Preferences can be funny things, or at least our judgments of them.
Members can constrain their interactions to the online space, or they can arrange a date to meet in person.
Still, it’s not all good news for online dating sites.
One-third of Americans said that while online dating can lead to long-term commitment, they believe the option of having several potential dates at one’s fingertips could actually prevent a long-term relationship.
For instance, I'd never recommend that a modern woman do as I did.
In the mid-1990s, when I was seeing the man who became my husband, we talked on landline phones late at night (when rates dropped from 25 cents per minute to 10 cents), sent just a handful of e-mails (seemed impersonal), and never texted (weren't pagers mostly just for drug dealers back then?