“Everyone spends more than they plan to on their wedding,” he says. “The average wedding is $35,000,” without frills.
“My husband tells me all the time: “You expecting me to give you time, attention, and care for you is not crazy ask. That is my responsibility as your husband. It’s not insane nor out of line ask.”
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These phrases (“a guy who’s well-settled”, “a woman who’s passionate”) dominate the discourse of the dating world. As a Professional Matchmaker, I hear these phrases so many times, I’ve almost come to expect it. It’s “normal” in the marriage market, but here’s the problem: When you’re the same as everyone else, you might as well not exist.
Rita wanted to remarry, find a partner, and hopefully start a family. “It’s not too late for me, right?” she had asked. But she felt bogged down by her past, the weight of community expectations around caste + culture, and being a complete newbie to the process. “I have literally no clue where to start and what to do,” she said.
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If you’re like the average person who doesn’t know who and what they actually want, you’ll end up with 100 bad dates. At €50 each, that’s € 5000 on the wrong people, plus countless hours you’ll never get back.
“I have not been in a relationship for over 7 years,” Pranjali told me. “Plus the pandemic… it doesn’t help that everything was closed, I didn’t even see my friends. The dating game has changed in certain aspects. Asking my friend’s advice has been useless; they don’t know how to help me.” “I’m matching up […]
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