Dating Apps Are Making Marriages Stronger by P. Drexler
Before I commence with the excerpts from the Drexler article, I implore any married people out there:
Do NOT, do NOT, do NOT tell your single friends to “just try a dating site if you are lonely / want a boyfriend / want to get married,”
especially if that single friend is coming to you seeking empathy because they are single and would like to be in a relationship – they are discouraged and are looking for empathy, not your stupid dating advice.
I explain why you should avoid the cliche’ in this post.
The short of it is, just because a dating site worked FOR YOU or for Hank Jones mentioned in this article below, or just because it worked for your Aunt Sally, or for your best friend Marge, doesn’t mean other singles have success at online dating.
Some of us keep running into perverts, weirdos, and losers on dating sites and so we (Link): give up on dating sites and dating apps.
I am not opposed to dating sites or apps, but I recognize they are NOT guarantees of meeting a “Mr. Right,” so married folks:
stop acting like joining a dating site will solve all of a single woman’s problems in the romance department. Because they don’t work for everyone who tries them.
(Link): Dating Apps Are Making Marriages Stronger
Couples who meet online tend to communicate better, commit more easily and have longer, happier relationships.
August 29, 2019
…. Online dating has been criticized for lots of things. Some say that it encourages a “meat market” approach to romance, offering too much choice – and too much temptation to constantly look for something better.
Others deride it as nothing more than a platform for arranging quick hookups. But there is now evidence that online dating could, in fact, be improving the likelihood of romantic compatibility – and making marriage stronger.
According to a 2016 Pew Research poll, half of all Americans know someone who uses online dating or has met a spouse or serious partner that way.
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