I filled forms about my interests, my opinions and my personal goals – which was having a family – something I’d been too frightened to mention to my exes in the early days for fear of scaring them off.“But the men I was introduced to were told what I wanted and shared those dreams. From the off we were on the same page and then it was only a matter of finding someone I also found physically attractive and that was Mark, the third man I met.” Wilkinson is far from alone.
Academics, meanwhile, are fascinated by the data being gathered — and largely kept secret — by the dating industry.
Allow me to cut to the chase: I'm single and considering online dating.
I haven't lost faith in randomly meeting someone who rings my bell, but why not jumpstart the process a little bit, right?
I’d always been attracted to mavericks, handsome men, who – after a year or so – made it clear they had no intention of settling down.
“Although I felt a bit of a loser, I joined an online dating agency.