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Date 27/07/2015
Signing up to Match.com was the best decision I ever made and Nick and I are now planning our wedding! On December 31st 2009, as a New Year's resolution and after months of nagging from my friends, I finally joined Match.com. On January 2nd 2010 I received an email from a very good looking, inte
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Date 27/07/2015
Scott and I met on Match in June 2007. I had only been on the site for three days when I received a wink from him and after emails we moved to IMs and then onto the phone. As we lived near one another we were able to arrange to meet easily and met face-to-face after about a fortnight. That was
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Date 27/07/2015
I joined match for just a month and the first night I winked at a guy with amazing blue eyes and a fun login name. After a week we were on our first date. In three weeks we were in love and now eighteen months later we have a home and are planning our wedding. Thank you Match for helping me find
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Date 27/07/2015
My name is Sally. I met my husband Abdou here on Match nearly two years ago and have been married a year. We got married in Africa in the Gambia with all our family around us. I'm so happy I joined match as now we have a beautiful daughter. A massive thank you to Match xxx
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Date 27/07/2015
Neither of us had tried Internet dating before but for some reason we both decided to take the plunge! I was the first person Mark contacted and he was the first I decided to meet. After a whirlwind romance we got engaged in Paris fourteen months after we met. We got married on 18th July 2009 and
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Date 27/07/2015
Dear Match.com, Thank you very much for helping me find the love of my life. Dan and I went to the same high school and knew each other at college then went our separate ways. I had my daughter and Dan spent five years with someone else, until we met on Match.com single and looking. He winked
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Date 27/07/2015
Thank you Match.com for helping me find the love of my life! I met Andy through Match.com in Dec 2008. He was my first date and I went along not really expecting anything. We clicked immediately and talked for five hours. In three days time we get married and I will be the happiest person al
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Date 27/07/2015
Hi! I met Stuart on Match.com in August 2008 and now nearly two and a half years later we are busy planning our wedding! From the moment we met we clicked. There was just something there and I'm happy to say that something is still there today. When people use the phrase "other half" I can honestly
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Date 27/07/2015
I moved to England from Chicago, Illinois, USA. I came here to get my master's degree and never thought I would fall in love. After about three months of living here I decided to join Match.com to meet some new people, then I met Chris. I had never felt a connection so great as I did with him.
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Date 27/07/2015
My husband Marc and I met through Match.com. After a few messages we met up for our first date and never looked back. Marc proposed after around eight months and we got married in September 2010. We are soulmates and although marriages can be hard work, we are both incredibly happy together.
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Date 27/07/2015
I was halfway through the process of cancelling my account when I received a message. Thinking there was no harm in reading it I opened it. Lo and behold there before me was the entire reason I was on Match. Funny, geeky and very good to look at! One year on I'm the happiest I have ever been and
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Date 27/07/2015
I met the man of my dreams on Match.com in July 2010 and would like to thank you for this Match. We are madly in love and now engaged and I couldn't be happier.
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Date 27/07/2015
Hello, Just a quick email to say that I met the love of my life on Match.com and we are getting married next weekend. Thank you Match.com!
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Date 27/07/2015
Hi, I just wanted to say thank you Match.com for helping me find my Jacob. We never would have met each other under normal circumstances and now we are trying for a baby. He is my angel. The man who I should have always been with! Diane and Jacob
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Date 27/07/2015
I was contacted on Match.com in May 2009 by a lovely Australian girl. We started dating and soon after we were living together and engaged. We got married in Australia in October last year and we already have our first child on the way. Thanks Match.com!!! Tony
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Date 27/07/2015
Three and a half years after meeting my girlfriend on Match.com we got engaged on 4th January. We are really happy together and are both looking forward to planning and having the wedding. Thanks Match.com!
