Lisa Clampitt & Patti Stanger on Marketplace Radio LA

Lisa Clampitt and Patti discuss the state of the matchmaking industry. February 14, 2010 Hear Radio Spot

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Old-Fashioned Matchmakers Make a Comeback- NPR

Some singles are giving up on personal ads and online dating services to find true love. Instead, they are turning to professional matchmakers for help. Although it may seem old-fashioned, the profession is thriving in the United States. Copyright © 2008 NPR. For personal, noncommercial use only. See Terms of Use. For other uses, prior…

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How to read your date in 5 minutes

Dating expert, Lisa Clampitt, executive director of the Matchmaking Institute in New York: “In the caveman era, they would assess for size and skin color. We’re still back in that world of assessing: Is this person friend or foe? more

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Dating Do’s and Don’ts- Audrey Chapman Radio Show

Dating Do’s and Don’ts The Audrey Chapman Show Radio Program, October 27, 2007 People meet potential partners many different ways. However, no matter how you meet, at some point you’ll have to go out on a date. If you could use a dating tune-up, or are starting to date for the first time in years,…

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Finding them a find, catching them a catch

When Stephanie Ross moved from the city to Mineola, she entered a whole new world – and it wasn’t just laid-back replacing hair-on-fire. What really floored the thirtysomething events planner was her social life. It was nowhere. In the city, she’d dated within a wide circle of friends, but she hadn’t established such a circle…

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Busy singles seek assist to help find perfect mate- The Commercial Appeal

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Boy meets girl. Boy falls in love with girl. Boy and girl live happily ever after. But what the fairy tales never seem to say is: How does boy even meet girl? Now that we’re marrying older, working harder and socializing less, sometimes we need a little extra help from a modern-day…

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Busy singles seek assist to help find perfect mate- The Commercial Appeal

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Boy meets girl. Boy falls in love with girl. Boy and girl live happily ever after. But what the fairy tales never seem to say is: How does boy even meet girl? Now that we’re marrying older, working harder and socializing less, sometimes we need a little extra help from a modern-day…

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Online Dating Putting You Off? Try a Matchmaker – The New York Times

FOR more than three years, Jennifer Silver, 33, a freelance marketing consultant in Manhattan, trolled online dating sites looking for love. She tried Match.com and JDate. “I had the worst experiences,” Ms. Silver said. When one potential date didn’t bear the slightest resemblance to his photo, she walked right past him, thinking he had stood…

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The Dating Coach Is In – The New York Times

THIS is embarrassing to admit, but for the sake of the greater good, here goes: I am a dating disaster. The thought of meeting a stranger, sitting through a drink or meal, trying to be clever, makes me cranky. Think about the books that could be read while the other person drones on about his…

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She has Cupid’s arrow in her purse – The Associated Press

Sophia McDonald believes she has Cupid’s arrow in her purse. Forget the fact that she is single. She’s got a large database of contacts and a certificate from the Matchmaking Institute in New York. So this modern-day Emma is leaving her career as a real estate broker to put her own spin on the age-old…

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