Dating technology age
) of looking for love and maintaining healthy relationships in the era of technology.From May 20 - June 2, 2013, we used Survey Monkey to poll 469 Your Tango readers to see just what your digital dating habits are, anyway. According to our Dating In the Digital Age 2013 survey, about 95% of you have hit up Facebook looking for dates! And real love is where it's at: 63% of you said you've joined dating sites looking for something serious.
60% surveyed say they wouldn’t use a dating site that charges a fee.Anyone who considers themself a relationship expert need only write a hundred pages and they can be published.And what counts for “news” these days is often not much more than talk about the relationship travails of one celebrity or another.LOL Getting out and regaining a life outside of work would be another thing on my list but hey, that’s for another day. Do we put ourselves out there and just say whatever comes to our mind, because we know that the person who is ‘out there’ on the other end of the keyboard is someone we may never meet?Tonight I was thinking how technology has actually changed things in the dating world. Or do we hold back because we think that the other person may be lying or making things up…..embellishment goes both ways too, unfortunately. Then he calls again to tell me that it will be another 30 minutes. A further call to say that it’ll only be another 15 minutes. When he tried to split the bill for the ice cream, I kept my hands in my pocket and politely looked at him as if to say, ‘are you crazy’?Tonight, like most others, hundreds of hopeful men and women will head out into that wonderful world known as dating.
They will all be armed with a ton of information about what to wear, what to say, what not to say and how to behave.
According to more than half of survey-takers, partners and spouses should be contact every day in some capacity, whether it's by phone, text, email or even social media.
But be careful what you say: Digital miscommunications have caused lovers’ quarrels among more three-quarters of survey-takers.
If you don’t wear button down shirts and loafers on a daily basis what happens on your second or third date? There is nothing wrong with trying to improve yourself using all the great advise you find online.
If the person of your dreams happens to show up in the midst of all this input it would be a whole lot better if the real you was the one showing through. The bottom line is a relationship is just that – two people relating to each other.
Free dating sites ranked third." Confirming a suitor’s identity is of highest concern among online daters (68%), followed by a criminal record (23%); only 7% are most concerned with STD testing and less than 2% care about a date’s credit score.