They know what they're doing, and they do everything for you.
"Being a member of It's Just Lunch is like having trusted friends set you up, but even better, because they're professionals.
I walked away with this in mind: we need to stop being so spineless and have the courage to say what we believe and be unafraid to ask someone out. You never quite know which one you're going to get.
He'd signed up to Seeking - a website where wealthy older men and women in desperate need of companionship pay young people to date them.
Being a single girl in a new city on Valentine's Day, I felt both brave and completely bonkers to have signed my dignity away on a blind speed dating event.
I was asked what I did for a living, what I was looking for in a relationship, my interests and if I was a fan of food.
We were a mixed group of hopeless romantics, star-crossed lovers, desperate singles, in it for the freebies and questionably insane. Many of them were working professionals with impressive titles such as banking economist, international air hostess, apprentice, lawyer. However, it was universally acknowledged that no one wanted to be left on a shelf to expire.
Eleisha Foon is a journalism student at Broadcasting School, and is doing her internship at Newshub.
One of the easiest and least expensive ways to meet singles is to spend time where other singles hang out.
Between briefly describing our hobbies, careers and studies, we barely had enough time to take a breath before the next round of men sat down and the process was repeated. There was no need for conversation starters as the room was buzzing with excitement - so much so, I was having to shout in order to be heard.
The majority of men I spoke to seemed desperate to find a quick fix to their loneliness.
All couples have to do is show up." We treat you as a person, not a website profile.