How did dating services get started
She started out matching singles in our DC office and now 13 years later leads our organization.
Though she is married now, for many years she was a “busy single professional” so she understands firsthand the challenges our clients face trying to blend a career and a relationship.
That is a substantial increase from the 43% of online daters who had actually progressed to the date stage when we first asked this question in 2005.
But it still means that one-third of online daters have not yet met up in real life with someone they initially found on an online dating site.
One-in-five online daters have asked someone else to help them with their profile.
Many online daters enlist their friends in an effort to put their best digital foot forward.
To be sure, many people remain puzzled that someone would want to find a romantic partner online – 23% of Americans agree with the statement that “people who use online dating sites are desperate” – but in general it is much more culturally acceptable than it was a decade ago.
But great things come to those who take a chance and do something different. ” There is nothing Sara loves more than helping people achieve their goals and dreams. Not many people have an opportunity to impact others’ lives in such a gratifying way, and I never take that for granted.” It’s our professional matchmaking team that makes the difference. Some 22% of online daters have asked someone to help them create or review their profile.Women are especially likely to enlist a friend in helping them craft the perfect profile—30% of female online daters have done this, compared with 16% of men.It all begins with our matchmakers getting to know you and shooting for fireworks with every hand-selected match we make.
Melissa is passionate about helping singles meet their “special someone”.Sara knew she had found her perfect match with It’s Just Lunch more than a decade ago. Nothing is more attractive than someone who is confident in their own skin, AND who is genuinely happy.