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Latest success stories

Date 24/08/2016
Some time passed after my broken engagement and my friend encouraged me to put my profile up on match. I soon began talking to Eric and my life changed! We met at a beautiful restaurant for dinner and with flowers in his hand, started an incredible relationship. He's a wonderful man and without matc
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Date 24/08/2016
I had been on match on and off for a few years. I had met some really nice people but none of them worked out, until I met Adam. We now have a beautiful little girl and couldn't be happier!
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Date 24/08/2016
I was never a believer in love at first sight or had any expectations that I could find my perfect match but I did! I've met my soul mate on match.com and I've never been happier! After a lot of messages back and forth it was clear we had a lot in common and shared many values that are important to
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Date 24/08/2016
I just wanted to let you know that my fiance and I are getting married October 8th of this year. We met on match.com a little over five years ago. Our first date was 7/9/11 and we've been enjoying life ever since. You made another great match! Much Thanks! Jen
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Date 24/08/2016
I know you'’re sitting here thinking that the odds of actually meeting your forever on here are slim to none. That the money spent could be used on better things. But I ask you to take that skepticism and put it aside and give this article a go. It won’'t disappoint! Never Say Never. My soon t
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Date 24/08/2016
I joined match a year and half ago to prove that you can't meet someone decent online. I got a message sent to me within the first hour. We started talking and 24 hours later we decided to meet up 7 days later, as we had a lot of similar interests. The first date was 6 hours long and the rest is h
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Date 24/08/2016
I will tell more later one day, now, this is NOT fabricated, this is the whole truth. I have met the soul mate and the love of my life here, no kidding at all. She is the most lovely creature you could ever meet and I am not saying that because I am in love with her but she really is. She looks l
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Date 15/08/2016
I am writing this to say thank you to match. Thanks to you I have found the most amazing woman I have ever known. After my divorce and failed attempts at meeting the right person through the traditional methods, I had given up on the idea of meeting the right person and having a happy life. A lot
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Date 15/08/2016
I met my partner Matt Stevens on 4-8-2014 after we got chatting on match.com.He answered my quiz and I was instantly attracted to his wacky personality.We communicated online and agreed to meet up. Our first date was in Weston and we met by the pier. He told me he would be wearing a white jacket and
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Date 11/08/2016
Mike and I met in February of 2014 on match.com. I was encouraged by my dad actually to try out match.com. I was completely resistant and thought it was ridiculous at first. Nonetheless I wound up winking at Mikes picture and he messaged me shortly after. My age range preference was listed as 25 to
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Date 11/08/2016
We are engaged. I am so greatly thankful to match.com because I found the man of my dreams. The man that I thought did not even exist. We are completely head over heels in love, feels like a feeling of never before. Now we both know why it has never worked out with anybody ever before. It just to
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Date 11/08/2016
I met my late husband in Match.com in 2003. We got engaged in Febrary 2004 and married in August 2004. We had our first child in 2005, second in 2007 and the last one in 2009. Unfortunately Richard who got diagnosed with blood cancer in 2006, died in January 2012. I am back to find another m
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Date 11/08/2016
I joined match.com in May 2015 and by 12th June 2015 I was chatting to my soul mate. We had so much in common. We got on so well that after just seven weeks we plan to get married in Gretna Green on 12th June next year. Ronnie is the love of my life. We are both very happy that we have found true lo
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Date 11/08/2016
I was 42 and having been on match for almost 6 months was starting to lose faith. Having put lots of effort into finding the right person and after a few 'thanks but no thanks' dates I finally resided myself to the fact that I was going to be single for the rest of my life. Then one night I thought
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Date 11/08/2016
I met my fiancé on match.com! He was 2 months into his search and I was flustered with setting up my profile and learning how the app worked. I favorited him and didn't even realize it and he sent me a message in October 2016. We had our first phone call a few days later and by November we were offi
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Date 11/08/2016
Hello, I was on match.com around December 2014. I was actually thinking of leaving internet dating and giving up but when I went to leave you gave me a free boost. I used it and it sent my profile further afield. Within a couple of hours I had a wink from a lady that would become my wife. We star
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Date 11/08/2016
Hello My name is MJ. Last April 2015 I met Tim and between us we have 6 children. A month ago we got married. It was a fairytale wedding in a beautiful church surrounded by our family and friends. We are now expecting our first baby together which is due in January. Match 100% works! Feel fre
