Several people interviewed for this article asked not to be identified by their full names to keep that personal detail out of the public realm....I began the process of creating an account with Selective Search.We Chicagoans love our Cubs, our deep-dish pizza, our iconic skyline, and (admit it! Whether it's peering out from the John Hancock Observatory, singing alongside dueling pianos, navigating the Magnificent Mile, or cracking up at improve comedy that sounds like your idea of perfection, there is no shortage of Chicago date ideas for local singles.
Even online dating behemoths and e have invested in personal matchmaking services in the past year that charge several thousand dollars for human attention."People have dating (overload) — they're on Tinder, Match, OKCupid," said Talia Goldstein, co-founder and CEO of Three Day Rule, Match.com's "white glove" matchmaking partner.
"I think people are getting so confused by all the options that they are looking for someone to help them."While no data tracks the growth of the human matchmaking trade, Paul Oyer, a Stanford University business school professor, said he wouldn't be surprised if it is on the upswing.
Coast along the Lakefront until you arrive at charming Wrigley Field.
Before heading back from the iconic stadium, make a pit stop at the Salt & Pepper Diner, where you can slurp a frothy chocolate milkshake and savor an ooey-gooey ultimate cheesy burger.
I signed up with Selective Search over two years ago as a female in their database.
The matchmakers were extremely professional and contacted me for a face-to-face meeting several weeks later, in which they had a discussion with me about my interests, goals, what kind of relationship would work best for me and what types of men I'd be willing to meet.
• Bikes & Bites - Explore quaint Wrigleyville on wheels!
At Bike & Roll, rent two old-school cruisers or dare to copilot a tandem steed.
I felt very uncomfortable supplying this information... I would highly recommend Selective Search to any man or woman who is looking to find someone for a real, committed relationship.