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Is this a dating forum? - please read if you are looking for love [Copy link] 中文

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Post time 2006-3-19 16:43:29 |Display all floors
Some people are asking this question. There is no rule against starting threads that tell about yourself and describe what kind of person you are looking for. Please be friendly in them and tell about yourself rather than making it sound like a quick advertisement. Perhaps you will make some friends if you don't find love.

HOWEVER, this is not a "dating site". I am about to repeat a few things other members have said lately that I agree with:

1.) There are other websites in the world better suited to that purpose. We do not have databases here with hundreds of potential mates for you. At a matchmaking website you can create a profile that hundreds or thousands of people who are looking for a mate can see, and you can search hundreds of profiles of people who are looking for a mate.

2.)The people that come here seem to be mostly looking for friendship or advice with all kinds of relationships. It seems to be mostly a place for people to make friends. Some of these people are married, some are dating someone already, some are single. Of the single people, some are looking, some are not looking. The people here are from all parts of the world, so of the fraction of people single and here at this site looking, very few will be within reach. And of those, you would still have to like them and they like you.

3.) Some members here get very protective of others. Some have experience with interracial relationships, and some have experienced, or seen someone else get hurt, stereotypically from western men taking advantage of Chinese girls. I do not know enough about that situation, but some members here have experience with that, and feel the need to protect potential vulnerable young women.

Those are three main points that have been brought up by several people. If you are looking for love here, please just keep them in mind. If you want to try your luck, feel free, but my advice is to be open and honest and treat it as if you are making friends, rather than just posting a short advertisement. If you don't meet your love, you may at least have had some good conversation.

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Post time 2006-3-19 19:24:55 |Display all floors
Originally posted by threebowls at 2006-3-19 16:43
Some people are asking this question. There is no rule against starting threads that tell about yourself and describe what kind of person you are looking for. Please be friendly in them and tell ab ...


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Post time 2006-3-19 20:19:44 |Display all floors

Good interpretation of "Relationships" used in this section

Originally posted by threebowls at 2006-3-19 11:43
...looking for friendship or advice with all kinds of relationships

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