For example, some sites charge relatively high fees in an attempt to create an aura of exclusivity.
And some sites add other criteria, such as allowing only Ivy League graduates, plus fees to create greater selectivity.
You’ll hopefully get into a relationship or two along the way and need to suspend (not cancel! This feature is nasty, it’s legal, it’s stated in the small print, and all sites do it.
If you pay by credit card, after you sign up for a long-term contact (three months to one year) on most systems, you may immediately resign. It just means that you’ve quashed the auto-debit monster.
However, the disadvantage of this method is that you become very judicious about using your e Tokens and may become annoyed when you don’t get a reply from someone (consequently, a wasted token).