'You need someone generous,' she said, my husband's name unspoken between us, 'with a bank account, not a piggy bank'.
And so, just before Christmas, I meet Mairead Molloy.
With over 1000 members joining us every day, we have a proven track record and our staff and approach to this business is of an exceptional standard.
Many of our members have found long-lasting relationships and marriage.
Until now, I always thought people who resort to dating agencies must be a little desperate. I have never before even been set up by friends or been on a blind date.