Still, business and professional women –and men- might have some doubts about the benefits of going through hundreds of profiles that …
well, say nothing to you: Ugly, funny-looking, scary-looking, too fat, too old, and so it goes, mostly looking at how people look rather than who they are. I’ve done it a thousand times, and I would love to write a book some day about all the funny and not so funny situations I’ve encountered while dating online. Yes, a 10-year relationship with so many ups and downs that finally we had to give it up.
The “niche dating sites” are a growing part of the online dating industry that, according to Business Insider, is now a .1 billion business.
So we did some research about dating sites for business and professional women –and men–, based on certain work interests. Geek2Geek: Story tells that about seven or eight years after Spencer Koppel retired and tried –and failed– with different online projects, his daughter suggested him to launch a dating website for geeks.
Being my work such an important part of my life, I always felt that the possibility of finding someone with common work interests was the key to compatibility, even a god way to start a conversation or to share views.
For instance, if I said on my profile I was an architect –yes, I have a real past life-, a site matched me with an architect that was 5’4 tall –and I’m 5’7. Sorry, I’m not looking to “walk down the beach under the moon holding hands” with someone!
I want a substantial relationship with someone who is my peer in all aspects of life; ideally, finding a site that showed me people with my same interests including my line of work.