“Beautiful women who get a fair amount of attention get full of themselves from researchers at Harvard University, University of La Verne and Santa Clara University, which found that people who are deemed more attractive are more likely to have “poor relationship satisfaction.” Rochkind “[She] is a softer beauty, someone you can take home and cuddle with, and she’s very elegant,” Rochkind told the Post.“And she’s 5-foot-2, so she can’t be a runway model, but I think she’s really beautiful and is prettier than anyone I’ve dated.” on Instagram that the Post story wasn’t an accurate reflection of her husband-to-be.On telephone calls with potential clients and daily simulated dates throughout the city, countless men, and some women, reveal to her their most deep-seated and peculiar relationship needs in the way a patient might divulge his or her unfiltered feelings to a psychotherapist. Spindel recounted in a manner somewhat clinical, the client who asked for a blonde, blue-eyed version of Kim Kardashian, “but a size zero.” (Who wouldn’t?
How can women know what men are really looking for if men don't tell them? With over twenty years of experience as a professional matchmaker, Janis Spindel has a unique insider's perspective on contemporary dating culture. Spindel's common sense approach makes it clear that finding love isn't a matter of hard-and-fast ‘rules,’ but a levelheaded mix of knowledge, awareness, observation and preparation.”—Publishers Weekly “Janis Spindel falls somewhere between Dolly Levi, the matchmaker immortalized in Hello, Dolly!I realize that, to some, matchmakers are considered a “last step” of sorts—the person you go to when you absolutely cannot meet someone on your own after years of trying. If you don’t meet those requirements, Carly tells me you’ll get an auto-generated email with some dating tips and the invitation to apply again.I honestly felt a tinge of embarrassment and uncertainty about it too, largely thanks to pop culture connotations (ahem, “Fiddler on the Roof” and Patti Stanger of “The Millionaire Matchmaker.”) But after seven solid years of dating, it’s not too hard to feel like you’ve exhausted your options. Once you’re accepted, however, you’re forever in their “love sphere” meaning that if they come across a guy that could be a good match for you two years down the line, they’ll give you a call. w=800" class="wp-image-354718 size-full" src="https://scstylecaster.files.wordpress.com/2015/04/matchmaking-jumbo.png? w=800&h=450" alt="matchmaking jumbo Young, Single, and Sick of Dating: Why I Trusted a Matchmaker to Find me a Man" width="800" height="450" srcset="https://scstylecaster.files.wordpress.com/2015/04/800w, https://scstylecaster.files.wordpress.com/2015/04/matchmaking-jumbo.png?Before I get into I enlisted a professional matchmaker to find me a guy, here’s a little bit about my thoughts on dating: I’m a 23-year-old beauty editor living in New York City, and meeting someone who’s legitimately interested in a serious, accountable relationship—free of midnight “come over” texts and casual expectations—has proved difficult.