I wanted to throw some ideas out in the open that formed the basis for this serious relationship dating site.
Exclusive dating - a long term relationship
I am of the opinion, that in most situations people want a long term serious relationship when they are going out on a date. Yes it is for fun and having a good time, but it is also subconsciously an attempt to be on the hunt for a life partner and a soul mate. The final stage is usually a serious relationship sometimes leading to marriage.
Online Dating Industry Trend
Online Dating has really made the process more efficient in getting to a select group of individuals based on visual/looks (photo is must on your profile) and your stats. That is why online dating is doing well as an industry because it does work, although far from perfect.
One of the recent trends in the online dating industry has been the double digit increase in the growth rate of the casual dating market. Serious relationship dating is an exact opposite of that. While dating sites that promote "Friends with Benefits", "No Strings attached (NSA)" or "extra-marital affairs" are on the extreme end of it, speed dating, hook-ups, fling finder type sites have increasingly raised the bar for those who are looking for a serious relationship. read more »