Other less-frequent meeting places included bars, churches or temples, blind dates and growing up together.
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"Our results indicate that of the continuing marriages, those in which respondents met their spouses online were rated as more satisfying than marriages that began in an offline meeting," said study researcher John Cacioppo, a psychologist at the University of Chicago.
"Moreover, analyses of breakups indicated that marriages that began in an online meeting were less likely to end in separation or divorce than marriages that began in an offline venue." [6 Scientific Tips for a Successful Marriage] The study was funded by the dating site e Harmony.
The small differences aren't surprising, the researchers wrote, given how much more goes into a happy marriage beyond where the partners first met.