As generations change, so has the acceptance of online dating sites . In fact, out of 35 singles we spoke to via an online dating chat room that were aged between 18 – 25 years old, 73% conceded that the internet was the first port of call when it came to finding a romantic or casual relationship. So it seems that singles in today’s cyber land of love view the internet as a perfectly normal way of meeting someone.
The internet seems to have lost its tag of desperate and dateless. In researching information for this article, many profiles on the various dating sites included well educated, wealthy and attractive singles Some of these singles included Doctors, Lawyers, Judges, Managing Directors, Bank Merchants and Models.
One might automatically assume that people in high paying and high skilled professions would have been snapped up by now. The problem this group of singles are facing is the high demand for their services. Their work commitments often rule their lives leaving little time for the important things in life. They are essentially married to their jobs.
Many highly skilled or highly paid people lead lonely lives as the level of work commitments sees their ongoing responsibilities leave little time for socializing. Online dating provides this group of time poor singles the perfect means of finding someone. They get to choose a convenient time to browse their dating site that fits in with their schedule.
They can search many profiles in a short space of time. They save time by avoiding all the small talk that’s usually required in an offline environment. They can easily participate in chat rooms as a time efficient way of socializing. Online dating is a perfect example of just how the internet has changes our lives.
The mind boggles when comparing today’s world of technology compared to 20 years ago. How can we possibly imagine the same level of progress in another 20 years from now, what else is there left to achieve? Watch this space!