“I prefer to meet people through [other] people,” he said.
In some areas of the country, speed dating has become popular.
Though they may work at meeting that special person, the journey seems to be just as important as the destination.
Scott, 33, of Fayetteville agreed that the internet works. You can find out a lot about someone from their profiles and not have to wonder if they have kids.” While matchmaking sites such as and E-Harmony are popular (boasts 15 million members) just as many sites that don’t charge fees are gaining in popularity as places to find prospective dates.
Plenty of Fish, Myspace and other free sites have millions of members who browse listings of other singles in their geographic areas and though it may be more difficult to determine if the person behind the profile is a match, once a conversation begins between people, it either takes off and they find something in common or it fizzles quickly, leaving them to continue on their way without wasting time on a relationship that would not have worked.
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Holmes, like many newcomers to the area, meets people through groups he belongs to.