At first, it felt like shopping and I would feel rejected when 'Dan from Twickenham’ said he wasn’t interested. I’m currently single, but the experience has been overwhelmingly positive.” Internet dating makes sense for those leading busy lives or for those who don’t regularly meet new or suitable people within their existing social network.It can also be an attractive proposition for people re-entering the dating arena after the breakdown of a long-term relationship, or after a divorce, because it allows them to be clear about what they are looking for.isn’t it time to start taking control of your love life?The internet is a good place to start.’” If you want proof that internet dating can work, you have only to take a look at the “success story” section on the Telegraph Dating site to find positive reports from dozens of satisfied users.There aren’t many other people who would relish the thought of running off the top of a mountain, so thanks for giving us the means to find each other.” “Thank you, thank you, thank you! Tigger turns out to be Virginia Mills, a sporty 37-year-old equity derivatives analyst from London who really does go by the name of Tigger.They make an attractive couple and it takes ony a few minutes to realise how well suited they are.If your browser does not support cookies, or you have disabled them, you will be unable to log in to the site or to use some of the search functionality.
It was a month before they were able to meet in person.
A woman calling herself Tigger writes: “I found the perfect man for me at the other end of the country. We have travelled around the world and have many more adventures to come.
A year down the line, we live together and have shared an absolutely amazing time –mountain-biking, climbing, sailing, paragliding and skiing. This has changed my life.” I was intrigued to meet Tigger and Funoutdoors and to discover what made them turn to Telegraph Dating to find a partner. Funoutdoors is actually Andy Elwood, an ultra-fit 40-year-old divorcee who works as a search and rescue winchman in the Shetland Isles.
There are currently 33,000 people using Telegraph Dating and 20 per cent of those are expats and more than 65 per cent are university or college-educated.
So what makes them choose to date through the Telegraph rather than use one of the other 1,400 sites operating in the UK?