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10 green retro activities making a comeback

By: Sidney Stevens on Sept. 11, 2012, 6:04 p.m.
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Matchmaking services

Many singles tired of the online dating scene are longing for a more traditional approach to finding love. Enter the matchmaker. That’s right, old-fashioned matchmaking services are on the rise. OK, so maybe enlisting the help of a dating go-between isn’t greener (other than the fact that you're not using a computer). But the services’ growing popularity is part of a renewed craving for personalized service and more meaningful face-to-face connections — things the Internet with all its convenience and speed can’t provide. Check out the Matchmaking Institute to find a matchmaker near you or train to become one yourself!