The research findings can be summarized as followings: 1.
Online daters tend to fill in the information gaps with positive qualities in a potential partner; on the other hand, everyone wants to make the self appear as attractive as possible to potential dates by exaggerating the self desirable traits. There are gender differences in both preference and messaging behavior on online dating sites.
Some people believe that recent research on online dating/matching sheds a new light on understanding attraction, love, and romantic relationships.
I argue that, however, although the internet has helped few find romantic relationships and marriages, the research has overlooked various defects and problems associated with this type of "contact." I will examine a couple of them.
First, it is an opposite of face-to -face interaction.
To accomplish the above tasks, the partners need to engage in the meaningful interactions (face-to-face interactions, including both verbal and nonverbal communications), which allow one person to give to and receive from the other.
"People think that dating and finding a relationship is a passive state of being," Dr. "Whether you're online, or doing it organically, you've got to learn to drop your ego. '" They may not have even considered playing matchmaker, so planting the idea in their head can set off a lightbulb.
You can be looking for a casual hookup and have ego, but you can't have ego and be looking for a relationship."The next part is easy: Put yourself in environments that you already find interesting. It can be difficult to meet people out in the real world when everyone is swiping, but it's far from impossible.
This type of artificial "contact" contradicts the process of meaningful interpersonal interactions (to be explained), which generates love and attraction.
To explain the problem, I need to first elucidate the ingredients for love and the meaningful interactions.