Skip to comments.Being online boosts chances of being in love
Posted on 08/18/2010 2:52:56 AM PDT by Cardhu
NEW YORK - People who have Internet access at home are more likely to be in a relationship, with the Web gaining in importance as a meeting place for those seeking love, according to US research.
Researchers from Stanford University said the Internet is especially important for bringing together same-sex couples.
The Internet may also soon replace friends as the main way in which Americans meet their partners
"Although prior research on the social impacts of Internet use has been rather ambiguous about the social cost of time spent online, our research suggests that Internet access has an important role to play in helping Americans find mates," said Michael Rosenfeld, an associate professor of sociology.
The study, which was presented at the annual meeting of the American Sociological Association in Atlanta on Monday, showed that 82 percent of people in the study who had Internet access at home also had a spouse or romantic partner, compared to 62 percent for those who did not have Internet access.
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Great. Being online boosts my chance of being seen as buff and in shape....but I’m just gonna attract dudes?
I'm 42 so I guess that's me. Worked for me though, I'm dating a 24 year old lady I met online.
No, that's me.
Hmm, no wonder she has been busier then usual lately. :)
It’s nice that internet dating has gone from something creepy nerds do to being “main stream.” Many people (myself included) just don’t meet many people in the course of our normal day so it has really been a godsend.
Besides, online anyone can be 6’6”, 200lb of pure muscle with pecs you could chip a tooth on and hair worthy of a trashy romance novel cover. In real life... not so much. ;)
Come on ladies - love is in the air.
No, that's me.
You mean, you're the "24 year old lady" he met online? When are you gonna tell him the truth? :-)
I met my wife on line.........best thing that ever happened!
WOW tiapam! I had never heard of that song. Love those baloons
Shhhhhh! Some of us need all the help we can get - including a few drinks.
Glad you liked it! Hope you have a great day!!
I like the tiara :)
LOL!! Your sooooooooo bad!!!
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