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A Guide to the NYC Gay Scene

Dating in New York City can be hard, and sometimes more so if you’re gay man. NYC is a forward-thinking, cosmopolitan place, and on the whole the city refutes heteronormativity and thoroughly embraces its LGBT community, but it can still be tough out there.

A Day in the Life of… An Elite NYC Matchmaker

Being a matchmaker is pretty unusual. You take it for granted after a while, but sometimes I stop to think and remember that I am helping people in what is often the biggest decision of their lives, the greatest contributor of all to their potential happiness: finding them the love of their life.

Are you Successful in Your Career but Unsuccessful in Love? Read on

You’re smart and intelligent, you’ve got a degree, maybe even masters or an MBA and your career is going brilliantly. People love you at work, you’re engaging, clever, and you’ve been promoted quickly. You get plenty of attention, and when you’ve had the time you even tried dating. Perhaps you even went long term with a relationship with someone you met at university or at work, but somehow you’re still not in that committed relationship you’d like to have.

Do Men Really Need a Matchmaker?

Men, is finding a life or romantic partner worth paying for? To some, the concept of spending money on something so unpredictable is a risky move… Is love something that money can’t buy, or is it worth a try anyway? Read on to find out what we think..

Residential real estate search and love? Unexpected parallels!

Alex Newall is the Managing Director and founder of Hanover Private Office - a Mayfair based firm that manages the investment, enhancement and realisation of real estate - and a selection of other asset classes - on behalf of some of the world’s most affluent individuals. He recently met with Rachel to talk about the world of matchmaking, where she explained the parallels between their businesses.

Top 5 Gay Dating Mistakes

Here at The Vida Consultancy, we have identified five of the biggest gay dating mistakes we have seen in our years working as matchmakers. Read on and see if you have encountered any of these pitfalls – or if you might be on the verge of doing so.

Vida: Cupid’s Library Interview Matchmaker Rachel MacLynn

13 Apr

Below is the extract from a recent Cupid’s Library article, interviewing our MD Rachel MacLynn. By Patricio, April 7th 2015 Matchmaking dates back to as early as 1600 and single people’s dating and relationship needs since then haven’t changed much hundreds of years later. In the library of Cupid, we asked fellow professional cupids about […]

Gay dating: is the three-day rule all it’s cracked up to be?

28 Jan

In the world of gay dating, the three-day rule goes thus: wait three days after your first date before you call or text. It seems simple enough, until you start to think about it.

First date: “have I said too much?”

By Martin Turner The question all men and women must ask themselves is “have I said too much”. On a first date, a second date, and maybe even a third, is it really time to start being an emotional slut? Do we reveal too much about ourselves too soon? Not that I’m suggesting that you […]

Bachelor or matchmaking made in heaven?

By Julia Atlasova Matchmaking made in heaven or are you left running for the hills from the eternal bachelor?  Its no secret, that attracting a man is only half of the deal on the way to the true love and happy ever after. You’ve got to master your communication skills to be able to encourage […]

Dear Mr ‘Life Partner’

  By Julia Atlasova When looking for a life partner we often make the greatest mistake of all time; we begin a ‘man’-hunt and explicitly scrutinise every potential candidate for marriage suitability, hoping that he will respond to our desires and deliver in the only expected way. Unfortunately, not every date can flower into a […]

A Woman’s Guide to Securing a Life Partner: in 6 simple steps

If you are looking for your life partner, and not having much success; if you feel you’re meeting more duds then studs or if your online dating profile is attracting people that look more like your Great Aunt Mildred, than George Clooney – you could be getting a bit disheartened. At this point you may […]

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