Deborrah Cooper


Deborrah Cooper gained underground acclaim through her 18-year career of relationship advice counseling, conducting seminars and workshops in the San Francisco Bay Area and as a producer and host of ”HeartBeat,” a cable television talk show in Oakland, California. She was a frequent on-air guest at KMEL 106.1 radio and guest columnist on AOL’s NetNoir channel. Since 2007 she hosts and produces The Date Smarter Not Harder Relationships Talk Show on the BlogTalkRadio Network.

Ms. Cooper has been featured in Black Enterprise magazine, and interviewed for CNN.Com, Ebony, Essence, Honey, Jet, and Downtown Oakland magazines, The Dallas Morning News, The Oakland Tribune, and many other regional and international publications and websites. She has also appeared as a guest expert on the nationally televised Tom Joyner Morning Show, The Michael Baisden Show, The Al Sharpton Show, The Michael Eric Dyson show, on “Men Are From Mars, Women are from Venus” with host Cybill Shepherd, and featured on BET Television’s “Oh Drama!”

Currently, Ms. Cooper writes a dating advice column for the San Francisco Examiner (online edition), serving as the S.F. Dating Advice Examiner. Writing under the moniker, “Ms. HeartBeat,” she has penned hundreds of articles and provided relationship advice to thousands on her popular blog Surviving Dating.Com, and the groundbreaking AskHeartBeat.Com website. Established in 1997, AskHeartBeat.Com is one of the longest running Black owned websites on the Internet, and the first to focus exclusively on Black male/female relationships.

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Dating Tips for Singles - Why You Didn't Get a Second Date
The date went well, so you thought. But you may have inadvertently set yourself up for failure by doing or saying something that turned your date off. Guidelines to assess your behavior to make sure your dating behavior works and will get you that longed for second date.

Dating Tips for Single Women - Stop Wasting Time Loving Suckas, Players and Fools
Women say they want true love, commitment and honesty, yet the men many women pick offer none of those things. I believe that young women are especially prone to choose inappropriate men because their choices are often based on superficial qualities such as sex appeal. It seems a great many women have no clue how to screen out the game playing, insincere men, discover who and what the man truly is before they get emotionally or physically involved with what turns out to be an idiot.


The 24 Types of Suckas to Avoid
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 26,690. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Dating, Nonfiction » Psychology » Interpersonal relations
Fine tune your dating strategy and stop dating the wrong men! What every single woman tired of short-term relationships with losers needs to know. You need to change what you seek in a man and how you look for it. This book shows women how to quickly recognize and eliminate time wasting jokers, while men can make sure they aren't on this list.
Sucka Free Love!
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 77,650. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Dating, Nonfiction » General reference » Questions & answers
How to Avoid Dating the Dumb, The Deceitful, The Dastardly, The Dysfunctional & The Deranged - a dating guide for modern singles. Tackling tough subjects like interracial dating, unwed pregnancy, ups and downs of dating single parents, desperate women, kooky men, how to avoid child molesters when dating, and dating faux pas. Hilariously witty, yet down to earth and as solid as it gets.