Marla Martenson - Matchmaker, Author, Dating Coach, Life Coach, Relationship Coach, Speaker/Presenter, YourTango Expert Partner - Los Angeles, CA
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Articles

On Body Confidence & Feeling Awesome: It's Not About Appearance

A recent episode of Oprah Winfrey's Life Class had a profound impact on me. In it, Oprah was joined by Iyanla Vanzant to discuss colorism — the prejudice people face based on skin color — and the impact it has on self-esteem. I had, previously, heard about the perception in the African American ...

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30 Relationship Lies To Leave Behind

Ah, love. It sure makes us do some crazy things — like tell our sweetie bold-faced lies. In the spirit of honesty, we asked dating guru and matchmaker Marla Martenson for 15 silly lies we've all told ... and should totally ...

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Fall In Love With Your Man ... All Over Again!

Who doesn't want to experience the fairy tale of finding your soulmate and falling in love? Many women are under the false impression that once you find your soul mate, life forever after will be blissful and perfect: The two of you will ride off into the sunset ...

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Would You Choose Your Heels Over A Man?

People are always intrigued with my occupation. At parties, I usually have the most unique job in the room. The converation usually goes something like this: "Wow, you're a matchmaker? How cool!" "Yep, I'm a real-life ...

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Facebook Envy: When Your Negative Feelings Go Too Far

There has been a lot of buzz in the news lately about fat shaming due to a story last month about "fit facebook mom" Maria Kang. She has ignited an online firestorm ...

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Marla Martenson

Quick Stats

Credentials:

Other

Time in Practice:

10 years +

I practice in:

Multiple states/provinces, please inquire

Additional Expertise:

Author

Dating Coach

Life Coach

Relationship Coach

Speaker/Presenter

YourTango Expert Partner

I offer my services:

Telephone

By Email

Willing To Meet in Public Locations like Starbucks (please inquire)

Via Skype

Articles by Marla Martenson
How To Be Happy: Body Confidence & Self Esteem

On Body Confidence & Feeling Awesome: It's Not About Appearance

"If you don't get a suntan & breast implants, I'll divorce you," my ex announced.

Honesty & Love: Lies To Stop Telling In Relationships

30 Relationship Lies To Leave Behind

How many of these relationship lies are you guilty of telling?

Dating Coach: Keep The Spark Alive

Fall In Love With Your Man ... All Over Again!

Learn how this expert's "Mexican breakfast" routine helped spark her marriage.

How To Get A Boyfriend & Find Love: Get Over The Height Issue

Would You Choose Your Heels Over A Man?

Are women that only date tall men missing out on someone amazing?

Life Coach: How To Overcome Facebook Envy

Facebook Envy: When Your Negative Feelings Go Too Far

Facebook Envy is real and brings out the worst in people. Is it really worth it?

Check Out My New Book
Hearts on the Line: the elusive pursuit of love in the city of angels
Now in her second installment, Marla is still ...
By Marla Martenson
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Excuse Me, Your Soul Mate Is Waiting
Using the best-selling book Excuse Me, Your ...
By Marla Martenson
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Good Date, Bad Date: The Matchmaker's Guide to Where the Boys Are and How to Get Them
Good Date, Bad Date is every single woman's ...
By Marla Martenson
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Diary of a Beverly Hills Matchmaker
In Diary of a Beverly Hills Matchmaker, Marla ...
By Marla Martenson
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Marla Martenson

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