Articles against online dating
Long introductory emails may be counter-productive and off-putting too. If you are crunched for time, then meet for coffee (see here).If you still have safety concerns, meet in a public place. Overall, it is important to remember that online dating is best used as a resource to meet individuals for eventual face-to-face dating.
Finkel and associates (2012) put together an extremely comprehensive review of the literature investigating various aspects of online dating.In addition, people may present differently in person or change over time.So, matching may overlook potentially good partners in the process.For the busy professional, or the safety-conscious, such communication is an excellent way to "test" potential partners.Cons: Communication through computers is lacking some of the information provided in face-to-face interaction.