If someone presents themselves like a curmudgeon holed up in their apartment they’re going to get that back.
With a master’s degree in social work from New York University and five years of experience in individual psychotherapy treating patients with depression and anxiety, Golden saw an opportunity to take on a more light-hearted trade.
“All those skills transferred over to this work I’m doing now,” she said.
Would you want to date someone who didn’t write his or her own dating profile? For a fee of $900, New York dating coach Meredith Golden ghost writes online dating profiles.
The New York City matchmaker, a 42-year-old married mother of two, curates her clients’ profiles, even crafting messages to set up dates.
If a girl is in her late 30s, no kids and highly educated I will put her on The League.
If I have someone in the suburbs who is older and Jewish, JDate is great for them.
I say that in the voice of the client and in a way that reflects their hobbies and interests.
Market Watch: How do you go about making the profile?
“Most of my clients have these enormously successful careers and they’ve got families,” she said.
Market Watch spoke with Golden about what she’s learned about finding love in the process: Market Watch: Which apps do you use? I have one client I put on Bumble and that’s plenty, because they get so many dates and it’s so time consuming.
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