Since its inception, the idea of 'dating' has changed quite a bit.
Dating used to consist of first dates that ended with marriage proposals, or families making marriage deals between their children.
Though it wasn’t started as an online dating service, it has largely impacted how we connect and date using the Internet.
According to the philosophers of Ancient Greece, the summit of achievement was to have followed the injunction to ‘know yourself.’ While we all have some ideas about who we are, the knowledge we have is often patchy, and we have few opportunities to be guided in reflecting on our personality traits.
In fact, online dating is the second-most-common way for couples to meet–right behind meeting through friends.