Technology has changed the way the world operates. If someone wanted to meet another person interested in the same hobbies, interests or with a similar mindset, then they were probably hoping for a random encounter. This was particularly true if the person was interested more in sex than an actual relationship. One night stands or bar hopping was not always as fruitful as some wanted them to be. Enter into the world of adult personals.Personal ads are not what they used to be. In the past, a person would have placed an ad in the newspaper looking for a partner. Most of the advertisements were aimed at finding a single person that was compatible and available for dating. The internet has allowed for this antiquated hard copy to evolve into a dating site. From there, adult personals came into play.They are more than women seeking men looking to find a date or possible romantic connection. They are more akin to specialized adult services in which even married men and women are seeking partners for extra marital affairs.The person places the ad and details what they desire in a mate. Most of these websites have sections in which the person describes their body as well as their fetishes, kinks or any manner of sexual preferences.The one common factor among adult personals is that a person does not have to be single. A majority of the men and women on personals such as Adult Friend Finder are not looking for a romantic relationship. Many are already in relationships but are either unhappy or looking to spice things up a bit.One other commonality is the number of men seeking women. Men that are married or otherwise engaged, far outnumber the women. Not all of the members are honest about their marital status either, so it pays to read the ad with a bit of caution.There is nothing new about sex. Regardless of morality issues or embarrassment, adults have engaged in sexual activities for thousands of years. Earlier mankind did not have the advantage of adult personals working on their side. Men seeking women, or vice versa, for adult natured pastimes was a hit-and-miss scenario. Rejection is not easy to take in any form but it stings less when done anonymously through an internet connection.Adult personals can often be mistaken for pornographic websites. The main difference is how much you get to see before they ask for your credit card information. Adult personal websites are not for everyone.Most are not places where a person would expect to find love. The pursuit of hedonistic activities can deter some but for others it offers a world of new possibilities.