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Latest success stories

Date 15/02/2017
I signed up for match.com practically on a whim. I decided what was the harm in trying it out? I had no idea at the time that I was going to meet the most amazing and wonderful girl in the world. Her profile said she was very shy and the app suggested I start with a joke. After the cheesiest line yo
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Date 15/02/2017
My husband and I met just over 2 years ago. He messaged me and then we talked on the phone before our first date at a Turkish restaurant. We got on so well and wanted the same things in life with no games or messing around. We decided to get married within 6 months of meeting and we had our special
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Date 15/02/2017
Hi to everybody, Firstly, sorry about my English. It's not very good because I've been in England for only two years. I am from Egypt. This is the first time I've been on a dating website and I've found it to be a very honest and good site. I've talked with just 3 women by email and phone. Two fr
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Date 06/02/2017
Marie and I met on match.com after a string of unsuccessful dates. I lived 70 miles away in Devon, her in Cornwall. We started talking in September 2012 and had our first date, which I travelled by train to Cornwall. Going back and forth for months until February 2015, I decided to move to Cornwall
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Date 06/02/2017
I met Phil, and his dog, on the 17th November 2011 at my local pub. Neither of us were really up for a sunday date from heavy nights before, but somehow we both mustered the energy to meet for the first time. The date went great especially as his dog Ruby was so adorable and he wasn't half bad eit
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Date 30/01/2017
We met each other on match.com in June 2014. We liked the sound of each other's profile and so we started messaging and after a few weeks, we decided to meet up. As I was so nervous, we decided to meet at a Salsa class instead of sitting down at a cafe or something. It was really informal. The rest
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Date 30/01/2017
I joined match August of 2014. After many unsuccessful matches and conversations I had almost given up until Ben messaged me in December. We talked for a few days and then went on our first date on December 11th. We had lunch at Cheddar's and went bowling and had a fantastic time. Soon after I met h
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Date 30/01/2017
We would like to thank you all at match.com for making our lives complete again after us both losing our partners cruelly in death. Both being widows after long marriages, love again never seemed possible. After moving in together in Kings Lynn we have now booked our wedding on 24 May 2017 and our n
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Date 30/01/2017
I joined August last year and winked at a few guys. After only two one in particular caught my eye and we kept winking at each other for a couple of days before adding each other to our favourites list. We then started emailing each other, then started phoning before meeting up for our first date af
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Date 30/01/2017
I joined up and within a couple of days I was chatting to a few different people from many walks of life. After 6 years of nothing I suddenly had 3 dates in a week with 3 different people. It was definitely third time lucky. I was fortunate to meet my best friend and future husband. From drinks to c
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Date 30/01/2017
My husband and I met on match.com a little over a year ago. We skirted around each others profiles for a while but eventually he plucked up the courage to message me and eleven months later, pretty much to the day, we married. Match was amazing!
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Date 19/01/2017
I met my match on match.com on November 24th 2015 and we recently celebrated our one year Anniversary of dating. I remember getting an alert on my phone showing that I'd been liked. I looked at the guys profile and immediately sent him a wink. He winked back and we started emailing. I didn't like t
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Date 19/01/2017
I met my perfect match on the 11th of February 2014. I sent him a message asking if he'd like to hear a joke and the rest is history. We have been inseparable ever since and on the 27th of May this year we will become husband and wife!! I never imagined I'd meet my soulmate via a dating website, but
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Date 19/01/2017
I started talking to Marc after being matched in September 2014. Two and a bit years later we have welcomed our daughter into the world and have got married. It's been the happiest two and a bit years of my life! Looking forward to the rest :-) Thanks match for bringing such a brilliant person t
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Date 19/01/2017
I've been on match over the years with limited success. Up until Oct 2016 I had been off line for nearly a year when I received a £4.99 one month offer. I must admit I reluctantly took up the offer, but during the random 100 search I came across Theresa. As I was in the USA visiting my daughter at t
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Date 19/01/2017
Came on match via a friend begging me to try as I'd been on my own for 8 years. Found it easy to join and liked receiving smileys and winks from other members. But one in particular stood out from all the rest ... He had only just joined too. After meeting with two different guys that were not the
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Date 19/01/2017
I moved to Ireland and was finally settled in so I decided to start dating again after a long period of raising my daughter. I was on a few sites and had some coffees and such but nothing clicked. Then Seamus sent me a wink and I asked for a picture. Well his daughter did his profile and the picture
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Date 12/01/2017
I met my husband on match in November of 2010. Our first date we talked for over 8 hours! Shortly after that I knew he was the one! Five years later he proposed and December 9th 2016 we got married! Had it not been for match we might never have met!
