Rachel Russo, MS, MFT

Rachel Russo, MS, MFT is a Matchmaker, Dating & Relationship Coach, Author & Speaker. She has a master’s degree in Marriage & Family Therapy from Iona College, a BA in Psychology from Rutgers University, and a certification as an Intentional Relationship Coach. Rachel is the founder of Rachel Russo Relationships-a NYC-based dating and relationship consultancy-and has worked as a matchmaker for twelve years.

Rachel is the author of two books: A Fab Job Guide To Become A Matchmaker and How To Get Over Your Ex: A Step By Step Guide To Mend A Broken Heart Italian American Style. Rachel has pretty much earned her PhD in men—many thanks to a reality-date-a-thon in which she went on ninety-two dates in one year and blogged about them.

From her media interviews on WGN Morning News to The Mancow Muller Show to Glamour Magazine, Rachel is passionate about helping people love their love lives–no matter what their status! In addition to her coaching practice, Rachel currently acts as the resident relationship expert on Brooklyn Savvy Tv, is a matchmaker with Lisa Clampitt Matchmaking, and trains entrepreneurs at Matchmaking Institute. Rachel’s drive, credentials, and unique experience make her the ultimate dating and relationship expert.

If you have any dating or relationship questions that you would like Rachel to answer, please ask them HERE. Learn more about Rachel at www.RachelRusso.com

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I’m 17 And Want To Date a 23 Year Old

Is The Problem Me or My Boyfriend?

Is it Okay to Date My Friends Crush?

My Boyfriend Only Wants Sex

My Girlfriend Said She Will Hurt Herself If I Leave

How Do I Choose Between Two Boys?

Winter Dating Ideas

Gift Ideas That Cost Little or Nothing

How Do You Handle Rejection?

Am I Normal For Wanting to be Single? 

My Girlfriend Kissed Another Boy

I Caught My Boyfriend Lying and Chatting With Other Girls

What Do You Do When Parents Don’t Approve of Who You Are Dating?

I Love a Girl But She Doesn’t Love Me Back

My Boyfriend Always Accuses Me Of Cheating

My Boyfriend is Controlling and Possessive!

Should I Date My BFF’s Crush?

What Should I Do If My Friend and I Like The Same Guy?

My Boyfriend Always Says Things That Hurt Me!

Is It OK to Date Someone Who’s Nice and Hope to Love Them Back?

How To Respond When Someone Says I Love You and You’re Not Ready To Say It Back

What Are Some Fun and Free Dating Ideas?

How Do I Get My Girlfriend’s Parents to Trust Me?

What Should I Do If I Like My Boyfriend’s Friend?

What Dating Violence Is & Why You Need To Know About It

My Boyfriend Gets Mad When I Want to be With Family or Friends!

My Boyfriend is Embarrassed of Me!

My Father Does Not Like My Boyfriend! 

What If I Don’t Want To Fool Around?

How Can You Tell if Your Partner is Cheating?

Help! My Boyfriend is Going Away For 4 Years!

How Do You Deal With Being Stonewalled?

Tips for Maintaining a Long Distance Relationship

What Does It Feel Like To Be In Love?

How Do You Break Up With Someone If You Already Promised Them Forever? 

How Do You Tell a Friend Their Boyfriend is a Player?

Why Won’t She Meet Me?

How Do You Get a Guys Attention? 

How Do You Know When Someone Likes You?

Girl Code: Should I or Shouldn’t I Date a Friend’s Crush?

How Do You Know You Found The Right Person?

How Do You Move On After a Breakup?

Why Is My Friend Dodging Me After Hooking Up?

Why Is It So Hard to Break up Even When It’s So Wrong?