In a piece
, Emily Gould shows us what you get when you take Millionaire Matchmaker
as an exemplar of our culture's attitudes toward love and marriage. The results: kind of depressing.
The easiest thing to dismiss about the matchmaker herself, 47-year-old and notably unmarried Patti Stanger
, is her emphasis on a purely mercenary view of coupling. In addition to her show, she's written a book called Be Your Own Matchmaker
, "aimed at