Alessandra Conti

Alessandra is a Personal Matchmaker at Matchmakers In The City based in Beverly Hills. Dubbed by Patti Stanger as "the new generation of Matchmakers", this #girlboss has been featured on BRAVO, Guest of a Guest, Celebuzz, and Fox News among others. For a love-life-changing adventure, visit www.MatchmakersInTheCity.com.

5 Signs A Guy Is Only Using You For Sex, According To A Professional Matchmaker

By Alessandra Conti
Boy meets girl.  Boy has sex with girl. Girl wonders if boy is only using her for sex. With dating apps, bread-crumbing, ghosting, moonlighting and all of the complicated scenarios playing out in our modern culture, things can get confusing when it…

Why You Shouldn't Feel Ashamed If You Want To Date A Successful Man 

By Alessandra Conti
The other day, I was enjoying a glorious Sunday brunch with a group of girlfriends. Fueled by bottomless mimosas, one of my girlfriends confessed something that happened to her earlier in the week: She was labeled something no self-respecting woman…

A Matchmaker Reveals The Best Dating Tips To Steal From ‘The Bachelorette'

By Alessandra Conti
As a professional matchmaker, I consider watching "The Bachelor" franchise to be professional development. I grew up watching the show and even find myself making references to it throughout my workday. Although it's generally viewed as a guilty…

Matchmakers Tell Clients Not To Have Sex With Someone Until This Happens

By Alessandra Conti
I'm a professional Matchmaker based in Los Angeles, what I affectionately refer to as “the Baghdad of dating.” The dating scene is rough in LA (and in every other city, and in every other town,... and for our entire generation), and I have…

How To Know When It's Time To Put The Brakes On Your New Love Interest

By Alessandra Conti
He's not your soul mate, unless your soul is like, really dark, shady and unreliable. We have a coffee coaster in my office that reads, “It's better to have loved and lost than to live with the psycho the rest of your life." As a professional…

This Is The Secret To Getting A Perfect Kiss On The First Date

By Alessandra Conti
A few years ago, I went on a first date with a guy whom I met at a friend's birthday party. He was cute, we were having fun and it was a fairly standard first date. After a glass of rosé, we got up from our table to get a closer look at the live…

These Are The Only 5 Things You Should Do After Being Ghosted

By Alessandra Conti
Snapchat took over our phones by storm a few years ago and has had an unprecedented affect on the dating norms of our generation. Ghosting has become a ubiquitous conversation topic during Sunday brunch; nearly all of my girlfriends and many of my…

No Tinder Zone: 6 Things You Can Do Right Now To Meet A Guy IRL

By Alessandra Conti
For centuries, women everywhere have been asking the same question: Where are all the single guys hiding? Thanks to our phones, social anxiety has skyrocketed. Men have never been more horrified to approach women in real life. Dating apps can feel…

How To Be Single: 3 Things Serial Monogamists Need To Get Better At

By Alessandra Conti
All of my single friends are flocking to theaters to see “How To Be Single,” starring actresses we would actually love to be besties with IRL. As a professional matchmaker, I'm constantly working with the most fabulous, successful and intelligent…

The Real Reason Girls Like You And J Law Aren't Getting Asked Out

By Alessandra Conti
Jennifer Lawrence is every woman's #GirlCrush, and she is every man's celebrity crush. J Law recently revealed that men don't ask her out. The world seemed to let out an audible gasp. How is this possible? How could the "girl who was on fire"…

#GirlBoss: 5 Tips For Dating, As Told By A Professional Matchmaker

By Alessandra Conti
When she was asked what her favorite position was, Lauren Conrad replied, “CEO.” LC joins a new tribe of celebrity women who are, quite literally, #GirlBosses. I'm a 20-something personal matchmaker in Beverly Hills, and have been hired to find love…

Why Women Shouldn't Feel Ashamed To Call Themselves High Maintenance

By Alessandra Conti
For as long as I can remember, it has always been bad to be high maintenance. As a young girl, it was drilled into my and my girlfriend’s heads that being high maintenance was a major turnoff for our boyfriends-to-be. We were taught it was always…