I used to be the most ballsy solo traveler. In fact, my first solo trip was spending a month alone in Israel when I was 19. There's just something so magical about being completely alone with yourself in an unfamiliar environment. You learn a lot about yourself, and...read more
As a matchmaker, I plan 25-30 dates a month for my clients. Having planned literally hundreds of dates, I've learned a thing or two about what makes a good date spot, and what definitely does not. I can't guarantee that every date I set up is going to be a home run;...read more
This past week, I've seen sooo many post on Facebook to the effect of "There are no good men out there!" "I don't know any happy couples!" "Finding the right person is a matter of luck!" Well, if you know me, you know I think all of that is BS. Finding the right...read more
“Why are you still single?” A client once fired me for asking him this question I know this questions can be painful. And it’s definitely loaded. Loaded with shame for not being “coupled.” Loaded with the pressure of family, friends, people from high school. Fuck,...read more
June marks my anniversary of working as a matchmaker. Let me tell you, it has been a crazy, rewarding, and deeply challenging ride. I have touched the lives of hundreds of people and curated almost 200 dates! Whenever I share with someone that I’m a matchmaker, their...read more
You can’t market your way to love. What I mean is, you can't show up as a sanitized, mass marketable version of yourself and think that will still turn on your soulmate. Nope! Don’t get me wrong, most people don’t consciously realize they’re being...read more
Do you fucking hate #travelcouples on Instagram? Or do you secretly love the ridiculously romantic shots and seemingly stress free relationships? Whether you love them or hate them, the reality is, deep down you're probably at least a little bit envious. Who...read more
I love the book Eat, Pray, Love. I think it's a fantastic exploration of healing, travel, and heartbreak. It has inspired people to heal deeper, travel more, and live more fully. But the movie version? Well the rom-com version of Eat, Pray, Love kind of makes it seem...read more
When I was in college, I wanted to work for a think tank in a research role. Today, I'm a matchmaker and expat coach. How the hell did that happen? In college, I imagined that I wanted to spend my days doing research. But once I finished graduate school, the last...read more
When I was a senior in college, the idea of getting a job and working full time in an office sounded like literal hell. Even though college had been really hard on me and I was a chronic overachiever, I couldn’t imagine giving up the freedom I had as a student. From...read more
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