Amari Ice is on a mission to empower gay men to have the lasting love they desire and deserve. Utilizing his expertise in personality psychology, communication, and interpersonal relationships, he helps individuals, couples, and groups get emotionally intelligent results in love and in life.

Amari’s coaching and matchmaking philosophy is founded on his twelve-step RELATIONSHIP Process, which he outlines in his best-selling book, Lasting Love at Last: The Gay Guide to Attracting the Relationship of Your Dreams. Through his book, live workshops and coaching programs, Amari provides single gay men with a proven method to initiate and navigate romantic interactions.

Amari has worked with over 500 gay men, and his expertise and experience have helped clients in all relationship phases get clear about their needs and develop the mindset and skills necessary to make love last. Before launching his coaching and matchmaking enterprise, Amari Means Love, he spent over a decade leading organizations and programs designed to empower the LGBTQ community.

Amari received an MBA in marketing from Strayer University after studying communication, culture, and psychology at Howard University. He lives in Northern Virginia with his partner and their cat.


Check out Amari’s TEDx-style talk on why your career will be better than your relationships.

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“Relationships continually reflect our own inner beauty, pain, and wonder on a daily basis. They are probably the single most powerful example of self reflection we experience.”

- Amari Ice