One day he sent me a message and gave me his mobile number.
Since then we have been communicating via Whats App. We hit it off straight away and eventually met up after a month or so of texting. I knew a big step forward in our relationship would be meeting his 2 kids and them liking me. 7 months after our first date we started to live together as we were spending pretty much all of our spare time together.
With half of all single people now using some of the best online dating sites to find love (or at least quick, no strings sex – hello, Tinder), long gone are the days when Internet dating was seen as embarrassing or cringe-worthy.
Now its about as normal (but way more fun) as Internet banking.
It works in the most traditional way: Simply create a profile, check out your potential matches, send them a few messages and then arrange to meet for a date.
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Dedicated to verified college students and alumni (via education database). Alumni cannot initiate or respond to contact or post status updates.
All Paid users can message and post and they also have added benefits.
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match is the most widely-used dating site in the world and has nearly 1.8 million subscribers.