Those are all good things that keep a relationship rich." And Tinder, obviously, doesn't really answer any.Tufvesson says that The Bevy focuses on asking its clients "unconventional" questions, in face-to-face interviews, that reveal several facets of a person in one answer and get beyond the superficial.The Bevy offers its exclusive services to well-heeled clients in Manhattan and Los Angeles; while it's free for women, men pony up ,000 or more for a membership.

Compound that with the time you've wasted fruitlessly swiping through less-than-stellar potential mates on your phone, and it turns out, you're probably putting many more hours into your online search than you ever realized. Statistically, most online dating sites and apps attract more male users than female, which means women are often inundated with messages and swipes.

Not to mention that, often, people end up pouring time and energy into online correspondence before they even meet in person. Sometimes they're harassing, sometimes merely head-scratching, but often it's just way too much — or way too weird — for one person to field.

"A lot of my questions involve foundation: What their relationship is with their family.

Past relationships and why they didn't work, or why they did work but didn't last. One of my favorite things is to read the Proust questionnaire in the back of Vanity Fair, so we've incorporated that.

Tufvesson insists that she's not completely against more modern methods of seeking out romance but says that if you're looking for a real, genuine love, a steady diet of dating apps and websites can often sideline your relationship goals.

Here's why: One fatal flaw with online dating, says Tufvesson, is that it focuses on matching people based on things they have in common.

If the person in the know feels a spark, they can pursue it.

We have to admit it's kind of a genius idea — no Wi Fi required.

" People who say they're "too busy" for old-school dating rituals are most likely fooling themselves.