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A full 1,600 men would have unknowingly discounted this amazing person because of 2.5cm of extra leg length – and she would have continued to find internet dating limited and unsuccessful.
It seems unavoidable that if we have filters and tick-boxes for features and likes or dislikes, we could be cutting off literally thousands of potential suitors because of something we might have thought minor or irrelevant if we met in the flesh.
You can browse a selection of pictures and ages before logging in, anything more specific requires you to become a member. As with many free or low-cost sites, ads can be frequent and feel spammy.
There are no compatibility filters, so once you’ve filtered by the basics, there’s no way of narrowing it down.
Our singles community is massive, and you're only a couple of clicks away from finding a date.
This week marks the biggest online dating week of the year (combined with the biggest divorce week of the year).
One 5ft 10in friend reports she saw only 400 potential men to browse when she logged in to
When she reduced her height to 5ft 9in, that rocketed to almost 2,000.
Pitches itself as the site to go to for ‘serious, lasting relationships’ and marriage – which may well be refreshing to some in the current dating climate.
We know online dating can be frustrating, so we built our site with one goal in mind: Make online dating free, easy, and fun for everyone.
Finding a date with Mingle2 has never been simpler.
‘Only show me people without children’ ‘Only show me men over 6ft 1in’ ‘Only show me vegetarians’ ‘Only show me people who don’t want kids’ The tick-boxes on many dating sites are a common part of the structure of the sites – and people often fill them in and make their choices quickly, based on in-the-moment gut feeling, prejudice or a past bad experience.
But too many filters and rigid check-boxes can have you dismiss huge numbers of people at once – something that apps like Bumble, Happn and Tinder tried to do away with (though that brings its own set of issues).
Some may think it lacks the spontaneity of other dating sites – and you certainly can’t use it to get a quick date for the weekend.