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Matchmakers Emerge as an Antidote to the Agony of Online Dating


by Michelle Hackman

After four years of misleading photos, cheating boyfriends and messages that didn’t quite sound authentic, Natasha Topinka decided she was through with online dating. So the 41-year-old pharmaceutical saleswoman, who lives in Oklahoma City, decided to try an old-fashioned approach. Not friends of friends. Not a blind date. She signed up for a bona fide matchmaking service.

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Help! I Suck at Dating with Dean, Vanessa and Jared


By iHeartRadio

These days, it seems like dating apps are the best way to meet people, but our expert says that might not be true! Dean and Vanessa talk to Melissa Brown, CEO of “It’s Just Lunch”, about the advantages of getting to know people in person instead of just chatting on apps. And if you think you’ve tried every dating gimmick, strap your skis on, and see what happens during “Chairlift Speed Dating”.

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Everything You Need to Know About Dating Over 50, According to Therapists


Brielle Gregory

“…If those methods don’t work, you can also try a matchmaking service like It’s Just Lunch, says Laino. Although they can get expensive, these services offer a more personalized experience, so you’re more likely to get a strong match right out of the gate. “You’re not just fishing online; you’re actually having someone narrow down a potential mate or two for you,” says Laino.”

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Single, Successful And Busy? The Challenges Of Dating After Divorce When You Have High Net Worth


Heather L. Locus

Dating is a real challenge in our fast paced, always connected and frequently impersonal world. Dating after divorce is something most men and women find both scary and exciting. No matter how many issues you may have had in your marriage, you likely knew your spouse’s habits, hot buttons, physique and finances. Now you will need to spend time with people you don’t know and face rejection. But for those who want companionship, laughter or a deep bond, having the emotional courage and patience to take chances and endure a little pain may result in the most fun and best love you’ve ever known. High net-worth divorced individuals may be surprised to find their money can lead to uncomfortable conversations and privacy concerns.

Professional Matchmakers such as It’s Just Lunch

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Speed dating comes to ski chairlifts so you can find love while suspended 20 feet in the air


Rick Barrett, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Singles in Wisconsin who enjoy skiing will have an opportunity to find love on the slopes at a "It's Just Lunch" dating service event that will match skiers for a speed date on chairlifts. USA TODAY

Suspended high above a ski hill in the frigid cold, wearing darkened goggles and a helmet, may not seem like the setting to meet the love of your life.

But it’s happened, and ski chairlift speed dating is coming to Wisconsin this winter.

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