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Pros and cons of dating sites: do they make sense.

They provide a large selection.
Dating sites provide access to a much larger number of potential partners than in everyday life.

Save time and money.
Unlike offline dating, online dating allows the user to connect with millions of people without traveling. With offline dating, people have to travel around cities, regions, and sometimes countries. This is not only time-consuming, but also costly.

And also on the network you can conduct conversations with several applicants for a place in your heart at once, which greatly speeds up the search and saves time. With the help of correspondence, you can identify those who do not suit you and not waste time on them in real life.

Allows you to set search criteria.
In the search on a dating site, you can select many parameters, for example: age, height, gender, place of residence, hobbies, goals, religion, sexual orientation, etc. All this will greatly speed up your search.

Make dating easier.
One of the benefits of online dating is that you can skip the hours of preparing for a date and instead put on a bathrobe and enjoy your favorite TV series while browsing the profiles of potential partners on a dating site.

It is convenient and also saves you energy, time and money.

Prepare people for a real date.
Meeting a stranger for the first time can be daunting. Dating sites help to avoid awkward silence and find common interests, thereby making people more relaxed on the first date.

Get rid of the fear of being rejected.
Running into a network failure is not as offensive as in real life. And considering that now in most cases communication on dating sites is based on mutual sympathy, a person does not risk anything.

What is mutual sympathy? In the event that you liked someone's profile, and this person liked yours, the service allows you to start a correspondence and sends a notification.

Create a comfortable environment.
Shy people or introverts can meet people in a more comfortable environment. In online communication, you can think over phrases, not blush or stutter when talking about yourself.

Raise self-esteem.
Joining a dating site is a great way to boost self-esteem for insecure people.

Likes and pleasant comments under the photo help to understand that there are people who are interested in communicating with a person.

The photographs may not correspond to reality.
People can upload photoshopped or someone else's photos to a dating site, or images from 10 years ago. As a result, a meeting in the real world may disappoint you. In the next paragraph, we will tell you how not to be deceived.

The data in the questionnaire may also be inaccurate.
On dating sites, people often lie when they write about their age, marital status, weight, height, income, and so on. Users can hide some facts from the biography, and create an image of who they really are not.

There is no sense of presence.
The best way to connect with anyone is through a physical meeting.

Photos and correspondence will not replace the feeling of the presence of a person in reality. For many, hearing the timbre of a voice, hugging or seeing the emotions of the interlocutor is very important.

Impressions from dating sites can be ruined by scammers and inadequate faces.
Behind the appearance of a decent person may be a pervert or a swindler. And also there are those who are interested in fleeting meetings, so you need to make sure that the person is set up for a serious relationship (if, of course, you are set up for them).

Syndrome "virtual pen pal" may occur.
Every year there are more and more users of dating sites. People cannot stop at one person and meet him (her) in real life.

There is a feeling that there is a chance to find even better, even more beautiful. So you can get stuck online or, in general, lose your real communication skills.

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