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Browsing profiles isn’t nearly as time-consuming (or daunting) as mixing with people in a social context.

Statistics suggest that about 1 in 5 relationships begin online nowadays.

Let’s be honest, the internet is really just a super elaborate and sophisticated farce designed to distract you from having your pockets picked by greasy conmen in cheap suits, right?

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…).

If you want to think about dating as a numbers game (and apparently many people do), you could probably swipe left/right between 10 – 100 times in the span of time that it would take you to interact with one potential date in ‘real-life’.

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.

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.

Before you throw caution to the wind and empty your wallet into the pockets of an online app with the reckless abandon of a love-struck teenager, there are a few things you should know. A study of over 1,000 online daters in the US and UK conducted by global research agency Opinion Matters founds some very interesting statistics.

Online dating does represent the convenience of being able to meet others that you possibly never would have otherwise, but women should be aware that they probably will receive rude/disgusting messages from horny guys, sexual propositions/requests, dick-pics, and a lot of creepy vibes.

It’s estimated that by 2040, 70% of us will have met our significant other online.

The problem with a lot of online dating applications is that they don’t really work.

While dishonesty was slightly less prevalent among the British sample, 44% did admit to lying in their online profile.

In both the US and UK samples, dishonesty declined with age.

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  1. Apr 13, 2017. The researchers explain, “Each of the photos was rated by two independent female coders on a scale from 1 very unattractive to 10 very attractive.” The men got a score of 3.5 on average. Eesh. The words “independent female coders” certainly has a ring to it, but were the 22- and 26-year-old women.

  2. Nov 2, 2017. Five plus-size women share their dating experiences. And I've had to face some ugly truths in this relationship about how I view myself and my work and what kind of love I accept and think I deserve. Positive. Talk to me a little about your dating ethos, as a plus-size woman who also identifies as queer.

  3. Aug 11, 2017. Relationships are all about compromise—but how far are you willing to go for your partner? When it comes to settling for stuff with a partner, men and women are very different. Like, when 1,500 people were asked about what they'd compromise on, men immediately went to sex and women went to.

  4. Jul 27, 2017. We've all seen this situation an exquisite, drop-dead gorgeous woman walking hand in hand with a dude who is much, much less attractive than she is.right. Kind of like a Beauty and the Beast-type situation, but not as ugly. Well, I suppose that's the logical answer to why hot women date ugly dudes.

  5. Sep 6, 2016. A total of 53% of US participants admitted to having lied in their online dating profile. Women apparently lied more than men, with the most common dishonesties being about looks. Over 20% of women posted photos of their younger selves. But men were only marginally better. Their most common lies.

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