"The whole idea of love is scary -- so is being with someone for the rest of your life and being happy with them for the rest of your life.
The problem is that this search for the perfect person can generate a lot of stress.
Younger generations face immense pressure to find the 'perfect person' that simply didn’t exist in the past when 'good enough' was good enough." -- "I was in a relationship for a few years and I think in the time I was in the relationship all dating communication went exclusively to text.
But seriously, if the person doesn’t clip their toenails or wear clean socks, look elsewhere.
Some people believe that recent research on online dating/matching sheds a new light on understanding attraction, love, and romantic relationships.
Online daters tend to fill in the information gaps with positive qualities in a potential partner; on the other hand, everyone wants to make the self appear as attractive as possible to potential dates by exaggerating the self desirable traits. There are gender differences in both preference and messaging behavior on online dating sites.