We often don’t know what we want, and the sheer number of choices online only amplifies this.Online dating creates false expectations and supports illusions Online dating encourages us to believe that we can have whatever we think we want.
According to the University of Chicago psychologist, John T.
Cacioppo, “more than one-third of couples who married in the United States from 2005 to 2012 met online,” which is another way of saying two thirds met offline.
Among those using online dating, one of the most common words they used to describe their experience was “exhausting.” Online dating is exhausting Online dating requires a lot of effort.
We have to weed through those who are not serious, or getting over their ex, or worse yet, already taken.
Although the choices were limited compared with online dating, there were benefits too.