Some said on their profiles that they were married but were looking for 'friends'," she says.There are also those who find online dating exhausting, meeting person after person on first date after first date."Sometimes I would meet someone who I may not have had any connection with.I'd think, maybe another girl would be better," he says, which would spur him to get on the dating treadmill again.Take bachelor Benjamin Koh, 36, a consultant in learning and development at a corporate training firm, who three years ago gave up on the Lovestruck app he used to meet people.He found the constant search for romantic possibilities tiring and fruitless.
Sometimes I would meet someone who I may not have had any connection with.
In her business administration course at the National University of Singapore and at her places of work, women also outnumbered men.
Two years ago, she attended events organised by dating agencies, but found it "draining and depressing" when she did not find a suitable match.
One criterion for her partner is that his salary should be similar to hers, that is, at least ,000 a month, an amount she says is "realistic" for someone in his mid- to late-40s.
He should also be pleasant looking and have good values.
Private investor James Foo, 44, who has gone on dates via a dating agency, admits that he is "quite picky in terms of looks".