Originally published in Mensa Imprint Magazine Many times in college and early adulthood, we are surrounded by folks of similar ages and desires. As we get older, we hold on to the ones we made and work at maintaining new friendships. Personally, as a parent, you’ve got less time to devote to those friendships, through … Continue reading How to Reconnect Again After Covid
As a society, we are obsessed with breaking things down into stages or categories. We want to know what generation or demographic or identity we belong to or how to process our feelings. To aid us in this journey of discovery, we have the five stages of grief and the 12 steps of addiction recovery. … Continue reading 4 Stages of Dating (An Expert’s Insights)
Dating can be hard, even when you’re fully up on your skills and know all the latest dating lingo. But many men are getting back out there after having not been in the dating scene for a while. They could be coming out of a relationship, have gotten divorced, or have been widowed. In any … Continue reading How Do Men Start Dating Again? 6 Easy Steps
As Taylor Swift once intoned, “So it’s gonna be forever, or it’s gonna go down in flames.” Relationships really only have two options, so we’re all going to go through a breakup of some sort before we find our lobster. And that is totally normal and fine! What is the right length of time to … Continue reading Is It OK to Date Right After a Breakup?
When I first meet with new clients, I ask them “What is dating supposed to be?” The answer is usually “fun.” It doesn’t mean it’s fun all the time, but it should be. While we’re supposed to enjoy dating, you want to make sure that you aren’t sabotaging your nascent relationship. I have a lot … Continue reading What Should You Not Do While Dating?
Albert Einstein said, “Once you stop learning, you start dying,” and I wholeheartedly agree. I’m constantly trying to learn as much as I can both inside and outside of dating and relationships. To that end, I continuously read and research books that have information I can add to my coaching and general knowledge. Dating is … Continue reading The Best Dating and Relationship Advice From Popular Books
I basically grew up on the runway. My mother was a model when I was younger, so I was introduced to that world early in my life. My first job was at 9 as a ring bearer in a bridal fashion show. Then I was in prom fashion shows and worked my way up to … Continue reading How Can a Man Look Good on a Date? 5 Quick Steps
Most people understand the concept of a physical affair. It usually involves sneaking around behind your partner’s back and having a physical and sexual relationship with someone else. Determining whether this is cheating is usually pretty cut and dry. In just about everybody’s rule book, being sexually intimate with someone outside your relationship (without that … Continue reading What is an Emotional Affair? 4 Things to Know
Originally published on DatingAdvice.com At the beginning of January, I was laying out my 2021 plan in my mind. Carmelia Ray, a fellow dating expert, and I would be launching our new company, The Matchmaking Academy, and lots of singles were trying to find love after the pandemic, so business was doing well. I’d had … Continue reading How Clubhouse Has Changed the World of Dating
Originally published on DatingAdvice.com Carmelia Ray and Hunt Ethridge have been colleagues in the dating industry for over 10 years, and they have complementary skill sets and business approaches. Carmelia is a celebrity matchmaker who pairs busy singles on dates, while Hunt is a dating coach who specializes in helping single men make a good … Continue reading The Matchmaking Business Academy is Training the Dating Experts of Tomorrow