Online Dating : The Pros and Cons

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Traveling the entire world? Definitely the most illusive dream I would want to be a reality. However, the remotest possibility lies in the hand of a genie that might popped out from the bottle of my favorite cola. Without the "Genie in the Bottle," this dream of mine will forever be a dream, perhaps a hallucination or delusion not a reality. The fact is, only affluent people can afford and experience all the luxuries of life can offer, and the rest are left to be contended with what they have. This is the scenario when life was conventional, back in the olden days. The days of "yore."Bygone days are long gone, history, that is. Now, with our modern Era, the world is just a click away - just within our fingertips. Where everyone has an equal opportunity to relax, enjoy, and explore. This we owe to the dawning of technology, where everything is possible.

The way technology revolutionized our life is breathtaking. It is now impossible to separate technology from us.

Over the last decade, the Internet has completely changed the way human beings interact with each other. Now, merely gazing into your computer screen will give you a love that might last a lifetime, or a love gone within a blink of an eye. The culprit - Online Dating. "Online dating is very popular these days. But while dating online has the advantages in its own, over the period of time this has been misused and is corrupted by many disadvantages. Online Dating is fun and convenient but still one has to be very careful while dating with someone they hardly know." (Madigan, 2006).

Synonymous to a coin with two sides, Online Dating has its pros and cons. The question therefore, which weigh more, the advantages or the...