S.; and 3) the existence of dozens (actually thousands) of online dating sites—why are so many Susans (and Jims) still desperately seeking?Simply put: It’s terribly challenging to find the love of your life. This curve arcs downwards over time—at least over the last few decades (according to Greenspun’s research).
The most common complaint I hear from women is that they can't seem to make it past the first date while the men who attend my dating coaching programs report having trouble getting to the first date at all.
In my nearly 10 years as an online dating coach, I've personally witnessed the positive and negative attitudes towards the online dating shift so it was no surprise for me to read in the Pew Study (which was released today) that 42 percent of all Americans know an online dater.
Back when my husband and I met online over a decade ago, we hid the truth of how we came together, but in recent years more couples are not only meeting online, they're also unafraid to tell their friends about how they met.
He believes that self-description in online dating should be abandoned for more of a peer-testimony system.
His evidence is some census data about marriage rates and the success of a lengthy testimony he wrote on behalf of a now-married friend.