For actual contact between members, including responding to received contact offers, and for exchanging photos, a Premium membership is required.Subscription costs range from 30 to 60 Euro monthly.Some sites cater for people who simply want to chat and flirt, others are designed for people looking for a quick fling, but an increasing number of dating services are for people who are looking for a serious relationship – many of them professionals.Parship offers something different from other dating services.Your first steps on Parship are to register with an email address and to take Parship’s compatibility test.The fascinating test is free of charge -- and takes just 20 minutes or so.The service is for single men and women who are looking for a potential partner – and for people who have high expectations of life and of a relationship.
When using the dating site, members can only communicate through Parship’s anonymous contact and messaging system. "Specifically for people who are looking for a long-term relationship..." - Irish Times, February 2012.
On Schmale's initiative, the matching algorithm is based both on behavioristic principles and on psychoanalytical theories of personality.
Simultaneous with the 2001 launch of Parship, Gay-Parship was launched.
Reports indicate that one in six marriages now results from an initial encounter online.
Amidst the growing demand for dating services in general, there is a substantial niche for professional dating.