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    Default Married at first sight

    Ok... so this is a bit weird.

    Basically I started filling out an application for the next series of mafs but didn't quite finish the application... I just saved it and left it to think over it.. yesterday I received a call from one of the producers asking me to a Skype interview... I have organised for 2 days time...

    But now I'm kind of thinking...

    IF I were to be accepted... how would this affect my kids (2 boys 8 & 7) they'd be with their dad during filming ect but how would it affect my career as well... I work in child protection and I feel that going on a show like this wouldn't align with their values and they'd terminate my employment... and then I'm terrified I wouldn't be able to gain employment afterwards.
    So now I'm leaning towards not continuing this process.
    Has anyone got any advice on the negative impacts of such a thing? Would you apply etc? Or any advice in general would be nice good or bad

    Tia

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    Don't do it!

    It's all lies!
    They will run your name through the mud to get the ratings.

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    Don't do it. There is a lot of negativity surrounding the show. I would be concerned with the fact that you could probably do everything right and they'll throw you under the bus and make you look untrustworthy. Not to mention, apparently they will push for your kids to be on camera etc so that's their privacy getting dragged through the mud also.

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    No way ! This country is way too small. You will be known for that show for years to come. Not to mention the chances of meeting the one are slim to none. In your line of work I don't think it would be worth the risk either

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    Reality TV doesn't show the truth - they manipulate and edit the shots to suit the story/characters they want to create for ratings. I knew a person who went on a cooking show and they twisted so much of what he said and also cut and mixed the recordings in different order which changed the original meaning etc.

    You'd have safer luck (not negatively affecting your career and family etc) by doing online dating. Xx

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    I agree don't do it!

    I think these type of shows are only useful to people trying to get a job in the media!

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    Run away.

    The show is fake. It is all about ratings and matching you with someone who will make for interesting watching and not about matching you with someone who you are actually compatible with.

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    ^Agreed. They pair people up with people who live on the opposite side of the country, and people who are not compatible for other reasons.

    Online dating is a safer bet be careful, of course, but it can work.

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    A friend of mine was on this show, first series. From her account, it was poorly done in every way - personality/ location/ previous relationships/ future dreams we're all *seemingly purposefully* mismatched (& as soon as I saw her match I KNEW it was staged for failure). She's had better luck online since though!

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    Run before you need to


 

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