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Date 12/01/2017
I'd decided to have another go at online dating in June 2015 after unsuccessful experiences on other sites. I wasn't intending to find anything other than companionship as I truly believed that finding love online was the exception. Trev sent me a message in Sept 2015 and we immediately clicked. It
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Date 12/01/2017
I found a wonderful man and I couldn't be happier.
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Date 12/01/2017
I met my husband Matt on match.com - I joined and met a couple of guys and after being online for about a month, I met Matt and we hit it off pretty quickly. We had a lot in common and soon fell in love. We met on match.com in 2013 and got married this year at Deene Park in Corby! We couldn't
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Date 12/01/2017
I met my match on match.com on November 24th 2015 and we recently celebrated our one year anniversary of dating. I remember getting an alert on my phone showing that I'd been liked. I looked at the guy's profile and immediately sent him a wink. He winked back and we started emailing. I didn't like
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Date 12/01/2017
Hi Guys. My name is Bob and my partner is Cathie.Our messages started in the usual way but we soon progressed to phone calls. It became obvious very quickly that we were on the same wavelength. Our first date was postponed (due to an ongoing challenge with my utility company) but we rearranged for a
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Date 12/01/2017
I met my prince charming on this site and so excited about the whole thing. Once again many thanks to match.com for their matchmaking skill.
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Date 12/01/2017
I joined match.com after being separated for 2 years and now divorced. I signed up for one month, had a few winks and was speaking to someone but realised he wasn't for me. A few days before my subscription was due to end I received a message from a member and we got chatting and we hit it off strai
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Date 12/01/2017
I met my Prince Charming on this site and was so excited about the whole thing. Once again many thanks to match.com for your matchmaking skills.
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Date 12/01/2017
Joined match.com back in summer 2014 and after a couple of weeks I came across Craig's profile. Right from the beginning we were both intrigued by each other and I found chatting to him through email so easy and enjoyable. After meeting up and dating we found that we were indeed a 'match'! Two and h
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Date 12/01/2017
Ryan and I started chatting on match.com December 31, 2014. I actually had just gotten home from a horrible date (whom I met on match) and decided the next day I would stop looking. Then I got to know Ryan and we hit it off. On January 3, 2015, we had our first date at Mitchell's Seafood Market in L
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Date 12/01/2017
Dear match.com - because of you I will now have to spend around £12k for my Wedding!!!! God knows whats next! And it's all because you sent me an email with 48hrs free membership to try it out just over 2 years ago..! I blame you :)
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Date 12/01/2017
Dear match.com My partner and I met on match.com in February 2015. Neither of us had had positive experiences so far but decided to give it one last go. We corresponded through the site for a few days before exchanging numbers and continuing on with Whatsapp messaging. This led to phone calls, Sk
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Date 12/01/2017
I found the person I intend to spend the rest of my life with after a few mouths being on match.com. He was on match on & off for 15 years.
