Aiming to help kindred souls find each other (and make some money), Miller launched Farmers in 2005.Since then, it has grown to host hundreds of thousands of members, reports."I've had to cancel a date about an hour before once 'cause I needed a vet to come out to calve a cow.She didn't believe me and thought it was a ridiculous excuse," says Eli.Even the weather can put a last minute damper on social plans.He's not the only one who's experienced challenges when it comes to finding love and farming.
"I haven't spoken to her or her father since." The fun and games didn't end there though.
But, when you're a young farmer living in a rural community, it's a whole other story. 31-year-old Mark Jervis — an arable farmer in Warwickshire, UK — entered the world of online dating four years ago in an effort to broaden his horizons after a big breakup and a series of "unsuccessful" flings with women in the area.
One where dates get cancelled when animals go into labour, and where some people show up to their dates brandishing shotguns. But, finding a likeminded person in the local area who he didn't already know proved challenging.
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