Social network love dating
According to a recent survey, there is a chance that your budding relationship could be disturbed before it even got the opportunity to properly blossom.A dating site, What's Your Price, published a survey which involved about 15,000 men and women.“We’d love to get hold of more of it, but they’re not keen to share though we’re in discussion with a few of them,” says Robin Dunbar, professor of evolutionary psychology at Oxford University and author of The Science of Love and Betrayal.“They have a huge database and they also can follow couples’ stories through, which hasn’t been possible so far.” For most of history, using a third party to help you find love was the norm.
“Do they really know what the criteria are that make a successful long-term relationship, when it’s not something that the scientists still know that much about?
From Romeo and Juliet, to dashing Mr Rochester choosing plain Jane Eyre, we celebrated stories of Cupid’s dart striking randomly.
But since 1995 when the first online dating site was launched, the tables have completely turned.
Of those that became friends just after their first date, only 12% made it up to a year in love.
However, for those that waited up till a month before following/friending each other on the Internet, an impressive 48% reached one year in a relationship.
I’d always been attracted to mavericks, handsome men, who – after a year or so – made it clear they had no intention of settling down.