I Was Told I Wasn't "Pretty" On A First Date

I can honestly say that I have been on some of the worst dates in the history of the world.  And, of course, I totally checked the history of the world before I made that claim to fame.  Today, I’m going to share one of my more treasured memories with you. You may want to sit down for this one.  Scratch that.  Grab your laptop, find a friggin’ bed and lay down.  Yeah, it’s that bad....more
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Online Dating Horror Story #2: Way Too Hairy

One of my most memorable – and bizarre – online dating stories was also one of my first attempts to meet a nice man after my divorce....more

Secrets to Attracting Men Without Clothes!

So... It's summer time.Is it bikini time?What are you wearing?Do you know what the youth are wearing? From talking to other women this summer about the fashion trends they're putting on to turn a few heads...What I discovered was shocking!More clevage.More see-through clothing.Brighter colors.And even more suggestion.But is that what men really want?It just gets them horny right?If you're struggling to connect with men, the reason isn't in fashion.Don't chase the fashion fads....more

Why Are You Lonesome Tonight?

How many kinds of lonely do you think exist in the world? I’ve never actually asked myself before…it just popped up right now because I suddenly Susan wanted to address how lonely I was last year before I decided to go back online....more
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Why Are You Still Single? Math

Why are you still single?“Imagine my surprise” is my first response to this seemingly innocent but breathtakingly rude question. I say ‘first’ because I’ve learned to keep an escalation list of answers. Despite unwavering hope that a wry reply will end the questioning, 9 out of 10 times, the inquisitioner chuckles, and follows up.“No, really, why?”...more

The Single's Person Criteria List

So you are single and have this wonderful and very detailed list of the qualities, attributes and looks you want in your future partner.  Well aren’t you organized…and still Single!  As matchmakers, we often hear a laundry list of the “I wants” and “I needs” of our single clients.  After we finish going over their lists we ask them to cross off 3-4 of the items that they could actually live without.  At this point they are staring at us like we are from Mars but they begrudgingly do as requested.  Examples of the items that usually go are the exact height requiremen...more

While On The Train: To Approach Or Not To Approach, That Is The Question

My friend Joe and I were discussing train flirting the other day. He had seen a really pretty girl on his way to work, and didn’t know if it was appropriate to say something to her....more

This Ramadan, I'm Fasting With My Muslim Boyfriend

We "met" on Twitter, but we MET during Ramadan....more
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WHAT PEOPLE DON’T TELL YOU ABOUT DATING THE WRONG TYPES.

When you’re dating down, you aren’t always aware that you are doing it. I came up with an inventory to help you identify some of the red flags on Stop dating down! If you are doing 4 or more of these things, chances are you are settling in your relationship. Once you realize this is a feature of your relationships, then you can see if this yields a pattern in your life....more