The History of The Setup

My name is Charlee Brotherton, and I’ve been in the love industry for over 20 years. In that time I have built the largest network of female-owned and operated matchmaking firms in the world. I trained at The Global Love Institute where I also served as a member of the board.

Over the last few years, it has become clear that there is an underserved segment of the market. As we’ve watched Millennials grow into adulthood and succeed in their careers, studies show that a large percentage put off marriage and families in lieu of professional goals.

The Setup combines age-old matchmaking principles with proven sociological techniques and the latest technology.

Our staff is trained and certified by Dr. Terry Orbuch and the Global Love Institute in the science of dating and healthy relationships. We employ more Master Certified Matchmakers than any other company in the world.

At The Setup, we provide a safe, efficient, and intelligent way to get off of the apps, and into a real, meaningful relationship. Get started today, and take the first step toward forever.

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Don’t be the Something Old at Your Own Wedding

It’s not your first trip around the sun. It may not even be your first journey down the aisle, that’s okay!

It doesn’t matter how many times you hear 40 is the New 30, it’s hard not to feel like your happily ever after will never come.

If you’re serious about finding love and starting a journey that leads to your forever partner, you have come to the right place. We won’t let you die alone.

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If you are tired of online dating, your friends and family asking you about your single status, or just want to date without all the work… it’s time to talk to a matchmaker!

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