While you were swiping

2 years ago 0 490

The internet, for all its naysayers and prophets of doom, has transformed the way people work and communicate. It has turned entertainment, retail and health industries from boom to bust and back again. But its biggest and most profound effect has been on the single (sic) biggest decision that most people will ever make—choosing that someone special. In those fast walking days of the 1990’s when people actually talked to each other, the idea of meeting a partner online seemed alien, freakish, sad, and not a little pathetic. In today’s brave new world of hunter gathering by swiping right, all those pathetic, alien freaks are considered, sadly, normal. Smartphones have put virtual stadiums full of meeting places in people’s pockets, where singleistas can mingle free from the constraints (and fun) of social intercourse or physical geography and safely roam without fear of failure. It’s the ‘now now next next’ society where

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What the online dating sites don’t want you to know!

2 years ago 0 660

Its late January 2018…and you’re still sifting through the “alternative facts” (or as we in Ireland like to call it, lies) of online or internet dating, hoping to find Mr or Ms Right and right now, aren’t you? And what’s wrong with online dating? It works …..sometimes. You may even know a friend or three who found their lid fitted the other’s saucepan. But there’s a secret those online dating sites( Plenty of Fish and Match.com and Elite Singles, OK Cupid and Another friend to name but a few)don’t want you to know. You see, the online dating sites work much like the lottery. They pull in thousands of people with the hope of winning money. Along the way, they let a few people win. Those winners invariably tell all their friends, and those friends go play the lottery thinking and hoping they’ll win too. What the lottery doesn’t want

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Pick me Pick me!

4 years ago 0 829

OK we’re VERY biased about this, being the proud owners of One2One Introductions, so obviously we want you to choose us! Simples. And after all…….. It is our blog! But because we value  honesty  and because we believe you need to know as much of the truth about what you’re going to get into if you join a dating agency, the following may have some bearing on your filtering of choice. There’s  only two types of dating services these dates…(and we take it you’ve tried the pub/ club scene, speed dating, slow dancing  and even the dreaded dinner party set up scene) One is internet or online dating and the other is offline dating (that’s us Matchmakers and Introduction agencies ) We would never disrespect  internet dating. It  works very well for lots of people. You get a huge number of dates… if you need a huge number of dates. ..You meet ALL types

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Judging a book by it’s cover….

5 years ago 0 787

One2One Introductions are the only dating service to actually show a client’s profile and PHOTO when proposing a potential date! No other Dating service offers this. However, there is always a dilemma as to whether a photo of a potential match could be an advantage or disadvantage to my client… my aim as a Matchmaker is to assist my clients to find long term partners, love, and hopefully a relationship which will last beyond a few dates. However, if a person’s suitability is only to be judged on one photo, without any other senses being brought in to play, a potential life partner could be lost. What would be the point of searching for the attributes if the person with whom they could connect with is only given a three second Tinder shot to impress? When I’m matchmaking for my clients, I try to find most of the attributes they seek in

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