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Reuters

Disillusioned online daters turn to matchmakers- Reuters

Disillusioned online daters turn to matchmakers By Sophie Hares LONDON | Wed Nov 1, 2006 Online daters, disappointed by potential partners lying about their age, weight or marital status, are turning to professional matchmakers to find love. Rather than risk taking pot luck online, chief executives, entertainers and politicians are among those paying thousands of…

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Meet your new matchmaker – Glad Simmons

Meet your new matchmaker – Glad Simmons HALIFAX DAILY NEWS — June 4 — Glad Simmons opened Better Half Matchmakers after being certified by the The School of Matchmaking and Relationship Sciences in New York. It’s aimed at people who don’t frequent singles functions and don’t have the time or inclination for Internet dating. She…

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Making Matchmakers!- Splash Magazine

LA Splash Magazine – May 07, 2005 Nicknamed by the press the “Cupid Academy” and “Love U”. The Matchmaking Institute – The School of Matchmaking and Relationship Sciences. Is a new school where they not only train you to be a Matchmaker but offer a certification program. The “Cupid Academy” has been featured on ABC’s…

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CSMonitor

Goodbye, computer dating. Hello, matchmakers!

The Christian Science Monitor – April 20, 2005 Original Text After trying everything from online match sites to 10-minute dating, an increasing number of singles are going the old-fashioned route. By Kim Campbell, Staff writer of The Christian Science Monitor / April 20, 2005 NEW YORK If Yente, the matchmaker from “Fiddler on the Roof,”…

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Find unique ways to celebrate relationships – The Source News

Valentine’s Day is a celebration of relationships,” Clampitt said. “It’s one day, but it’s really about celebrating the little things that you do in a relationship that are ongoing. There are many ways to make it special Read More

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NYTimes

The age of dissonance. Let’s You and Him Date

New York Times – January 16, 2005 There he was at a nightclub bash last fall. Bachelor No. 1. Hitting on a beautiful friend of mine who happens to be engaged. I had to intercede. Turns out he’s a working actor whom I recognize from television — smart and funny, with a stupendous jaw line.…

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An Academy for Would-Be Cupids

An Academy for Would-Be Cupids ABC 20/20 – Dec. 28, 2004 New York School Trains 21st-Century Matchmakers. “20/20” visited New York City’s Matchmaking Institute, a school that bills itself as a “Cupid Academy” and sat in on a class led by Lisa Clampitt, the institute’s co-founder and executive director. more

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An Academy for Would-Be Cupids

An Academy for Would-Be Cupids ABC 20/20 – Dec. 28, 2004 New York School Trains 21st-Century Matchmakers. From the classic musical “Fiddler on the Roof” to the film “Crossing Delancey” to reality TV shows, matchmakers have been portrayed as the gurus who find mates for the unlucky in love. But the fodder for comedies and…

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NYC 24

Rob Anderson, Gay Matchmaker

Rob Anderson, Gay Matchmaker NYC 24 – 2004 Rob Anderson is not everyone’s idea of a matchmaker. Clad in black, reclining on a zebra-patterned armchair with two Chihuahuas barking in the background, Anderson explains how he guides gay men through New York’s dating game. “People have this image of matchmakers being an old lady with…

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Economic Times

Even lonely hearts need some ‘professional’ help

India Times – April 25, 2004 It’s an oft-heard refrain as men and women try to get past the loneliness that comes with being single. But, in this day of the information explosion, even Cupid can’t afford to be left behind. The God of love needs to get his facts right if he wants his…

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