EXPRESS NEWS -- Aug 10 -- Wayne Greene had joined It's Just Lunch before he was laid off from his job. At first, he stopped going on dates because of the expense. Then he figured: "What the heck. If somebody's willing to go out with me when I'm unemployed, maybe I did find the right person." It's Just Lunch ($1,800 for a year-long membership) has experienced more than 16% growth in membership over the past 6 months. Tanis Carpenter paid up front for 60 dates at Together Dating, a national matchmaking service. She declined to specify the cost, but said it was in the thousands of dollars. She met Adam Carpenter on her 2nd date. They married June 28. Together Dating was a bit pricey for Adam but he signed up because he saw the money as an investment.
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