The profusion of kinky folk can get fairly terrifying at times, especially if, like me, your sexual appetites are fairly tame.One woman sent me an email with a five point list of things she wanted to do to me.
One person I know went on the site, answered as many messages as she could manage, didn't bother writing a profile, found a guy with a 99pc match, and is still with him today.
As for me, well, I think my experience of the site was typical.
I met one woman who was boring, one woman who almost bit my finger off over dessert, and the girlfriend I’m with today.
I got what I wanted from the site – although it wasn't always the most comfortable experience. It works, but you have to be willing to sort a lot of wheat from chaff.
A good start is to ask yourself whether you are looking for a fun date or a new partner for a long-term relationship?
This is a good distinction to help you choose between the different platforms.Even if that latter category sounds appealing to you, remember that people blithely (or desperately) looking for a squeeze between the sheets can put more earnest daters off.OKC may have a high member count, but a lot of women find its barrage of sex requests and outright abuse an instant red flag. One female friend complained to me that she got so many messages per day (most saying “Heyyyy”) she felt that she “was at the centre of a toad knot”.”) to the exceptionally weird (“What are your opinions on Eugenics? The questions are picked at random from a list of tens of thousands.You have to answer 50 to begin with, so the site can build a picture of what you are.Ok Cupid (OKC) stands out because it is one of the biggest dating sites out there.