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Send us your views and experiences using the form below. We didn't actually meet in person for a year after meeting, and spent huge amounts of time on the phone and the net via our game. I'm overweight, and I knew he'd never have looked at me twice in a bar, or club, but he "fell in love with the real Hazel" before he'd even seen me! Jennifer Hynes, Plymouth, UK I met my husband Mike via email in 1997.
My dad explained it to my grandparents as modern day courting! Hazel, Northwich I met my wife on a dating website. We were simply friends until I met him face to face later that year.
If you hold on in there, the chances of you meeting someone that you're compatible with are much greater.
I almost gave up looking, but have recently met a lovely guy that I share a lot in common with.
Dating websites can give people a "surprisingly high" chance of long-term romance, suggests a study published on St Valentine's Day.
"Fantastic, I'd have never joined up to online dating if it wasn't for a friend of mine who set me up on your site. I've never been a fan of writing about myself or trying to 'big' myself up...... " "I met a total hunk on MSF, very true to his profile and one of the most gentlemanly men I have ever met!
Forget chancing meeting a nice guy on a night out, life is too short to play a waiting game! " There's no cringey profile writing, because we believe that your friends know you best - so they write your profile for you!
My Single Friend was founded in 2004 by TV presenter and property extraordinaire Sarah Beeny, who is notorious for setting her single friends up.
She had the ingenious idea of being able to describe all her single friends online.