Some are based purely on physical appearance, others focus on hobbies and interests, while others highlight education or the type of computer you use.
Wading into these crowded waters is We Waited.com, a dating site exclusively for virgins.
And given the choice between having just one boy with whom to spend all my time or a group of boys, friends trumped boyfriend.
A Changing Institution," women and men still want to meet and build relationships with each other, so marriage remains an ideal.
Because of this, reports Stephanie Rosenblum in , online dating sites of a remarkable variety have proliferated in recent years.
Only 30 percent of applicants to the site are admitted, and they gain access through a fee and a survey designed to assess their trustworthiness.
The site's founders admit that some virgins are left out due to the rigorous screening process, while some who lie about their sexual activity make it in.