"I didn't know a soul." To keep family and friends apprised of her new life in Portland, she started a blog.
Almost immediately, a stranger -- Dave, of Dave Knows: Portland (portland.daveknows.org) -- commented on one of her posts.
"I have so many cool friends, and my cool friends have to have cool friends," she says with hopeful determination."I thought, if I just really start telling (people), 'Hey, I'm single and I would love to meet someone else who's awesome that you know,' I don't think there's any magic; I think it's just a little sweat equity involved." In the meantime, the Stroms may head back to Bailey's Taproom for Valentine's Day."I've wanted to go back and get a beer, just the way we did when we met." Five strategies for attracting love From Heather Strang: 1.Clean house: "You cannot have any exes hanging around. You really want to be clear and have your dating space clear. It's not going to allow you to really be available to find someone that way." 2.I do feel like women are way more in their masculine energy here," admits Strang, who counsels women on how to shift limiting beliefs like, "He's not here" or "It's too hard." "(But) it does not mean you can't find love, or find someone to date," she says.
"I think what makes it easy is the friendliness of the city.For Heather Strom, finding love couldn't have been easier."I came to Portland without a job, without knowing anybody, without having a place to live," says Strom, who moved to the city in January 2008. The Matchmaker of Maine is a personalized matchmaking service servicing all of Maine and New Hampshire. We meet every member, conduct background checks, use personality testings and match you with only the members you want to meet. No wasting your time meeting people who misrepresent themselves. As a result, we have been responsible for hundreds of successful relationships. "It's important to keep in mind that you bring about what you think about," says Strang, emphasizing the power of attitude.