“But the search process can be a lot of work.” — a subscription-based dating site like e Harmony — already tried matchmakers six years ago.
“hired some matchmakers in Dallas to experiment with higher price points,” Brooks says.
Frankly, all those aforementioned deep-seated issues are still very much alive and kicking, therapy be damned.
In the new movie “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty,” Ben Stiller’s character says he paid 0 for an e Harmony personal dating counselor.
In reality, it costs ,000 a year for such a service.
(e Harmony doesn’t release its active membership, but a spokeswoman says it’s had 44 million members since it was founded in 2000.) Dating sites need to sell extra services to the lawyer and banker, and remain affordable to the love-starved, starving artist, Thomas say.
“Physical attractiveness, common interests and personal charm can matter more than exclusivity,” he says.