We emailed a bit and then she told me that her membership was about to run out so we took a chance and swap numbers.After a few weeks of messaging, we decided to meet up for dinner.Because of the way the bureau’s fees are structured, it tends to attract professionals.About half of the people who inquire reach the interview stage and are then “prepped”.“We coach them before the date, we are in these people’s worlds,” Ms Ward said.“We are their new best friends, we aren’t there to tell them what they want to hear.“We get feedback after each date so you can put together a true picture of who they are.”Her company sources potential matches from their huge database and also employ “head hunters” who seek out eligible men and women, as well as “scouting” at corporate events, private parties and the races.
We had started skyping each other as i am a fly-in-fly-out worker and I felt something one day when she just looked at me differently. We can be stupid together, honest with each other and serious when we need to be.
And unlike the smartphone dating app Tinder, the agency focuses on matchmaking, not hook-ups.
Ms Ward partners couples on “non-negotiable qualities”, such as physical form, whether they smoke or ever want children.“If you’ve got a good-looking person, traditionally you’re going to match them with someone as attractive as what they are – that would make sense,” she said.
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