Consumer Affairs' founder and former editor, Jim Hood formerly headed Associated Press Broadcast News, directing coverage of major news events worldwide.
Describing itself as a "dating service for professionals," It's Just Lunch also uses a personal counselor approach, hoping to find just the right chemistry in each situation.
But as a review of literature stretching back to cave drawings will tell you, meeting -- and hanging onto -- the person isn't all that easy. They're not perfect but they're better than ordering brides by mail or submitting to your mother's idea of who your perfect match is.
Just like other means of meeting candidates for romance, dating sites are fraught with peril.
With offices in major cities, it's not restricted to a single geographic area.
You could meet people you don't like, people who don't like you, people who are boring or even downright dangerous. We're not saying these are the best sites for you -- that's something you need to decide for yourself -- but like examining puppies or seaside condos, looking can be half the fun. Remember how we said there were sites that cater to every demographic slice imaginable?