What to do after a break-up

Breaking up ain’t easy. Whether its smooth — “this is the best thing for both of us. We happily envision an ongoing friendship” or a less peaceable dissolution, the right steps to take in the aftermath are never clear-cut, and are always subject to circumstance. Cohabitation, a shared pet, mutual friends, an altered life direction […]

What’s My Type?

We’ve all heard it. He’s cute, but he’s not my type. Same thing for the men out there. She’s beautiful, but I prefer blondes. Don’t we all. All of us, in our years of romantic adventures and cautionary tales, have crafted a “type” — a collection of qualities that we find desirable. The tall, slender, […]

Who uses a matchmaker?

Matchmaker, matchmaker, make me a — no no no. Those days are over. In New York City, with 2016 fast approaching, dating is a complicated game. Dozens of websites, apps, profiles, likes, messages, let’s-grab-a-drink’s, I-had-fun!-I’ll-text-you’s — and chances are, you’ve tried at least a couple of them (FarmersOnly.com is where its at, if you don’t […]

Why use a matchmaker?

It never ends. In the eight minute subway ride, as your signal faded out, you’ve gotten four emails from your job, three Facebook invitations, two text messages, a flurry of news blurbs, Instagram madnesses, and the seven articles you’ve been meaning to read — queued away in Pocket. There are fires to put out at […]

8 Matchmakers On How To Find A Date IRL

In a world where many singles are digital natives, it’s becoming increasingly easy to swipe for a date, rather than look up from our devices and notice all of the dateable people physically surrounding us every day. Sure, the perfect Tinder pick-up line may not be too hard to master (for most people), but what […]

Why Haven’t I Found My Soulmate? – O Magazine

To me, a soulmate is someone you feel you’ve known forever. It’s not necessarily your most passionate relationship, or even the person you marry. I don’t think there’s only one partner for each of us; we can find happiness with a number of different people, and waiting for some ideal match may keep you from […]