Disadvantages of dating online
I hope you learned some new stuff in the last blog about Online Dating. Despite all the differing opinions there are advantages and disadvantages to online dating. Today, 2 out of 5 relationships begin online and people who once were reluctant to admit they used online dating are rarer. While researching this vast complicated and emotionally charged subject over the years, especially for Christians, I have discovered perhaps along with you, that there is lot of conflicting information about online dating.
Although a very pragmatic article, it has a lot of good factual data that offers fairly objective critiques of the scientific matchmaking of eHarmony, Match. The article raises important questions about the data these scientists are collecting on relationships and personality types.
These web sites all have full time staff PhDs in the social sciences, anthropology, and psychology that are constantly polling and testing thousands of willing participants that will help people find their best possible match. Of course this research and development helps these sites become successful, but is all this test tube data reliable and does it take out the mystique of romance and remove the human factor of face-to-face connection? Remember while the data can be very helpful, it will never be infallible.
According to some there are advantages and disadvantages to online dating. And men tend to lie about their height and how much hair they have.
That just seems to be a given. Please know these recent blogs are not endorsements of any kind.
Please feel free to share your comments below. If you would like to share any experiences on a personal level please feel free to me at : mark startingoverworkshops. Disadvantages: People lie about themselves.
They may not tell things about them you need to know. Geographical distance makes physical closeness difficult, if not impossible.
Increased potential for identity theft. Wasted resources. A third of all online dating users have never met anyone face to face as a result of their time, efforts and money.