what is likely to be the most watched Passion play in history ...Thursday, March 15, 2007Life Matesskip to main skip to sidebar Life Mates: Save Your Money Thursday, March 15, 2007Life Mates: Save Your Money (A Public Service Announcement, Buyer Beware, Complaints, Ripped Off, Very Expensive, Worst Idea of My Life) out the link above for a CBC expose article on Life Mates. They didn't provide a single match for months and kept making excuses. When this happened I did some research (I know, I should have done my research first - if I had, I never would have joined). Or if service was provided, seemingly without any thought into the matchmaking."[I'll] get the process started and in getting to introduce you to some very nice men."She went on to ask questions like: Have you ever been married? We wanted to see whether Life Mates treated men differently. Unlike Maxine, he was quoted a price of 0 to ,500 — depending on the options. He was asked questions like: How many long term relationships have you had? The highest was ,000-ish, the middle about ,000. He teaches consumer law at York University in Toronto."I was concerned by the emotional exploitation that seemed to be taking place in the selling practices," Ramsay said. The Life Mates sales rep is not supposed to deviate from a prepared script."Problem with that is that you have to go to court," Ramsay explained.
She stood her ground:"When I got the cheque, I was ecstatic. It was great.""I was concerned by the emotional exploitation that seemed to be taking place in the selling practices…"York University law professor Iain Ramsay What is Life Mates' policy with regards to someone who signs a contract, leaves a deposit, then changes their mind within 24 hours and hasn't received any referrals?And don't let yourself get tricked into something you don't feel right about. In the hole over ,500.00 ...meli, AMthat sucks about lifemates, may i make a suggetion though, try free to join, sure you need credits to talk to ppl but you can reply to men`s instant replies if they are the ones sending you can reply for free.Don't feel right about it, leave."In other words: when dealing with a dating service, lead with your head and not with a lonely heart. After a 4 hour initial meeting of poking and proding and filling out questionaires about various Personal & Psychological wants/needs/dislikes.... I met my boyfriend there and we`ve been together for 3 yrs now...Giving these people money is the same as flushing it down the toilet. CBC MARKETPLACE: SERVICES » DATING SERVICESDating agency's sales tactics leave some feeling stung Broadcast: January 23, 2002 Reporter: Jacquie Perrin; Producer: George Prodanou; Researchers: Mike Gordon, Virginia Smart Life Mates says it's the largest relationship company in Canada. People in some age groups won't admit to being alone - and wanting a partner. For a fee and an interview, many such services promise to help you meet a person with the characteristics you want in a partner.I've never in my life dealt with a company like this. Life Mates runs big ads that say it's the largest relationship company in Canada."We're the only company in the industry that has the magnitude of matches," according to company CEO Todd Holley.