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Benefits of being a matchmaker

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U.S. - If you have ever tried to generate a spark between two friends for their happiness, you the matchmaker may benefit as well.  Duke University joined the Harvard School of Business to research matchmaking.

They found the matchmaker gets happiness just by bringing together two friends; that happiness stands regardless of whether the match works out or not.

The researchers said happiness comes when the matchmaker feels they've been kind.  The researchers also said beyond just happiness, ego is at play here too because everyone likes to say, ‘I set those two up.’

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