This is a guest blog from Austin’s Best Matchmaker – Julia McCurley! I frequently get requests from singles outside the Phoenix area. Looking for a Matchmaker. I only work with clients in the Phoenix area but I usually know who they can contact!
I belong to the Matchmaker Alliance so I connect with the best Matchmakers in the World. And in Austin, Texas – the best Matchmaker is Julia McCurley. She’s actually living in Austin, which should be a requirement for Austin Singles looking for a Matchmaker. Learn more about how to pick your best Matchmaker.
Are You Really Ready to Find Love in Austin?
By Julia McCarthy
Have you ever taken the time to ask yourself are you really ready for love in Austin? All we’ve been hearing the past 3 months is about the risk of public outings, gatherings, and how we all must social distance. If you think about it, everything we do in life involves risk. What’s that saying? The only guarantees in life are death and taxes. In many ways, the Pandemic has brought out the fear in all of us on some level which isn’t always a good thing.
This attitude got me thinking about how many choices we have made in life that has involved great risk including falling in love. I myself have taken many risks for love such as relocating thousands of miles away, losing my job, and having my heart broken more than once. However, love is supposed to be a little scary because life is uncertain. The opposite of love is fear. So if we want love we must conquer fear. The greatest mistake in life is to risk nothing at all. Being ready to face your fears is how you will know if you are really ready to find love in Austin.
COVID19 has changed many people’s lives forever, maybe they have had to find a new career, maybe they are now working 100% remotely, no more business travel, etc. However, the “new normal” does not negate our need for love and affection. We all know that love is an important part of life that can lead to a more happy and fulfilled state of being. Hopefully during the past few weeks you have taken some time to reflect on the difficulties of social isolation, how life is short, there are no guarantees and for those reasons alone you are now ready to take some chances because the benefits of being in love far outweigh the risks.
Finding Love in Austin
Fear can be an overwhelming emotion, especially the fear of getting emotionally hurt, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t give up and be alone the rest of your life. Fear can ruin a person. It can ruin absolutely every chance you have in life to do anything. Don’t let that fear push away love forever.
Being in love is something that is almost indescribable. When you love someone else with every fiber of your being, it has the potential to make you really happy. Relationships are important for your happiness and everyone needs to have others that they rely on. Romantic relationships are just another part of life but many people see them as high risk.
Unfortunately love or a great partner doesn’t magically appear like a magician pulling a rabbit out of a hat – these things entail effort, risk, intention, openness and action. That’s why you should put your fears aside and enlist the help of an Austin Professional Matchmaker. For one thing, the risk factor of choosing the wrong person is significantly lowered because of the vetting and screening a professional provides. We ask all the hard questions, confirm the person meets your criterion and is seeking a long term committed relationship.
If you are still hoping you’ll the find the person of your dreams online, remember that all the apps care about is keeping you renewing your subscription so they make more money. In addition there is absolutely no thought into identifying who a great match for you would be because they only match you on interests and locations using a mysterious algorithm none of them can explain. Most of the people you find on Tinder and Bumble just want to fill their time with meaningless hookups and endless testing that goes no where because they are talking to multiple people simultaneously. Who has time for that?
A Professional Austin Matchmaker gets to know you and what you are looking for in a partner, and takes the guesswork out of dating. They ensure that you are being set up with quality matches, who share your core values and are also looking for a serious relationship just like you! Such clarity only comes from the objectivity of being a third-party and the wisdom that develops after years of seeing what works and what doesn’t. A Matchmaker will help you clarify your ideal match so that when you go into the dating world, you know in a general sense who you’re looking for and what lifestyle will work with your own.
To find love, you must first be open to it. And sometimes that begins with being open to a helping hand like a Professional Matchmaker to get you really ready to find love in Austin.
Julia McCurley is a Professional Matchmaker , Relationship Coach and CEO of Something More, Austin’s premier Matchmaking service. After a successful career in the IT staffing business, she decided to take her headhunting skills and transfer them to be a headhunter for the heart. She has been creating happy couples in Austin since 2009 and has helped hundreds of singles on their journey to finding love. Julia has been featured in many media outlets such as ABC, NBC, CBS , and Fox TV affiliates, Bustle, and the Huffington Post. She also just published her first book, Game Set Match: A Professional Matchmaker’s Advice on How to Win At the Game Of Love.