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Master Matchmakers®: A Cutting-Edge Company Guarantees Matches & Provides Peace of Mind in a Chaotic Dating Scene

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 - 8:47 AM

Master Matchmakers®: A Cutting-Edge Company Guarantees Matches & Provides Peace of Mind in a Chaotic Dating Scene
The Scoop: Master Matchmakers is a family-owned matchmaking firm and accredited dating service based in Palm Beach, Florida. JoAnn Ward founded the company in Philadelphia over 20 years ago, and now she and her son Steven run the business together and maintain a nationwide network of commitment-oriented singles. In response to the recent rise of online dating, Master Matchmakers has positioned itself as a streamlined and personalized alternative to swiping for a match. A masterful team of matchmakers work together to vet potential matches and use their intuition to recommend dates with a high probability of success. Master Matchmakers has an unparalleled reputation in the industry and a growing influence on singles looking for love. Continue Reading


11 Ways Relationships Change Between Your 20s and 30s

Tuesday, March 20, 2018 - 9:11 AM

11 Ways Relationships Change Between Your 20s and 30s
Here are some other ways relationships change between your 20s and 30s—plenty of which are worth looking forward to. Continue Reading


Here's How to Suck It Up and Ask Out Your Crush

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 8:45 AM

Here's How to Suck It Up and Ask Out Your Crush
Whether you are nursing a breakup or have been single for a while, there is never a bad time to work up the courage to ask out a crush! According to the CEO of Master Matchmakers, Steven Ward, there is nothing wrong with asking out a stranger who has caught your eye. Ward is an expert on love, dating and relationships, whose services also includes coaching. Continue Reading


One year later, how Trump's election has changed the way we date

Tuesday, November 07, 2017 - 3:52 AM

One year later, how Trump's election has changed the way we date
Steve Ward, a Philly native and the 36-year-old CEO of the national matchmaking firm Master Matchmakers, said dating has become “much more polarizing” since the 2016 presidential election. He said these days, it’s more often that politics takes precedence over traditional dating criteria like physical chemistry, religion, and geography. Continue Reading


Nico Tortorella Defends Being a Polyamorist

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 8:59 AM

Nico Tortorella Defends Being a Polyamorist
The 29-year-old Younger star discusses his longtime open relationship on the premiere of Personal Space, Bravo’s new, six-episode digital talk show about romance, relatives and relationships — and PEOPLE’s got an exclusive sneak peek at his candid conversation. Continue Reading


The Ultimate Catfish Killing App Is Here To Save You From Online Fakes

Thursday, July 06, 2017 - 2:40 PM

The Ultimate Catfish Killing App Is Here To Save You From Online Fakes
Celebrity accounts on social media are verified so you know that they're real, so why not use the same logic for online dating? Thanks to the free app Love Lab, now you can! According to their website, Love Lab is “the only anonymous, peer to peer verification service for the dating industry.” Continue Reading


The Simple Secret To Getting 5x More Matches On Dating Apps

Saturday, April 22, 2017 - 3:53 PM

The Simple Secret To Getting 5x More Matches On Dating Apps
While 38 percent of American singles use an online dating app or site to search for dates, a striking one-third of them never actually meet anyone face-to-face. The most common reason cited is the fear of not knowing who will actually be sitting on the other side of the table. Continue Reading


Why is everyone breaking up? It's the annual 'spring clean'

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 1:31 PM

Why is everyone breaking up? It's the annual 'spring clean'
The likelihood of divorce climbs in January and February, peaking in March, according to an analysis of Washington state divorce filings published by University of Washington researchers. And breakups, according to Facebook data analysts, tend to spike in the spring and again in the summer -- perhaps the natural counterpoint to the phenomenon known as cuffing season, when singles suddenly settle down. It's a cycle that appears to accelerate in February, a month that happens to include Valentine's Day. Continue Reading


What Made ‘Cake Boss,’ ‘Fixer Upper,’ and ‘Tough Love’ Reality TV Hits

Monday, October 24, 2016 - 10:31 AM

What Made ‘Cake Boss,’ ‘Fixer Upper,’ and ‘Tough Love’ Reality TV Hits
High Noon Entertainment has left a distinctive mark on reality TV during its 20 years in the business. With a mission statement that promises to “discover unknown breakout characters, create entertaining formats around them and tell their stories with authenticity, heart, and a healthy dose of humor,” the company managed to find success while eschewing many of the genre’s most lowbrow tropes. Variety got the stories behind three signature series — the mouth-watering “Cake Boss,” inspiring “Fixer Upper,” and invigorating “Tough Love” — that helped establish High Noon as a true force in the world of unscripted television. Continue Reading