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Date 10/08/2016
I would love to share my happiness thanks to match.com. A was a single mother not sure if I was meant to have a nice guy because I was never lucky when it came to men. So in 2013 I decided to register on match.com and take out a 3 month subscription. I have always said I wouldn't do this but I deci
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Date 10/08/2016
Tara and I met on match.com and we are now engaged. We wanted to share our story in the hope that it inspires someone else to join and find love online. I joined match.com because I realised that I was no longer meeting many single people and I thought the odds of a chance encounter being a fit
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Date 04/08/2016
I had just turned 21 and was working full time (night shifts) at a 24hr veterinary hospital and going to school during the day. I never had evenings to myself and weekends felt like playing catch up. I knew I didn't want to do it alone anymore so I took to online. To me it was the speed version of d
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Date 04/08/2016
I was unsure about subscribing to match.com at first. It was all a bit new and daunting and I didn't think that anything would ever come of it. Bet then I started talking to Craig who lives in Belfast. He won me over with his Northern Irish charm! Despite the distance between Bournemouth and Belfast
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Date 04/08/2016
Just thought we would drop you a line because we are one of your successes. We met on match and recently married two years to the day we met. We have just returned from a lovely honeymoon in Rome. Thanks and good luck to other members.
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Date 04/08/2016
Hello! On October 30th 2013 Christopher Bernard and myself, Maggie Mayers went on our first date. On August 13th 2016 we will be married! Just wanted to let you guys know, since we met on match!
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Date 04/08/2016
I joined match.com in May 2015 and by June 2015 I realised I was chatting to my soul mate. We had so much in common. We got on so well that after just seven weeks we plan to get married in Gretna Green in June next year. Ronnie is the love of my life. We are both very happy that we have found true l
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Date 04/08/2016
My friend Alison Hay joined match.com in March of 2014. Within a week or so she had a couple of dates but although they were nice guys, they were not what she was looking for. In July of this year she met Andy who was also on match and within weeks they had hit it off and were spending as much t
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Date 04/08/2016
My friends laughed at me when I said I was going to give match a go. I'm in my twenties and they said I was too young! But my favourite things to do are cooking, reading and watching a good film with a bag of m&ms. How was I ever going to meet someone who enjoyed those things as much as me when we w
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Date 04/08/2016
I joined match.com in May 2015 on the 12th June 2015 I got chatting with an amazing guy called Ronnie. We had so much in common and the same cheeky sense of humour. We get on so well and are really happy. We are now planning our wedding at the famous Gretna Green on the 12th June next year. I cant w
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Date 04/08/2016
I had tried free dating websites for a few months and was feeling a little cynical by the constant stream of inappropriate matches and messages I was receiving. A good friend, concerned for my wellbeing pleaded with me to join a reputable dating site, so after much deliberation I decided on match.co
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Date 04/08/2016
I met my fiancé Pete on match.com in early 2012. I was very lucky as he was my first date and we hit it off straight away. He asked me out on Valentines Day and we became a couple on March 5th, 2012. We've now been together four and half years and every day I'm so grateful that I joined match. We ha
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Date 04/08/2016
Hi, Jackie and I met in January 2012 and for both of us it was a first date. We went on holiday together six months later. We lived around 100 miles apart but saw each other regularly and we now have a house together roughly half way. We are getting married on December 9th 2016 in the Lake Distr
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Date 02/08/2016
I joined match.com in May 2015 on the 12th June 2015 I got chatting with an amazing guy called Ronnie. We had so much in common and the same cheeky sense of humour. We get on so well and are really happy. We are now planning our wedding at the famous Gretna Green on the 12th June next year. I cant w
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Date 02/08/2016
Hi there!! Just wanted to let you know that my Fiancé and I have finally set a date to be married and it all started on match nearly three years ago!!! Kris and I messaged each other for over a month before we actually met and he was my first ever date through match!! We dated for a few months befor
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Date 02/08/2016
Hi I'd love to share my story as its been a total dream come true! I joined match.com after being single for some time, and with work not going out on the bar/club scene I decided to join up and try my luck to see if I could find the girl of my dreams. After about a month of searching profiles an
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Date 02/08/2016
Hello! On 9 August 2014 Matthew and I (Rebecca) had our first date. We met online on match.com. We've now been married a little over six months! Some may call it a whirlwind romance. We call it the best thing ever!
