,After uncovering some interesting tidbits about the history of online dating (did you know that the founder of Match.com got dumped…for a man his girlfriend met on…Match.com? The bitter irony!), I came across another surprising fact about meeting your potential partner virtually:
Marriages that start with online dating sites may actually last longer than those that don't.
According to The New York Daily News, a whopping one-third of all marriages in the United States started with an online love connection-and that number is only growing.
Because online dating is changing virtually (ha! get it?) everything about the dating scene, researchers wanted to know just what kind of long-term impact these virtual relationships are having. So, matchmaking giant eHarmony.com hired researchers to investigate and published their findings in The Proceedings of the National Academy of Human Sciences of the United States of America.
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