Blinded by science in the online dating game

About two years ago I arranged to meet for coffee with a woman I had corresponded with online.

After information has been exchanged and the parents like what they see, questions are asked about anything ranging from their child’s zodiac sign to their place of residence.

If everything runs smoothly during the second step, contact information is exchanged.

Online dating has seen much success in recent years.

“17% of couples married in the last 3 years, or 1 in 6, met each other on an online dating site” and “1 out of 5 single people have dated someone they met on an online dating site”.

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After a few minutes, a woman came to my table, sat down and said with big smile, "Hi, I'm Chris!

A blind date is arranged for by a mutual acquaintance of both participants, whether that person be a friend of both persons or a family member of one.

Zhongshan Park has been the location for six years where parents go to seek partners for their children.

This process begins by the parents sitting on a bench with their child’s credentials, such as photos and academic or career information.

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