Janis Spindel, the doyenne of New York matchmaking, might disagree.A smart, sassy tsunami of self-confidence, Spindel has the chutzpa and sixth sense needed to ferret out the perfect match for her clients .I am curious about how they weed out the gold diggers -- why would a beautiful, Ivy League educated 25 year old woman need a dating service to find a man? I am way over 40, but I know from internet dating that 45 or 50 year old guys are generally not looking for women their age. Spindel assures me she can spot them a mile away, and they won't get on her roster. In order to get on the "roster," women must be very attractive, fit, be either book smart or street smart, and have a successful career of some sort. 27 to 78.) They don't accept many short women, though they do keep a small pool for very short men. "Ivy league educated" gets thrown around a lot in describing both the men and women on the matchmakers' books. They ask for "natural beauty", so presumably those botoxed into a state of forehead catatonia or sporting impossibly perky triple D's are less desirable. Sugar can be considered a mature dating club that serves the needs of individuals having a “better than average” lifestyle.
Whether it was to butter me up to write a positive article, or there was some genuine interest, they all said they may have some guys for me. And though you'd think they would have fewer problems than us mere mortals in finding a significant other, apparently they suffer the same slings, arrows and bad dates as the rest of us.Their solution: professional, pricey, discreet matchmakers. They are not the kind of guys who go on on "Millionaire Matchmaker." By "they," I mean men.Many sites call these pairings "dating with benefits," though the question of whether this is sex work looms large.
Online dating has become increasingly de-stigmatized, but there are many who still aren't comfortable having their photo online and publicly admitting they need help finding a mate: the powerful, the wealthy, and the well-known to name a few.
He says he offers a different perspective on the art cum science.