About two years ago I arranged to meet for coffee with a woman I had corresponded with online.
Read the Full Text Many of us enter the dating pool looking for that special someone, but finding a romantic partner can be difficult. Dating sites provide access to more potential partners than do traditional dating methods, but the act of browsing and comparing large numbers of profiles can lead individuals to commoditize potential partners and can reduce their willingness to commit to any one person.
If we had a few things in common, we exchanged numbers, texted for a while, eventually spoke on the phone and if things felt right, we’d meet in a public place to talk. I am currently with a man I met online and we have been together for two years! But there is always the thought that if this doesn’t work out, how long will it take either of us to jump right back online to find the next possible love connection?
I myself would probably start looking right away since looking for love online is a lengthy process!
From flirting to breaking up, social media and mobile phones are woven into teens’ romantic lives.
This report details how teens are using technology and the internet to shape and mold their romantic relationships.