Dating for lovers
I don’t think there’s anything wrong with dating based on similar interests or beliefs such as a love of cats — after all, it’s better than falling for someone and then finding out he or she is deathly allergic to cats.
Would you sign up for a dating site specific to cat lovers?
What if you’d rather eat dirt than go on a date at Megu or Lavo?
You might have to dig a little deeper to find someone compatible.
” Same Plate seems to be best suited for those who take food—or Instagram food porn—seriously, since it suggests posting pics of both your food and yourself. Good for: Applebee’s patrons only What’s the deal: Whats Applebee’s is proud to be the “premier social chat app for fans of Applebee’s®,” accessible only to those inside one of the chain restaurant’s locations. Because, and we quote, “Why risk hearing ‘I don’t like spicy food’ on a first date, when you know that would be a deal breaker? Good for: Paleos/Crossfitters/primals (whatever that means) What’s the deal: Since these are some of the most intense of all lifestyle-obsessed dieters, it only makes sense that one of them felt the need to create Paleo Connect. The sinewy and smug-looking joggers pictured on the site’s homepage. Good for: Intentional ambiguity when asking someone for a drink What’s the deal: Eliminating the stress in making plans to grab a drink, Beer App call-and-response as straightforward as possible. Good for: The extremely caffeinated What’s the deal: Like the aforementioned “Hot Sauce Passions,” this is an exclusive site for coffee geeks only.
Thankfully, there are myriad dating apps and websites targeted to the food-and-drink–specific audiences to ensure that Applebees enthusiasts don’t have to be #foreveralone.
With the help of the Internet, you’ll never have to date someone who doesn’t share your affinity for the Trinidad Scorpion pepper (thanks, “Hot Sauce Passions” app).
Registration was easy enough, but the accompanying email pushed paying for a “premium membership.” (Really, to make any dollar amount worth it, it would have to be a different site.) Like Single Cat Lovers, Must Love Pets required me to categorize my physical attributes.
Like I said, I don’t want to be friends with someone who places so much importance on body type.