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Blog: Matchmaker’s Comment

The Touching Truth

Once you’ve met someone you really like and the feeling is mutual, when is the right time to touch? It can be a minefield, but read on and we’ll do our best to steer you in the right direction.

Sex, chores and fairness: egalitarianism in the modern couple

The equality of the sexes is a relatively modern concept. Even today, it remains an alien, incomprehensible concept in a sizeable proportion of the world. Societal and historical traditions dictate that men are the breadwinners; women, the homemakers. But how do these roles play out in progressive, forward-thinking cultures in the present day?

Can Your Dream Partner Become a Reality?

Who is your dream partner? What defines them? What characteristics do they possess – what personality traits? And what do your answers to those questions say about you? Is your ideal partner maybe even just that – an ideal, not a reality?

Give with Imagination

Some people are clever at thinking of terrific gifts for other people, and others just don’t know where to begin. When it comes to love, it’s really about giving from the heart with imagination. What does that really mean? Spending to demonstrate your love is not an equation based on the amount. How you spend and on what says more about you really knowing the person and that's what will really touch them. At times of the year like Christmas, birthday’s and especially Valentine’s Day, there is a definite feeling of pressure around what to do.

Lovestruck strangers: romance budding from a one-nighter

One-night stands are commonly regarded as somewhat inconsequential, but can they lead to long-term relationships? Here it is important to differentiate between a one-night stand and a hook-up.

Alone in the City: The Metropolis and your Love Life

The dating scene can be tough – and, when you’re living in a big city, it can be especially difficult.

How Shared Values Lead to Successful Relationships

Love is the product of the interaction between a myriad of complex forces – of which one prime example is shared values.

Are Matchmakers Now Preferred Over Dating Apps?

It's a well-known fact that millions of people are now signed up to free dating apps. They were once signposted as the easiest way to ‘find love’ and it was thought that meeting ‘the one’ would become easier thanks to these dating apps.

Happiness and the Pursuit of Love

What is happiness?

It is a question that has befuddled us since time immemorial. At its heart, though, simply lies the need to understand how best to live our lives.

The Five Love Languages: My Take as a Professional Matchmaker

As a professional matchmaker at an elite dating agency, I am always keeping abreast of the latest psychological research into romantic relationships. As we each perceive and feel love in different ways, the key to a great relationship is to learn to speak the ‘language’ of the other person.

A life in love: lessons from a career in matchmaking

Matchmaking is more than a career: my team and I have the power in our hands to revolutionise our clients’ lives beyond recognition. For over seven years now, The Vida Consultancy has been drawing together some of the world’s most exceptional singletons and finding them love amongst one another.

7 Years, 7 Stories Of Success

We have seen a string of success stories over the last 7 years. Here are 7 of them..

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