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Latest success stories

Date 25/07/2016
In March 2013 Simon and I first messaged on match.com. After initially ignoring Simon's message, he messaged me again and this time I replied. We spoke for a few weeks and then on 3rd April we met at a pub half way between our homes. After a successful night where we chatted and chatted (so much so
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Date 25/07/2016
I met Bradley on Match in 2010. We messaged only a couple of times as we both admitted we hate back and fourth messaging. We met two days later to play pool as this was one of the main things in common we had. I beat him 18-2 lol. He was quite impressed though and was determined to beat me one day.
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Date 25/07/2016
This is one of those stories that I always wanted to write but I never thought I would meet someone who is so amazing and who shares so many interests with me. This story began one year ago when after having a few dates with a girl called Leah who I met on match.com, we decided that we wanted to giv
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Date 25/07/2016
I met the most wonderful man in April 2014 on match. We talked on the phone for a few weeks. When we officially met in may it was amazing I was in the middle of a divorce after 38 years. I never realized how happy I could be. We have been together now 16 months. He is the best thing that has happ
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Date 25/07/2016
Met my partner, never looked back. Thank you, it's so lovely in shropshire, new job, everything fine.
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Date 25/07/2016
I met my soul mate and best friend Nige thanks to match in April of this year. I have never been happier. He's the best thing that's happened to me. I've had two bad relationships where I'd been cheated on, but Nige is such a caring kind hearted person. I love him to bits. Thanks Match. Shaz xx
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Date 25/07/2016
Both our spouses passed away in early 2014. We met on match.com. in late September. Our first date was the first week in October. That date lasted 7 hours with both of us realizing something special was happening. We couldn't meet again because I was leaving for a month on a 30 day south seas cr
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Date 25/07/2016
We searched and met three years ago. Wow. Match.com did all the hardwork for us. Sooooooo compatible! I can honestly say we've never had a cross word, love and respect each other and booked our wedding for June next year! All because of Match.com. Thank you! We could shout from the rooftops! You
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Date 25/07/2016
I found have some one special on Match .com in February of this year and we be getting married early next year or sooner.
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Date 25/07/2016
Hi there, We met on Match.com in January 2014, now one a half years later we are planning our wedding for Summer 2016 in the UK. We weren't each others first date (and yes we had some interesting dating stories to share of previous dates) but we were each others last. You may need to kiss a few f
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Date 25/07/2016
On the 28th November 2014 I plucked up the courage to finally go on a date with my favourite match. Having winked at him in the May, it took me a while before I took the plunge! Now 17 months on from that first date we are approaching our first wedding anniversary! I truly cannot believe how l
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Date 25/07/2016
After being divorced for several years and not having much luck in the dating market I decided to try something different. It took me 2 years of coaxing from my best friend before I signed up on Match to try Internet dating. I found Chris on Match in March of 2014. He had just moved to my area. We m
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Date 21/07/2016
I was one of those people who joined match.com on a whim in search of love - never in my wildest dreams, however, did I think I would find it! Having grown a bit tired of speaking to people near me, I extended the radius on my search and came across my now fiance, Matt. His profile photo was in Ital
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Date 19/07/2016
I was on match.com for around 6 months before I met John. I went on a few dates but they never really materliazed into anything.John and I chatted on MSN (this was back in 2010!) for a a few months before meeting, as we were living very far away from one another at this point. In Sept 2010 I moved t
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Date 19/07/2016
My now wife and I met on match.com in August 2012. We spent 6 months of hanging out and sharing our love for sports, going to University of Louisville basketball and football games. On February 3rd of 2013 we put a bet on a Louisville Vs. Marquette basketball game, that if Louisville won we would d
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Date 19/07/2016
Hi All, My name is Desiree. I met John on match.com in July 2013. I had only one date and that was with John and we moved together 3 months later. We have been inseparable since than. I have met my perfect match and I could not wish for anyone else. He has filled my life with so much happiness
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Date 19/07/2016
Whilst looking through a profile on the site I came across a gentleman, similar likes, hobbies,etc as myself. Widower with two children near my sons age. We spoke for a long time and when we discussed about our late partners we found out that they had both died of cancer and would have been in the s
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Date 19/07/2016
I was the first date my now boyfriend had gone on through match and he was my second date. Almost three years later we are waiting to hear from our solicitor that the completion of our first house together has gone through so we can pick up the keys TODAY.
