Societal pressures say we should consummate our relationships by the third date.
But what if you're uninterested in sex, want to wait until you are married (like the old Mandy), or are physically unable to do the deed?
Lovestruck Dating profile: The young and time-poor, mostly living in major cities. Not too terrible; the site has over 100,000 members in London and the home counties alone.
USP: Lovestruck’s service finds people who live, work or are near you using location technology that pinpoints tube stations and areas.
Stephen asks: "I am trying to find a 'real' adult dating site. The people on there either do not exist or are trumped up.
It seems all that I have come across do not have real/true information... I sent the company an email to complain, but they didn't reply.
And when I clicked on a picture, the city and/or state changed to someplace nearby... There has to be a legitimate adult dating site out there. "Welcome, Stephen, and thanks to my colleague, sexuality expert Cory Silverberg, for sending you my way.
To answer your question: it depends on what you mean by legitimate.
URL: Putting a price on love: A minimum of £13.17 a month. Slim; chances of having sex are much higher, though. 98 per cent ‘freelance graphic illustrators’ aged under 40. USP: A generally highbrow gaggle of intelligent, liberal-minded folk.
Plenty Of Fish Dating profile: Tens of thousands of singles, largely on the lower end of the pay scale. The top choice for gays and straights looking for casual hook-ups. URL: https://soulmates.uk/ Putting a price on love: A minimum of £16 a month.
It can be hard to find (and keep) a date for those who want loving relationships without physical intimacy.