For people on a budget, there are free dating sites like plentyoffish and okCupid. For those interested in paying a bit more, there are paid sites like Lavalife and Match.com. And for those who are short on time and willing to pay for the privilege of saving some of that time, there are professional dating services. Designed to be one-stop-shops for people looking for a relationship, professional dating services take care of every aspect of setting up date. They find out what you’re looking for in a mate, search for that Chinese women dating kind of person, coordinate your schedules, set up the date… and generally coordinate everything so that all you have to do is show up. It’s not for everyone, and it’s expensive, but it’s also very convenient. Over the next few days I’ll go over some advice to help you get the most for your money if you choose to seek out a professional dating service.
Tip #1: Take your time and choose wisely.
Dating services stand out as an option for meeting people for many reasons. One of them is the simple fact that they can be pricey. For that reason, take your time and look at all the agencies out there before choosing one and shelling out your hard-earned cash. A reputable agency should take the time to Chinese women work with you on a one-to-one basis, so you should think about how you’d like to work and choose a provider accordingly. For example, do you prefer lunch dates during the week, or weekend dinner dates? Also, you should think about the kind of person you’re looking for. Agencies have a certain clientele, so make sure that your needs match what they can offer. Spending a lot of time considering these factors upfront will save you a lot of headaches – and money – in the long run.
Tip #2: Set yourself a budget before starting.
Once you’ve chosen some dating services that you think are a good fit, starting comparing prices. While you shouldn’t shy away from a interesting option just because it’s a bit more expensive than the others, you definitely want to have a budget in mind. This budget should be a kind of “experimentation” budget. In other words, ask yourself how much you’re willing to “lose” in order to experiment with a dating service. While you should never assume the worst, you have to assume that you’re going to have to spend some money before you find your soulmate. By setting yourself a budget, you’ll become more comfortable with spending a bit of cash on a dating service, and you’ll also set yourself a point at which you’ll stop if it just isn’t working for you.