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A metalhead seeks other metalheads; a woman wants company for Zen meditation.
Many are seeking professional connections—masseuses looking for bodies to work on, a yogi looking for students, a young woman who charges ninety dollars an hour to listen to people’s problems and extra if they want to cuddle—but many others say that they just want someone to hang out with: a “vegan bestie,” or someone to share an appreciation of ice skating and Latin dancing.
“I’m just a bit lonely tonight and looking to hang”; “Just bored”; “just want to meet cool people that are fun and down to earth,” his subjects write.
“I really don’t like to be alone, but I hate even more the fact that I can do something about it and still choose not to.” There are hundreds of Strictly Platonic ads on Craigslist, and when Garritano met with his subjects he often asked if they had received responses to their listings.
If you're required to post a profile, take your time with writing your profile so you get across the most important information about yourself and be honest.
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The site is geared to adult women who have moved, gotten married, or recently entered motherhood.
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