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Since 2007 our professional matchmakers have steered New York's most eligible singles into lasting relationships. Outstanding men and women throughout The Empire State, from Manhattan to Buffalo, Albany to the Adirondacks, Staten Island to The Hamptons hire us to meet their match. 

Manhattan has no shortage of singles looking for love, but it's no different in Brooklyn, Queens or the Bronx either. It has never been more difficult to meet like-minded, well-intentioned singles thanks to the bad actors on dating sites, mobile apps, at singles events, in bars, etc.

Master Matchmakers will verify age and identity, conduct interviews and perform background checks to ensure our clients have a safe and worry-free experience. Photos and a personally prepared profile will be shared with every match and you speak before you meet. Your matches won't expire so take the time you need to explore the potential of every introduction.

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Joann Ward has been matchmaking for over 30 years. Her son, Steve Ward followed in her footsteps in 2003. They became internationally known matchmakers as Hosts and Executive Producers of VH1 Tough Love

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Why Netflix Can Actually Be Good for Your Relationship

Tuesday, October 11, 2016


Why Netflix Can Actually Be Good for Your Relationship
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It’s no relationship secret that having friends in common can improve a couple’s bond. But what if your social circles don’t overlap? Not to worry, says a team of psychologists from the United States, United Kingdom, and Canada: Sharing Frank and Claire Underwood (or Ross and Rachel, or Jim and Pam) may work just as well.

For their recent study, the researchers had more than 250 students in relationships complete a series of questionnaires about their romantic bond and their habits; and then analyzed the results. Their findings, published in the Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, suggest that enjoying TV shows, movies, and books together can boost the quality of a couple’s relationship—especially for partners who don’t share pals IRL.

In other words, that Netflix series you’re both obsessed with may actually be fanning your romantic flame. But, you may be thinking, isn’t that just because of all the extra hours spent cuddled up on the couch?

In an effort to rule out the possibility, the researchers controlled for the amount of time partners logged together. “We found that sharing media had an independent effect,” lead author Sarah Gomillion, PhD, told Health in an email.

Reading books and watching shows and flicks as a couple was associated with greater intimacy and confidence in the relationship—and the link was strongest for participants who had fewer mutual friends with their partners, the researchers found.

“Having a shared circle of friends can make couples feel closer and can even protect them from breaking up,” Gomillion explained to Health. But if that’s not the case, fictional characters seem to be a good substitute.

“Having a shared connection to the characters in a TV series or film might make couples feel like they share a social identity even if they lack mutual friends in the real world,” says Gomillion, who is a visiting scholar at the University of Texas at Austin. (At the time of the study, she was a postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Aberdeen in Scotland.)

So while sitting in front of the TV for hours on end isn’t always a great idea, the occasional series binge may do you and yours some good. “People often say that activities like watching Netflix isolate us, but our research suggests that it can actually have important social benefits,” says Gomillion—like building your bond with your boo.

This article originally appeared on Health.com.

 

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