How I Found Love Through a Matchmaking Service: My Story as an Investment Banker in Atlanta

Hi everyone, welcome to my blog! I’m Ethan, a 34-year-old investment banker living and working in Atlanta. I love my job, but I also love my life outside of work. And that includes my girlfriend, Mia.

Mia and I have been dating for six months now, and we’re very happy together. She’s beautiful, smart, kind, and fun. She makes me smile, she listens to me, she supports me, and she challenges me. She’s everything I ever wanted in a partner.

But I didn’t meet her by chance. I met her through a matchmaking service.

I know what you’re thinking. A matchmaking service? Isn’t that for desperate people who can’t find love on their own? Isn’t that for old-fashioned people who don’t trust technology?

Well, no. A matchmaking service is actually a very modern and effective way to find love in the busy and competitive world we live in. Millions of people use matchmaking services every year to connect with potential partners who are compatible with them on multiple levels. 

And matchmaking is a personalized service that helps busy professionals find quality matches based on their preferences, personality, and lifestyle.

I was skeptical at first, but I decided to give it a try after a friend of mine recommended it to me. He had used a matchmaking service himself and had found his wife through it. He said it was the best decision he ever made.

So I did some research and found a reputable matchmaking service in Atlanta. 

It was called Janis Spindel Serious Matchmaking Inc., and it was run by Janis Spindel and her daughter Carly Spindel, who are professional matchmakers with over 25 years of experience in the industry.

Janis Spindel Serious Matchmaking Inc. caters to C-suite executives, politicians, celebrities, and leaders in tech and on Wall Street, including a lot of men on the Fortune 500 and Forbes 400. They have a track record of over 5,000 combined marriages.

They also have a private investigator who runs a full-fledged background check on all prospective clients before they take them on. New clients pay a signing fee up front for their services starting at $75,000, plus expenses.

I was impressed by their credentials and testimonials, so I decided to sign up for their service. I filled out an online application with my basic information, photos, and match preferences. I also answered some questions about my personality, lifestyle, hobbies, and goals.

Then I waited for Janis or Carly to contact me for an interview.

A few days later, I received a phone call from Carly Spindel. She said she had reviewed my application and wanted to meet me in person. She said she had some potential matches for me in mind.

She asked me when I was available for an interview. I told her I was free the next day after work. She said she would meet me at Starbucks near my office.

The next day, I met Carly at Starbucks. She was friendly and professional. 

She asked me more questions about myself and what I was looking for in a partner. She also gave me some feedback on my profile and photos.

She said she had three matches for me that she thought were compatible with me on multiple levels. She showed me their profiles and photos on her iPad.

They all looked attractive and interesting. They were all successful women in their early 30s who worked in different fields. 

They all liked traveling, reading, and fitness.

Carly asked me which one I liked the most. I said they all looked great, but I was drawn to Mia the most. She was a 32-year-old marketing manager who worked for a fashion company. She had blonde hair, green eyes, and a cute smile.

She had written a short bio about herself:

“Hi there! I’m Mia, a marketing manager living in Atlanta. I love my job, but I also love to have fun and enjoy life. I’m looking for someone who is smart, kind-hearted, adventurous, and loyal. Someone who can make me laugh and inspire me to grow. Someone who can be my best friend and partner in crime.”

Listen to the Carly’s Podcast.

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