MEDILL REPORTS -- May 1 -- Reasons for choosing an offline matchmaking service
- Singles work one-on-one with a relationship expert to assess goals and tactics for conquering the dating world.
- Staff members can vouch for his or her credibility. No more knights in rusted armor.
- Someone else does the preliminary work for you. All you have to do is show up.
- A number of matchmaking services only select commitment-minded men and women, so it's easier to avoid those singles only looking for a fling.
- Many companies also have image and fashion consultants in addition to relationship and life coaches.
- You can avoid the bar scene. Period.
Selective Search (Chicago) focuses on a high-end clientele but the service is pricey: men pay $10,000.
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Mark Brooks: Together Dating / The Right One, , and It's Just Lunch all offer different spins on offline matchmaking. MyPartnerPerfect is headed by Patrick Perrine, a gay matchmaker and human sexuality expert.