This may already be common knowledge for those in the dating scene, but websites, apps and matchmaking services have become the way that couples are meeting.
According to dating experts, anyone still on the fence about whether to use the new high-tech dating services available today needs to get over their fear and jump in.
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For example, what it means if women only have pictures of themselves in groups (yes, that really happens), only post pictures from a decade or more earlier, adopt certain poses, preference for outdoors versus indoors shots — and a whole lot more too.Things have hit a fever pitch in recent years thanks to new applications such as Tindr, Bumble and Singles Around Me. It controls your calendar, it controls your schedule.While many people believe these apps offer nothing more than quick, one-night stands, Ray says they are increasingly becoming the way people choose to meet potential long-term love interests.“With the introduction of social media and everybody glued to their phone, it becomes a lifestyle. It tells you what time to wake up, what time to go to bed, it manages sleep patterns. “It’s ingrained and people are now trained and accustom to doing everything on their phone.How much time would be saved by busy people wanting to meet their future life partner?This being primarily a health care blog though, I suppose I should get back to the medical world before I digress too much.“Nowadays it is not isolated to older or young people. “There is technology that is available to you, to meet. A total of 40 per cent of singles have dated someone they met online.conducts an annual survey called Singles in America, where it collects information pertaining to how technology is forever altering dating and the formation of new relationships.In the era of smartphones, it’s an easy thing to create from the comfort of your own home.This is a genius advancement, because anyone who has been through online dating and the process of actually meeting people for the first time, knows how photos can mean very little beyond telling you only about somebody’s appearance.In addition, what certain phrases and vague descriptions really indicate about that person, along with the implications of poor spelling and grammar on a profile.To be fair though, I obviously come from a male’s perspective, and I’m sure the ladies of this world have their fair share of theories on mens’ profiles and interesting or unusual things we do as well!