We were thrilled to see Date My Mum on Channel 4 last week, a true sign that online matchmaking between families is a trend on the up, and one that really works. We’ve had lots of lovely single mums signed up since!
Danielle’s (one of the single mum’s featured on Date My Mum) dad even said, “Children know better than their parents who to pick.”
From the show, one message rang very true, "If my kids don’t get on with them, it won’t work."
So it’s a no brainer, letting the kids decide first and foremost who you should be dating could be the answer to your relationship woes. If it doesn’t work, it doesn’t matter, you’re now signed up to a dating website and the hardest part has been done for you.
This doesn’t just apply to single parents. Have you got that one single friend/ sister / brother who continuously chooses the wrong type? It’s an unfortunate cycle we can find ourselves in, but one that is psychologically hard to break. A matchmaker can break this pattern by choosing your next date for you.
If you need convincing, here's 3 great reasons why online matchmaking can work for you:
1. You don’t have to write your dating profile
Writing an online dating profile is up there with writing a CV! Writing about yourself can be daunting; you want to come across well, but how do you do this sincerely without blowing your own trumpet? You might end up writing something that doesn’t sound at all like you; it’s the overly modest version of you, with standard words like, outgoing. Hand it over to someone who knows you and they’ll be as boastful as they want, giving you a flattering but honest profile to feel proud of. Not only is this a nice little confidence boost, it’s also more likely to attract good matches!
2. You don’t have to do the searching
You might be exhausted with looking. Going in to online dating with this attitude will never work. You’ve tried everything, and it’s time for a different approach. Do you even know what you’re looking for? The good news is, someone else does. They can search without the pressure and hesitance that you might be feeling, or better yet, they can search with the excitement of finding you someone.
3. You don’t have to make the first move
You might like being the one who makes initial contact online, if you are, great! Others are not as confident, (even online) and might hold back from getting in touch. On Date My Matchmakers make all of the matches on behalf of you and this acts as a perfect icebreaker.