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Hi all, I am looking for a reputable dating website (not an app). The websites that have been recommended to me are in German, Italian or French however I need one that is in English. I have tried hinge, bumble and tinder and they're not suitable as the guys aren't looking for anything serious. Can anyone help please? Thank you in advance
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Well, considering the situation with respect to social contact, it may all be a bit on a hold now, apps and webs. Otherwise I'd focus on real life meetings through hobbies/interests/faith/friends network, etc. Good luck! Maybe we should have a "romantic corner" of sorts, here..
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You could try here.
It looks serious enough. You'll have to use Google translate.

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Thank you for your information. I appreciate your time.
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Hi all, I am looking for a reputable dating website (not an app). The websites that have been recommended to me are in German, Italian or French however I need one that is in English. I have tried hinge, bumble and tinder and they're not suitable as the guys aren't looking for anything serious. Can anyone help please? Thank you in advance
I had the opposite impression of Hinge, I felt everyone to be way too serious for what I was looking for at the time. Perhaps make it more clear in your profile what you're after, to sort out the people only looking for ons/etc?
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I had the opposite impression of Hinge, I felt everyone to be way too serious for what I was looking for at the time. Perhaps make it more clear in your profile what you're after, to sort out the people only looking for ons/etc?
It makes no difference when you say what you are after, they either don't read it or will just lie about it.
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Re: Dating Websites

I once did a lot of research into dating websites around the world, on behalf of a client (a multi-national dating website).


One of the key findings was:

Men always complained that women lied about their age and/or weight (using a profile picture taken 10+ years ago).


Women always complained that men lied about their marital status... (saying they were single when they were not even separated yet).



'twas ever thus...




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I liked the old days of the personal columns and guys saying things like OHAT (own hair and teeth )
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I liked the old days of the personal columns and guys saying things like OHAT (own hair and teeth )
Today, it would be OBAL (own boobs and lips).
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It makes no difference when you say what you are after, they either don't read it or will just lie about it.
I used to add a comment to the end to the effect 'did you actually read what I wrote?' and would only respond to those who did!

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Re: Dating Websites

Websites? I don't see OKC (OK Cupid) mentioned. You can specify languages (if English is preferred) and dating is what the site proposes.

Plenty of Fish is also out there, and these sites do provide localization capabilities too, so who knows, might work out.
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Hi all, I am looking for a reputable dating website (not an app). The websites that have been recommended to me are in German, Italian or French however I need one that is in English. I have tried hinge, bumble and tinder and they're not suitable as the guys aren't looking for anything serious. Can anyone help please? Thank you in advance
Step 1: woman downloads dating app. Step 2: woman only swipes right on guys who are tall (over 6 foot), dark and handsome. Step 3: woman complains that tall, dark and handsome only wants sex. Step 4: woman moans that all guys are dogs :-)

How about getting off dating apps and meeting people in real life? The problem with dating apps is that they create a feeling of abundance (which makes people too choosy) and focus 100% on looks. The reason guys from dating sites are "not serious" is that the same group of guys get all the swipes and can afford to be time wasters as they have lots of options. This is why the 2 common complaints from dating apps are (i) men complain that they get no matches, and (ii) women complain that the guys they match with are not serious.
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How about getting off dating apps and meeting people in real life?
Where, how?

Dating apps worked fine for my wife and myself, as well as a bunch of other people I know.

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Where, how?

Dating apps worked fine for my wife and myself, as well as a bunch of other people I know.

Tom
Are you tall dark and handsome?

I met my wife on match.com and although definitely tall and dark wouldn't describe myself as particularly handsome.
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Are you tall dark and handsome?

I met my wife on match.com and although definitely tall and dark wouldn't describe myself as particularly handsome.
I wouldn't describe myself as such, but the women I end up with may choose to disagree.

I've never figured that bit out, but who the hell understands women.

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Step 1: woman downloads dating app. Step 2: woman only swipes right on guys who are tall (over 6 foot), dark and handsome. Step 3: woman complains that tall, dark and handsome only wants sex. Step 4: woman moans that all guys are dogs :-)
It's not just guys who are looking for sex, and it very sexist to think otherwise.

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Re: Dating Websites

When I was young we used to meet and invite the girls to a date at the church/synagogue ....
Even nowadays when I attend the service thereís a lot of women from my age available....

I wonít feel comfortable with tinder or whatever... Iím always supdcious mind that would have a lot of crazy women there....

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When I was young we used to meet and invite the girls to a date at the church/synagogue ....
Even nowadays when I attend the service thereís a lot of women from my age available....

I wonít feel comfortable with tinder or whatever... Iím always supdcious mind that would have a lot of crazy women there....

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Are you from the Middle Ages?

Tinder is 90% for casual sex. There are other sites that are directed at more serious people.
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I’m old school . I don’t need an app to talk to a women. If you like tinder/badoo/etc go for it.

If Middle Ages mean for you like the things in a real instead of virtual, then I am middle age.

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Tinder is 90% for casual sex. There are other sites that are directed at more serious people.

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When I was young we used to meet and invite the girls to a date at the church/synagogue ....
Who the hell goes to "church/synagogue"

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