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As well as making singles increasingly judgemental Reis asserts that weeks or months on end spent emailing potential matches can create unrealistic expectations when a pair finally hook up for a face-to-face meeting.According to the latest statistics from Justaskmeout London singles agree, with 81% of respondents agreeing that email chemistry and real-life chemistry are completely different things.I’m not going to say whether these women are right, although THEY certainly feel they are.
Researchers from the University of Rochester in New York, discovered a boom in lonely-hearters taking advantage of the convenient and never-ending access to potential partners by 'shopping' around when looking at online profiles.
Internet dating comes along and simply intensifies this checklist mindset - leading to the shopping mentality highlighted by this study.
"Because a single can flick through Net profiles so quickly they start scanning for these immediate attributes and get sucked into thinking that the "next" person might have everything on their checklist. "This means potentially you write off some very compatible people.
Now to be honest, I’m not too bothered about finding someone in the next couple of years, I’m still young at 28 and my career is my priority right now, so I’m not in too much of a hurry, but the reason why it’s been bothering me is that I’m actually starting to worry that my family messed me up so much I’ll never be able to love anyone.
I’m therapied out and no longer diagnosable – I’ve made a massive recovery and feel extremely healthy – so I don’t think more therapy is going to suddenly make me find more men attractive.
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This can lead to a lot of time spent flirting with matches that may not be compatible in real life.