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Wanted: SWF, Must Like Money

Charles Haeberle has tried the bar scene, online dating, and even moving all the way to Maine from the Florida Keys to find romance, but the 39-year-old hotel manager still hasn’t managed to find “the one.” He decided it would be a good idea to place an ad in the local newspaper offering $5000 to the woman he eventually marries. He reasoned he would be paying that much to an online dating service:

"Everybody needs money and I have money, so I figured what the heck," said Haeberle. "I know it sounds silly. But really, it costs no more than it costs for an online dating service. And I haven't had much luck with them. So I figured why not cut out the middle man?"

The money will be paid in three installments over the course of the relationship.

Do you think Haeberle will have any luck finding true love with this offer? Perhaps he will find a woman who loves him so much she’ll turn down the money. [Seacostonline.com]

Posted: 5/22/08


My name is veart(single). I was impressed when i saw your profile today at and i will like to establish a long lasting relationship with you. In addition,i will like you to reply me through this my private e-mail box(veartwani@ymail.com)
waiting to hear from you soon.
I will send to you my pictures in my next mail through this my mail box



The original article goes on to say that the woman will receive the bulk of the money ($3,500) on the wedding day. Crass. What woman would want to be "paid for" on her wedding day?

  • By kristen
  • on 5/22/08 4:27 PM EST