Category Archives: Matchmaking 101 – Office Hours with Lisa Clampitt

Top 20 questions to ask a potential Matchmaker: Make sure they are the right “match” for you!

woman interviews a matchmaker on the phone
So you’ve found a certified matchmaker in your area, but you have no idea what to do next or what to expect when you meet with them? I’m here to help! Remember that the process of working with a matchmaker puts you in the driver’s seat of your love life alongside a supportive, encouraging, and knowledgeable guide, but you have to make sure you ask the right questions to get the right match. The initial phone call you made is one of the most proactive steps you can take. A great matchmaker should quickly put you at ease, and ask a few basic questions to evaluate if they are the right person for you to work with. Be prepared to answer questions like-- How did you find out about our service? Have you been married before? What are your relationship goals? Read more

Daily horoscopes: March 5, 2019


(March 20 - April 19):

"No pain, no gain" is an apt motto for you nowadays. Yes, you've been through more than your fair share of troubles but there's no denying that the prize is still worth it.


(April 20 - May 20):

What looks like a short-cut will only cut you short in the end. Stick with the tried and true.


(May 21 - June 20):

Mercury turns retrograde right at a pivotal point.  You're going to have to take it on faith that what doesn't materialize now will at a later date.


(June 21 - July 21):

Make sure you don't create a situation where you wind up catering to the squeaky wheel.  This could create animosity with those who feel taken for granted and deserve better.


(July 22 - Aug. 22):

The planet of transactions reverses direction today.  Don't put out any more money until you've collected on all of past debts.


(Aug. 23 - Sept. 22):

Oh, no!  Mercury turns retrograde.  But it's for your own good.  Instead of relying on your wits, you'll have to follow your heart.


(Sept. 23 - Oct. 22):

You can't stop someone from doing what s/he wants, but if you try being more lenient then this person won't stray.


(Oct. 23 - Nov. 21):

A desired prize goes to a rival at work.  Let it go.  This has nothing to do with you and your job performance.  It's all about balancing the scales.


(Nov. 22 - Dec. 20):

You're going through a lean period when you will have to do without the usual amenities.  Belt-tightening now will reap enormous benefits in April.


(Dec. 21 - Jan. 19):

Don't feel guilty pushing back a deadline.  A client may be disappointed, but it's all in service to doing the best job that you can.


(Jan. 20 - Feb. 17):

Don't let a friend discourage you.  Just because things didn't work out for this person doesn't mean you'll meet with the same fate.


(Feb. 18 - March 19):

A client or love interest suddenly drops out of sight.  Others would panic, but you know this person will resurface when it's time.

The Dos and Donts of Sexting

When deciding what to write for this series, sexting made its way onto the table pretty quickly. Having been out of the dating scene since sexting made its bold debut, my team and I took it to the streets – the virtual streets, that is - to see where people (or rather their thumbs) stand when it comes to sexting. We posted on Facebook asking for personal opinions on sexting. The response? Well, see you for yourself... Read more

Is Penis Size No Small Thing?

As a matchmaker, I've honestly heard it all. And it’s one of the main reasons I wanted to do this summer series. A lot of questions and concerns go unanswered because people are too embarrassed to ask. So let’s address something I hear all the time... Does penis size matter? Here are 3 things you need to consider Read more

Grooming for Men: The Musts

Welcome to the Sex and the Summer Series! If you’re just reading, be sure to check out Part I where I shared honest, simple grooming tips for women this summer. Take a peek . Now it’s time for the men. Read more

How Much Hair Down There? 3 Tips You Need to Know

Every summer, the magazines ask experts from just about every field to comment on what you need for ultimate summer survival. Everything from sunscreen, work sandals, to the proper ponytail comes with step-by-step instructions. Why not a special guide for love and sex this summer with some of the hottest tips about not-so-easy topics? Welcome to Sex and the Summer: A 4-Part Series. I’m going to be addressing some of the most popular topics that men and women have come through my office wondering about. Read more
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