Your Matchmaker – About the company

Your Matchmaker caters for working or retired professionals in Sussex, Surrey, West Kent and parts of Hampshire.  They attract members from their late 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s and 60s. 
They offer guaranteed matches, a professional photo-shoot and coaching sessions with some of the best coaches in the dating industry.  Before you join you are offered a complimentary meeting. 

Who runs it?

It is run by award-winning matchmaker Tara McDonnell.  Tara is a regular contributor on BBC Radio for Sussex, Surrey and Kent.   

Years running

Since 2014

How much are the packages?

There are a number of options with fees starting from £395.  Four and six month membership options which offer regular ongoing matches and a bespoke package which includes styling at £1795. 

What’s included?

A professional photo-shoot, guaranteed matches, a coaching session with a relationship expert, a personality test by Dr Helen Fisher, a dating profile.  A four month hold facility.   

Optional extras

The bespoke package is for those who have exceptional, elite individual needs.  It includes styling, hair and make-up for your photo-shoot. A six month hold facility.

How do they match you?

All members are met in person.  Members complete a profile questionnaire.  They undergo a personality test and consultation which helps write an accurate dating profile.  Once you approve your profile they contact you within a week to discuss your match.  You receive their profile and if you both would like to meet your email is passed to the male member to contact you to arrange your date. 
After your date you pass feedback to your matchmaker and if you are not planning to have a second date, your matchmaker will review and send you another match. 


Tara won the UK Dating Awards in 2015 as the Best Newcomer.  She was also Highly Commended in Women in Business Awards in Sussex.   

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Your Matchmaker dating agency has an award-winning team of Dating Experts and operate across Sussex, Surrey, West Kent, into Hampshire and London.