They are using their influence to help educate the masses in a positive way that finding love, especially for the young and the busy, doesn’t have to be limited to crusty Red Bull and vodka stained dance floors.Through writing and discussion, we can evaluate real experiences and honest reviews from ACTUAL people which we can then make better decisions for ourselves. One of Karley’s pieces from last month was something that really resonated well with me.Of those who were still married, the couples that met online reported marital satisfaction than those who met offline.These results remained statistically significant, even after controlling for year of marriage, gender, age, ethnicity, income, education, religion, and employment status.More people are realizing that these days, but for those concerned friends and family members who might not have this understanding of the viability of online dating, here are four ways to respond to them question your online dating strategy.1.“I’m Reaching Out.”Most friends and family would agree that it’s good to be sociable and enjoy healthy, safe dates where you explore compatibility and even the potential of marriage.Although Pew Research Center’s ongoing study of online dating shows that this popular dating option is losing some of its stigma, there are still a lot of people who believe it’s not the most honorable way to meet someone.
Over one-third of those marriages began with an online meeting (and about half of those occurred via a dating website). Couples that met online were significantly likely to get divorced or separated than those who met offline, with 5.96% of online couples and 7.67% of offline couples ending their relationships.
But in spite of this natural desire, many Christians are embarrassed to say they are online dating.
Whether meeting someone takes place through a personal introduction, a random incident or on a dating website, the important thing is the connection.
In her piece called “Are Dating Apps Better for Meeting People Than Bars?
”, which was published in Vogue under the culture and opinion section, not only did she write about a simple yet kick ass experiment she tried, she stated: Well done Karley! People can talk all the shit they want about dating apps, but it’s really hard to argue that dating apps haven’t “given new life to the old-school date”. Dating apps in general have gotten a bad rep especially in the eyes of women (although that’s changing so fast! Apps like Tinder are labeled as the go to “hookup app” and that REALLY just carries a shitty connotation.