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Let’s discuss the top three reasons online dating does not cure – or even reduce – loneliness. While relationships that start online certainly can become deep and satisfying (many people find their life-mates online), gaining this kind of depth takes time. Technology is just about the best (read: most efficient) way to meet new people these days.
You won’t achieve the kind of relationship that reduces loneliness in an hour or two of online dating. Gone are the days of striking up a conversation with a stranger at the bank, and for most people, that’s just fine.
Because they sometimes have millions of participants, online dating sites offer users a comforting sense that they are not alone.
Single people are reminded that there are many others out there looking to connect and willing to try new ways of doing so.
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You see faces of potential partners wiz by and for a moment, it helps. We’ve all been in this moment – the moment when a twinge of loneliness spurs an online dating session.
But is this really a good habit to get into when feeling lonely?
But as Valentine's Day approaches, the holiday is often bittersweet for more than a few.
With the breakdown of families, religious affiliations and other social structures that once ensured connection to others, a romantic partner is currently viewed as the primary way to counteract isolation.