Category Archives: Matchmaking 101 – Office Hours with Lisa Clampitt

Make a Decision to Fall in Love Now!

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A follow-up to The NYT Article – “To Fall In Love With Anyone Do This” and how you can get in on the action! There is no question that love is a tricky thing. There are hundreds of ways to dance around every issue that arises, and so many “rules” to contend with. Rules about when to call someone, how long to wait until you sleep together… the list goes on and on! Read more

The One Thing You Need To Know To Find Love In 2015

  Starting 2015 off single? Don’t worry, you are not alone! Now is the perfect time to reflect on your past relationships, and determine what you are looking for in your next partner. It is also the perfect time of year to take this next piece of advice into consideration. I promise if you do, it will make all the difference in your love life. Read more

How Matchmaking Found Me The Love Of My Life

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I credit finding my husband to my career, and not because a fellow matchmaker set me up with him. When I took the leap from working in social work to becoming a matchmaker in the late 90’s, I was newly divorced. I had gotten married too young; I wasn’t ready. I was extremely shy at that time, and even though I was in my early 30’s, I had so much more to learn about relationships. Read more

The One Quality You Need for Lasting Love

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Recently, an article published in Thought Catalogue called This Is How We Date Now kept popping up in my Facebook newsfeed. My friends and colleagues were sharing it like crazy! Intrigued, I clicked the link and gave it a read. I was immediately into it. This piece of writing described something that I’ve been seeing a lot of over the past few years as a matchmaker. People have stopped committing. With so many options out there readily available with the swipe of our finger, our sense of how to fall in love and keep it close has been warped. Read more

Why Valentine’s Day is the Best holiday for singles

I chose this profession because I love love. I love being in love, talking about love, and helping people find love. I believe wholeheartedly that love makes people the best that they can be, and that those who are in a connected, loving relationship are more productive, balanced and more capable of making the world a positive place. Love improves our health, helps us feel understood, enhances our mood, and provides us with shared experience. Read more

4 Steps to Reach Your Career Goals in the New Year

I’ve learned a lot over the last 16 years as a matchmaker. To be successful in this business you not only have to have a knack for matching singles, but you also have to be an exceptional businessperson. If you are looking for career success in this new year, here are four steps I have learned are imperative to follow! Read more