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Thirty-one percent of men and women met their last date online (as opposed to six percent in a bar), 34 percent of daters in their 20s expect a response to a text in under 10 minutes (!
I decide to get the upper hand by interviewing her. 'I became a life coach in the early Nineties,' she tells me, 'back when we called it "image consulting".
Still more curiously, the individual I am being sized up by is a woman - not just any woman, but the world's leading matchmaker.'Love architect' Kailen Rosenberg has played Cupid to countless people looking for love during her 22 years in the business.
The 48-year-old life coach and former model is media mogul Oprah Winfrey's favourite relationship expert and the go-to girl for every A-list couple in a crisis (although maddeningly she's tightlipped about who).
And, then, when they were ready, I began to introduce them to people.' Kailen, right, sized up Hannah, left as a potential partner for the mystery guy. He wants down-to-earth, not perfect.'So why is this paragon single? There was a phase of rebellion, but he's healed.'We normal types may imagine the lives of the rich and famous are gilded, but Kailen knows otherwise: 'I remember thinking: "How exciting, my first billionaire, my first celebrity." But, there can be so much that is broken.
She is committed to finding him the woman of his dreams and says she is impossible to con and can always spot a gold-digger Since then, Kailen has been responsible for hundreds of marriages, only one of which has ended in separation - a staggering success rate considering half of American marriages - and 42 per cent of British ones - end in divorce. No, the reason he is single is not because he is a cowboy 'as in the cowboy in the Village People,' ie, gay. ' cries our matchmaker, 'he's not looking for a perfect ten, not even a nine or an eight. 'Well, there are some negatives,' she acknowledges. They have it so much more difficult when it comes to finding love.