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4 Dating Habits Men & Women Hate About Each Other   VIDEO: The ugly truth of dating. 4 behaviours women and men dislike about each other! What are your gripes?

Uncategorized August 1, 2020

The Power of Your Voice

It is interesting and challenging times we find ourselves in. For many people the constant worry of family, loved ones, careers, and businesses is playing havoc on our daily lives. As you grapple to adjust to changes of social distancing and quarantine measures, closing businesses, the isolation from friends, work colleagues, extended family, partners all…

Advice Articles relationships Uncategorized April 15, 2020

Your choice of food and the way you consume it can make or break a relationship!

There is no mistake when it comes to romance, the mouth plays a very important part of our connection. First, there is the smile which is what initially attracts us to someone and then we connect with what comes out of someone’s mouth, the conversation the way they communicate, their teeth, the lips are all…

Advice Articles relationships Uncategorized August 1, 2019

Body Language Myths Killing Your Dating Life

Communication is such an important part of day-to-day interactions and your communication style says so much more about you to others than you realise. We communicate verbally, we are taught the skill of verbal communication unless there is a need to learn another form such as the hearing impaired. Unless you understand sign language the…

Uncategorized July 9, 2019

Has Technology Changed The Way We Love?

Has finding a suitable partner become easier or harder with modern technology and changing times? Take the 5 minute survey and share your experiences. We will publish the results to help you and others in learning what works and what doesn’t…

Advice Articles relationships Uncategorized March 27, 2019

Are You A Dating Addict?

I’m not talking about a drug addict or a gambler, or an alcoholic or any of the usual forms of addiction I am talking about an addiction which is affecting single people of all ages in Australia.  Love addiction is not a new addiction, neither is sex addiction and a symptom is the serial dater creating…

Advice Articles relationships Uncategorized February 28, 2019

Festive Season Do’s and Don’ts

Christmas is fast approaching and for those of you who are single, you are probably filling your social calendar in a desperate attempt to kill the reality of being alone or trying to plot your way out of town so you don’t have to answer yet another years’ worth of questions based on the projections…

Advice Articles relationships Uncategorized December 8, 2018

The 30s Dating Crisis

Why is 30 the most important decade to date? Get this decade wrong and the FOMO could plague you for the next decade and turn in to the reality of missing out. Profile Type 1: Teenage romance Coming out of your teens and into your 20s with life ahead of you and the world at…

Advice Articles relationships Uncategorized October 11, 2018

How To Get Back With Your Ex

Have you come out of a relationship and spent time on your own a realized you miss your ex-partner and want them back? Splitting up with somebody and going your separate ways there will often be at least one of you or perhaps both of you are starting to question your decision of parting ways…

Advice Articles relationships Uncategorized September 19, 2018

Are You In A Toxic Relationship?

Are you in a toxic relationship or have you been in a toxic relationship? When talking about toxic relationships it doesn’t refer exclusively to romantic relationships, you can have a toxic relationship with anyone that you’re close to whether it’s a mother, father, brother, sister, boss or friend. There are many signs of a toxic…

Advice Articles relationships Uncategorized September 5, 2018

Single? It’s not them, it’s you and your lack of E.Q

For every ‘single’ person I meet and let’s face it as a matchmaker I meet a few – There is a common link between those who connect easily with others and maintain relationships and those who can’t seem to stay connected in a relationship. So what’s really going on? Meeting someone who is Charismatic, intelligent,…

Advice Articles relationships Uncategorized August 4, 2018


Could you be dating someone who’s on the rebound?  Are you the rebound? Today I’m going to take you through the 5 Key Challenges and things to be wary of, when dating someone who may be on the rebound. 1. MOVING ON TOO SOON The time someone has been apart from their last relationship, plays…

Advice Articles relationships Uncategorized June 22, 2018


For those of you who are in a relationship and find yourself unhappy,when do you know it is the right time to call it a day or time to stay and try a little bit harder? Relationships all have their ups and downs. One of the biggest discontents in a relationship is when you get…

Advice Articles relationships Uncategorized May 2, 2018


Thousands of successful men and women are living the lives they’ve always dreamed of – but in many cases, they’re living that life alone. So why do so many successful men and women struggle to find the ‘one’? To offer some insight, Perth-based Matchmaker Louanne Ward recently teamed up with New York life coach, Guy Golan…

Advice Articles Uncategorized May 1, 2018

Two simple acts to help you connect with people

Often, when I bring you these video tips they are based on experiences I or my clients might have had during the week which sparks an area of interest to share with you. I give you these tips to help inspire you to have better connections and better relationships with people and this week is…

Uncategorized July 17, 2017

Being friends with an ex … does it work?

