People say that when you finally meet your soulmate, there are no butterflies or earth-shattering revelations. But to meet someone at all first requires us to put ourselves out there. Yet matchmaking has always fascinated me, because it involves creating specific circumstances to conjure magic and usher in love. While many feel that this renders the experience less authentic, I find it interesting to assume we can control chemistry and destiny.
Do you:. All of them pretty much agreed on one thing: online dating can wear you down. The company is relatively new, having just launched last September. I was intrigued and a little exasperated at my lack of success in finding Mr Right , so I told Rishma to sign me up.
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The platform claims outstanding success, forming the seeds of thousands of marriages since its inception. Read more. With so many dating sites out there, how are you supposed to choose which one you should use? What if you make the wrong decision?
Blind date Each week, we fix up two Guardian readers. Published: AM. Fiye, 24, account executive, meets Shaun, 30, charity director. Charlie, 24, trainee solicitor, meets Allegra, 20 dental student. Geoffrey, 65, university lecturer, meets Alex, 62, model and fashion writer.