It takes two online dating
The industry has been successful, of course — and popular: while only 3% of Americans reported meeting their partners online in 2005, that figure had risen to 22% for heterosexual couples and 6% for same-sex couples by 2007-09.
Digital dating is now the second most common way that couples get together, after meeting through friends.
I can count the number of women I’ve been sexually intimate with on one hand. I had previously kept everything close to my heart.
When I asked her if she thought online matchmaking was a better way than offline dating to find guys who were more compatible with her — and, therefore, better husband material — she laughed.It definitely wasn’t love at first sight, she said — that took a while.