Being friends with you ex… does it work? Or is it really being friends with benefits with the scales tipped in the favour of one more than the other? We will all agree that ending a relationship in an emotionally mature and kind manner is our preference, but is trying to stay friends really detrimental?…

Uncategorized July 14, 2017

Understanding the Difference Between Alpha and Beta Women

The alpha and beta personality debate is ongoing, and can get a little confusing for those who aren’t in the know. According to some theories, every person in the world fits into one of those two categories when it comes to personality traits, or sits somewhere in between the two and takes a little from…

Advice Articles Uncategorized March 9, 2017

How to Politely Tell Someone You Aren’t Interested

We have all been there. Maybe you’re out at a bar, at a restaurant, or even just flicking through messages on Tinder. Someone taps you on the shoulder or pops up in your message inbox, and asks for something: to buy you a drink, to have a dance, to get your number, to chat. Sometimes…

Advice Articles Uncategorized March 9, 2017

How to End a First Date

First dates are always a little bit scary, and everyone gets those first date jitters whether they admit it or not. It’s that feeling of ‘butterflies’ in your belly, slightly shaky hands, checking yourself out in the mirror at least ten times before you even leave the house. It happens to the most confident of…

Advice Articles Uncategorized December 16, 2016

Falling in Love Again

Whether you have found yourself single again after coming out of a long term relationship, or you are thinking about dating someone who has just left one, it’s important to think about all the factors at play before you get in too deep. For some, it will work out perfectly – you just needed to…

Advice Uncategorized December 13, 2016

Tired of First Dates?

As fun as it looks on TV, dating can be exhausting. It’s not all candlelit dinners and fun nights out on the town – it’s also meeting people who you just don’t click with, getting dressed up time and time again, and spending time and money on people who just aren’t ticking the right boxes….

Articles Uncategorized December 9, 2016

Do I Have Unrealistic Expectations?

There is nothing wrong with having high standards when it comes to our love lives. We all have our own deal breakers; non-negotiables that can either make or break a potential match. It is important not to be too unrealistic however, and assess which of these are of the highest importance to you and set…

Advice Uncategorized December 2, 2016

Is Desperation Affecting Your Love Life?

It is easy to get carried away when you feel like you have met the man or woman of your dreams. They’re always at the forefront of your mind, and you feel like no matter how much you see them, you can never get enough. However, nothing is more unattractive than coming across as desperate…

Advice Articles Uncategorized September 22, 2016

What’s Online Dating Doing to Us?

If you are one of the many singles currently dating in Perth, it may seem impossible to remember what it was like before online dating took over the dating scene so rapidly and became a part of our virtual realities. Meeting someone new once meant dressing up in our finest threads and heading out, now…

Advice Uncategorized September 13, 2016

Why Set Ups by Friends Can Be Awkward

Most of us can relate to at least one awkward set up story involving a friend with the best intentions trying to play the part of matchmaker. While being set up on a blind date by a friend may seem like a good idea since they know you better than most, the reality is that…

Advice Uncategorized September 7, 2016

Perth’s Millionaire Matchmaker: The Corporate Dater

There are certain characteristics that define a successful professional, which are reflected in their personality traits. Executives are go-getters and the reason they are on top of the corporate ladder is because they are highly driven, persistent, full of confidence, extremely competitive and outcome focused; and know how to get what they want. When it…

Advice Articles Uncategorized July 12, 2016

Top 15 Places To Have A Date In Perth

The Perth dating scene has significantly changed in the last 10 years – for the better. There are so many new dating venues popping up, it’s hard to keep track. So we thought we’d do a handy guide to the top 15 places to go on a date in Perth. Have a shave, get that…

Advice Articles Uncategorized May 20, 2016

How To Use Emotionomics In Business & In Your Personal Life

I was recently in New York for an international matchmaker conference, where Dan Hill, author of Emotionomics: Leveraging Emotions for Business Success and president of Sensory Logic, spoke about how we can use emotionomics in business and in our personal lives. Simply put, emotionomics is the study of emotions to benefit a particular group or individual….

