Online dating newsweek

04-Jan-2017 09:27

The growing usage of technology to meet romantic partners has led scientists to explore the relationship that exists between technology and dating.

Modern technology has given online daters an almost unlimited supply of fresh dates, so people have more choices, but aren't necessarily having better luck finding "the one." Researchers have coined this “The Paradox of Choice,” which suggests the more choices people have, the more likely they are to avoid decisions, or to be unhappy with the decisions they do make.

This means you have to engage in two weeks of back and forth texting with 10 people to just get one date. "It's overwhelming and everyone gets this ‘I'm not going to settle’ attitude and they keep looking for the bigger, better deal," Sherri Murphy CEO, VIP Matchmaker and dating expert for .

"People are jumping into and out of relationships very quickly.

They simply start looking while they are dating someone."This mentality is linked to users’ low levels of self-esteem in dating apps like Tinder.

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Williams also argued that the casting of Rachel Lindsay in the title role was noteworthy because the “Bachelorette” star is among the relatively small group of black women who date outside their own race.

Citing data from a 2015 study by the Pew Research Center, Williams noted that black women are significantly less likely to marry a person of another race than black men are.

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Newsweek cites, for instance, advances in fertility treatment “that have made women worry a little less about biological clocks” (that’s a story for another day) and the benefits of online dating for “older” singles.