Master Matchmakers® Pioneers an App: Love Lab® Verifies Your Dates Before You Meet

Thursday, June 23, 2016 - 3:48 PM

Master Matchmakers® Pioneers an App: Love Lab® Verifies Your Dates Before You Meet
The Short Version: From 2009 to 2013, professional matchmakers JoAnn and Steve Ward hosted VH1’s “Tough Love.” Over the course of six seasons, this mother-and-son duo showcased their talent for encouraging, advising, and sometimes giving a reality check to people looking ... Continue Reading


Tough Love and Tinder: Dating Coach Steve Ward Weighs In

Saturday, August 15, 2015 - 9:15 AM

Tough Love and Tinder: Dating Coach Steve Ward Weighs In
It’s been two years since you’ve seen him on VH1, doling out Tough Love relationship advice, but despite taking a step back from the small-screen spotlight, matchmaker Steve Ward has been busier than ever and recently launched his own dating app, Love Lab. Ward told us, “It had ... Continue Reading


Its Resurrect Romance Week

Thursday, August 06, 2015 - 9:07 AM

Its Resurrect Romance Week
Established in 1995, Resurrect Romance Week was founded by Michael Webb, creator of TheRomantic.com and author of The Romantic's Guide. The celebration takes place every year on the second full week in August – this year from August 9-15 – six months after Valentine's Day. Resurrect Roma... Continue Reading


The Case of the "Ex"In the Age of Swiping Culture

Monday, July 13, 2015 - 12:26 PM

The Case of the "Ex"In the Age of Swiping Culture
“What is an ex?” in the age of Tinder and social media and hook up culture, etc? Steve Ward sits down with Kovie Biakolo to discuss what is an "ex" in this new hook up culture we are in. This candid conversation runs the gamut and will surely have you questioning who really would co... Continue Reading


The Gentleman's Guide to Hook Ups

Monday, May 04, 2015 - 9:25 AM

The Gentleman's Guide to Hook Ups
Written by Aly Walansky Sometimes sex is just sex. Not about hearts and flowers but about connecting right there, that minute, with someone with whom you share an attraction. Many of us have been in that scenario, and it can be incredibly fun. Still, there’s always been a certain negativity... Continue Reading


Dating Advice: How to Introduce Your Kids to Your New Partner

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 - 3:03 PM

Dating Advice: How to Introduce Your Kids to Your New Partner
Written by Katie Gray When you have children and are no longer with the other parent, it can be a very difficult transition. Raising kids is a lot of hard work and it’s important. When you get a shot at happiness in your relationship and love life, you deserve it – even if you do alre... Continue Reading


Dating While Unemployed: Don't let the issue keep you from asking her out!

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 - 9:14 AM

Dating While Unemployed: Don't let the issue keep you from asking her out!
Steven Ward, relationship and dating expert, is answering your questions exclusively at AskMen. Known as the former host and executive producer of VH1’s Tough Love he is also CEO of high-end matchmaking service Master Matchmakers, that has been coaching and connecting singles fo... Continue Reading


4 Major Tech Mistakes That Are Messing with Your Love Life

Thursday, August 28, 2014 - 12:46 PM

4 Major Tech Mistakes That Are Messing with Your Love Life
There's almost no separating your digital life from your love life these days. Even if you're not online dating, chances are you're texting, sexting, tagging, and talking on one at least one device. So we asked Steve Ward, one of the dating industry's most notorious matchmakers to tell us about the ... Continue Reading


From Texting To Real Life

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 - 9:13 AM

From Texting To Real Life
You might recognize Steve Ward as the host and executive producer of VH1's Tough Love, but he's also been coaching singles and making matches for 20 years. Later this month, Steve is launching Love Lab, an agnostic dating app that double-checks your online and mobile matches to make s... Continue Reading


A fling or a future: Can a summer romance last?

Friday, July 18, 2014 - 11:27 AM

A fling or a future: Can a summer romance last?
Will your summer dreams be ripped at the seams? Take a look at what Steve has to say about your summer fling. Read the entire article here.


How To Find A Summer Fling

Monday, May 05, 2014 - 5:04 AM

How To Find A Summer Fling
Instead of asking yourself mid-July, "Where the eff is my summer fling?!" snag yourself a hot romance, stat. Read the entire article here.

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