The logic of online lovin’: Does online dating work?
We’ve all seen the commercials showing happy couples who met via one of the many online dating sites. Perhaps you’ve even met your sweetie on one of these sites. With approximately 1,500 active dating sites in the U.S. and every site espousing their special formulas for matching people with their soulmates, it seems like it would be easy to find that special someone online.
But does online dating really make it easier to meet that one-and-only soulmate? Or is finding that special someone just a matter of being in the right place at the right time—and not necessarily online?