(Closed) Has anyone met their SO through a matchmaker service?

posted 8 years ago in Relationships
Post # 3
2226 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: May 2010

Does eHarmony count?  That’s where I met my husband.  I joined on a Monday and was matched with him that Thursday.  We had our first date that Friday.  We were married 2 years later!

Post # 4
2422 posts
Buzzing bee

I didn’t use an actual human matchmaker but my Fiance and I did meet through Yahoo Personals. 

Post # 5
279 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2010

My sweetie and I met through eharmony as well, and last week we attended a wedding where that’s how t he bride and groom met!

Post # 6
1020 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: January 2011

we met through match.com if that counts!

Post # 8
1995 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: June 2010

match.com here!!!

Post # 9
11 posts

@princesasabia: We met through an in-person matchmaking service, best decision I ever made!  I felt really good about our matchmaker, after our initial two hour meeting he gave me his “summary” of me and I felt clearly listened and understood what I had said.  he also offered some insight that I found helpful.  They then did a second phone interview with me and sent me a copy of my “profile” which they would send to someone they matched with me so they could decide if they were interested.  A week later I got my first match…he was amazing.  I showed his profile to all my friends and they were aghast.  Literally everything on the profile was exactly how I described my ideal guy.  Turns out he had already finished with the service but was still in the database and they thought he’d be great for me so they asked him to meet me even though he was no longer an active member.  Our first date lasted seven hours until the waitress made us leave because the restaurant was closed.  We are getting married in June. 

Since I only had one date through the service, I asked him about his year experience.  He said that they did a good job of meeting people that fit his personality and what he was looking for.  He had gone out with a few of them more than once, but until meeting me it hadn’t clicked for him.  But he also thought it was a great experience and would recommend it.  It obviously can work!

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