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Author: Gina Yannotta

Transatlantic Dating: How Much Does Dating Vary Between the US and the UK?

06 Jun

There are a plethora of differences, big and small, between dating customs either side of the Atlantic. It might pay to be aware of some of the potential cross-cultural roadblocks to come.

Overcoming Relationship Issues: Advice from a Matchmaker

23 May

Relationships are perhaps the most beautiful thing we can ever experience, and understanding how to address and overcome relationship issues is the key to a happy life.

4 Harmful Myths that Could Ruin Your Relationship

13 May

There are some common dating and relationship myths that are becoming increasingly widespread. They can be harmful – and we are here to squash them.

Listen up – “do’s and don’ts” of online dating

09 May

Listen to what our very own NYC COO Gina, had to say on the "do's and don'ts" of online dating.

Dating Do’s

07 Feb

Are you just loved by other people’s Mom’s, instantly liked by new acquaintances, and your friends think you're hilarious, but when it comes to dating you feel like an epic fail? Suddenly you’re on a date nervously start talking about your exes, catch yourself making an inappropriate joke and lose the facial muscles that make you smile? Relax, chill, do your homework and pick up my tips on dating do’s and don’ts.

Love in the City of Angels

04 Dec

Dating can be a tricky game. This is true no matter where you are. But dating in Los Angeles comes with its own unique set of trials and tribulations.

Moving to New York: A Change in Dating Culture

24 Sep

American or not, dating in New York City can be a shock to the system for anyone who isn’t a fully-fledged, self-described, all-out New Yorker. Ultimately, only one thing can prepare you for dating in NYC: dating in NYC.

A Guide to the NYC Gay Scene

24 Sep

Dating in New York City can be hard, and sometimes more so if you’re gay man. NYC is a forward-thinking, cosmopolitan place, and on the whole the city refutes heteronormativity and thoroughly embraces its LGBT community, but it can still be tough out there.

Love vs. Life: Finding Balance in your Dating Schedule

24 Sep

Love vs. Life: Today, perhaps more than ever before, everyone is incredibly busy, whether with travel, work commitments, kids, family. And hey, being busy is great – up to a point. But what do you do when you have a hectic schedule, yet really want to be looking for love?

5 Picturesque NYC Weekend Getaways

30 Aug

 New York, New York. One of the most buzzing, vibrant cities in the States, if not the world. But sometimes… you just need to get away for a weekend – to experience nature, fresh air, quietude. Here are five of our top weekend getaway destinations just outside NYC for you and your special someone.

The Matchmaking Institute: the world’s only certified school of love

To most New Yorkers, that is nothing more than an arbitrary address – but to a small, elite community of professionals and experts, The Matchmaking Institute is none other than the hub of some of the world’s most talented love gurus.

A Day in the Life of… An Elite NYC Matchmaker

Being a matchmaker is pretty unusual. You take it for granted after a while, but sometimes I stop to think and remember that I am helping people in what is often the biggest decision of their lives, the greatest contributor of all to their potential happiness: finding them the love of their life.

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