Valentine's Day Gift Guide for Every Type of Woman

(0) Comments | Posted February 11, 2016 | 2:30 PM


Every year, I get a slew of emails asking for Valentine's Day gift suggestions. This year, I noticed something a little different, most of the emails highlighted that the woman was a certain "type" of woman. As a result, I decided this year,...

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10 Men You Shouldn't Date

(4) Comments | Posted December 21, 2015 | 1:07 PM


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 simply should not date. And the answer is, yes there are "do not date" men,...

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This Is How You Get Married

(18) Comments | Posted December 8, 2015 | 3:18 PM

I am a professional matchmaker, and not all that long ago, I got myself hitched... finally. I had been in the dating business for over 15 years, first with my matchmaking business, Samantha's Table, that I founded over 16 years ago and then with my dating app,

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Greek Isles: How to Make It Your Most Romantic Vacation Ever

(0) Comments | Posted July 6, 2015 | 9:56 PM

As we hit the heart of summer, many people are planning that trip away. Husbands and wives, lovers as well as people in a relationship all look to a vacation to rekindle romance or jumpstart affection. If you are looking to renew your love this summer, the Greek isles can...

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Will You Be The Girl Who Is Single Forever?

(35) Comments | Posted June 24, 2015 | 8:09 PM

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. This makes you wonder why...

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There Should Be a Stepmother's Day, Too

(4) Comments | Posted May 9, 2015 | 2:08 PM

I became a stepmother a little over two years ago after having been with my husband for three years. Being a stepmother wasn't something I ever thought was going to be a part of my life, but sometimes life goes in a certain direction and you just go with it....

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Would You Post This On Facebook?

(0) Comments | Posted February 23, 2015 | 4:22 PM

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. Social media should be a place to share things...

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How to Be the Woman EVERY Man Is Attracted to

(3) Comments | Posted February 17, 2015 | 12:24 PM

Men are picky when it comes to dating. If you are single and out there dating, I am sure you are very aware of just how choosy men are. Women are particular too, but somehow the men seem to be worse. Usually, men have an idea in their head of...

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

(1) Comments | Posted November 13, 2014 | 12:12 PM

A lot of married people get that feeling in the pit of their stomach that their relationship might be coming to an end. They find themselves wondering if they are just being paranoid and their marriage is just going through a rocky patch or if their relationship is truly about...

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This Is What It Looks Like When It's Time to Leave Your Relationship

(5) Comments | Posted November 7, 2014 | 4:29 PM

In today's day and age, it is very common for single people to linger too long in the wrong relationship. Of course, this is understandable, as often times, the unknown seems very scary and a current relationship is usually quite comfortable. However, if you really want to get married, you...

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10 Unique Places to Say "I Love You" in France

(0) Comments | Posted July 11, 2014 | 11:30 AM

As we head into summer, a great romantic travel destination is France. Everyone knows that Paris is the city for lovers and that the entire country is full of amour. However, sometimes a couple wants more romance than a kiss at the top of the Eiffel Tower or while sunning...

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11 Excuses That Are Stopping You From Getting Married

(9) Comments | Posted June 18, 2014 | 12:09 PM

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. When a person really wants to get married, they behave a...

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Robbing the Cradle -- Pros and Cons of Dating a Younger Man

(0) Comments | Posted April 29, 2014 | 4:37 PM

Dating a younger guy has been all the rage for quite sometime. And if you've ever dated one, you know that there are many perks, but also lots of drawbacks, the most well-known of which is being a so-called cougar. Nonetheless, as women get older, many seem to be tempted...

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

(0) Comments | Posted December 27, 2013 | 10:02 AM

Every year at about this time, people start to think back on the year that is coming to a close, and reflect upon all the things they didn't accomplish that they had hoped they would. For single people, often high up on that list is the fact that they didn't...

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10 Tips for Finding Romance on Halloween

(1) Comments | Posted October 30, 2013 | 3:07 PM

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...

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George: Which Eligible Heartthrobs Share This Name?

(0) Comments | Posted July 30, 2013 | 11:27 AM

Prince William and Kate Middleton, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, have finally announced the name of their royal son: Prince George Alexander Louis of Cambridge. And already, the world is in love with him. Prince George has many years to live up to the name carried by many a...

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