Category Archives: Relationships

Advice on everything related to love and relationships.

Could it be love? Signs that he’s starting to fall for you

You’ve found a cutie-patootie that makes you smile, makes your heart pitter patter and makes you a little juicy goosey. Congratulations! Initial attraction is important but just remember, it’s love when you can run errands together. If you’re still hesitating to celebrate the new dude because you’re stressing about him falling for you too, here are a few of the biggies when it comes to telltale signs that your relationship could be on its way to Heartsville. I've been there. It’s tough because you don’t want to scare him away with “the talk” too early, but once you hit a certain milestone you have to tell him what you want. My advice is to look for hints that he’s inching towards head over heels. Read more

Mazel tov to Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux!

You know me -- I think the man should put a ring on it before a couple starts living under one roof. Even it's not an engagement ring, a promise ring qualifies -- it's something to seal the deal on being monogamous and committing to each other. When Jennifer and Justin starting playing house and the tabloids documented them moving in together, I was praying for him to pop the question! Now, he finally has. And thank god the cheating rumors are so not true! I couldn't be happier for Jennifer Aniston. This was the one I prayed would meet her match. Mazel tov to the couple on their engagement! Read more

Girl’s night out: 3 Girly ways to spend your Friday night

You've gotta spend time with your girlfriends! Getting dressed up, having drinks, doing up the girl talk - it's good for the soul. Even if you spend the night in, make your own cocktails (I love my TY KU Sake!) and sit around in your pajamas, it's good to take time off from a man's world.  Here are some ways you can connect with the women in your life. Consider it a mini dating detox! Even if you're married, don't forget the value of who you are outside of your relationship. Cheers to girl power! Read more

Finding love after 40

Falling in love after 40: It happens and I can tell you from experience that it’s amazing! There’s something really fantastic about falling in love when you’re mature, secure, and sure of yourself. It feels more solid and there are fewer games. You know what you want and so does he. This doesn't mean that it’s easy. It's far from it. (Anyone remember my dating life on the last season of Millionaire Matchmaker? Not the easiest.) Here are a few pointers to keep in mind if you’re post-40 and looking for love. Hopefully they make the heart hunting process easier for you. Read more

Communication tips for couples

My job is to take two people, pair them up, and send them on their merry way to getting married. But the matchmaking goes far beyond mushy gushy-ville. Clients will circle back to me with all sorts of relationship questions and my answer to almost everything they ask is communication, communication, communication. Really, communication is the biggest factor to making a relationship work. Communicate well and you’ll be golden all the way through your golden anniversary. Easier said than done, I know. So, here’s my down and dirty three point cheat sheet to becoming an awesome communicator. Read more

7 Habits that ruin relationships

I love love. That doesn't mean that I think relationships are all Eskimo kisses and conversation hearts though. Relationships are tough work. But, there is a way to make your relationship easier. Ready for it? Stop sabotaging! That’s right, sabotage. Here are the worst offenders. Read more