Internet dating disadvantages
The study concluded that simultaneous communication forms more of an intimacy.Interestingly, the research showed that men were generally more likely to be committed to the relationship than the women, and tended to be more dependent upon the women.They suggest that you become a ‘go-getter’ and don’t just wait for others to respond to your profile but actively seek out profiles of like minded members and beginning posting immediately.The theory obviously being that the more people you respond to, the more likely to are you find someone suitable.The number of internet dating sites is continually growing and has become a very successful and effective business.It is estimated that around 6 million people in Britain belong to an internet dating site.The study (2005) found that when couples who had spent time forming friendships through emailing or chatting online met for the first time, 94% of them went on to see one another again.
Similarly, they advise that you should respond quickly to members who have contacted you.Certainly the stigma which was attached to internet dating a few years ago seems to have passed.(University of Bath Study, 2005) Statistics show that internet dating is big business with leading sites such as Yahoo Personals and drawing in 4.9 million visitors and 4.2 million visitors respectively in January 2004 alone.Moreover, estimates that over 200,000 members found the person they were seeking through the site.(match.com, 2005) In 2004 a survey was set up by the with results again indicating high success rates for internet dating.