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The 5 Real Reasons Why He Won’t Commit to You (and it’s Not What He Tells You)

Written by: Joann Cohen, Phoenix Matchmaker/Dating Coach | 14th June | 0 Comment(s)

  Let’s imagine you’ve been seeing a guy for a few months. You’re falling head-over-heels, but he hasn’t made it quite clear where you stand. So, naturally your mind begins to race: Where is this going? Is there a reason why he won’t commit? We’ve all been in relationship limbo, and it’s not a fun […]


The Top 3 Phoenix Speed Dating Companies

Written by: Joann Cohen, Phoenix Matchmaker/Dating Coach | 17th March | 0 Comment(s)

“Why is dating so hard?! Where is the best place to meet other singles?” This is a question I hear all the time as an Arizona matchmaker and dating coach. Dating is not a one-size-fits-all approach, which is why I recommend trying everything from matchmaking and online dating to speed dating. When it comes to […]


How to Win at Phoenix Speed Dating

Written by: Joann Cohen, Phoenix Matchmaker/Dating Coach | 9th February | 0 Comment(s)

  Feel like you’re stuck in a dating rut? Perhaps you’ve been out of the game for a while and you’re looking to get back out there. If that’s the case, Phoenix speed dating is a great opportunity to practice your skills, meet new people and perhaps even find that special someone. During speed dating […]


Casting All Singles – Top Five Ways to Find the Best Phoenix Single Events

Written by: Joann Cohen, Phoenix Matchmaker/Dating Coach | 4th February | 0 Comment(s)

Sometimes the Hardest Part About Finding Love is Knowing Where to Find It For singles with a full schedule and limited resources to meet outside their social circle, it can become frustrating to look for a new partner. Then, even once you do meet someone, how are you to know if they are likewise looking […]


Speed Dating in Phoenix

Written by: Joann Cohen, Phoenix Matchmaker/Dating Coach | 26th January | 0 Comment(s)

With the rise of technology, there’s no denying the dating scene is changing. In today’s day and age, you can literally find love at your fingertips – and while dating apps and online courtship has its advantages, there’s nothing wrong with incorporating a more traditional approach as well. Speed dating in Phoenix, for example, is […]


How to Text a Guy You Like

Written by: Joann Cohen, Phoenix Matchmaker/Dating Coach | 31st December | 0 Comment(s)

Let’s face it: In today’s day and age, most of our communication is happening via text. When it comes to dating, texting can be a valuable tool but also your worst enemy. It all depends how you use it, and knowing how to text a guy you like can either make or break your connection. […]


10 Phrases to Avoid in Your Online Dating Profile

Written by: Joann Cohen, Phoenix Matchmaker/Dating Coach | 15th November | 0 Comment(s)

This is a guest post from expert Erika Ettin. She is THE Top Virtual Dating Assistant  and Online Dating Expert.   Erika Ettin is the founder of A Little Nudge, the preeminent online dating coach in the US, and “the new voice of online dating.” A Little Nudge has been profiled on NPR, the Washington Post, WUSA9, and AskMen.com. […]


Is Your Relationship Anxiety Normal? 8 Things That Might Drive It

Written by: Joann Cohen, Phoenix Matchmaker/Dating Coach | 17th October | 0 Comment(s)

Relationships are supposed to bring us comfort and peace, but they don’t work that way for everyone. If you are experiencing a lot of relationship anxiety, it might be interfering with your ability to have a stable relationship. There are all sorts of things that might be driving your anxious feelings. The key is to […]


“Is My Relationship Over?” 12 Telltale Signs

Written by: Joann Cohen, Phoenix Matchmaker/Dating Coach | 11th October | 0 Comment(s)

It is normal in any relationship to wonder at times where it’s going – or if it’s going anywhere at all. We all have those moments where we stop and take stock of what we have and worry that maybe things aren’t headed in the right direction, or whether they could be headed towards a […]


Best Dating Apps for Relationships

Written by: Joann Cohen, Phoenix Matchmaker/Dating Coach | 13th September | 0 Comment(s)

It’s that time of night again – swipe time. Time to mentally brace yourself. You pour a glass of wine and take a deep breath. Okay, let’s do this. When it comes to the best dating apps for relationships, you’ve done your research and you’re ready to find the partner of your dreams. You scroll […]


