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Psychologists highlight pitfalls of online dating

Online, that process is telescoped and front-loaded, packaged into a neat little digital profile, usually with an equally artificial video attached.

They’re happily married, just moved into a new house, and are now talking about starting a family.

When I asked her if she thought online matchmaking was a better way than offline dating to find guys who were more compatible with her — and, therefore, better husband material — she laughed.

You never know how things are going to evolve until they do.

But the benefit, she says, is that dating online gives you access to a lot more people than you’d ordinarily ever get to meet — and that’s how she connected with her future husband.

“No, because I couldn’t stand him when I first met him,” she says of her husband.

She thought he was full of himself and rude during their first encounter.

But there are certain properties of online dating that actually work against love-seekers, the researchers found, making it no more effective than traditional dating for finding a happy relationship.