The “Phone Call”

If you are doing online dating, then you will eventually get to the point where you will need to make actual contact. Scary, right? I know. Sometimes it’s just easier to keep texting. But if you do that, you’ll never hear the intonations of that person’s voice, or see if you even click with step […]

Dating for the Newly Divorced

In my meetings with potential candidates and clients as a professional matchmaker in Milwaukee, I often come across people who have literally just signed their divorce documents and feel they are ready to start dating. While I admire their gumption, I always advise against jumping in right away. You have so many feelings to process. […]

When do you become exclusive?

As a professional matchmaker in the Milwaukee area, I get this question all the time. You’ve been dating a while, 3-6 months, or perhaps even less. You feel that you should perhaps become exclusive, or that you already are. You don’t want to waste anyone’s time, especially your own, and you want to become exclusive. […]

Are YOU Victim Stancing?

We have all met them. The world is their enemy-no one understands them and everyone has done them wrong. Dr. Paula Durlofsky states: “The victim stance is a powerful one—the victim believes he or she is always morally right, is not responsible or accountable for their actions, and is entitled to sympathy from others. Individuals […]

Forgetting Our Value

I admittedly spend a lot of time online, in chat groups for dating, looking online for connections for my clients, and searching for the elusive unicorn in a sea of fish-catching bachelors. Apparently the fishing hobby isn’t limited to just men; there are plenty of fishing gals online as well. Am I missing out by […]