Top 10 Ways to Find a Date for Valentine’s Day

Written by: Joann Cohen, Phoenix Matchmaker/Dating Coach | 3rd February | 0 Comment(s)

This year you don’t want to spend Valentine’s Day by yourself. Maybe you’ve had too many Valentine’s Days alone. Or you just broke up with someone and don’t want to spend Valentine’s Day alone. No fear. Discover how you can Find a Date for Valentine’s Day or any other day. You just have to be open. Open […]


Holiday Party Survival Tips for Singles

Written by: Joann Cohen, Phoenix Matchmaker/Dating Coach | 20th December | 0 Comment(s)

‘Tis the season for holiday parties! Seasonal parties are gearing up and are definitely where a lot of the festive spirit can be found…unless you’re a shy single and are haunted by the Ghost of Socially Awkward Holiday Parties Past. Not in a relationship – yet – you need Holiday Party Survival Tips for Singles. […]


Have You Been Ghosted or Zombied?

Written by: Joann Cohen, Phoenix Matchmaker/Dating Coach | 6th November | 0 Comment(s)

Have you been ghosted or ghosted on someone else? Have you Been Zombied? Maybe you have someone who you’ve been dating and they suddenly stop texting and calling. They don’t respond to your messages. Weeks or months later they show back up. Have you been ghosted or Zombied? How do you know? Ghosting and zombeing.  […]


Got Fooled with a Fake Facebook Profile?

Written by: Joann Cohen, Phoenix Matchmaker/Dating Coach | 24th February | 0 Comment(s)

Has This Ever Happened to you? A female friend contacted me about a man who was a mutual Facebook “friend” named Robert. She said that they had chatted online and every time she asked to get together he would disappear. She wasn’t sure what was going on. Since we are friends, she asked me what […]


Top 20 Phoenix Date Ideas for Couples

Written by: Joann Cohen, Phoenix Matchmaker/Dating Coach | 3rd October | 0 Comment(s)

 Tired of Dinner Dates? Phoenix Date Ideas for Couples If you are dating for a while or married, sometimes the dinner date can just become too boring. You stare across the table and it seems like you have been doing this every week. This is your Date Night and it is getting boring. Here’s the top […]


Top Dating Apps for Phoenix Singles

Written by: Joann Cohen, Phoenix Matchmaker/Dating Coach | 20th February | 0 Comment(s)

Here’s something you might not expect to hear: I encourage people to try dating apps. Why? Because the top dating apps for Phoenix singles aren’t just for hookups. Lots of singles have met their significant other through these popular dating apps. Several times I’ve called a woman in my database only to hear she met […]


How to Love You As Being Perfectly Single

Written by: Joann Cohen, Phoenix Matchmaker/Dating Coach | 13th February | 0 Comment(s)

  As a Phoenix Dating Coach, it might seem odd for me to write about how to love you as being perfectly single. But here’s what I’ve learned in my experience as the Scottsdale Matchmaker: you can’t be happy in a relationship until you’re happy with you. I talk to many singles whose only desire […]


Arizona Matchmaker’s Single Divas Event

Written by: Joann Cohen, Phoenix Matchmaker/Dating Coach | 22nd January | 0 Comment(s)

Ladies Night Arizona Matchmaker Meet Your New BFF Laughs Time for You! This is for ladies only who love to make new friends and have a fabulous time! Toasted Cork is our next stop. They have great Happy Hour Prices on wine & appetizers. Plenty of parking on the street as well as valet parking […]


Are You Ready for a Relationship?

Written by: Joann Cohen, Phoenix Matchmaker/Dating Coach | 31st October | 0 Comment(s)

As the Scottsdale matchmaker, I am connecting single men and women, helping them find lasting, meaningful relationships. I interview singles before carefully matching them. Most  people express their deep desire for a relationship. But before I ever match a person, the first thing I determine is whether or not they are ready for a relationship. […]


Is He Ready for a Relationship?

Written by: Joann Cohen, Phoenix Matchmaker/Dating Coach | 11th October | 0 Comment(s)

Dear Phoenix Dating Coach, I am 24 and recently decided to get back into online dating after having my heart broken twice by men I met online. I know online dating works because I’ve met five couples who met online and got married, but it doesn’t seem to work for me. I’ve done online dating […]