Many people today are turning to the internet as a tool for finding a partner.
The Internet has strong advantages but there are some serious pitfalls .
is a book of personal essays about online dating edited by published author Kelly Ann Jacobson.
Including both the strange and the beautiful–a Halloween warehouse party, a German soul mate, a date who does cocaine, a drunken offering to Yemanja, and of course, a lot of weddings–Authors: Brandi Dawn Henderson, Diana Smith Bolton, Melanie Lynn Griffin, Ellen Appleby, Gabrielle Lee, Faye Rivkin, Jessica Barksdale, Frances Carden, Melani Robinson, Jean Kim, Samantha Solomon, Jason Shand, Margot Bigg, Jason S., and Erin P. Canning “In an anthology featuring 17 men and women writing about their online dating experiences, it would be simple to fall into a space where gushing and bashing replaces introspection and emotions.
Why do some people advertise themselves for a date in a newspaper or online.
Many people don’t like the bar scene and feel it to be a somewhat more secure way of getting out there to perhaps meet new people with the possibility of meeting “the one”....A "surfer" can immediately focus on people with similar interests, beliefs, age and other important criteria without having to spend time and money "going for coffee." Non-matching people can be sidestepped without ever needing to make contact.It's "partner shopping" in a global supermarket of humanity.Even so with their personal profile, most people will create false information to suit a person that is more likely to get matches or interests....[tags: Internet Dating, Internet Relationships] - .1.As online dating matures, however, it is likely that more and more people will avail themselves of these services, and if development — and use — of these sites is guided by rigorous psychological science, they may become a more promising way for people to meet their perfect partners. Finkel discuss the science behind online dating at the 24th APS Annual Convention.