And why not, when the Internet has become the go-to dating spot.
Despite that, Candice joined dating site Seeking Arrangement.com, where she and 4.5 million other "beautiful, successful people fuel mutually beneficial relationships," according to its website. Then consider its tagline: "12 girls for each guy...spoil them and they spoil you back." Over the past three years, Candice, 26, has dated a real-estate developer, a venture capitalist and an attorney.They've covered her annual ,000 tuition at Villanova University's school of law, taken her on trips and given her up to ,000 for a monthly allowance. She's just a woman whose rich boyfriends pay her expenses."If you're choosing someone based on something that's core to you, then by all means," she says.Such specialized dating sites "make the idea of revealing yourself to your partner a lot easier than on a generic website." Be warned, though: The mutual enjoyment of, say, Star Trek, Nascar racing or Russian literature doesn't make that person your perfect mate."I'd rather be single than stressed out by that," she says.
The site acts as a filter, removing financially unstable men from the dating pool.
"There is actually not much evidence that [people with common interests] are happier with their partners," says Harry Reis, a psychology professor at the University of Rochester in New York.
Jaime, a 40-year-old graphic artist in Texas, is hoping to find someone who doesn't mind her spending 10 hours or so a week playing World of Warcraft.
Vampirefreaks is a website originally for the alternative, cyber goths, goths, freaks etc..though i must say, many emos have joined as well.
Fuckthemainstream is a section of vampirefreaks which enables people to purchase their alternative clothing and accesories.
Her previous relationship ended because her partner resented the time she'd spend playing with friends. "My guild, they're like my family." She now belongs to LFGdating.com, co-founded by Casey Tebo four years ago when he realized there's a growing group of adults who love playing everything from Clash of Clans to Call of Duty.