Are New Year’s Resolutions Pointless?

Another year, another futile attempt to have the life I truly want.

For many, this line will resemble their thoughts to a tee. It may be true that 2017 failed to play out in the way you wanted it to. Perhaps that 1-year gym pass you purchased turned to be a waste of money. Perhaps your new job and its attendant stress devoured all your free time – the time you would have used to better your relationships with friends and family. Perhaps your time management skills have remained…unskillful.

Perhaps you never found the significant other who could have helped you to be your best self.

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The most detrimental belief you could continue to hold is that 2018 will remain the same – that, perhaps, it would be more beneficial to ignore the whole New-Year’s-resolutions-thing since they rarely pan out anyways.

With the advent of the new year, we at Vintage Matchmaking would like to reaffirm the following: we believe that you have the ability to be your best self. Moreover, we are committed to helping you on your journey to bettering yourself so that you not only live your ideal life, but you also fall in love with someone who will continue to steer you in the right direction. What better opportunity is there to start fresh – to think of the ways you could improve your life and to think of how you can go about doing this – than the new year?

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At the very core of Vintage Matchmaking’s services is the belief that, if you become the best person you could possibly be, you will attract the best partner for you.

Are you eager to find “the One”? If so, let’s start with you, and helping you live the life you deserve.
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Nicole Jessica Yuen is a Vancouver-born student with a fascination for human psychology and the importance of its appreciation in long-term relationships. Aside from human relationships, she is also hopelessly romantic about creative non-fiction writing, long walks, chai lattes, and ripe avocados (who isn’t?). You can check out more of her work at aimlesslycontemplating.com.

What It Takes to Achieve Your Ideal Relationship: Using Sternberg’s Triangle to Understand the Psychology of Love

One of the major theories we alluded to at our Zend Talk was the triangular theory of love. Designed by American psychologist Robert Sternberg – who, according to the American Psychological Association, was one of the most cited psychologists in the 20th century – the triangular theory of love argues that there exist 7 types of love. Each type varies in their degree of emphasis in one or more of three dimensions: intimacy, passion, and commitment.

The seven types of love posited by this theory are liking, infatuated love, empty love, romantic love, companionate love, fatuous love, and consummate love. The first 6 types of love listed are sub-optimal. The last, however, is the highest form of love – that is, the love in which the elation of the honeymoon phase is maintained. Consummate love is high in all three dimensions of intimacy, passion, and commitment.

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                        The 7 types of love in Sternberg’s Triangle (Image from https://nathensmiraculousescape.com/2011/05/31/sternbergs-love-typology/)

What does it look like when a relationship is high in all three dimensions? Simply put, the individuals in this relationship continue to have a fervent desire for each other and a concern for the other’s well-being, even years into their arrangement. These qualities manifest as:

  1. an inclination to be emotionally and physically vulnerable with one another (intimacy)
  2. feelings of exhilaration around one another (passion)
  3. a willingness to admit to, confront, and improve upon one’s own faults and those of their partner, especially those that harm the relationship (commitment)

Many single men and women are craving for the connection that consummate love promises. The obstacle to achieving this connection, however, lies in the complexities of modern day relationships and its influence on online dating platforms. Because we are living in an age in which we can access and get what we want faster than we have ever been able to, modern day relationships lack the patience required to build a foundation of consummate love. Even worse, we as individuals are increasingly lacking the patience required to build ourselves into solid individuals before we enter into relationships.

Consequently, wishing for consummate love sounds idealistic at best, and downright naïve at worst. It is especially easy to think this way when 40% of marriages in Canada do not last.

At Vintage Matchmaking, we believe that cultivating and maintaining consummate love is possible if you invest in yourself first and foremost. Building a worthwhile relationship with that special someone necessitates patience for not only that process, but also for the process of building oneself into a patient and whole person. After all, how can you be fully intimate, passionate, and committed to another person if you cannot be such with yourself?

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Hence, our pre-matchmaking process at Vintage Matchmaking maximizes your chances of experiencing consummate love, first by addressing these three qualities:

  1. Intimacy – your inclination to be vulnerable with yourself (i.e. admitting to your mistakes)
  2. Passion – your excitement and love for the current state of your life
  3. Commitment – your promise to always better yourself

The best things in life take time to develop. This includes the best of relationships. Most importantly, however, this includes the best versions of ourselves, which are the precursor to the best of relationships.
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Nicole Jessica Yuen is a Vancouver-born student with a fascination for human psychology and the importance of its appreciation in long-term relationships. Aside from human relationships, she is also hopelessly romantic about creative non-fiction writing, long walks, chai lattes, and ripe avocados (who isn’t?). You can check out more of her work at aimlesslycontemplating.com.

