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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. 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.

Currently Samantha hosts her own internet web series, Relationship Chatter, where Samantha answers relationship questions with a pop culture spin. Relationship Chatter gets more than 20,000 hits a day, is seen on 20 portals internationally and is a great place to ask a real live expert all your dating, relationship, and romance questions. Samantha is also working on her next book and on a docu-soap set in New York City.

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Entries by Samantha Daniels

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

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

(3) Comments | Posted November 7, 2014 | 5:29 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 | 12:30 PM

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 | 1:09 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 | 5:37 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 | 11:02 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 | 4:07 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 | 12:27 PM

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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10 Fashion Don'ts For Dating (You Will Be Surprised By Some)

(4) Comments | Posted June 17, 2013 | 7:22 PM

Dating is hard enough, and when you have to throw in the age-old question of "what should I wear" into the mix, it can become downright maddening. The truth is, what you wear does matter because you only get one chance to make that good first impression so that you...

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10 Types of Friends Who Are Toxic to Your Dating Life

(0) Comments | Posted May 17, 2013 | 5:24 PM

Have you ever wondered if you have friends in your life who are inhibiting you from meeting a great guy? Have you ever really considered which of your friends are truly good friends to you, like you are to them, and have your real best interests at heart? There is...

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10 Types of Women That Men Do Not Want to Marry

(73) Comments | Posted April 15, 2013 | 11:14 AM

I recently wrote an article here on Huffington Post Women entitled 10 Types of Men Who Won't Marry You and in response to it, I have gotten over 1,000 comments as well as endless emails asking me why I hadn't written a similar list of types of women....

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Should You Get Married Or Is Monogamy Enough For You?

(84) Comments | Posted March 18, 2013 | 1:23 PM

You have been with your beau for awhile now. You are exclusive, boyfriend and girlfriend, you are known as a couple in your social circle and you might even live together. And all seems copasetic. However, society favors marriage over just being a couple which is why living together without...

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10 Types of Men Who Won't Marry You

(1153) Comments | Posted March 18, 2013 | 10:04 AM

Have you ever wondered if there are guys out there that simply will not marry you? Are there certain men from whom you should just stay away because chances are, the relationship is going to be an exercise in frustration for you? You are not alone -- many women think...

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A Matchmaker's Guide to Unique and Inexpensive Valentine's Day Gift Ideas

(0) Comments | Posted February 12, 2013 | 11:40 AM

With Valentine's Day right around the corner, everyone is scrambling to come up with the right gift for their sweetheart. In my expert opinion, the right gift is all about being thoughtful with sentiment, understanding your audience and picking something unique. Plus, with today's topsy-turvy financial markets, focusing on "it's...

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Celebrity Couplings and Breakups: 2012 in Review

(0) Comments | Posted January 16, 2013 | 10:44 AM

Now that 2012 is over, it's always interesting to look back and see what our favorite Hollywood couples have been doing in the romance department and make some predictions of what will happen in the year to come.

Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise: They landed in Splitsville in June. It...

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Dating During the Holidays

(7) Comments | Posted December 24, 2012 | 2:10 PM

The holiday season is a busy time for everyone whether you are single, married or in a relationship. Sometimes it's difficult to know the right and wrong things to do when it comes to dating during the holidays. If you are concerned that you might make a faux pas or...

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Is This Your Definition of Cheating?

(4) Comments | Posted November 14, 2012 | 4:17 PM

Cheating is always an interesting relationship topic. Most people will publicly say that it's despicable, they would never do it, and they fully don't approve, but what do they really think about it? And how many of those "I would never do it" people have actually done it? I spent...

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Top 10 Ways Men Drive Women Crazy at Home

(35) Comments | Posted October 25, 2012 | 5:39 PM

Recently, all I have been hearing about from my female friends are tales of woe about how difficult it is to live with their husband and/or significant other because of all their bad habits. And the interesting thing is that all the women seem to be complaining about very similar...

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How to Live Together and Actually Get Along

(5) Comments | Posted September 27, 2012 | 7:01 PM

Living with another person is always complicated, especially when you are having a romantic relationship. On the one hand, playing house can be a lot of fun. On the other hand, the day-to-day of it can get very complicated. Here is some advice on how to live together and actually...

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Does Your Relationship Pass This Test?

(26) Comments | Posted August 13, 2012 | 11:03 AM

People in relationships and people who are married spend a lot of time talking about what they want in their relationship and what they want their partner to do and not do. The things they want usually fall into the category of things they "would like to have," like more...

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