Online Dating

Essay by lioness1327University, Bachelor'sA+, May 2004

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In case you haven't heard, the Internet seems to be a great way of meeting people these days. The Internet could be your ticket to happier relationship. Not all people are into meeting people at a bar or even being set up by friends on blind dates, so they turn to the internet to find that certain someone who seems to have the same interest that they do. In the age of computer technology, this is one of the few viable alternatives to help you find that someone special.

The best part of Internet dating is the amount of people that you can pick and choose from. These people come for all different walks of life, some that you would probably never meet in your everyday life. However, it is wise not to give out too much information about your self at first because you can never be sure if the information that is being given to you by another person is true.

Anonymity is another advantage of Internet dating. A person does not have to look good when they are selecting someone to meet online. First impressions are not very important in the beginning of online dating. You can look through hundreds of profiles of singles from the comfort of your own bed, wearing whatever you want. You don't have to spend your time actually going out and looking for someone. After reading the different profiles, you may become interested in a particular person. After that, getting to know them can be easy.

You can talk to someone as long as you want before actually meeting him or her face to face. Communication can be through e-mail, chat rooms, instant messaging or even meeting in person. Face to face rejection is rarely a problem in online dating. It's easier...