Other Canadian cities are comparable: Toronto has 53 percent single folk; Edmonton 55 percent; Montreal 66 percent; and Victoria a whopping 70 percent.
But flummoxed singles still blame this city for their personal romantic drought.
In 26 years, they’ve set up millions of first dates. 16% of singles know immediately if they want to see a first date again.
That’s when Rick saw an ad for It’s Just Lunch (IJL) in an airline magazine and decided to give matchmaking a try.
Today, Rick credits It’s Just Lunch with introducing him to the love of his life, Kristina.
I just found the whole online dating thing completely unmanageable and daunting.
I wanted someone who knew me to “fix me up” and when a friend suggested IJL, I did some research and found it to be the right “match” for me. Sandra, my matchmaker, was genuinely interested in learning about me.
To him, it’s simple: love is happiness; “it’s more fun than anything you can imagine.” He suggested this, like the concept of Namaste—the divine in me greets the divine in you— is a spiritual-relationship theme that extends across faiths and time: the Upanishads, Buddha, and so on.
Young people, he said, have an easier time grasping the concept of intrinsic worth, as do First Nations people.
He’s attracted to men and women he describes as “interesting, out-there people”. And we are madly in love with each other doing that.”Most folks, Wolsak explained, don’t have a clue what they want in a relationship.
As a model, he found them in London, Barcelona, and Rome, he told the . And when they’re in one, they don’t know what the purpose of it is.
But the South American men easily coaxed out her inner vixen.“They’re fabulous,” she gushed. I don’t have that.”The city isn’t the problem, according to Diederik Wolsak, the founder of the Choose Again Center for Attitudinal Healing.