There are plenty of fish in the sea, but who has the time to weed out the bigoted, boring, homophobic or immature fish? While some may be deterred by the horrible first date stories they’ve heard from friends, others have met their long-term partner thanks to a digital cupid of some sort.
The first step in ending up with the right person is meeting the right person, and for something so important in our lives, we’ve had for doing it efficiently and intelligently. from Brooklyn, NY for suggesting this week’s topic: Online dating, once a fringe and stigmatized activity, is now over a billion industry.Over 40 million Americans have given online dating a try, and over a of the American couples married between 20 met online.In fact, research shows that online dating has shown that relationships that begin online fare better in fact, than their ‘real world’ counterparts.Granted, the way we date has materially changed in that we meet more people and go on more dates.
With an unlimited number of other people on offer via the internet, there’s little incentive to work it out if things get tough.