Home    Subscribe    Write for Us    FAQ    Contact    HubGarden    Login

Matchmaking

by Mina Keenan (follow)
Mina's Printables:) Finding love (6)      Introductions (2)      Matchmaking (1)     


All through history people have been trying to find love for others, whether it be friends of a singleton or a fully fledged occupation in some cultures.

There is something to be said for love...or peoples interpretations of it.

Why do we think the majority of people want to be hooked up anyway?

Happy couples want their single friends to feel a connection in a similar way to them.

Friends or aquaintances of the single person feels that person is lonely and feel they know 'just the right one'.

Mutual advantage - certain circumstances that fulfil needs of both parties (assuming they get on well enough) for example housekeeping in exchange for room and board or looking after someone who is not healthy, or aging.

Matchmaking is an accepted practice in some cultures. A legitimate occupation with service payments and dowries involved.

Today's equivalent is some fandangled, fancy algorithm in some equally fancy database. Payments for the service done online at anytime of the day or night.Yep - you got it - internet dating.

Kings and Queens have been matched for alliance sake throughout history - many without the kind of love considerations most of us have come to expect in relationships we view as serious.

I hope for the majority it is a matter of quelling loneliness, having someone to share life with... all the ups and downs, shared goals....companionship.



# Matchmaking
# Finding Love
# Introductions
More Articles by Mina Keenan
Will the new boarder be the love of her life? This story is from a comic book out of copyright
748 views
I drove Dad to a funeral for an elderly family member
112 views
If a product or service fits in a good way with %%Truly Heart%% I may be compensated with cash o...
55 views
How to find Creative Commons images to use in your articles at Flickr
87 views
During the Victorian era people had to devise ways of getting a message across - I find this fl...
211 views
We tend to think of the Victorian era as being stuffy, hoity-toity and prudish
117 views
Articles by Mina Keenan on Other Hubs
Years ago (about 15) I got a fantastic book from the library and got busy making gorgeous duvet...
146 views
**The Verse** If you'll only come and be Just a Valentine to me Cupid then will help us b...
94 views
Skulls in the dark
174 views
One for horse lovers and kids :) Colouring fun, writing practice, wall art, journal art, writing ...
67 views
ID: 52113
Trending Articles
Recently I have heard some disastrous dating stories from my single friends
22119 views
Relationships guru Dr Gary Chapman purports that there are five different ways that lovers can c...
11510 views
It's so very important that we learn from the experiences of our yesterdays - but it is equally ...
1491 views
The male penguin searches the entire beach for the perfect pebble when he has found the one he...
11604 views
One reads lots of surprising information on the internet
56 views
A few years ago I fell in love
3309 views
The guy you have your eye on may not really be the one you want
3382 views
It had been six months since Rose had become single and she thought now is the time to try inter...
390 views
Movies show guys in bars drinking and becoming intoxicated when a relationship has gone awry
90 views
One of the current living/ accommodation options for a couple who are committed to each other is L...
258 views
Categories
Featured on Other Hubs
 
Copyright 2012-2018 OatLabs ABN 18113479226. mobile version