Online Dating For Dummies will get you off the fence and on the Internet dating path – with the skill of a seasoned pro.
Like your best friend, this fun reference will give you the straight scoop on Internet dating is growing at double-digit rates every year, while other forms of finding a connection are flat or falling off.
Or you may think that meeting people via the Internet is only for the disenfranchised or socially unskilled.
From their own experiences, 20 million people can tell you otherwise.
Education, church and workplaces feature in lists of real world places couples commonly meet.
Unsurprisingly, those shared activities – those shared miseries – frequently work to bond.
Apparently our understanding (as a species) of the genetic programming supposedly found in nature that inclines men towards cheating and women towards remaining faithful originated in a 1948 study conducted on…wait for it….fruit flies!
Yup, that’s right, the underlying assumption that has coloured countless studies since the day it was published was based on research into an insect.
Somehow we still perceive that meeting someone in a bar, at a cooking class or in the sunglasses section of Myer is a more “real” way to connect – that it offers a more story to tell our friends – than being matched by a string of code.Read true stories of her experiences, including outright recognition, and read her own dating profile and judge for yourself: Was online dating right for her?Author Bio: Erica von Rath is a Sacramento native who earned her degree in Mass Communication and Criminal Justice from California State University, Sacramento.Internet dating, although far from perfect, is becoming the most effective and efficient method of getting introduced to a large number of available singles. Chapter 2: Considering the Alternatives to Online Dating. Online Dating For Dummies shows you how to get your feet wet and how to dive in, making informed choices and exercising good judgment as you Jumping into online dating with no preparation at all is possible – but not practical. Chapter 3: Maximizing Your Ability to Connect Online.