Category Archives: Dating

Advice on where to meet people, online dating, matchmaking and everything in between.

Dating rules to stay out of the doghouse

As a matchmaker I meet an amazing amount of people. I am constantly networking, bringing in new potential clients, and meeting singles to fill my database. Working with all of these people gives me a sense of what is successful, and what is not when it comes to dating conversation and etiquette. Let me preface this next story by saying that I love my dogs. I could go on and on about all of the amazing things my pets do, but let me tell you, there is a time and a place! Read more

Thinking of Playing Matchmaker?

I absolutely love bringing people together. Even before I made it my career, matching up my single friends was always so thrilling and rewarding for me. If you enjoy spreading love and have a natural matchmaking instinct or if you are constantly nagged by your friends to “set them up with someone good!” here are four factors to consider BEFORE setting up a friend to make sure your match is a success. After all, you want to be the one they thank at their wedding reception! Read more

A Day in the Life of a Matchmaker

I never felt it was fair for someone to be alone if they didn’t want to be. I love love, and have always been obsessed with helping singles find it. From a young age I felt it was my calling to set up friends and acquaintances. As a hobby, I was pretty good at it, and some of my amateur matches actually ended in wonderful marriages. Taking the road that many find themselves on after high school, I went to college and then on to receive my Masters in Social Work from the University of Michigan. As planned I started my career as a social worker, but after 12 long years in the industry, I found I longed for a change. Instead of damage control, I knew I wanted to focus on the creation and positivity of love. Read more
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