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  • eHarmony.com? We can get more specific than that!
eHarmony.com? We can get more specific than that!
August 11, 2013|By Anthony Roberts, @antthewriter | For RedEye

Online dating has moved from taboo to go-to for most people. Still, there are some areas of this world that can leave you speechless. The most recent that was brought to my attention: GlutenFreeSingles.com. The site promises members they "never have to feel alone, awkward or a burden because you are gluten-free."

Coming across this site (thanks to a tweet from @redeyechicago, as a matter of fact) was a wake-up call. I realized there's a world of daters who are not being catered to out there. Because I'm a fan of love, I'm suggesting a list of sites that aren't currently up and running, but should be, where everyone can find his or her perfect partner.

IBiteMyNails.com

Nail-biting has been the deal-breaker for too many relationships. The annoying crunch of teeth on fingernails while you're trying to read, the wayward nail that gets lost in the bed sheets and cuts you like a machete—this can spell disaster for your love life. But fear not, IBiteMyNails.com is the solution. Meet other nail-noshers, share cuticle tips and be around others who randomly and uncontrollably put their fingers in their mouth while on the train.

IOnlyWearBlack.com

This site isn't just for the goth and emo crowd. There are scores of singles who actually hate colors and do anything they can to avoid them. With IOnlyWearBlack.com, you can link up with other people who despise the shades of the rainbow and never have to figure out which hue they're wearing to the party. Swap tips on how to tell dark black from midnight black and even share clothes. Here, you can truly find your soul mate.

ExtraBuddies.com

This one is for former introverts who are now extroverts. The problem is they don't have anyone to do super-fun and adventurous extroverted activities with because they don't have any friends from the days when they were introverts. ExtraBuddies.com will match you up with other newly converted outgoing singles who just want to finally have a social life, because we all know that shedding those shut-in years can be tough.

AnnoyingVoices.com

Have you ever dated someone who bursts out with cartoonish voices you didn't understand? Do they go octaves higher than you ever could or whine like Fran Drescher? Maybe you can't understand them, but there are people who can. AnnoyingVoices.com will pair singles with others who find joy in chalkboard-screechingly irritating voices. They also offer free voice-over training in the event that you'd like to capitalize on your annoying talent and find a match in the process.

AfraidOfFun.com

Wet blankets, have I got a treat for you! The Debbie Downer crowd can feel right at home with this great little gem of a site. You can meet other fun-hating, woe-is-me singles and have the worst times of your life together. It's an all-encompassing site, with a place for worrywarts and skeptics alike. All those who loathe having a good time, you want to log on right now. There are scores of people just like you, waiting to complain their lives away among others who understand exactly where they are coming from.

Anthony Roberts is a RedEye special contributor.

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