We also asked online daters what drove them to join the super-tailored sites and whether they have found love in the digital world.
"I designed it for career-oriented, busy, professional women," Amanda Bradford says as she looks down at a device in her palm.
And if you're frustrated with your love life, you just might try to compensate by working harder and achieving even more to fill that void.
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The online dating industry is a .1 billion business, with niche dating sites claiming more and more of that market share.
Thanks to a crop of niche dating websites, you can find your ideal mate based on very specific criteria.
Those kids graduate and pretty much continue to have the same dating woes -- only now with fewer single people around who happen to live in the same building and share meals with them every day.
We can just about guarantee that no where else will a person mention their expertise with Quake and Half Life gameplay, knowledge of object orientated programming, state that they own all of the O'Reillys (some in duplicate) and have the ability to write device drivers in their personals ad." The Right Stuff "The Right Stuff is an international introduction network for single graduates and faculty of a select group of excellent universities and colleges.
Once upon a day I used to be pretty smart, and believe me, I had a lock on clueless. -- and then continue doing even more of what you were doing before.
Dating is at best another extracurricular, number six or number seven down the list, somewhere between Model UN and intramural badminton.
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Love and Friends-"Internet Dating for Thinking People! although most of our members are single professionals looking for dating, romance and a long term partner, you don't have�to be looking for a romantic relationship to join us." Peer 2 Peer - Networking for Geeks "Personals Website just for Geeks, featuring not only Romance Listings, but penpals and events as well.
I've been co-hosting young alumni events for name-brand schools for long enough to know that these kids come out a little lopsided (which sounds so much better than "socially awkward," don't you think? All they need is a little tune up, or a little dating textbook like The Tao of Dating for Women or The Tao of Dating for Men, to get them going -- plus a little practice.