Filling out my profile is fast, and it asks about my hard drug use and tattoos. “Are you a flamboyantly tattooed athletic Ph D or an introspective vegan social drinker with three kids? The bad: It takes five days for my account to get approved, and there are only two guys between 25 and 35 in Washington state.
It’s free to join and browse, but paying for a one-month membership means you can actually (gasp! Five users express interest in me, but only one is on the West Coast, a vegan ecologist/drummer who lives several hours away.Cause Date offers an event series, Sustainable Living Presents, designed to bring people together to discuss topics related to causes of their interest in eco-social conscious settings.Our series is developed as an engaging interactive experience curated to foster mixing and mingling between like-minded members of our community. One in five newly committed couples met through a dating site, says [PDF] (and I’m sure they’re not biased).And Google ads recently volunteered to help me “meet yoga singles.” (Google, do I like I do yoga?The bizarre: One of the possible hobbies is “weather.” An extensive haircut section has over 30 options. The gist: Another site where non-paying members can only send brief, canned messages (one says “I like your profile, and would welcome further contact when you are divorced”). The good: Finally, one that doesn’t make my eyes bleed from its design.