Funeral directors, gravediggers and taxidermists can look for romance with other people who spend all day with corpses. Set up by the appropriately-named Carla Valentine, Dead Meet is the internet's only dating site for people in any occupations involving the corpses of people and animals. The list of occupations allowed to sign-up includes funeral directors, forensic scientists, embalmers and vets involved in euthanising animals. In an interview with Vice , founder Carla Valentine - a former mortician who now works at a museum of medical specimens - says the idea behind the site was to make it easier to find "more friends in the same profession, not just my co-workers, and perhaps even a partner to talk to in the wee small hours of the night. Already romantically attached?
There's a dating site exclusively for people who work with dead bodies - Mirror Online
A funeral director knows how to stretch a dollar so far beyond capacity that extreme couponers would be seething with envy. Funeral directors can get any stain out of any fabric. Funeral directors understand the importance of paperwork. In triplicate. And filling it out is just par for the course. A funeral director is meticulously clean.
There's a dating site exclusively for people who work with dead bodies
Comparing the day to day responsibilities of a funeral director with the process of speed dating is like matching apples and oranges. Speed dating is a pleasure activity to meet new people and consider potential mates while serving as a funeral director involves addressing families about the deaths of their loved ones, planning services and arranging burial or cremation plans. However, in peeling the layers away to reveal the framework of the basic human interactions utilized in each form of communication, the similarities begin to emerge. Even solely in the realm of learning to read individuals, adapt to a situation and draw conclusions in a short period of time, there is much a funeral director can learn from the process of speed dating.
Some forums can only be seen by registered members. I never thought about dating a person in the funeral business, it never came up, but here I am. We spoke, joked around, laughed and exchanged cards at a local music venue. I wasn't looking to pick anyone up, friends I've made there, including the owner, know that. Neither did I pick him up, just seemed to get along well and feel comfortable talking together.