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Considering Switzerland's population is about 7. The top 20 online dating sites around the world receive around 90 million hits a month and swissflirt, which claims to be Switzerland's largest dating site, has around 90, registered female users and twice as many male users.
Swiss sites cater for everything from interracial dating in Zurich, Christian dating in Geneva and countless gay agencies to "lord. We just clicked "It's like a drug — you almost get addicted! Having told myself to stay in front of the computer, I started going into chatrooms — and then I met my boyfriend!
TidyHeidi says she was introduced to swissflirt by one of her friends — "she was writing her thesis as well I thought, 'I'm not that desperate! Divorcees will have to hope their ex didn't get to keep the computer. Despite this growing popularity, it's important to keep your wits and a healthy cynicism about you and to be selective in your websites, otherwise instead of finding Mr Right you could end up with Mr Rightwing Extremist.
Face time If you're in it for something serious — or even if you're not but something just develops — sooner or later you're going to have to meet your virtual partner in the actual world. Would she recommend online dating to her friends?
If you don't have too high expectations, it's not a bad thing to try. According to the Federal Statistics Office, in Swiss women were on average Men married on average for the first time when they were The statistics office estimates that 44 per cent of all marriages will end in divorce.
Key facts In Switzerland just under a million people use online dating agencies. Some services remain free such as registration, posting ads including images and access to answers. Responding to ads however is liable to costs.
A simple answer at swissflirt, for example, costs SFr0. One market research company estimates the European market is growing by 32 per cent a year and will reach a value of SFr million by