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Date 19/07/2016
Despite being very sceptical due to all the stories you hear about online dating, I eventually took the plunge and registered on the Match.com website not really expecting anything to come of it. Relatively quickly I was contacted to Matthew and after chatting for a few weeks, we decided to meet up
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Date 12/07/2016
Well... we first started talking on the 3rd of July 2015. I noticed James's profile and I liked what I saw. His profile seemed genuine and interesting. I winked at him and we started talking..we met up a week later on Friday 10th of July. OMG it was amazing the first date. We had such a connection f
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Date 12/07/2016
My partner and I met on match in November 2012 and it was the greatest thing to ever happen! We are moving into our new house next month which is conveniently around the time of our three year anniversary. We hope to settle into the house and then see what the next step brings (I'm hoping for a rin
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Date 12/07/2016
I tell people all the time how great this site is for meeting good genuine people. I got my friend on here two weeks ago and she's met someone already. They've totally clicked! Anyway, my story. Claudio and I met on here in March. We had our first date after chatting a few days. We met for coffee an
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Date 12/07/2016
I met my Fiancé Michael on 5th May 2013. After talking through text for a few weeks we decided to meet up. We lived ten minutes apart in the same hometown of Wigan. I had been single for 6 years and have a daughter from a previous relationship which ended badly so I was looking for Mr Right. He tick
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Date 11/07/2016
On Feb 16th 2014 littlespoon30 sent garethee84 a message. On 18th Feb we had our first date :) On Oct 19th 2014 he proposed and we're getting married on Thursday (29th Oct 2015) :)
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Date 11/07/2016
I got married 2 weeks ago and it was all because of match.com!! I was living in a village where it was difficult to meet people, so I decided to join match and see who might be out there. Literally within a few days I was busy flirting with a guy who I ended up going on a date with a week later and
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Date 11/07/2016
Hi I met Justin on Match.com. I winked at him and he came back to me with a message. We were messaging each other for a week before we arranged to meet up. We met 5 days later on a Friday. Then spent Saturday together at a River Festival in Stratford. We then met again on the Sunday and have continu
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Date 11/07/2016
Mark and I met on match.com in July 2011 having both been very unlucky in love.... It seems that destiny brought us together as although we had never met, it turned out that we went to the same schools (a few years apart) and had actually lived less than 300metres away from each other for 20yrs!!
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Date 11/07/2016
On 7/3/2016 the love of my life proposed and we're getting married on 9/16/17. My fiance and I met on match November 2014. We both joined Match to just try it out and never thought that it would lead to marriage.
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Date 04/07/2016
Hi A disasterous and unbelievable down turn in my personal circumstances a year ago lead me to join 'match' in January 2016. It was my first venture into on-line dating. I'm a professional and confident man and I had always been cynical about on-line dating and professed this to my circles of frien
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Date 27/06/2016
I was on match.com for around 3 months before I met my soon-to-be husband! Before him, I went out on few dates from match.com but nothing concrete came from it. Then I saw his profile, sent him a wink, he responded and we texted each other for like a month. Eventually we decided to meet up and the r
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Date 23/06/2016
I fully recommend Match.com. Don't chat for too long without meeting them though, a few little chats then get on with it! So many people wasted my time just wanting pen pals presumably to inflate their self-esteem and to be fair it's quite fun flirting with several women at once. However, they were
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Date 23/06/2016
After my marriage ended, I went on match.com to look for someone! Being a single mom to a 9 year old daughter was tough and with my ex out of our lives I was looking for someone to be my companion and help me raise my daughter. I messaged Andy in April 2015 seeing he was from the same town as me and
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Date 20/06/2016
Wow, well where do I start? I was ready to give up on love and then I met Michael. I actually first met Michael when I was 17 through a mutual friend in his college fraternity house. When we started talking on the phone and even met I didn't realize it was him. We both looked so different from our
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Date 20/06/2016
Kris and I met on match two summers ago and now we are engaged and will be married in February 2017!!!! It takes some time, some bad dates, but eventually you may meet the one - just like we have!!
