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I wondered to myself, is this what online dating has done to us?Is it creating a new reality in which people actively avoid real-life interactions?Of the people who met offline, work was the most popular place to find a spouse, with 21 percent of couples reporting office romance.A couple of months ago, I was sitting at a bar minding my own business when the woman next to me did something strange.Although you might want to enlist a friend to help with your profile—the data from the Pew Research Center indicates that 22 percent of online daters have asked a friend for help crafting the perfect profile.“I laid it out there,” the 34 year old from Pickering, Ont. “I said I wanted marriage, kids and a house in the suburbs so he knew where my head was at.Of course, others have worried about these sorts of questions before.But the fear that online dating is changing us, collectively, that it's creating unhealthy habits and preferences that aren't in our best interests, is being driven more by paranoia than it is by actual facts.
It becomes hard to make up your mind about what you want,” she tells Global News.
"Our results indicate that of the continuing marriages, those in which respondents met their spouses online were rated as more satisfying than marriages that began in an offline meeting," said study researcher John Cacioppo, a psychologist at the University of Chicago.
"Moreover, analyses of breakups indicated that marriages that began in an online meeting were less likely to end in separation or divorce than marriages that began in an offline venue." [6 Scientific Tips for a Successful Marriage] The study was funded by the dating site e Harmony.
The study, a generally representative look at American couples married between 20, found that virtual meetings are becoming more of a norm: More than a third of married couples in that time met on the Internet.
These couples tended to be happier in their relationships than couples who met offline, the researchers report this week in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.