Online Dating Phenomenon

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Jennifer Dartmann
1/11/16

A look at the Phenomenon of Online Dating I am a young professional who married young. I never got the chance to try online dating. I have always been interested in it. My husband and I are very happy but I alway wonder would we have been matched together if we were dating profiles on one of the various dating websites out there today. In a way I highly doubt it. We had a fairytale meeting and falling in love period. Many of my friends are married and some are even divorced. I want to see if how you meet your spouse matters at all in that equation of a happily ever after marriage. I also would like to see how many relationships started online will turn into marriages. I want to talk a little more about some personal experiences I have had with different marriages. Like I mentioned earlier many of my friends are married or even divorced, but of course some are still in the dating pool. I have a very dear friend who is female and 27 years old. She has never been married, but has started online dating. She uses several different sites to accomplish this but her most frequent site used is Match.com. She changes men she is dating almost weekly if not more often. This leads me to wonder if the website is not matching her adequately or if people are not really looking for a
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Not all these catfishes are done for the purpose of hurting or gaining money from the other person. It can be a person who just has low self-esteem and they feel the need to pretend to be someone else. This has happened so much that is has inspired a reality tv show on american television station MTV, called Catfish. A huge amount of people have complained of being catfished. Almost 90% of all online dating users have said they have felt the other person misrepresented their physical appearance. That number is very

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