“I find it very hard to meet a conservative woman …
living in Los Angeles does not help either,” wrote a 57-year-old man.“I’m a social and fiscal conservative computer engineer born and raised in the People’s Republic of Iowa City,” quipped a 26-year-old woman.“Willing to lie about where we met,” wrote a 28-year-old woman from the progressive stronghold of Austin, Tex.
If so, you might need to check out a dating app designed specifically with your political leanings in mind.
And if you’re part of the Grand Old Party, you can check out REP, the app that promises the enjoyment of “safe Republican dating with like-minded Republican singles.” So have at it Republicans — the possibility of dating, love, or even marriage could be just one app away.
For heterosexuals, the ratio of men to women is roughly 3.5 to one — with 215 women to 706 men as per a Wednesday night count.
Although many of the profiles lack photos, they are indeed a cross-section of the conservative United States, from military retirees in rural Nevada to cowboy-hat-wearing artists to a “successful single parent who helped a boy grow into a normal 30 yr old man.”“Drama free conservative …
But you might want to look closer at potential dates' profiles the next time you log on, because a new study shows that simple stuff like TV preferences can speak volumes about a person's values.
Not all the profiles are looking for romantic love, however, such as a 38-year-old woman searching for a “friend to watch Glenn Beck with” or a 63-year-old woman looking for a friend with whom to ride motorcycles.
As of Wednesday, the site’s Canadian offerings were almost non-existent, with zero men and only two women; a 47-year-old woman in Oshawa, Ont., looking for a husband and a “very busy person” from Antigonish, Nova Scotia.
In 2011, a cross-Canada study by Leger Marketing determined that roughly a quarter of Canadians had tried online dating, including 36% of Canadians between the age of 18 and 34.
Naturally, the continuing surge in online dating has yielded an increasingly specific range of sites catering to virtually every religion, race, political ideology or cultural preference.