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Date 27/07/2015
I joined Match in February 2006 after coming out of a completely disastrous relationship. I was nervous but decided to live life to the full and be open to anyone who came my way and I am so glad I did because within two weeks of being on Match.com James had made contact with me. He is nothing like
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Date 27/07/2015
My fiancé Dom and I met on Match.com in October 2007 after a long single time for both of us. I'd been internet dating for years (since the days when only the most hi-tech of profiles had photos), had met lots of interesting people, had a few flings but no big love. I joined Match.com when I mov
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Date 27/07/2015
I decided that Match.com was the perfect way for me to get talking to men again without the pressure of crowded bars or awkward social situations and also just to help rebuild my confidence. I joined in early 2009 and after a month or so, I started talking to Dave. Dave had been a member of Match
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Date 22/07/2015
Last year I joined Match.com and met my now-fiancéeTamara in February. Having lived together for six months and shared our first Christmas, I proposed on New Year's Day and was accepted!!!! We are now planning a wedding for February 2012. I wanted to share this news with Match.com and thank
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Date 22/07/2015
I am just writing to let you know that my other half and I met three and a half years ago on your site and our wedding is in August this year! We are both very happy! Thank you Match.com x
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Date 22/07/2015
Dear Match, We thought you might like to hear our story. Bram and I found each other on Match in November 2007 and married this November 2010. After exchanging a few emails we actually met up for the first time in January 2008, and that was it really. I think we knew very quickly that this was '
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Date 22/07/2015
I joined Match.com a year after returning to England having spent 13 months travelling. Getting to grips with my work life was so hectic that I really put my social life on the back burner. After a few winks and chats with a few guys, I got winked at by a guy who I chatted to for a bit. I was un
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Date 22/07/2015
I met Ian through Match.com when he winked at me in September 2009. After a few emails we went on a first date. After a few weeks we both knew things were getting serious and two days before Christmas 2009 we moved in together. We've been very happy together and last night Ian surprised me by pr
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Date 22/07/2015
I joined Match in May 2009 to meet new people and maybe find love. I was sceptical about it as I thought the stigma was still there about online dating but having tried it, I thoroughly recommend it. I found I learnt a lot about myself through the different people I met. It built up my confiden
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Date 22/07/2015
Having not really had a date in a while I thought I'd give Match a go and within three weeks I had cancelled my account knowing that in Gemma I had found the most fantastic woman and luckily for me, she decided to marry me when I asked her last month. Thanks Match for bringing Gemma and I togethe
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Date 22/07/2015
Not sure if this is going to be the fastest match. I joined Match.com on 25th September 2010. On 29th September the most wonderful man in the world winked at me and looking at his profile and the cheeky face I saw, I winked back. He immediately e-mailed and after 3 days of constant e-mailing,
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Date 22/07/2015
I tentatively joined Match.com in April 2009 after some encouragement from close friends. It took four months to pluck up the courage to actually arrange a date when l was winked at by a nice man. This was only the second date for each of us via Match.com. We met at a nearby river restaurant/ bar an
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Date 22/07/2015
I signed up to Match.com as a favour to a friend three years ago (whom met her now-husband the same day I met Rich!). His profile made me laugh "I like ice cream and pasta and massages but not all at the same time. That could get messy" and he kindly offered to take me to my work Christmas party. If
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Date 22/07/2015
Andrew and I met on Match.com in 2008. We messaged each other via the website for a few weeks and loved each other's sense of humour. We met in a local pub and had drinks, which then turned into dinner at the local Indian, and then more drinks! Andrew thought he'd mucked it up when he left me
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Date 22/07/2015
Mark and I met on Match.com in November 2008. Yesterday we celebrated our two month wedding anniversary! We still can't believe we are husband and wife! We had only exchanged a few emails before going on our first date and hadn't even spoken on the phone which is unlike me as I prefer speaking b
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Date 22/07/2015
I wanted to let you guys know about our success on Match.com. Marie and I met on Match almost 4 years ago. In fact it will be four years exactly on 13th November this year, which is also going to be our wedding day! We are so lucky to have met each other and it is all down to Match.com :-)
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Date 22/07/2015
Just thought I'd let you know about another Match wedding. Chris from Wareham married Rose from Cheltenham on September 5th 2010 after meeting on Match.com in June 2009!!! We had a beautiful day at Clearwell Castle in Gloucestershire - wedding venue of the year! A bit whirlwind to some maybe bu
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Date 22/07/2015
