Dating services for big people
A 5-star answer would list 25-30 of these expensive services around the country. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ DATING & MATCHMAKING SERVICES IN CALIFORNIA ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ "Elite Matchmaker" operates coast-to-coast, with echelons of service ranging in price from 0 to ,500 (and higher, by arrangement): Elite Matchmaker "The Right One" has offices in Encino, Irvine, Los Angeles,and San Diego: The Right One ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ "Great Expectations" has offices in Encino, Irvine, Los Angeles, Sacramento, San Diego, San Rafael, Santa Clara, Upland, and Walnut Creek: Great Expectations ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ "Introductions by Sage" has offices in Los Angeles, San Fernando Valley, Orange County, the South Bay Area, and San Gabriel Valley: Introductions by Sage "Elite Connections" operates in Beverly Hills, Redondo Beach and Westlake: Elite Connections ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ "Together Dating" has offices in Encino, Irvine, Los Angeles,and San Diego: Together Dating ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ "Lisa Bentsen's Single Search" has offices in Santa Barbara, Ventura, Riverside, Los Angeles, Orange County, Palm Springs, and San Diego: Single Search ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ "Single and Professional" targets Sausalito, Tiburon, Mill Valley, Corte Madera, San Rafael, and Novato: Single and Professional ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ "Meet a Mate" is a personal introduction service operated by a mother/daughter team, serving Los Angeles and Orange County: ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ "It's Just Lunch" serves Los Angeles, Orange County, Sacramento, San Diego, San Francisco, and Walnut Creek: It's Just Lunch "Gianna" is a professional matchmaker based in Los Angeles: LA Matchmaker Professional matchmaker Marsha Winer offers two introduction services in the Greater San Francisco Bay Area: The Jewish Connection Intros by Marsha ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ NOT IN CALIFORNIA, BUT WORTH A LOOK ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Ann Wood the Matchmaker Life Works Dating for Singles Connections Connections Melissa Darnay, Oldest Matchmaker in the USA Matchmaking the Matchmaker Matchmaking Beginnings Spindel, Matchmaker Hoffman Associates ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Search terms used: "dating service(s)" "matchmaking service(s)" "introduction service(s)" "professional matchmaker" "upscale" "exclusive" "elite" ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I hope this list will give your friend a wide field of options to consider. A simple list of links....links would be just fine.) All comments greatly appreciated. Unfortunately, the Web is so full of sleazoid dating sites that it has proven very challenging to collect links to 25 sites that seem respectable and classy.
I just realized that nowhere in your question did you specify your friend's gender.
A dating site that not only understands what it is to be over 50, but also celebrates this exciting chapter of our lives.
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This looked like a fun project, and I had thought it would be an easy one.
If anything requires clarification, please ask, and I'll be glad to refocus my search as needed.