Friend and dating websites

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She quickly connected us via Facebook, where her friend and I immediately hit it off and subsequently spent the whole weekend together.

The next week, I hosted a board game night and invited her so she could meet some of my friends.

Since online dating sites are easy to join and navigate, many singles wonder if they are a good source to also look for friends.

While you could end up as friends with some of the people you went out with, looking for them on a dating site just isn't a good idea.

Over the course of our time together, we talked about plenty of our romantic and sexual preferences, but neither of us pressed for anything physical.

We kept things friendly and fun rather than expecting things to turn romantic or physical right away.

Observe what happened next…A year after meeting Jessica, I needed to travel to a new city for work and I realized that I had no place to stay there.

I mentioned my predicament to Jessica, and she excitedly revealed that her good friend had just moved to the city I was visiting.

While it is possible to be friends with someone of the opposite sex (and even to be friends with an ex), there are better ways to meet new friends, including several websites devoted to friendship only, that can help someone get to know you as a pal and not as a romantic partner.

Last year, I met a girl named Jessica on Ok Cupid and we agreed to meet up and go on an adventure date throughout Seattle.

Many of us aren't interested in relationship/s/o live ins.

Imagine if you could get the same experience of a cocktail party — and all the potential date option, but online.

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