Dating service poetry
The problem with a lot of online dating applications is that they don’t really work.
Many are just ‘fad’ applications that squeeze money from punters with no intention of matching you with a suitable partner. Most people probably wouldn’t be surprised to learn that it’s more common for people to lie in their online profile than be completely honest.
According to , Beck is part of a number of Hebrew Home residents who are taking advantage of the nursing home’s new dating service, which matches couples based on a questionnaire they fill out about their background, interests, and what they’re looking for: One resident likes rock ‘n’ roll and knitting, another opera and writing poetry.
An 87-year-old woman from the Bronx would like to meet someone who is “tall, good looking and not too young,” while another woman is looking for a man with a 36-38 inch waist and either a full head of hair or a fully shaved head.
According to the Pew Research Center, the overwhelming majority of Americans suggest that online dating is a good way to meet people.
Interestingly, more than 15% of adults say that they have used either mobile dating apps or an online dating site at least once in the past.
With the popularity of sites like e Harmony, match.com, OKcupid and literally thousands of similar others, the stigma of online dating has diminished considerably in the last decade.
While most people would agree that on average men are more eager for sex than women, it seems that many men make the assumption that if a woman has an online dating presence, she’s interested in sleeping with relative strangers.
Not quite, but it is full of unscrupulous vendors looking to separate you from your money by whatever means possible (in other news, have you heard about the secret to getting killer abs in less than 7 minutes using this 1 weird trick…? Scams have been around as long as the internet (possibly even before…).
Of course there are pitfalls and tripwires in every sphere of life, but this may be particularly true in the context of online dating.
Statistics suggest that about 1 in 5 relationships begin online nowadays.
It’s estimated that by 2040, 70% of us will have met our significant other online.