The problem with a lot of online dating applications is that they don’t really work.
Many are just ‘fad’ applications that squeeze money from punters with no intention of matching you with a suitable partner. Most people probably wouldn’t be surprised to learn that it’s more common for people to lie in their online profile than be completely honest.
‘I’ve got a face that makes children cry but, as they say, beauty is in the eye of the beholder – and I think you’ll love me,’ he wrote. ‘I appreciate that Tom isn’t Brad Pitt – but then I’m no Angelina Jolie either,’ said the 31-year-old.
‘To me, Tom’s the perfect, handsome prince – I’m just so pleased to have been able to meet him – and I’m head-over-heels in love.’ The couple, from Stow-on-the-Wold, Gloucestershire, have been given a free caravan honeymoon in Borth, west Wales, by the website.
Before you throw caution to the wind and empty your wallet into the pockets of an online app with the reckless abandon of a love-struck teenager, there are a few things you should know. A study of over 1,000 online daters in the US and UK conducted by global research agency Opinion Matters founds some very interesting statistics.
A total of 53% of US participants admitted to having lied in their online dating profile.
Being single in the UT can be a wonderful adventure and a horrible nightmare at the same time.
Even if you did not grow up Mormon you have been exposed to the ways of the Mormons and their thinking that people should get married and have kids at a super young age.
This has created a dating pool of divorced, broken, crazy people with kiddos.
You might be saying, "But Sarah, there are a lot of happily married Mormon couples." And I would say, "yes, but this is not an article about the happily married, it is an article about why dating in Utah sucks." I would also say, "shut-up! I am drawing a blank so here is a funny picture of a cat The ugly truth is dating sucks, dating in Utah sucks more so than dating anywhere else but a general consensus is that dating sucks.
With the popularity of sites like e Harmony, match.com, OKcupid and literally thousands of similar others, the stigma of online dating has diminished considerably in the last decade.
More and more of us insist on outsourcing our love-lives to spreadsheets and algorithms.
Online dating presents an effective solution to a serious problem.