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Elegant Introductions in the news: our vetting process is a huge benefit of our matchmaking service.

  • Posted by: Elegant Introductions
  • on: November 23rd, 2015
  • in Benefits of Matchmaking

As matchmakers, we often speak with Jewish singles who are very concerned about safety in today’s online dating world. At a time when it’s become more acceptable to share information about yourself with people you hardly know — or don’t even know at all — how can you be sure that your information is safe, […]

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Proper grammar: an overlooked virtue in the dating world

  • Posted by: Elegant Introductions
  • on: October 9th, 2015
  • in Benefits of Matchmaking

Have you ever received a text that says YOLO or whaassup? You grin and bear it because it’s supposed to be the new way of communicating, but you probably wonder what’s happening with the English language. You’re not alone. According to this fascinating article in the Wall Street Journal, singles place a very high value […]

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Want dating to get easier? Try the personal touch.

  • Posted by: Elegant Introductions
  • on: August 20th, 2015
  • in Benefits of Matchmaking

When we saw the headline, Dating in Miami Gets Easier, we were intrigued. After all, as elite matchmakers working with so many Miami Jewish singles, we want to know about this. So, we clicked on the link and–surprise, surprise–it’s another new phone dating app. This one’s called Clover. It’s so much better than Tinder, according […]

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The most important thing about dating as a single parent

  • Posted by: Elegant Introductions
  • on: August 18th, 2015
  • in Benefits of Matchmaking

For so many people, just the thought of dating can bring on anxiety. But if you’re a single parent, there are so many other questions going through your mind. As a Jewish matchmaker, I hear them all the time from clients who want to date, but who are, first and foremost, parents concerned about how […]

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New Vanity Fair article says young singles aren’t happy with dating apps

  • Posted by: Elegant Introductions
  • on: August 13th, 2015
  • in Benefits of Matchmaking

There’s a much talked-about article in the new Vanity Fair, about the dating lives of young, upwardly mobile singles in New York City. They rely on dating apps like Tinder — but in the long run, they don’t really like what they’re seeing. At Elegant Introductions, we’re not surprised by this. It’s always been our […]

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What single women want their married friends to know

  • Posted by: Elegant Introductions
  • on: August 6th, 2015
  • in Benefits of Matchmaking

As a Jewish matchmaker, I have the privilege of getting to know many single women. I love hearing about their lives, their hopes, and their dreams for the future. That’s why I was fascinated by this Huffington Post article by Hélène Tragos Stelian, 8 Things Single Women Want Their Married Friends to Know. Hélène, who […]

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When it comes to dating, make sure your requirements are realistic

  • Posted by: Elegant Introductions
  • on: July 31st, 2015
  • in Benefits of Matchmaking

The other day, I heard someone say something pretty profound when it comes to dating: “In order to get what you like, you have to give what you like.” In other words, if you envision your ideal man with certain specific requirements, you better make sure you already possess these requirements yourself. Chances are your […]

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What you really mean when you say that you don’t have time for a relationship

  • Posted by: Elegant Introductions
  • on: June 19th, 2015
  • in Benefits of Matchmaking

“I’d love to be in a relationship, but I don’t have the time to find one. I’m too busy with…” Fill in the blank. Career. School. Children. The reasons are endless. As elite Jewish matchmakers, we often hear this from clients who want to enter the Jewish dating world, but don’t see how they can […]

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Elegant Introductions helps gay Jewish singles who want to say “I do.”

  • Posted by: Elegant Introductions
  • on: May 7th, 2015
  • in Benefits of Matchmaking

Last week, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in a case that could very well make gay marriage legal in all states when the court releases its decision in June. When we heard about this at Elegant Introductions, two thoughts immediately came to mind. The first was, “Look how far we’ve come in just the […]

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Why finding the ideal relationship is like finding the ideal CEO

  • Posted by: Elegant Introductions
  • on: April 16th, 2015
  • in Benefits of Matchmaking

When the CEO of a top company, agency, or firm steps down, there’s usually a very detailed process for finding a successor. Because the CEO-company relationship is so important, search committees are formed. Top recruiting agencies are consulted. Potential candidates are scrupulously vetted. There’s a good reason for this: the company’s continued success—not to mention […]

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