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Rejected on Matrimonial Sites

Not having your interest reciprocated on a matrimonial site can be very discouraging. However, this situation is inevitable when you are in a two-sided market. So, unfortunately, you will need…

Partner Preferences

In the last few months, I cannot count the number of times I have tried to help people prioritise their partner preferences through M.B.A. So, I created this framework which…

Matrimonial Profile

Eons ago, I was out clubbing with some friends and I saw this boy, who was swaying to some metal, with his eyes closed. He was carelessly holding a beer…

Your date isn’t into you.

The biggest problem with the arranged marriage process is that it is an excruciatingly long process, especially if you aren’t lucky. You have to meet so many people before you…

30 & single, but now what?

With the recent shutdown of Mint on Sunday, my column died too. My dream of having a newspaper column on relationships was pretty short-lived, but lived nevertheless. Sigh. So I shall…

Hobbies, habits and hobbits

In the olden days, matchmaking was done over hobby contests – women were made to sing, dance or have their culinary or crochet skills tested during the “bride seeing” ceremony. …

PG rated spouse hunting

Despite pivoting from matchmaking to matrimonial advisory, I continue to get tonnes of calls everyday from some aunty or another about their son (not daughter, mind you!) who is in the…

Spike your coffee date

A friend of mine has been in a the market for a while and has just not been able to find anyone remotely interesting. Knowing the sort of women he…

The second date and beyond

The reason Marriage Broker Auntie pivoted from actively matchmaking to matrimonial advisory is because every introduction is driven by pure instinct which is a result of several years of being in business…