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Dating app, The League, designed for power couples

Posted at 5:57 PM, Dec 07, 2017

Dating can be hard so a lot of people are turning to social media for help.

You know her from the hit TV show, “Right This Minute.” It's Charity Baily's day job, hosting the nationally syndicated show. It's a good gig. They talk about all the new viral videos but in her personal life Charity is old school when it comes to dating. 

You'd think it would be easy for a TV girl to snag a guy. "It's bad," said Charity whose been single since 2014. "They text. They don't call. They don't show-up."

Endless dates that go nowhere are getting exhausting for the 36-year-old. "You gotta get through the bad ones to get to the good but I'm like, at what point? My finger is tried," said Charity. "I'm not swiping anything else."

That's why Charity signed up for “The League.” "This is for power couples," said Meredith Davis with the social media dating app. She has been with The League since its inception. 

The League is like Tinder but for college educated, high achieving, career oriented professionals. Approximately 3,000 people in the Valley are on the waiting just to get their profile featured.

Singles on The League are required to have a college degree and have to have a good job. Profiles are hand-picked by The League. "When you take things offline and you go on a date, that's the stuff that's really going to click and mesh rather than a good looking head shot," said Meredith.

The top Valley employers for League singles are Vanguard, Intel and Yelp. Users only get up to four potential matches a day so there's no endless swiping. Charity is hoping the mindset changes.

"Everything and everybody is disposable," said Charity. "You can just get a new one and we all are going to look up at 60 and be single because everybody thought they could get a new one. You can't get a new on at that age."