'Martina contacted me shortly after she joined the site.We chatted online for eight weeks before finally meeting up in Berlin, where Martina was living, in May 2007.‘It felt right between us from the start and in October 2007, I proposed at home in Yorkshire.
I love that the developers the whole platonic-friend-courting thing seriously and I have not received any unsolicited or NSFW messages so far.
Really excited to see how far it will take off after launch day.
'But with the popularity of online dating, it is imperative we understand the factors that influence satisfaction in relationships formed in this way.'Charlotte Harper, of Match.com, said: 'We were thrilled to find so many of our former members have found love.
'It supports our belief that the internet does in fact encourage old-fashioned courtship.' After failing to find love through the personal ads of his local newspaper, Robert Hammond was keen to give internet dating a go.
Jess Ross, editor of uk, said: 'Online dating is revolutionising the way people meet each other.
Switching the computer on could be the first step to success.'According to industry surveys, more than 22million people visited dating websites in 2007, and more than two million Britons are signed up to singles sites.
- Jeanie Great Idea, promising development This app is exactly what I wanted and is perfect for introverts and people moving to a new area.
All it needs is more people using it and maybe a way to paste text into the message field.
Sex-free service has a very clever way of making sure there's no funny business during 'platonic' relationships - Jasper Hamill, The Sun I love that I'm not getting aggressively hit on when I'm trying to find platonic friends.
This is the first friend finding app I've had any success with. - Stephanie Patook is great, I am really excited to see it grow.
The 51-year-old, who works at Leeds University, joined a series of disastrous dates using other online sites.