But online dating scared her, and she was apprehensive about dating her friends' friends.And, at 50, Marks, who lives and works as a saleswoman in Penn Valley, wasn't interested in the Philadelphia bar scene, an environment she said promoted looks over personality.
Finally, a friend referred her to Great Date Now, a matchmaking company with 10 offices along the East Coast, including one in Philadelphia.
After dates with two men, Marks found a winner with the third.
Lynn Marks was tired of dating men with commitment issues.
She had just gotten out of a three-year relationship and wanted to meet someone new.
That's why we've created an Army dating and matchmaking service that is specific to Army men and women.
Here you'll find a variety of singles with the qualities that you want and deserve in a partner. It can be difficult to find the right type of man or woman to date between all of your duties.
I knew I was not the only one sitting in this position.
I was in my early thirties, single, gay, a professional, intelligent, and not knowing where to find that "special someone" also stable in all aspects of her life.
Marks is part of a rising trend of people who are shutting off their computers and turning to professional matchmaking companies for help finding Mr. In the last five years, Premier Match, another matchmaking company with an office in Philadelphia, has seen its Philly-based clientele almost double, from about 1,000 clients in 2003 to nearly 2,000 in 2008.