"These sites either portrayed autism in a negative light, or grouped us together without showing that each of us is different," she told Buzz Feed News.
"We wanted to create a website that brought together people on the spectrum for dating and friendships, but also be able to differentiate people's spectrum traits," Cantu said, adding that she often saw online communities separating those with Asperger's and autism, and felt that none were "inviting to everyone." Cantu told Buzz Feed News that, contrary to the way the community is often portrayed, everyone on the autism spectrum has different tendencies and preferences.
Tom Clifford and Janine Walker, who say they have “great personalities”, decided to get married following a whirlwind online romance.
The couple met each other on a dating website for the ‘aesthetically challenged'. Now the pair, who enjoyed a mutual love of junk food and TV dinners, are planning a winter wedding near their respective homes in Stow-on-the-Wold, Gloucestershire.
Cons: Since you’re limited with your search parameters, you may sift through a lot of matches just to find one decent guy. Bumble Pros: What makes it unique is women have to pitch the first message. While there have been one or two saucy gentlemen I’ve come across, for the most part the men have wanted to go on dates pretty quickly.
"Must love dogs, like to travel and be kind to in-laws (fabulous ones, of course). Sometimes a first date is the last, says Terry Beck, a 58-year-old mother in California. I know, I know, the logistics of dating as a solo parent who’s working to provide for her family can get tough.I’m right there in the trenches online at single parents' dating sites and on apps, looking for love and, mostly, looking to stay out of trouble.She simply wants him to find a young woman who is "driven, passionate and has a wonderful heart and soul" for a long-term relationship.Colby Brin agrees with his mother's description of the ideal woman, but he says physical attraction also matters. He is tall and slender, a University of Michigan graduate, a sports fan, a basketball lover, a half-marathon runner, a reader, an avid listener of classic rock and occasionally hip hop and he's confident and well-spoken, she says.