Excerpt from Increase Your Chances! The Love Guide to Finding Your Match: The future of love is here! Say goodbye to the days of meeting someone one-on-one for the first time on a scheduled date. Instead of relying on family members or friends (who may or may not have our best interests in mind), […]

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Discontent Couple

1. Give each other time and space right after the breakup.  The amount of time and space varies and depends on the personalities and needs of the individuals involved.  It may be weeks, months, even years.  Leave him or her alone and don’t call, text, especially during the first few weeks. 2. Focus on the […]

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Affectionate Couple (Small)

For many people, sex without love is unthinkable while others believe that physical attractiveness and good chemistry are most important.  “Good” sex is sexual activity that is stimulating, uplifting, and fulfilling on multiple levels. How you have it and with whom is your personal choice. When sex is “bad,” it can be disappointing, abusive, and […]

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Loving Couple Back to Back (Small)

Do you like being cozy and super-close to your mate?   Before you get there, you might have to date from a distance first. With African American Matchmaking, I often recommend going outside of your confined geographic area when searching for a match.  There are several reasons why this makes sense: You are already familiar with […]

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Excerpt from Black Girls Guide: How to Find & Choose the Right Man: Deal-breakers are clear indications of what you don’t want. Deal-breakers are just as important as your standards. They are actions that would cause you to end the relationship. When you know what your deal-breakers are, you establish your boundaries. What are your […]

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TED asked Hannah Fry to write a book on the mathematics of finding true love to explain mathematically why people who actively approach those they find attractive at parties, bars and events fare better than people who wait for others to approach them. The book, The Mathematics of Love, is the result. Interesting stuff! Hannah […]

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This morning, I received an update from Facebook that included hundreds of pokes.  I usually ignore them, but then I wanted to investigate exactly what was going on. What is a poke, anyway? Since I never poked anyone, I wondered if this was a greeting ritual or method of flirting with someone using social media. […]

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Love in the City (Small)

Excerpt from Increase Your Chances! The Love Guide to Finding Your Match: Strategy #1: Get out of your house. When I do leave my house, which usually means I have a meeting or a social gathering (i.e., I am forced out of my home), I meet nice men 95.5% of the time. Just because I […]

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One Woman Many Men (Small)

The complete saying goes something like this, “There are plenty of fish in the ocean.” It is a wise proverb meant to illuminate the notion of abundance when it comes to potential relationships.  While it can be a healthy way to rebound from relationship failure, it is not a saying that one should use often […]

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