Entries by Samantha Cohen

The Online Genius: Pics with Pets

We asked NY singles what their top pet-phobias are and this is what they had to say. Owning a cat  Despite all of the cat popularity online these days, many singles are saying no to cat lovers. Maybe it’s because cats are portrayed as evil in cartoons. Or maybe it’s because cat-loathers are jealous of […]

Gift Ideas For Your Significant Other

  It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas so prepare your wallets to give your date the best gift ever. Here are a few grand slam ideas to make your significant other love you forever: For boys: Treat him to tickets to his favorite sports team. Boys love sports because sports= beer and tailgating. […]

Which Dating App is Best for You?

  Online dating apps thrive off of this never ending cycle of familiarization. You have to get to know someone virtually before you get to know them personally. Liking, messaging, meeting…the whole 9 yards. But even before you get to know him, you have to get to know the dating app. *Sighs*   Our love […]

Can a relationship with a flirt work?

We all know the best way to get into the Halloween spirit is with a scary story. Here’s mine: Girl falls for a flirt – the end.   Whether you think flirting is when he likes her pictures on Instagram or when she laughs too loudly at his jokes, one thing is for certain: There […]

What makes a Good Wingman

If your best friend has ever shoved you right into your crush, you have been part of the wingman movement. They’re at your local bars, clubs, even that hipster coffee shop on the corner. Wingmen walk among average New Yorkers just waiting to volunteer as tribute for a friend in need. She has an ugly […]

Three ways dating sites could end catfishing

  Whether it’s fake profiles or older pictures; the catfish epidemic is not showing signs of death anytime soon. It’s just too easy to lie on social media and there seem to be little repercussions for those who do so. Although social media websites were intended for connecting with friends, family members, and other people […]

The Benefit of the Doubt Syndrome

If you’re anything like I am, you understand that sometimes being the bearer of bad news just comes with the title of a best friend. It is your job to give your friend clear warning signs; detour, do not enter, or dead end, to keep them safe from any unpredictable partners. Subconsciously, we follow traffic […]

How to Separate the Boy in Boyfriend

I’ve never liked the word boyfriend. In other languages, for instance, Spanish, your special someone would be referred to as novio (“boyfriend’) rather than amigo varón (male friend). This clear distinction denotes a romantic relationship as more serious than your typical friendship.  Don’t misunderstand me, it’s great to think of your mister as your friend. […]

Dating in NYC: Fun Events for a Summer Date Night

Have you been looking for an exciting date night idea? Our professional matchmakers at Project Soulmate have a few ideas for you. If you’re looking for a different kind of dinner out: 1. Smorgasburg in Williamsburg every Saturday through October. Head to Brooklyn and check out this flea-market spin off for some delicious and mouthwatering foods. 2. […]