Mary Balfour

How do you find your true love?


Actually your true love doesn’t exist. Or rather it doesn’t exist out there, waiting to be discovered. There is no destiny of love…

Presenting Mary Balfour at iDate 2015


Mary Balfour, the UK’s most experienced dating guru and MD of Drawing Down the Moon will be speaking next Thursday, 15 October at iDate 2015, Dating Industry Conference in London.

Drawing Down the Moon’s 30th birthday party


Drawing Down the Moon, the UK’s very first personal matchmaking and introduction service, founded in a Bloomsbury bookshop, is celebrating its 30th birthday this week.

Price of Love?


Is your online dating profile failing you? How to improve it to get more dates? Here Mary Balfour gives you advice on that.

Best matchmaker in the world?


Mary is nominated for a prestigious award in Miami, in recognition of her 25 years of successful matchmaking.

Why Career Women Reject Internet Dating


The internet is creating a growing asymmetry of expectations between men and women in the dating market. Men are increasingly turning away from personal introduction agencies…

Share Your Best and Worst Dating Stories


We have a new Facebook page for you to share your best & worst date stories! They will be rated by Mary Balfour, dating expert! http://ow.ly/3ksRx

Mary’s Own Happy Ending


My man number one was a 6’ 6” (!) alpha male. He positively towered above me. However, by way of practical, manly skills he was utterly hopeless.