Marla Martenson - Matchmaker, Author, Dating Coach, Life Coach, Relationship Coach, Speaker/Presenter, YourTango Expert Partner - Los Angeles, CA
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Battle Of The Sexes: Can Women Really Date "Like Men"?

Battle Of The Sexes: Can Women Really Date "Like Men"?

If you are tired of the negative connotations that come along with playing the field, get in line. Whether it's from our favorite romantic comedies or the media, we've heard for centuries that women crave commitment. But is it possible for modern women to enjoy the chase as much as men? YourTango ...

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You Can't Change Your Husband So Stop Being A Control Freak

You Can't Change Your Husband So Stop Being A Control Freak

Maybe the media blows it out of proportion, but it seems like we often spend a lot of time trying to change others around us. After all, the nagging wife and mother has become a cultural stereotype that isn't hard to spot in many popular TV shows and films. We might even think that's how we're ...

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What Topics Should You Never Discuss On The First Date?

What Topics Should You Never Discuss On The First Date?

You're on a first date and the guy asks you why you got divorced. Do you tell him the entire story, which lasts forty minutes, or do you brush it off and re-focus the attention on the present? If you tell the entire store, you're doing dating wrong.  YourTango Experts Senior VP Read More

Life Coach: Stop Being A Pushover!

Life Coach: Stop Being A Pushover!

We know it's bad for us, but for some reason we just can't help it: we're a culture of people-pleasers! Do you ever feel like you're saying yes to everyone... except yourself? Relationship experts Jen Duchene, Read More

Evidently, There Are No Good Men Around

Evidently, There Are No Good Men Around

How many frogs does a lady have to kiss to find her prince? Why do I keep meeting unavailable men? Am I just impatient? If you've ever asked yourself these questions, you've got to check this out. In a new video, Relationship and dating experts, Read More

Marla Martenson

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Time in Practice:

10 years +

I practice in:

Multiple states/provinces, please inquire

Additional Expertise:


Dating Coach

Life Coach

Relationship Coach


YourTango Expert Partner

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Articles by Marla Martenson

Swipe The Right Way to Quality Relationships with LinkedUp!

Online dating and dating apps are all the rage these days. Start getting LinkedUp!

couple rejection

No Whimps Allowed: Handling Dating Rejection With Grace

Rejection & dating can go hand-in-hand. Here's what to do when it goes sour.

Can You Have It All When & If You Get Married?

Are You The Marrying Kind & Is It Really Possible To Have It All?

Can a woman really balance career and marriage, or is it better to stay single?

Personal Development Coach: How To Age Gracefully Over 50

On Aging Gracefully And Being (Naturally) Gorgeous In Your 60s

Good news! The gracefully aging beauty look is becoming a trend.

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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
Excuse Me, Your Soul Mate Is Waiting
Using the best-selling book Excuse Me, Your ...
By Marla Martenson
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
Diary of a Beverly Hills Matchmaker
In Diary of a Beverly Hills Matchmaker, Marla ...
By Marla Martenson

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