I had been using online dating on and off for a while and having met a few people I was beginning to lose interest as my Mr Right just didn't seem to exist. However, I decided to give it one last chance and started talking to a rather nice man. We met and I knew that there was a very special connect
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Date 16/07/2015
I always felt that logging onto Match.com meant that I was doing something positive in navigating the minefield that is the world of dating. After only a few days, I had a wink from Miller. I decided to wink back and a message was returned. He seemed like a genuinely nice bloke who I had quite a lot
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Date 16/07/2015
Me and my husband met on Match over three years ago. We are now looking forward to our first wedding anniversary in a few weeks time!! Although we were both cynical, it worked for us and once we met we also realised that we knew lots of the same people already. They just hadn't thought to introd
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Date 16/07/2015
Christine and I got to know each other through Match.com in Sept 2007 and instantly fell head over heels in love. The problem was that she lived in Yorkshire and I was based on the South coast. Love of this magnitude knows no bounds however and we spent 15 blissful months commuting to see each o
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Date 16/07/2015
Andrew and I met on Match in December 2007. We dated for a couple of weeks and it was quite intense so we'd joke about getting married. We then seemed to drift apart, although I couldn't quite get him out of my mind and the day he got back in touch in May 2008, I had this strange feeling he was goin
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Date 16/07/2015
Mark had posted an interest in my profile on Match.com however, by that point I was dating someone else. I explained that I would like to leave it as friends if he was ok with that. He was and we met a few weeks later as mates. Over the following eighteen months we remained friends as we both were d
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Date 16/07/2015
Jane is 33 and from London. She had been a member on Match.com for a year when one day, she found an email which really stood out from the rest sent to her from Andreas. Jane and Andreas exchanged a huge number of emails until he finally invited her for a drink in London on 10th May 2002. Followi
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Date 16/07/2015
Having been divorced for several years, Sue winked at Andrew on Match.com as she thought his profile was interesting. Andrew didn?t respond immediately as his subscription had expired but once it was renewed, he sent her a message and began their relationship. They decided to take things slowly,
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Date 16/07/2015
The same night as Rosita had logged on to her Match.com account to cancel her subscription, Andrew had emailed her. Rosita thought she had nothing to lose and read and responded to Andrew?s email as she too found his profile interesting. After exchanging a few emails back and forth they ended up
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Date 16/07/2015
Clare had everything she ever wanted; a great circle of friends, a good job, her own house and a sports car but the most important part of the jigsaw was missing ? the man of her dreams. A big believer in online dating, Clare met Robin after meeting many men online but not the right one for her. Rob
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Date 16/07/2015
Lee joined Match.com in November 2006 after a string of bad relationships. Charlotte joined in February 2007 after the strain of working long hours in a stressful job meant she had no time to meet that someone special. Charlotte was attracted to Lee's down to earth, genuine and honest profile an
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Date 16/07/2015
Forty six year old Pippa is a mother of two from Tiverton in Devon. She finally joined Match.com in 2006 after a number of her friends convinced her to give the site a go. Despite lacking the confidence to include a photo, she was soon being winked at and set up about six dates with different men
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Date 16/07/2015
Eileen is a 40 year old Life Coach from Lancashire and was so busy travelling to and from work that she found no time for her own love life. In April 2004 Eileen took charge of her own life and joined Match.com to proactively look for the man of her dreams. It wasn't until that November that a '
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Date 16/07/2015
After trying and giving up on speed dating, Claire decided to try internet dating since she is a part time mid-wife and finds it hard to meet new people. She found Emmett?s profile intriguing and contacted him. Emmett, post an amicable divorce, responded to Claire?s message in a heartbeat. Both b
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Date 16/07/2015
Georgi joined Match.com in 2006 when she'd moved to Salisbury from the Isle of Wight. Being new to the area she wanted a way of meeting people. Andrew joined in the same year, initially out of curiosity as he was fed up of meeting people in pubs and bars. Georgi and Andrew were attracted to each
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Date 16/07/2015
In May 2008 Simon didn't know a single girl he wanted to date. He also felt he was unlikely to meet 'the one' trawling the bars of Reading so decided to join Match.com in the hope of meeting like minded women. Laura joined three months later, quickly spotted Simon's profile and sent him a wink. Sim
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Date 16/07/2015
In a twist of fate Jo signed up to Match.com in a professional capacity, researching online dating for an article. Alistair was an architect; working long hours often on his own and he wanted to meet some new people. Pretty sceptical about online dating, Jo and Alistair emailed for a couple of w
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