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Professional Matchmaker

Confessions of a NYC Matchmaker

Matt Titus | Posted 11.17.2014 | 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 11.13.2014 | 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.

Modern Day Matchmaker: 10 Reasons He's Not The Man For You

Posted 04.17.2013 | Black Voices

If your boyfriend is raising any of these red flags, it may be time for him to become your ex. By Paul Carrick Brunson A few weeks ago, I wr...

10 Types Of Men Who (Fortunately) Won't Marry You

Samantha Daniels | Posted 05.18.2013 | Women
Samantha Daniels

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?

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

Samantha Daniels | Posted 04.14.2013 | Women
Samantha Daniels

With Valentine's Day right around the corner, everyone is scrambling to come up with the right gift for their sweetheart. With today's topsy-turvy financial markets, focusing on "it's the thought that counts" is certainly acceptable in lieu of breaking your piggy bank.

Celebrity Couplings and Breakups: 2012 in Review

Samantha Daniels | Posted 01.16.2013 | Celebrity
Samantha Daniels

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.

The Top 10 Things People Really Think About Cheating

Samantha Daniels | Posted 01.14.2013 | Women
Samantha Daniels

heating 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?

Top 10 Ways Men Drive Women Crazy at Home

Samantha Daniels | Posted 12.25.2012 | Women
Samantha Daniels

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.

Want More Jobs? New Technology Can Help Small Businesses Hire Better Talent, Faster

Julie Kantor | Posted 12.17.2012 | Small Business
Julie Kantor

Last week I had all of 60 seconds to pitch the company I co-founded, Barrel of Jobs, at the Carnegie Library in Washington, D.C. I started by asking ...

Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson

'Modern Day Matchmaker' Reveals Why Race Doesn't Matter When It Comes To Love

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 10.11.2012 | Black Voices

Love is patient and kind and ... complicated, according to Paul Brunson, businessman turned "Modern Day Matchmaker" and now author, who aims to explai...

How to Live Together and Actually Get Along

Samantha Daniels | Posted 11.27.2012 | Women
Samantha Daniels

Living with another person is always complicated, especially when you are having a romantic relationship. Playing house can be a lot of fun, but, 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 get along.

Does Your Relationship Pass This Test?

Samantha Daniels | Posted 10.13.2012 | Women
Samantha Daniels

Take a look at this list to see if your relationship measures up and think about what things you might want to alter to make it stronger...

Is Your Relationship Normal?

Samantha Daniels | Posted 09.29.2012 | Women
Samantha Daniels

Relationships are difficult, no matter what. If someone tells you otherwise, they are lying, or they aren't in a relationship.

Are You a Good Dater?

Samantha Daniels | Posted 08.07.2012 | Women
Samantha Daniels

Are you getting asked out for a second date by people you are really interested in? Or are you sabotaging your chances with "the one" without even realizing it?

At 34, Am I a Hard Sell?

Natasha Scripture | Posted 05.27.2012 | Women
Natasha Scripture

"It's biology," he said bluntly. "Everyone knows women have fewer eggs as they age."

Last-Minute Valentine's Day Gifts

Samantha Daniels | Posted 04.14.2012 | Women
Samantha Daniels

Tomorrow is the big day, and if you are still scrambling to find a gift for your sweetie, don't despair. I am a Professional Matchmaker and here are a few last minute gift ideas for your partner.

Planning A Romantic Valentine's Day Getaway

Samantha Daniels | Posted 04.14.2012 | Travel
Samantha Daniels

Love is the air and Valentine's Day happens to fall near a long holiday weekend.

How to Tell if He's Going to Leave

Samantha Daniels | Posted 01.22.2012 | Women
Samantha Daniels

Here are some things to consider if you are trying to figure out if he is around for the long-haul or angling to jump ship as soon as he has the opportunity.

10 Tips for Meeting Your Boyfriend's Ex

Samantha Daniels | Posted 09.11.2011 | Style
Samantha Daniels

Have you ever wondered how it will be, if and when, you meet your boyfriend's ex? Have you wondered the right things to say, the right things to do and how to act?