Online Dating vs Matchmaking Services

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Finding the "right one" is not as easy as strolling down the park-- plenty of bad dates and a handful of good dates. It's no wonder that different routes for dating have emerged over the years. And thanks to modern technology, dating found its new territory in the name of Online Dating.

The Matchmaking industry did not falter either. There are still plenty of people that turns to matchmaking services. And it is still as successful today as its history.

Online Dating

Online dating sites have flourished and succeeded in allowing their members find true love. And more people have turned into using such sites for their love-hunt.

  • Being able to see a pool of profile to browse through and choose from, is just one of the many reasons why online dating is a good option. The amount of details you can absorb about the other before meeting, allows you a better grasp on what you're getting into.

  • No pressure! You are able to interact with them allowing you to get to know them and see if you really are as interested as when you've clicked the message button.

  • The best selling point of online dating site is the fact that there are plenty of members. So, if it doesn't work out with one, there's always others.

Despite the wonderful benefits of venturing the online dating world. There are also things that you need to be wary of. In this case, the cons of online dating.

If there's anything you really need to be wary of, it would be the fact that some might not be fully honest about their looks and background. Hence, being careful of what you provide to others is as important as making sure of your privacy and security.

It is also worth noting that you stick to a niche or reputable online dating sites like Match. It would save you the trouble of possible unnecessary expenses.

Matchmaking Services

A beauty that never fades. Matchmaking has existed for centuries and to this day it is still as successful and used. Although, the matchmaking industry has evolved, there is still no denying of its production on true love.

Most people hire for a matchmaking services due to the fact that they invest in you. Yup, you got that right! They invest in you, making sure that you find someone you are looking for. They tend to take a personal approach to help you relax and build trust to enjoy the matchmaking experience.

Matchmaking services have a smaller pool compared to online dating sites. But it's due to the fact that they thoroughly screen people. Which works perfectly for you, especially if your aim is a committed long term relationship.

A Foreign Affair, AKA:, is an example of just one of the many matchmaking services found online also offering romance tours and boasting tens of thousands of profiled potential partners. They claim to have developed a worldwide network of personal matchmakers over their 22 years of operation that assists in matching profiles of men and women members.

In theory, their matchmakers’ personally scan the database of men and women members; as new members join and look for good potential matches. They then notify the members of the possible match and make arrangements to open communication between the members if both parties agree.

Male members only pay a small fee if they choose to open communication with another member (it is apparently free for the women). This tends to be very cost efficient for their members relative to many other matchmaker services.

Though it may seem like there’s no cons in matchmaking, there’s still, but a couple.

  • Matchmaking services tends to be more expensive.

  • You might not find someone even after paying for the services.

Matchmaking services may give you really good potential partners but at the end of the day, it's still up to you. How things goes between you and the other will ultimately still decide whether you've found the one or not.

Two options for true love but not sure which to go for? There’s still a lot to consider. Knowing what you are looking for, how much time and money you are willing to invest; either can be good for you. If you want to get more details on online dating and matchmaking services, or if you have any opinions and notions on the matter, don’t hesitate to leave a response or send me a message!

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