The lawsuit and the defamatory charges are flagrant on so many levels.
I am simultaneously aggravated, outraged and bewildered by this woman's allegations and her lack of awareness of what truly transpired.
What is never printed or addressed is the absolute terrorizing trauma these "victims" put their matchmaker through.
What the media and the reality shows don't tell you is that "the business of love" is without question, a very challenging and thankless job because its basis is complete subjectivity.
What they often do not understand is that the men are not always interested in meeting them.
The number of times I have wrestled with how I could gently inform my client that the man she chose to be introduced to was not attracted to her is endless.
I continued to commute to Philly to work with some longtime fitness clients.
I was very passionate about the fitness industry...
The noose is a heavily promoted article focusing on the "victims" of matchmakers.
The media seems to relish in painting these so-called victims as baby lambs who were innocently in search of their soul mates and vindictively scorned by "evil matchmakers" they paid boatloads of money to.
Paying for the services of a matchmaker doesn't magically increase one's appeal to the opposite sex nor does it provide a guarantee that she will find everlasting love.
While I might introduce her to her dream man, she might not be his "dream woman." She truly has no idea what goes on behind the scenes in finding her someone who fits most of her criteria.
She fell head over heels for the Jewish Ivy-educated businessman who she had went out with three times.