For the longest time, marriages and relationships were facilitated by well-intentioned family members and friends.
” Although I don’t always include it in the real weddings that I feature, I always ask everyone I interview for this blog those two questions.
Firstly because it really helps to set up the story of their love, and usually helps to explain why they wanted to do certain things for their wedding. I remember as a teenager thinking I’d NEVER get a boyfriend and hating the fact that it was always my friends that guys seemed to like.
Perhaps 20 years ago meeting someone online was taboo because the use of technology was not as much as it is now.
Now technology enables people to socialise with with anyone, anywhere. The Internet can work to your favour when looking for a relationship, however, you should be aware of the dangers of dating online.
Despite all the negativity that has been associated with online dating, it could still be the perfect place to meet your match.
The best part is that it would save you time from doing activities you hate (for example clubbing, speed dating and so forth), just so you could be in a relationship.
According to her, an unconventional medium allows an individual to be more open and accepting, thus paving the way for a real connection without any familial or social pressure.
She says, “After a couple of hits and misses, I understood that the only way to have a real chance at a relationship was by being myself, and by trying to engage with the other individual. So, suddenly, on the fifth or sixth date, you realise that you are interacting with a stranger.” Another reason why more people seem to be going in for it, according to another survey, is that online dating tools work to the user’s level of comfort. From profiles that are web-based, app-based, swipe-based, substantive, and limited in nature, to those for LGBTQ, kinksters, seniors, and even farmers or beautiful people only — there’s something for everybody out there.
As much as this would be good for you, be sure you are doing it for the right reasons and it is the route you want to take. Only try online dating if you are mentally and physically ready for the challenge it may bring, and the disappointments too. You may be lucky in love and find yourself living the happy-ever-after fairytale.
But be careful not to fall for the oldest tricks in the book.*Do you have an online dating story to share?
According to a February survey by Pew Research, 5% of all marriages and committed relationships today stem from online dating.