Overview of Vintage Matchmaking’s Zend Talk

Greetings, VM Family! We would like to apologize for our lengthy absence from the blog. During these past few months, we at Vintage Matchmaking have been busy attending to our expanding community and behind-the-scenes operations as we continue receiving more exposure to the public eye.

We made one of our first big steps forward into the limelight on March 25, 2017. On this evening, we hosted a Zend Talk at Vancouver’s Zend Conscious Lounge – a plant-based restaurant located in the heart of Yaletown, and one that presents weekly Zend Talks to promote self-love and the attainment of our highest selves. Presented by our founder Priya Bangar, 30 people of various kinds attended our Zend Talk to learn about our holistic approach to love – an approach that forms the very foundation of our organization.

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Priya began the evening with a guided healing meditation that focused on opening the heart chakra – a pure and spiritual place that we close in the face of pain and suffering. Opening the heart chakra allows for love and compassion to flow through us, encouraging our acceptance and forgiveness of the hurt we have experienced. Members of the audience closed their eyes, surrounded by the peaceful music radiating from the speakers, and breathed deeply as Priya guided the exercise.

After the meditation, Priya delved into the psychology of love, using Dr. Robert Sternberg’s Love Triangle to explain the permeating misconceptions about love that inform the Western dating experience. With the rise of various online dating platforms, Priya emphasized the importance of not only choosing the right online dating platform, but also of attaining self-love before embarking on a search for “the One”. Scissors, markers, magazines, and blank paper were then distributed to all members in the audience, and everyone was asked to create a vision board representing what they wanted in their love lives.

Finally, the evening ended with another guided meditation, focused on visualizing one’s own ideal experience of love.

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Thank you to Zend Conscious Lounge for hosting us, and to all those who attended our talk! Stay tuned for our upcoming blog post on Using Sternberg’s Triangle to Understand the Psychology of Love.
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Nicole Jessica Yuen is a Vancouver-born student with a fascination for human psychology and the importance of its appreciation in long-term relationships. Aside from human relationships, she is also hopelessly romantic about creative non-fiction writing, long walks, chai lattes, and ripe avocados (who isn’t?). You can check out more of her work at aimlesslycontemplating.com.

The Dating Dialogue -Zend Talk

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Love is arguably one of the most profound and insightful experiences humans are capable of. Initially, love can seem bewildering, stressful, and perhaps not worth the time and effort that it demands. In reality, our past romantic and platonic relationships have cultivated this inaccurate definition of love.

Join avid love enthusiast Priya as she explores how you can transform your experiences with love into something meaningful and worthwhile. She will begin the evening with a Guided Love Healing Meditation, which will allow you to create space in your heart for what love truly has to offer. She will then move into exploring the key elements of love in addition to the psychology behind love and attachment, the do’s and don’ts of dating, and a visualization into your future love life.

Are you interested in improving your love life? DO NOT miss this Zendtalk by Priya Bangar, founder of Vintage Matchmaking and the Dating Dialogue. With her background in psychology and her expertise on love, she’ll tell you exactly what you need to know to jump start your future of healthier and happier encounters with love.

TALK DETAILS:
-Dinner from 6pm-7pm (kitchen closes at 7:30pm)
-Talk begins at 7 PM
-Stay after to Network, Connect and meet the speaker!

NO RESERVATIONS. First come, first serve! Come early to grab a table and enjoy the kava offerings at our botanical bar! Inquries: 604 801 6107

Yuology, Self-Improvement, and Our Holistic Approach to Finding Love

A post by Priya Bangar, founder of Vintage Matchmaking

During the first weekend of December, I had the privilege of attending Stilettos in the Snow – a self-improvement workshop led by Yuology’s very own Tonia Mattu. Built from Yuology’s motto of the Study of You, the workshop aimed to empower women like myself to locate our passions, discover our purposes, and construct meaningful and successful lives that aligned with our own personal values. Additionally, the workshop focused on what Tonia identified as the five elements of success – Vulnerability, Authenticity, Curiosity, Intention, and Intuition – and aimed to inspire our search for these elements within our own lives.