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Date 12/01/2017
After the break down of my marriage I'd given up hope. Meeting someone who was half normal seemed like an impossible task!! Just as I had given up hope I thought I'd join match ... couldn't have that many weirdos wasting money each month could it ?? Being honest I was starting to get bored of the st
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Date 12/01/2017
Well, my advise would be, never lose hope! I actually met the love of my life in November, just as I had signed in to delete my account! There are some idiots out there. There are con men out there, but there are also lovely genuine guys looking for you! I decided to take one last look at my mes
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Date 12/01/2017
I owned a business and Sarah worked in the nhs 200 miles away. We met on match.com when by chance we happened to travel near each other one time and did a search. Two years later she is due to be my wife and step mum to my kids who love her as dearly as I do. We are also planning a baby and live in
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Date 15/12/2016
We met on match.com in July of 2010. Both of us had been on other dating sites & Vince had even been to a professional matchmaker, no success. He had just re-joined match.com after being disappointed with the professional matchmaker he had gone to. That's when I found him on match.com. Fast Forwa
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Date 15/12/2016
Joined and within a few months and I have found what I'm looking for. So, stick with it and good luck! Thanks match.com
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Date 15/12/2016
Approaching my 30th birthday, I received a promotional email from match and decided to bite the bullet. Trawling through the profiles I came across a very dashing, handsome and fun looking chap named Chris. We got on so well so quickly and met 2 weeks after making contact. We fell deeply in love ver
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Date 15/12/2016
I joined Match in August 2015, immediately found what I though was ‘the one’ and dated someone right up until the end of the year. I was so heartbroken at the way things ended that I began to lose hope that I would ever find my match. Thank God I didn't give up. In February 2016 I found my current
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Date 30/11/2016
I activated my match account and my Fiancé messaged me within a few hours that same day. We met a few weeks later... We met October 24, 2014 and haven't spent one day apart. We are getting married October 4th, 2015. =) Thank you match!
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Date 30/11/2016
My names Kirsty and during May 2014 I signed up to match.com. I wasn't sure if online dating was for me, I was always against it in the past so I only signed up for one week. In that week though, I met someone who would change my life for the better. I instantly felt something for Sammy as soon as
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Date 30/11/2016
I decided not to give up and had another try on match.com and met my true love. So after twenty months I did not give in as there is always someone waiting out there for you. It's just lovely having someone in your life after being on your own for so long. match.com is the best online dating sit
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Date 30/11/2016
I signed up to match.com for a week on my mobile phone. I didn't have any high hopes and just wanted to give it a go! I winked at a handsome young Portuguese man and was surprised when he sent a message straight back saying simply "hi, how are you?" We ended up chatting online a lot and he asked me
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Date 30/11/2016
Marcus and I went on our first date after meeting on match.com in February 2007. I was his one and only internet date! Eight years later we are now married with two gorgeous little girls! It was definitely the best money he ever spent!!
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Date 30/11/2016
After being on match for around six months and having a few successful dates, I'd been seeing someone for around a month but it wasn't working out! I decided I needed a break from match but a guy was pestering me so I decided to go out for lunch with him. From the moment we met I knew he was differ
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Date 30/11/2016
Receiving an email from match just yesterday with a free 3-day trial, once upon a time would have made me cringe and delete straight away! However this time it made me smile BIG and feel the need to share my match.com experience. It was in May 2013 and I had just come home from another friends he
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Date 28/11/2016
Me and my now fiancé met on match in February 2013, moved in together on January 2015 and we will get married in December next year. We met the very day I joined the site :-)
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Date 28/11/2016
My husband and I met on match in 2012. We are celebrating our 2nd wedding anniversary today.
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Date 24/11/2016
So I'd been in and out of unsuccessful relationships for a while before finally taking the plunge and joining match. After a few months and a few dates I'd given up and was about to cancel my subscription, when I received a message from a cute guy. Match messages turned into text messages. We met fo
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Date 21/11/2016
I joined match summer 2012 and met my now fiancé, on our first date in November 2012. He popped the question on Christmas Day 2014 and we're getting married in August 2016. Without match I wouldn't have met my best friend and the person I want to spend the rest of my life with :-)
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Date 21/11/2016
I met Kate on match.com about 10 years ago. I was 56 and she was 7 years younger. Although it's not really an advisable thing to do, she met me at my house on my 56th birthday which was a Friday. She went home on Sunday evening and the following Tuesday returned and stayed forever. We have been marr
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