Among couples who were still married during the survey, those who met online reported higher marital satisfaction -- an average score of 5.64 on a satisfaction survey -- than those who met offline and averaged 5.48.
People who reported meeting their spouse online tended to be age 30-49 and of higher income brackets than those who met their spouses offline, the survey found.
I was so busy reading the messages I thought men were sending me – he loves me, he loves me not, he just wants sex – that I never recognised I was sending out a message too.
And it was, loud and clear: "Not Ready to Settle Down." It got me thinking about all the attractive, successful single women I've met over the years – and Shane, whom I knew back in the Eighties, was one of them – and how they seemed to have it all; their professional status, their own homes (and mortgages), their own Mastercard (sometimes gold-plated), their own teeth (sometimes capped and bleached). If ever you watched them in a room full of people at a party, you'd see them refuse to go out of their way to meet the one available man who, usually, had been invited by the hostess with good intentions, especially for them to meet.
Date fewer people, but ones that line up with what you're looking for. Check out the compatibility of your goals, values, aspiration and lifestyle.
Past performance is a good indicator of the future, so consult people who’ve known your prospect in a variety of settings over a period of time.