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On behalf of all the ladies who attended Stilettos in the Snow, I can confidently say that a Yuology workshop with Tonia is an experience I am happy to have encountered. The connections you make with other ambitious women, combined with the inspiring energy that these connections give rise to, are really just the cherry on top. Tonia is incredibly well-versed on the topics of success and self-improvement, knowing exactly how to wrest the apprehensive from their comfort zones and jump start their journeys towards their goals. I recommend Yuology to anyone who is in need for fuel for their journey towards a better version of themselves.

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As I continue to reflect on my experience with Tonia, I cannot help but notice how the values promoted by Yuology are strongly reminiscent of the values promoted by Vintage Matchmaking. While Yuology takes a holistic approach to achieving success in life, Vintage Matchmaking takes a holistic approach to achieving success in LOVE. Like Yuology, Vintage Matchmaking prioritizes the Study of You; we emphasize the development of the self in our date/love coaching services, recognizing that stable relationships necessitate both partners to invest in “the study of themselves” to ensure the dynamic is not only loving and wonderful, but also inspiring a desire to constantly improve the self.       

Yuology has reaffirmed both my goals for my own life and my goals for Vintage Matchmaking. In accordance with Tonia’s teachings, Vintage Matchmaking has and will continue to prioritize the development of Love, because we believe that You from the core matters in your search for a loving, long-term relationship.

Are you ready to improve You in the realm of Love? If so, join us and the rest of the Vintage Matchmaking community at The Dating Dialogue, where you will find the support you need before diving head first into the realm of Love.

Priya Bangar

Matchmaker / Love and Dating Coach
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ABOUT THE EDITOR
Nicole Jessica Yuen is a Vancouver-born student with a fascination for human psychology and the importance of its appreciation in long-term relationships. Aside from human relationships, she is also hopelessly romantic about creative non-fiction writing, long walks, chai lattes, and ripe avocados (who isn’t?). You can check out more of her work at The One Project and at aimlesslycontemplating.com.

5 Romantic Date Ideas for a December in Vancouver

So you’ve joined the Vintage Matchmaking community, attended all your Date Coaching sessions, learned the do’s and don’ts of relationships, and had an awesome first date with the help of your Vintage Matchmaker. The next step is now in the hands of you and your partner.

As colourful lights, Christmas carols, and the spirit of giving begin to pervade the city, there really is no better time than now to build some romantic tension with your special someone. Vancouver offers a variety of exciting events and activities to enjoy during the Christmas season, many of which make perfect opportunities to get to know your better half.

Concerned about what Christmas activities will be “too much” or “too little” in the beginning stages of your relationship? Not to worry. Here, we’ve compiled a list of date ideas that you and your match can try out this Christmas season.

1. The Classic Coffee Date

One of our favourite quiet and cozy coffee shops: Aperture Coffee Bar! (Image by Aperture Coffee Bar at http://www.aperturecoffeebar.com/
A look into one of our favourite coffee shops for a cozy date night: Aperture Coffee Bar! (Image by Aperture Coffee Bar)

What better way is there to spend a date than inside a cozy coffee shop? Vancouver is freckled with a number of quiet, intimate coffee shops where you and your match can enjoy a peppermint mocha, chat about the Christmas songs playing in the background, and really get to know each other. Avoid busy mainstream coffee shops and opt for somewhere quieter and cozier. Some of our favourites include Aperture Coffee Bar, Arbutus Coffee, and The Buzz Café & Espresso Bar.

2. A Romantic Stroll

For a romantic stroll, there's no place quite like Canyon Lights at Capilano Suspension Bridge! (Image by Capilano Suspension Bridge at https://www.capbridge.com/galleries/)
For a romantic stroll, there’s no place quite like Canyon Lights at Capilano Suspension Bridge! (Image by Capilano Suspension Bridge)

Complement your conversation with a stroll through the bright Christmas lights of Vancouver. These lights can be found at Capilano Suspension Bridge, Stanley Park, St. Paul’s Hospital, VanDusen Garden, and a number of other areas in the lower mainland. A setting as romantic as these areas can be conducive to some great conversation!