Advice Articles Uncategorized May 17, 2016

6 Ways To A Better Work/Love/Life Balance

In this always-on society, we’re far too available, which makes switching off nearly impossible. We’re contactable via mobile, email and because we’re friends with our bosses on Facebook, via social media. We all crave a better work/love/life balance but have we made this nearly impossible for ourselves? But before you go on a frenzied Facebook…

Articles Uncategorized May 5, 2016

The Power Of Touch In Relationships

As humans, we’re designed to be touched. When we form a bond with someone, touch is an integral part of that, because when we touch, we don’t just connect on a physical level; we connect on an emotional and psychological level too. There’s plenty of research out there about the magical power of touch and…

Articles Uncategorized May 5, 2016

Why Taboo Workplace Romances Have Affected Our Dating Pool

Why Taboo Workplace Romances Have Affected Our Dating Pool Whatever happened to the good old days, when you could date whomever you liked? These days we put so many restrictions on who we’ll date, that our dating pool is more like a dating puddle. With countless stories of bad experiences from online dating and Tinder…

Advice Articles Uncategorized April 13, 2016

Why Mobile Phones are Ruining Relationships

Mobile Phones. Once A Business Tool, Now A Relationship Destroyer. Gone are the days where phones were used for business. Now, they’re our watches, our calendars, our social lives, and even our brains. But have we gone too far? Putting so much emphasis on our smartphones just doesn’t seem that smart. This is especially evident…

Advice Articles Uncategorized April 13, 2016

How To Use Your Work Skills To Find Love

So you’ve got everything going for you, good job, great apartment, solid friendships, but you haven’t found that special someone. It seems it’s a bit of a by-product of success these days, but can we truly have it all? Perth singles, of course you can! There’s no reason why not. When you spend so much…

Advice Articles Uncategorized February 18, 2016

5 Life Hacks That Will Give You More Time For a Life

In this day and age, the most valuable thing to have on your hands is time. Gone are the days when possessions were the thing you most coveted in your life. Today’s most valuable currency is time. Gen Y has made the break from the generations before it, to decide the things it most covets,…

Advice Articles Uncategorized February 12, 2016

5 Ways To Not Make Your First Date Like A Job Interview

We’ve all been there, on a date that’s so unexpectedly awkward; it feels like you’re on a job interview. You sit there, painfully self-aware, hoping you’re saying the right thing and that your answers are pleasing the other person – you want the gig after all, but then it starts to feel like maybe you’re…

Advice Articles Uncategorized February 5, 2016

Why Coffee Dates Don’t Work

How did “let’s have a coffee” become code for “let’s have a date”? Who decided that this was the perfect way to get to know each other? (Clearly someone who hadn’t had their morning coffee yet). Having a coffee date as your first date is quite possibly the worst thing you could do. Not only…

Advice Articles Uncategorized November 16, 2015

Perth Dating – Where Do We Go?

We do things a little differently over here, and that’s what we love about this great city. Perth may be the most isolated city in the world, but this can be a great thing when it comes to dating – it makes for a more intimate city. So, you’ve met a potential partner and you want…

Advice Articles Uncategorized November 16, 2015

Elite Singles Perth

Are you a busy professional with a thriving career that leaves you little time to invest on the dating scene in Perth? It’s no secret that a bustling career path takes a lot of work, effort and time, but you shouldn’t have to sacrifice your love life in order to achieve success. Signing up to…

Advice Articles Uncategorized July 16, 2015

First date conversation starters and questions to ask

The first date should be light-hearted and interesting and not too serious or personal. Find out how many things you have in common through your matchmaker even if the date is not someone you would consider for a relationship the first date can still be a huge success and leave you feeling good and helping…

Advice Articles Uncategorized May 14, 2015

Miners or Fly in Fly out workers

The mining industry has created many opportunities for the men and women of Australia to secure jobs with a high income both locally and offshore. But what effect does the fly-in-fly-out (FIFO) roster have on these workers’ social lives and families? A Demanding job with lots of travel can put enormous pressure on a relationship….

Advice Articles Uncategorized May 14, 2015

Dating Advice for women over 40

“There are three kinds of men who do not understand women: Young, old, and middle-aged.” But all jokes aside you don’t need to be Nostradamus or a rocket scientist to realise that if you a single woman in your 40s and 50s trying to date may be a little tough. There’s not nearly as many…

Advice Articles Uncategorized May 14, 2015
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