5 Tips for Beating First Date Jitters

Benjamin Franklin once said only two things in life are certain: death and taxes. As someone who has been on a plethora of first dates, I would like to add “first date jitters” to that list.  Imagine you are getting ready for a first date. If you’re like most people, you are already running through […]

Classic Dating in the Modern Age

In a society where the once artful process of matchmaking has been widely reduced to phone swipes and rapid appraisals of cookie cutter profiles, boutique services offered by real life “cupids” are needed more desperately than ever by those who are seeking more than the next quick fling. We’re living in the heart of the digital age […]

What is the difference between a dating app and a matchmaker?

These days there is a plethora of dating apps. From OkCupid to Tinder, supposedly you can find love with just a click of a virtual button on your smartphone. With the recent advances in technology, our society is increasingly relying on the Internet to form our romantic connections. Unfortunately, these connections typically are not long […]

What Men Really Want?

Sage Advice For The First Date The age-old question. The timeless enigma. The ultimate, unanswered riddle. What do men really want? No, its not as it simple as it seems. C’mon. Get your mind outta the gutter! The nutshell answer is that every man wants something different, correspondent to the many parts of who he […]

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 […]

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 […]