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Kennedy has been with Drawing Down the Moon for 13 years. I'm a good judge of character and quite perceptive." If you're interested in becoming a matchmaker - or even in starting your own agency - then Kennedy's boss, Mary Balfour, has plenty of advice.
I must make it clear at this stage that I am not suggesting this is due to any unethical practices on the part of the proprietors of the dating sites themselves.
The problem lies with the fact the sites are being used by human beings and way in which human beings choose partners.
St Valentine's Day may have been and gone, but for professional matchmakers the search for true love is a day-to-day concern.
And while there are plenty of cowboy dating agencies out there, a reputable company can offer a job that is immensely varied and rewarding."I didn't set out to be a matchmaker but I find myself endlessly fascinated by who walks in the door and their take on the world and on love," says Kate Kennedy, senior consultant and matchmaker at Drawing Down the Moon.