Book lover dating sites
If so, you’re not alone because according to e Harmony, the books on your bedside table could be seriously affecting your love life.The dating site found that listing reading as a hobby on your dating profile is a winning move that makes you more appealing to the opposite sex.When you say, “I never read the book, but hey, I saw the movie, so that’s almost the same thing,” all a reader can hear is fingernails on a blackboard.Have you ever fallen head-over-heels with someone based on their reading list?
When you enquire after a book lover’s current reading you are inviting them to share a bit of their soul.
Matt Sherman, one of the site’s founders, told the AP that the idea came to him after he broke up with a girlfriend a few years ago.
Dreaming about his ideal woman, he imagined her as someone who had read The Black Swan, Nassim Nicholas Taleb’s study of randomness and “the highly improbable.” “Books are intimate and personal and revealing,” he said in an interview with Canada’s National Post.
A 35-year-old New Yorker is currently reading the new David Mitchell novel and finds The Notebooks of Don Rigoberto “sexy.” Hmm.
Does your perfect match like Shakespeare or Harry Potter? It joins the growing phenomenon of “generalist” online dating services such as Lavalife, Plentyoffish and Ok Cupid, and niche sites such as Tastebuds (for music lovers), How About We, Cupidtino (the Mac inspired dating site) and Beautiful People (for gorgeous people only).