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Date 02/08/2016
I was recently separated 2 years ago and went on match.com. I met Phil and we have been together a year and eight months. Last week he proposed to me and we will be getting married in march. March.com works. I have never been so happy.
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Date 02/08/2016
We met on Match Aug 2011. We got married in April 1 2012 had an amazing beach wedding in Miami, FL. in the company of 100 Guests. The Ceremony Coordinator noticed our wedding license had expired by one day. We decided to go forward with the wedding and get our license certified upon our return from
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Date 02/08/2016
Thanks from the bottom of my heart Match - after over four and a half years together, Mike proposed a couple of weeks ago! I couldn't be happier and would never have met him if it wasn't for this website!
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Date 02/08/2016
We met on match! Two and a half years now of happy days. I was reluctant to date online but here we go. It worked!
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Date 02/08/2016
I joined match.com one night after five years of meeting Mr Wrongs. As a working single mum it was difficult to meet new people. I'd barely been on match when Mike popped up as a match. We started messaging, exchanged numbers and then finally agreed to meet. We haven't been apart since and on Saturd
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Date 02/08/2016
I was recently separated 2 years ago and went on match.com. I met Phil and we have been together a year and eight months. Last week he proposed to me and we will be getting married in March. March.com works. I have never been so happy.
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Date 02/08/2016
We met on match.com in June 2013. We had been chatting for a month or so and decided to meet up. I had to cancel the first meeting but then decided to crack on and arrange a date. We met in James' local town on a Sunday and have barely been apart since! We got on so well - we didn't have to pretend
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Date 02/08/2016
I joined match on the insistence of a friend at work after I'd been through a break up. I wasn't expecting or wanting Mr Right. Bill emailed me in September 2009 and after some messaging and skyping we eventually met for a pie and a pint at a local pub. Ours was a slow burn (he was a widower with 2
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Date 01/08/2016
Hi, I met my partner on Match in December 2013. She viewed my profile on 18/12/13 and I messaged and then we met for a drink two days later. I proposed exactly one year later on the beach in Mexico and we got married in the Lake District last Monday. We also found out last month that we ar
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Date 28/07/2016
We met on Match.com in 2007, and we are on One Born Every Minute next Wednesday (26th August, Channel 4, 9pm). At the beginning of the episode, we actually say that we met on a dating site. I'm just letting you know because I thought it would be great advertising for you!
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Date 28/07/2016
I was on Match.com for 2 weeks before I met Ed in September 2012. He had only just joined as well, and we were both each other's first date using the site. Just after we met, we both closed our accounts. I knew he was the only person I wanted to meet. On 8th August this year, we got married. Signing
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Date 28/07/2016
I met gavin (my now husband) on match.com on may 2nd 2013. After only a few exchanges of messages we swapped numbers and decided to meet up. I had been on many date's and met some lovely men but as soon as I met Gavin I knew. We got engaged a year later in a helicopter flying over 2 heart shaped cor
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Date 28/07/2016
My fiancé Kevin and I met on here 10 months ago. I was very skeptical about online dating but my best friend insisted I give it a try. Only 4 days after I signed up I got an email from this very successful, very attractive guy and thought this had to be fake. I agreed to meet him for coffee and dinn
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Date 28/07/2016
We just wanted to write and say we are just back from our honeymoon in Bali! We met on Match in June 2013. Phil proposed in October 2014 and here we are married! Thank goodness for Match as we would never have met!
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Date 28/07/2016
I met my now husband in April 2013. He sent me an email on Match.com and we emailed back and forth for a couple of weeks. We decided to meet at a local restaurant and ended up sitting there for hours talking. We started dating and quickly realized that we had a special connection. We were married in
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Date 28/07/2016
Dear match.com I just wanted to thank you so much. I met my soul mate, Kate, through match. It was nearing the end of my subscription and I had been on match for about 6 months on and off. She added me to her favourites but was too nervous to contact me. I checked her profile and she lived miles
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