3. A Visit to the Vancouver Art Gallery

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If you and your partner have a fondness for art like Andy Warhol’s Marilyn, 1967 and Electric Chairs, 1971; a visit to the Vancouver Art Gallery may just make the perfect date activity! (Image by Daniel Chai via Vancity Buzz [now Daily Hive] )

A visit to the Vancouver Art Gallery is a great way to continue a date that’s going really well. Located in Downtown, the Art Gallery is nearby a number of coffee shops—such as Thierry and Caffè Artigiano—where you and your match can start out your date. If sparks are flying at the coffee shop, why not carry on the conversation at the Art Gallery? Alternatively, you could start out your date at the Art Gallery and carry it on at a nearby coffee shop.

4. A Visit to the Vancouver Christmas Market

Interested in German culture? Spend an afternoon date with your special someone at the Vancouver Christmas Market! (Image by Sidetracked Travel Blog)
Got an appetite for some German pizza? Spend an afternoon date with your partner at the Vancouver Christmas Market for tons of German goodies! (Image by Sidetracked Travel Blog)


The Vancouver Christmas Market, though often crowded, has a bunch to eat, buy, and watch! It can be a great place to explore around if both you and your partner are interested in German culture, have an appetite for good food, or have simply never visited the Christmas Market before. For a quieter date, it’s best to visit in the early afternoon when the Christmas Market is less chaotic.

5. Volunteer!

Union Gospel Mission's annual Christmas Dinner, among many other volunteer opportunities, will not lend the community the helping hands they need, but also allow you to learn more about your partner outside of a conversational context. (Image by Rebecca Blissett via Vancouver Courier)
Union Gospel Mission’s annual Christmas Dinner, among many other volunteer opportunities, will not lend the community the helping hands they need, but also allow you to learn more about your partner outside of a conversational context. (Image by Rebecca Blissett via Vancouver Courier)

Admittedly, partaking in volunteer work is a bit of an unorthodox date activity. That said, if you’re very serious about getting to know your partner, volunteering can help to open up conversation about personal values, aspirations, and other important topics. It can also help you to acquire an understanding of your partner’s character outside of a conversational context. For more information, Maryse Zeidler from CBC News has compiled a list of volunteer opportunities that you and your partner can partake in this Christmas season.

With the season of romance upon us, now is the time to use all the tips and tricks you learned from your Vintage Matchmaking Date Coaching sessions. Use those tips on your next date at Aperture Coffee Bar or at the Vancouver Christmas Market, and we can promise you that you’ll be heading in the direction of your dream relationship (except, this time, it isn’t a dream). From all of us here at Vintage Matchmaking, we wish you a romance-filled Christmas season with your special someone!
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Nicole Jessica Yuen is a Vancouver-born student with a fascination for human psychology and the importance of its appreciation in long-term relationships. Aside from human relationships, she is also hopelessly romantic about creative non-fiction writing, long walks, chai lattes, and ripe avocados (who isn’t?). You can check out more of her work at The One Project and at aimlesslycontemplating.com.

The Foundation of a Stable, Loving, and Long-Term Relationship

Let’s face it – relationships are unbelievably complicated in and of themselves. Factor in technology, attraction, hookup culture, our need for validation, societal pressure to be anything but single – and relationships become almost impossible to puzzle out. It doesn’t help that the romance movies we’ve grown to know and love have taught us that relationships just happen – that they unfold spontaneously and require little to no work to work out. It also doesn’t help that the relationships we see all around us, whether through an acquaintance’s Facebook photo or on our early morning commute to work, only always manifest themselves as lingering smiles, intertwined fingers, and intense gazes that can so easily hide away the seeds of an impending breakup from the public eye.

Generally, relationships arise from one of two possible situations. If you’re “lucky” (or if you’re the protagonist of a Nicholas Sparks novel), relationships arise out of the blue by virtue of unexpected compatibility, mutual attraction, and a collection of other coincidences. Relationships in this category are often the by-product of two individuals spending a great deal of time in close proximity to each other, typically for reasons unrelated to any desire for a romantic relationship or any intention to generate one. Relationships in this category can therefore take years to materialize. However, they represent the kind that we see in fictional movies and novels, and by this token, they are the kind we most often envision ourselves in with intense yearning.

On the other hand, there exists relationships that arise out of blood, toil, tears, and sweat – those that are not “destined by the stars” and can be frustrating enough to prove that true love is nonexistent. Relationships in this category are viewed as goals – that is, they stem from an intention to build a relationship. Consequently, their prerequisites often includes dozens of first dates, dozens of rejections, dozens of poor first impressions, and every other challenge faced by the average online dater of the 21st century. Needless to say, those who find themselves meandering in this category don’t quite fit the criteria for the protagonist of a Nicholas Sparks novel.

