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 international Amazon best-seller, Lasting Love at Last: The Gay Guide to Catching and Keeping the Man 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 he launched 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.


From our deepest wounds come our deepest capacity to help and heal others. I struggled with love so that you don’t have to.
— Amari