Los Angeles Times:
Online dating has come a long way from its less-than-positive association with the personal ad. But is it actually a better way to meet that special someone?
In some ways yes — and in others, maybe not, according to a study on online dating released by the journal Psychological Science in the Public Interest.
“Romantic relationships can begin anywhere. When Cupid’s arrow strikes, you might be at church or at school, playing chess or softball, searching for a partner at a party, or minding your own business on the train,” the authors write. “But sometimes Cupid goes on vacation, or takes a long nap, or kicks back for a marathon of Lifetime original movies. As a result, people go through stretches of time when desirable potential partners seem out of reach.”
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