is consolidating bad for your credit - Options besides online dating

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Instead, both joined the site after ending long-term relationships and moving to a new city without many friends.

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Research suggests that, while it is possible to predict whether two people could enjoy spending time together in the short term, it’s (nearly) impossible to scientifically match two people for long-term compatibility.

The strongest predictors of a good, functional relationship are how a couple interacts, and their ability to handle stress — two things that science says current dating website algorithms can't predict and online profiles can't demonstrate.

"Online dating doesn't change my taste, or how I behave on a first date, or if I will be a good partner.

It only changes the process of discovery," says Mehr in Dan Slater's new book "Love in the Time of Algorithms: What Technology Does to Meeting and Mating." (Slater notes that Mehr was the only dating exec he interviewed who felt this way.) It’s the efficiency of this “process of discovery” that’s appealing to many daters.

Miller agreed, saying: “And it accomplished what I wanted to do, which was go on a lot of dates." While online dating sites give people another tool to find potential mates, the dates themselves are not very different, other than maybe knowing a bit more about the other person before officially meeting.

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