Ask somebody, 'What does it feel like to not have any realistic possibility of meeting somebody that you could potentially go on a date with? Finkel is a psychologist at Northwestern University and a professor at the Kellogg School of Management; he's also the author of "The All-or-Nothing Marriage." Finkel and his colleagues have been studying online dating for years.Their current conclusion is that the matching algorithms so many companies claim to use to find your soul mate don't work.Every day Christians meet on the boards and discuss topics from Christian dating experiences, church life, to current events."For people who want to whine and moan about how online dating isn't working," says psychologist Eli Finkel, "go back in time to 1975.There are frequent gatherings in restaurants, bars, churches, museums or country walks.The Christian Connection discussion boards are a popular way to share stories, advice and opinions about life as a single Christian.
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More than a third of recent marriages in the USA started online, according to a study out Monday that presents more evidence of just how much technology has taken hold of our lives."Societally, we are going to increasingly meet more of our romantic partners online as we establish more of an online presence in terms of social media," says Caitlin Moldvay, a dating industry senior analyst for market research firm IBISWorld in Santa Monica, Calif.
"I do think mobile dating is going to be the main driver of this growth."The research, based on a survey of more than 19,000 individuals who married between 20, also found relationships that began online are slightly happier and less likely to split than those that started offline.
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