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

Something fun and light for the holiday season. Have some laughs at my expense with a chapter from my latest memoir, Hearts on the Line. lipstick ...

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Mixed Messages In Dating

The human mind (ego) can play some pretty nasty tricks on us at times. Very often I will give a gentleman info on a new match with her phone number and he will call her, excited to meet a new lady and hoping that she will finally be “the one.” A day or two or three will pass, and I get a phone ...

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Appreciating What You've Got

Thanksgiving is a time to give thanks and reflect on what is truly important in life. Relationships can be stressful especially around the holidays. If you are divorced, there might be arguments with the ex over who has the kids, or stress with the new person in his ...

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Why You Shouldn't Sweat Being Single

Join matchmaker and YourTango Expert Marla Martenson on our Facebook page Thursday, November 15 at 2 p.m. EST to ask all of your questions about finding love! When we think about love, our soulmate, Read More

17 Essential Rules For Dating After Divorce

We asked 105 mental health professionals the following question: How long should a parent wait before starting to date again after a divorce? The plurality of experts agree that there's no [time] requirement; ...

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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

I offer my services:


By Email

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

Via Skype

Articles by Marla Martenson

Lipstick & Chocolate

A chapter from my memoir, Hearts on the Line, the elusive search for love in the city of angels.

Bad Date

Mixed Messages In Dating

Jumping to conclusions can prove fatal to a first date.


Appreciating What You've Got

Appreciate what you have and improve your relationship.

Why You Shouldn't Sweat Being Single [EXPERT]

Why You Shouldn't Sweat Being Single

It's time to take some pressure off your search for Mr. Right.

17 Essential Rules For Dating After Divorce [EXPERT]

17 Essential Rules For Dating After Divorce

Looking for love after divorce can be daunting. Our experts can help!

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
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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