Portuguese online dating services
What’s the alternative, hang around in a bar looking single?” Whilst there are still many “traditional” ways to meet, such as at work, volunteering, clubs, inviting out acquaintances etc., these people are not necessarily available for a more intimate relationship and our busy lives make it difficult to meet likeminded people or to have the time to develop friendships.Hundreds of criteria will be automatically checked to ensure you find your Expatriate soulmate.
One UK survey found one in three people meet this way.
The first dating site was Match.com, launched in 1995, and nowadays there are over 8,000 sites worldwide, 750 in Portugal and 1,400 in the UK, with nine million Britons as members generating £170million for the UK economy.
One young girl in her late 20s told me she joined the site because by meeting up with other men for one-off dates she gets the excitement lacking in her current relationship.
People of all ages, backgrounds, religions and nationalities submit their photographs and personal details looking for friendship, no commitment dates or love.
I recently discovered that some friends used dating sites.