You know what they say about curiousity and the cat?
I scrolled through the profiles of men in my city (chav, chav, sex pest, chav) only to stumble across the guy I had been dating for a YEAR. Learn from my lesson: when dating sites are free, as this one is, people tend to use them as a cheap salicious self-esteem boost.
(com) My Single Friend "My Single Friend is the brainchild of TV presenter Sarah Beeny”, boasts the website. I'd trust her to wallpaper my downstairs bog, but would I trust her to find me a decent shag?
However, she is unthreatening and middle class, much like the well-meaning pals who provide the profile information on the site, on the basis that if you want to know what some is really like, ask their mates, who are likely to be slightly more honest than people who write their own online profiles.
You don't need to be as popular as Harry Styles, just fairly sociable.
People will always take great delight in ramping up the exciting aspects of their lifestyle.
But if that's your cup of tea, great, and I'd certainly recommend it for its in-depth filtering system, a series of questionaires that narrow down your search in a realistic and practical way.
(okcupid.com) Match This is where people go to get married, if you believe the ads, and you have to be pretty serious if you're going to stump up the £30 monthly fee (cheaper if you commit to three or six months).Often, they are a bit boring, and that's OK because you are too.Be warned, there are women on this site who, to my eyes, look just a teeny bit like wannabe escorts, but there are also a lot of nice, slightly lost men and women looking for some shared humanity amidst all the Bollinger and banking crises the world throws at them daily.”), then he started leaving toothpaste spit in the basin, which was one of the more repeatable bathroom crimes he committed. (match.com) Uniform Dating We've all seen the naff ads on telly; Uniform Dating is the Aldi of the online partner-shopping scene.Yet I have (female) nurse friends who use the site because, in their line of work, they only ever meet doctors - who apparently have an irritating superiority complex.(Though for some users that's probably part of the site's initial appeal.) Standard membership is free, but if you want to contact another member you'll have to upgrade to FULL membership, for £30 a month. During registration, UD asked if I was part of a uniformed industry and provided a drop-down list which included such options as "model" and even "journalist" (well, I suppose chardonnay-smattered chinos and a pyjama top are a sort-of uniform).