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5 Dating Trends You Probably Haven’t Heard Of — Yet!


Lifestyle expert Andrea Bain rounds up the latest and craziest trends in the dating world.

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Airport Dating

Waiting at the airport can be a pain — but if you're single, there's a new trend that might offer some relief: "airport dating." It's seen a surge in popularity, with the website MeetAtTheAirport already boasting 20,000 members worldwide. The idea is pretty simple: a stranded passenger looking for love heads over to the site to be hooked up with a fellow traveler who happens to be at the same airport at the same time.


Dating site iDreamofU allows users to build their dream guy or gal from the ground up — customizing everything from facial hair to personality. After you've put together your perfect partner, the site brags that it will "bring your dreams to life" by connecting you with singles who most closely match your creation.

Couponing on Dates

A survey found that more people than ever are using coupons on a first date. Twenty-six per cent of those surveyed by Harris Interactive admitted to first date couponing, and a whopping 72 percent of respondents didn't have a problem with it. It might sound strange, but first-date frugality could become the new normal.

Farmer Dating

"City folks just don't get it," says FarmersOnly, a niche dating site for rural-minded singles. Founder Jerry Miller launched the site when he realized single country folk have a unique predicament — meeting singles who share the country lifestyle.

Clown Dating

Whether you're a clown by career or a clown by choice, this clown dating site will help you find others that share this hysterically fun lifestyle.


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