Internet dating for athiests
So I put the question out to several atheist lady-friends and the Twitter/Facebook worlds: What do the rest of us need to know in order to woo female atheists? I’ve compiled the advice below from what they said (along with my own thoughts). Plus, those commercials are so damn annoying…Craigslist = Would you like some gonorrhea to go with that herpes? but your best bet is to post your own ad — saying a little bit about yourself and the type of person you’re looking for — and then learn to weed out the crazies.)When you go to atheist gatherings, definitely talk to the ladies. The problem isn’t that no one talks to the women; the problem is that talk to the women…
)Match = Decent for atheists.e Harmony = Not so good for atheists.
The four launched Ok Cupid in 2003, and the site has since attracted more than 10 million users.
Three of the founders describe themselves as nonbelievers in their onsite profiles.
In 2009, the site’s founders analyzed responses from more than 500,000 users and discovered that including the word “atheist” in a first message to another user was more likely to garner a reply than any other religious descriptor except Christian.
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I always hear people talking about where they can meet other atheists for dating/mating purposes. The founder is a conservative Christian and that doesn’t help us.
The analysis suggests online daters should avoid making personal compliments too early - "sexy" and "beautiful" sent response rates plummeting - and instead express an interest in their target's hobbies.
People who used the words "good taste" or "you mention" in their messages pushed their response rates close to 50 per cent.