How to stay out of the friend zone

Everyone always says that the best kind of love spawns from friendship. I totally agree. But what happens when the person you want to be your significant other only sees you as a friend? That’s not good for your relationship, your sanity or your self-esteem. It’s called getting trapped in the friend zone, and it 100 percent sucks -- there’s no better way to say it. To avoid this bummer of a situation, I cooked up some simple tips on how to stay out of the friend zone and let him or her know you want something spicier! Read more

Meeting a man unexpectedly: How to be prepared for fate

The meet-cute. That moment when a man and a woman meet completely out of the blue and realize there could be something special between them. You’ve seen it in movies. You’ve heard about it from friends. It even happens to those nutballs on Bachelor Pad. But it’s never happened to you. Why not? My guess is that you’re not ready for it. I’m a strong believer that life only gives you what you can handle, and if you’re not ready for romance, then it’s not going to happen for you. Ladies, trust fate -- love comes when you're ready for it. Here’s how to prep for fate so you can be ready when your meet-cute moment happens. Read more

Throw a singles party for the endless summer

Happy heat-wave, boys and girls! We all love a good scorching now and then, and as long as summer is still here, it’s all good. Sadly, precious summer is on her way out, and fall is peeking around the corner. Campuses are re-opening, back-to-school commercials are running and stores already have Halloween and Thanksgiving merchandise out! (On the bright side, The Millionaire Matchmaker returns soon, so it’s not so bad, right? Shameless plug!) Here’s how to keep that summer glow alive just a little bit longer. Read more

How to avoid being his booty call

You’ve got this new guy in your life. He’s hot. You’re hot. And when you two are together, it’s definitely hot. With all of this hotness bubbling up, it’s hard to see through the steam to tell if you have a real relationship or if he's just recruiting you as a booty call. If you’re like me, you appreciate a good physical connection (who doesn’t?), but if you're looking for something more, here’s how to make sure your relationship is about more than just booty. Read more

Have you fallen in love with his potential?

You’ve got a new man in your life. You go, girl! He’s smart, hot and has a great job. Sounds great. But tell me more. How does he make you feel? What’s your chemistry like? Do you guys discuss the future? On the contrary -- Is he tall, dark and handsome but just can't seem to get his life together or hold a steady job? Do those questions leave you a little tongue-tied? Do you feel like everything should be amazing between you two, but it’s not quite there? Can you not picture a future with him, even though he’s absolutely perfect? Well, it might mean you’ve fallen in love with your guy’s potential and not your actual guy. Read more

6 Tips for a dating profile makeover

Even as a traditional matchmaker, I couldn’t be a bigger fan of online dating. It’s how I met David and how so many other amazing couples meet every day. Just because online dating works for a lot of people, though, that doesn’t mean that it’s easy. Finding love online takes some work. If you’re wondering why you haven’t been meeting the right guys online, it might be time to put a little elbow grease into your dating profile. Here's how you can snazz up your profile page. Read more