Digital dating diaries: Five singles navigate the bumpy road to modern love
“It’s the same phenomenon as during COVID – around the holidays, people are terrified of being alone,” says Lianne Tregobov, president of the 29-year-old matchmaking company Camelot Introductions. “It’s harder to avoid feelings of loneliness in January when you had longed to be standing under the mistletoe.”
‘My ex is a narcissist’: Experts break down dating advice on TikTok
There is lots of advice available for public consumption when it comes to dating and one popular way to consume this advice is through the app TikTok — but experts agree that not all the advice is good and it can actually be harmful when it comes to finding love.
The app is full of people sharing their opinions on what’s wrong with dating nowadays, with many sharing a list of “red flags to look out for.” But some argue these so-called “red flags” are just part of who somebody is and it doesn’t mean they are undateable or toxic.
The State of Dating in Manitoba
"Our moms always told us to be warry of strangers, and people are throwing caution to the wind and hanging out with strangers. Then realizing these men or women are not who they said they were. For those who have poor intentions, again the captive audience is waiting there and ready to pounce" Lianne Tregobov
'We go for gold': Prairie matchmaker offers offline option for love
With nearly 200,000 Saskatchewan residents being single this Valentine’s Day, those looking for love may want to get offline and get some matchmaking help.
Lianne Tregobov of Camelot Introductions describes herself as a love hunter and a love coach.
“I’m the prairie’s most experienced matchmaker,” she told CTV News.
Love in the time of COVID-19: how the pandemic has changed dating
Practicing isolation amidst the threat of COVID-19 is, well, isolating. It can be lonely. It has caused many to take a closer look at what they want out of life, including love. Quarantine and physical distancing measures have not stopped people from dating, but the process is different than when 2020 began.
Not getting COVID-19 vaccine a common deal-breaker, Prairie matchmaker says
A match-matching service says the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the dating game and what people are looking for in a partner, particularly vaccination status.
Lianne Tregobov, president and matcher behind Saskatchewan and Manitoba-based Camelot Introductions, says it’s “very rare” that a vaccinated person will be open to dating a non-vaccinated person.
Lovers in a dangerous time
The pandemic affected nearly every aspect of the way humans socialize — and dating is no exception.
Lianne Tregobov, owner and founder of Camelot Introductions, a Winnipeg-based matchmaking service, has watched the world of dating evolve during her more than two decades in the business: from the proliferation of online chat rooms to the explosion of dating apps.
But change came quickly in the last year-and-a-half, as romantics turned to Tregobov in record numbers, eager to find love amid lockdowns.
Striking a match
Lianne Tregobov has been making matches for 27 years. As it turns out, not even a global pandemic can stop Cupid’s arrows.
“As people isolated alone and restrictions were lifted, we got busy,” says Tregobov, the owner of matchmaking service Camelot Introductions. “It gave them time to reflect and to realize that they know who they are and that they want to share life with somebody.
“The first isolation was very, very difficult on a lot of people, so, believe it or not, my December 2020 and January of this year were far busier than what they were last year, pre-pandemic.”
Share the love with sugary treats
A group of Charleswood-influenced business owners have teamed up to create a sweet Valentine’s initiative that’s sure to warm your heart — and tempt your taste buds.
The project, coined Share the Love (Not COVID), encourages people to remember others on Valentine’s Day, particularly those who might need a little extra attention.
A Sophisticated Dating Concept… yet so down to earth.
Professional matchmaker Lianne Tregobov has made a lot of love connections in her time. The owner of Camelot Introductions brings the gift of intuition, combined with 23 years of experience, to her work helping men and women find their perfect life partner…
Finding Love Later In Life
If you’re a single man in your late 50s or 60s in Winnipeg, you should have no problem finding a date for Valentine’s Day. Lianne Tregobov, the owner/matchmaker at Camelot Introductions, said our “uneven proportion of single women to men” in their late-50s-to-60-plus age range has …