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Date 16/06/2016
match.com works! I met my partner in May 2015 and we are getting married on 9th July this year. People on match are not sleazy and most are truly looking for Mr/Mrs right. A great site that's lots of fun. Will send photos of our wedding in due course.
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Date 16/06/2016
My fiance and I met on match.com in November 2015. We clicked straight away and arranged a first date within 3 days of starting to message each other. It was love at first sight. We knew we were right for each other. He proposed to me on Valentines Day and we are happily planning our wedding for nex
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Date 13/06/2016
I met Gemma Jan 22 2014 in a bar chosen by her in Manchester and from that day I was smitten. Since then we have a house together, an amazing boy called Xavier and a wedding this August. I found someone who was on the same wave length, wanted the same things as I did at the same point in their life.
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Date 13/06/2016
Hi... I joined match.com in February, went on a couple of dates...nothing really came of those and I was beginning to feel like not bothering anymore. I added a few more bits on my profile and thought I'd give it a few more weeks and am so happy I did as I found my perfect match. We chatted for a
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Date 13/06/2016
I have met a wonderful lady on match.com. Someone who only lives 10 minutes from me! We made each other a favourite then winked and then messaged. We met for our first date and fell for each other instantly and hit it off brilliantly! We have now been partners for 3 weeks and are ideally matched an
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Date 13/06/2016
Matt first winked at me six years on the 27th June 2009 ago and I responded with a ridiculously lengthy message introducing myself and asking a few questions.Even now it seems to be the ongoing theme for us. I'm chatty and outgoing whilst Matt is far more reserved. After exchanging various messages
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Date 13/06/2016
Hi match! James and I met September 2014 and we are delighted to inform you that we get married next Saturday, 18th June. James is my soul mate - we are best friends and I cannot imagine my life without him. Ironically, we lived only a couple of miles from each other and we have learnt that our path
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Date 13/06/2016
I hesitantly joined match in 2002! My son was 5 and I was a single mum fed up with being on my own...so I thought I would take the plunge and join. It was a bit nerve wracking at first but I met some really nice people for coffee to begin with and then decided whether to take it to a second date.
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Date 13/06/2016
I met my boyfriend two and a half years ago never thinking we would be together now. When we first dated I went in with the expectation of nothing so I wouldn't get disappointed. However it took a few months dating to realise that Charlie wasn't just one a week, he was every week and twice a week an
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Date 13/06/2016
We are getting married this month, June 18th. We met on match.com in July 2011. We went out on our first date August 12th 2011. Jim winked at me online and for some reason I was so attracted to his picture and would tell my friends this is the guy I am going to be with. It took like a month for
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Date 26/05/2016
I'd been divorced for 20 years and having tried all means of dating, i.e. newspaper ads, introductions etc., I saw an advert for match.com on T.V and decided to give it a try never believing in a million years that it would work. These things always seemed to work for other people but not for me! B
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Date 26/05/2016
We met on match.com in April 2014 and our relationship has grown from strength to strength.We have decided to get married on 12th November 2016. Thought you may wish to know!
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Date 26/05/2016
Ignoring all 'The Rules' advice, I contacted Blair on match.com. He was the only man I'd ever written to first. We chatted via e-mail then met for a drink. Two years later we are engaged and I've never been happier! Thank you so much for introducing me to the love of my life!
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Date 26/05/2016
Everyone at match, thank you. Without this website I would have stayed lonely and forgotten what makes me happy. Sharing stuff with someone you really care about just makes everyday that little bit special. I found my jigsaw piece. She's called Lulu. She's beautiful and we're falling in love. We'
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Date 26/05/2016
I met Diane on match on April 22nd 2012 and we have a lovely house in Newark and I couldn't be happier. It has changed my life and so I recommend match.com to all you lonely people out there. It definitely works!
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Date 26/05/2016
My husband and I met on match in 2003. We lived less than 3 miles apart and our paths would have never crossed. We didn't shop at the same supermarkets or frequent any of the same clubs, etc. He was usually going north and west and I was heading south and east. I had been on match for a year and a
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