Desi dating site
These decisions led to my pursuit—find an Indian man.
I have taken the “traditional” route before and let my parents introduce me to Indian boys. I always find places to eat, new music, and vacation destinations—why not try to meet people online too? But their profile systems did not include the “Indian” criteria I was looking for.
Here are some tips: Online Dating--Navigating Your Way For my first online date, I met Aanand (the names have been changed to protect the innocent) at one my favorite Thai restaurants in the New York City, Peep in Soho. It was a weeknight, so the restaurant was much quieter than normal.
We had emailed each other for a few weeks and spoken on the phone a few times.
Dil Mil: This app is perfect for the modern desi guy or gal (did I really just say "gal? Moving on.) Not only is it 21st century appropriate - it's an app, so feel free to scroll through it on your phone during your commute - it also allows users to connect with like-minded American desis.
I chose one site and entered personal information in my profile which had drop down menus—where I am from, where I live, what languages I speak, and then a little blurb about me and what I am looking for in a in match. As a non-paying member of Indian (now, Indian Matrimonials.com), I did not have access to others’ contact information. I made a generic email that I sent out to everyone on the first point of contact, but usually I hand-wrote the last sentence based on his profile.These sites are all fantastic options for those of us who want to find love in a desi place.Two Mangos: First of all, the name of this site is adorable.Secondly, the site's mission statement points out something important: 'matrimonial sites just don't cut it anymore.' Sure, works for some people - but let's face it, that model is a bit outdated for others.Two Mangos also users to tell others about themselves through a series of blog posts and we love the emphasis that places on a user's personality.
I like to meet people and talk, two characteristics that have really helped me along this process and enabled me to keep an open mind.