Most if not all of us want to experience a relationship in the former category. We all want to experience the magic of a love that unfolds so naturally that neither parties have to put in a wink of effort. We all want to live the fictional romance that is love at first sight with a handsome, chivalrous gentleman or a breathtakingly graceful woman. We all want to believe that love will come knocking at our doors when the time is right.

In reality, however, love does not simply come knocking at one’s door. If anything, the kind of love that would try to insert herself into your life – what psychologists like to call “passionate love” – is not the kind of love that keeps couples resilient through hardships. Passionate love merely fuels two people’s desire for each other, manifesting itself as abrupt feelings of urgency for the presence and validation of an admired individual. It is the kind of love that comes to mind when we think of Titanic or The Notebook. And while passionate love plays a significant role in drawing two people together, passionate love on its own in inadequate in building the stable, loving, long-term relationships we all want at the end of the day – those that better us as individuals as we trek through the highs and lows of life, and those that sprout from what psychologists call “companionate love”. Unlike passionate love, companionate love is built with conscious effort – that is, the deliberate decision to commit to an individual even when the burning fire of the relationship is smothered.

So what does this all mean for you as someone who is seeking for a stable, loving, long-term relationship? It means that fairy-tale romance and chemistry are not indicative of a relationship’s outcome. Whether your relationship arises out of pure luck because you’re the protagonist of The Notebook, or out of hours of scrolling through online dating profiles, the truth of the matter is that all relationships require an equal contribution of effort from both partners to be stable, loving, and long-term.

In other words, relationships don’t always unfold in the theatrically romantic way we want them to. And whether or not they do is unimportant, because ultimately, what determines the quality of your relationship is the effort you put into selecting a partner whose values align with yours and the effort you put into maturely navigating the inevitable challenges you encounter with your chosen partner. Here at Vintage Matchmaking, we believe that this effort means abiding by your personal values while actively seeking out your better half. It means knowing that, while some first dates are going to be mediocre, many others down the line will be magical. It means coming to terms with your imperfections and doing something about them, be it attending our date coaching sessions or seeking out other unfamiliar experiences that will spin those imperfections into impressive impressions. It means being upfront and honest with your Vintage Matchmaker. And when you decide to invest this level of effort into your Vintage Matchmaking experience, you will surely reap the awards.

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Nicole Jessica Yuen is a Vancouver-born student with a fascination for human psychology and the importance of its appreciation in long-term relationships. Aside from human relationships, she is also hopelessly romantic about creative non-fiction writing, long walks, chai lattes, and ripe avocados (who isn’t?). You can check out more of her work at The One Project and at aimlesslycontemplating.com

The First Date

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Since the dawn of our adolescent years, the first date has always been one of the most gripping and nerve-racking experiences we could put ourselves through. It is the first peak in the journey towards love, and most often the deciding factor for whether or not the journey should continue. The stakes are set at an all-time high as two people—both yearning for a profound, authentic connection with an individual who can truly understand them—come together and see each other as potential romantic partners for the very first time. The atmosphere is filled with excitement, anticipation, but most of all, uncertainty.

Did I just say something stupid? Do he/she seem to like me? Is he/she even the right person for me?  Questions such as these come with the territory of uncertainty on the first date. All too often, we go on first dates unprepared to give a good impression and to receive whatever impression will be given by our date. As a result, we allow our trivial questions and feelings of apprehension to consume us, which can be overwhelming enough to spoil a potentially good date.

The most exhilarating part of the Vintage Matchmaking experience is the first date, and we want you to go into your first Vintage Matchmaking date feeling prepared. Here are 5 tips that will help to bring the best out of your first date experience:

1. Be Yourself. As cliché of a statement as this may be, it’s incredibly important for you to show your
romantic interest who you genuinely are. They deserve to know who it is they are inviting into their life. Plus, it wouldn’t be worth it in the long-term to put up a front just so you can impress someone. The Vintage Matchmaking experience is about finding someone who you can connect with, not finding someone who a fake portrait of yourself can connect with.

2. Look Good, Feel Good, and Vice Versa. First dates are all about first impressions, and the very first impression your date will have of you will be pertaining to your appearance. Take some time to a pick out an outfit that you feel confident in, but also comfortable. Avoid wearing anything overly uncomfortable so to avoid looking uncomfortable during your date.

