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“It doesn't just have an identity as a site where people go to find relationships, or people go to sell others something — it's bigger than that,” he said.
If you prefer to spend your time in an environment that's politically correct, chivalrous and wholesome, this site may turn your stomach and leave you depressed about the state of the world.
But if you're willing to take a risk, the site — on which people can post classified ads for jobs, apartments, furniture, events, personals, pets and even erotic services, among other things — can connect you to people and opportunities that would otherwise be out of your reach.
If someone was depressed about the state of his love life, I sent words of encouragement. My head often ached from sitting at the computer late into the night.
I needed space, and I finally took a break from the site, giving myself a Craigslist intervention.