By Tammy Shaklee, Founder, He’s For Me I know, I know, one can get a little nauseous with the overly-romantic references to love. Whether it’s around Valentine’s, other milestone holidays, and even Spring, with love in the air. But as a certified matchmaker, I can tell you, trends on love and seeking love can be […]
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Go out, get drunk, and wake up with a hangover. Feel like your weekend routine doesn’t change and you’re going to the same places in Austin? Check out our list of 50+ non-drinking things to do in, and around, Austin! Just as a quick note – Always call ahead to make sure these places are […]
By Tammy Shaklee, Founder, He’s For Me As the “Gay Matchmaker” who introduces compatible men seeking a long-term relationship, my team and I work on coordinating the details of a first date on a daily basis. We are essentially “love agents” who represent our clients, and take the guesswork out of how, when, and where […]
Austin is topping the lists these last few years. Lists of “Best place to/for…..(fill in the blank).” Dating-related stats often top the list. Even when I moved here, now 10 years ago, I too was filled with hope, optimism, and near giddiness that I would meet “the one” in this growing city of singles.
After my first year as a “Gay Matchmaker” I know I should slow down long enough to share my observations in possible trends and current behaviors of the local LGBT community, the exclusive community in which I choose to serve individuals through my company designed by a straight ally aligning with the pro-equality movement.
When moving to a new city, one of the best ways to network and meet new folks is by immersing yourself in the community. Depending on the crowd you’re looking to network among, getting involved with an organization or non-profit will introduce you to many people you may not otherwise meet at the gay bars.
Another New Year, when we share an “awwwww” in seeing friends’ Facebook year in review. While we spend a little time looking back, hopefully we’re spending more time in looking forward, and making plans and setting goals on what a fulfilling 2015 looks like for you. This month, we propose some proactive ways of taking […]