3. Ask Open-Ended Questions. It’s only human nature to enjoy talking about yourself, and it’s easy to get caught up talking about your life and your life only. Remember that your job on the first date is not only to introduce yourself, but to get to know your romantic interest. The best way to get to know him/her is to ask questions that he/she cannot answer with yes or no.

4. Don’t Make Assumptions. This advice is more for the ladies. Don’t assume that he’s going to pay for your meal—after all, it is only the first date and you being a woman doesn’t necessitate him paying. Assume that you will pay unless he verbally insists on paying for you.

5. Be Honest with Yourself. If after much contemplation you still feel that your date is not the right person for you, don’t push it. You don’t deserve to settle for less. There are more than 7 billion people in the world, and we promise you there is someone out there for you. Stick with us at Vintage Matchmaking, and we’ll make it our mission to find you a better match. Remember that trial and error is part of the journey towards love.

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Nicole Jessica Yuen is a Vancouver-born student with a fascination for human psychology and the importance of its appreciation in long-term relationships. Aside from human relationships, she is also hopelessly romantic about creative non-fiction writing, long walks, chai lattes, and ripe avocados (who isn’t?). You can check out more of her work at The One Project and at aimlesslycontemplating.com.

Welcome to Vintage Matchmaking!

Sharing a life with a special someone is an experience many of us hunger for. It’s a journey

through one of life’s most prized possessions, companionate love — a rare gem that catches the eyes of

many but often remains a fairy-tale phenomenon one can only dream about. If you’re a hopeless

romantic like me, you probably know what it feels like to have a constantly unsatiated appetite for a

deep, authentic connection. You probably know how it feels like to ponder day after day why cupid

won’t work in your favor. Perhaps you’ve searched high and low for a life partner, bruising your heart

and ego with every person you thought would be “the one”. Perhaps too many one-night stands and

flirtatious Facebook messages have left you wondering if love exists beyond weekend flings. Perhaps

work, school, or life in general has eaten away the years that, in retrospect, you might’ve liked to spend

shaping your love life, and only now have you begun to wonder if you’ll ever find that special someone.

Amidst the hustle-bustle and ever-changing nature of modern society, it can be challenging if

not impossible to find the love of your life. Many relationships of our time are void of the spark that

drew together our parents, grandparents, and earlier generations – a consequence of our digital age and

modern-day lifestyle, and a consequence that is more or less inevitable. Admittedly, today’s dating

scene comes with a whole new set of challenges that can make relationships seem daunting, tiresome,

or simply a waste of time. This is especially the case if you’re seeking for someone who will be just as

committed as you to building a happy, healthy relationship.

If you’re tired of waiting for that special someone to show up at your door, of jumping from

affair to affair with people who won’t take you seriously, of late nights questioning why relationships

feel like swimming through mud — you’ve come to the right place. Founded by psychology graduate and

natural-born matchmaker Priya Bangar, Vintage Matchmaking is the time machine that will bring you

back to when relationships were defined by chivalry and courtship. Unlike most online dating services,

Vintage Matchmaking is very personalized — every client will be assigned their own personal Vintage

Matchmaker, who will provide guidance throughout the client’s journey so that they can be their best

self on their dates with their chosen match. In addition, Vintage Matchmaking is very exclusive — in

order to match clients with the best possible people, membership will only be granted to registered

individuals who, as assessed, are fit to invest time and effort into their Vintage Matchmaking

experience. Under the unique principle that “people must be similar enough and different enough to

be in a long-term relationship”, our Vintage Matchmakers will pair clients based on similarities and

differences that are essential for both parties to thrive in their experience with each other.

Currently, Vintage Matchmaking is serving British Columbians in the lower mainland and

individuals who identify as heterosexual. In the near future, however, Vintage Matchmaking will be

expanding its services to those residing in the UK and members of the LGBTQ+ community.

So what are you waiting for? If you’re single and ready to give up those short-term flings and

long nights alone, join us at Vintage Matchmaking for an experience of a lifetime. Your relationship with

your perfect match awaits you!
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Nicole Jessica Yuen is a Vancouver-born student with a fascination for human psychology and the importance of its appreciation in long-term relationships. Aside from human relationships, she is also hopelessly romantic about creative non-fiction writing, long walks, chai lattes, and ripe avocados (who isn’t?). You can check out more of her work at The One Project and at aimlesslycontemplating.com.