They just don't know where to turn to make sure these guys are vetted to a certain degree, and to ensure they are going to have a safe, nice experience." The romance conundrum for successful women "For women in this industry, especially those who are more established, it's hard because when men finally think about settling down later in their lives, they look for women 20 or 30 years younger," says Samuels — which is why they don't work with men hoping to match with someone much younger."Statistically, it may be more difficult, but we only set up men who are serious about finding someone, who aren't intimidated by success, who are spoken highly of and are looking to date someone who is their equal in many respects," she adds."When you're 45, twice divorced and four kids, you want to be in a stable relationship; you want to be on Match.com," Evans says. Let's go see Radiohead play.' There's a breeziness to (the new models)." Free, edgier sites like Ok Cupid and Plenty of Fish report much stronger numbers among 20-somethings.In fact, the majority of Ok Cupid's 8 million members are under 30, with the most common age being 24.
"The concern of successful women isn't that people will use them," says Rosenberg.
Their combined forces have yielded a database of approximately 500 highly vetted names and 24 successful happy couples to date.
Why Hollywood needs matchmakers With social media and dating apps making spontaneous run-ins rare, and a lack of organic, casual contact for car-bound Angelenos, Los Angeles presents special challenges: "You don't meet people on the subway or on the street like you might in New York or other large cities," says Rosenberg.
"It was a social tool." Cantrell is part of a growing number of young people turning to dating websites -- once reserved for middle-aged and romantically unlucky singles -- to find mates or kick-start their social lives.
In turn, they're spurring inventive changes to the historically homogenous industry.
The Harvey Weinstein effect on industry dating LJMatchmaking saw an increase in post-holiday sign-ups this year with both men and women — but the rate at which female clients joined in January was much higher than usual.