That may have been the case in the past, but it is now the norm for young professionals in major cities.
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Complementary/Sister thread to visit: Dating-Age OT6--These two threads go in hand to some degree as you can get some different opinions there on relationship advice, self-improvement advice and what not.
Originally Posted by besada Hey folks, let's not post pictures of women or men from dating sites. Online dating is basically a trial by fire affair of messaging tons of people left and right in hopes of eventually getting a face to face meeting and seeing if there's chemistry.
It's technology as ice breaker." — Joan "Dating online doesn't mean you aren't careful or selective; it just gives you a chance to meet a wonderful selection of people whom you might never have met otherwise." — Raycub22 "Online dating is an amazing way to meet others when you fell outside of the community (as well as other gender/sexual preference minorities)." — Meg "Most people I know in long-term relationships met at work, school or some activity group. If you don't have time to even meet that way do you have the time to put into a relationship?
" — off the post "I think online dating really has brought the whole dating experience to an all-time low.