Well, consider this: During a six-year period, one matchmaking service had 11 million subscribers. Another dating service with over a million members listed only 75 confirmed marriages! Another news article put it this way: “It is taken for granted that everyone lies a little.” An editor of a popular teen magazine did some personal research into this claim. The Bible says: “Speak truthfully with one another.” (Zechariah ) Yes, honesty provides the foundation for a relationship that can grow. The result is a positive-feedback loop: they seem nice and interested in you, so you’re nice and interested in them.” As a professor at New York’s Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute who studies on-line relationships observes, a strong attachment may form very readily in such circumstances.She joined three of the most popular dating Web sites and shortly received a number of responses. Dating in cyberspace, though, often involves unrealistic fantasies. Yet, as often noted, this can’t be counted on to lead to a happy marriage.And such things are critical in determining if he or she is someone you can come to trust and love.Read the Bible’s description of love found at 1 Corinthians 13:4, 5. You must therefore take the time to observe a person to see if his or her actions and words match.They may feel that on-line dating allows couples to focus on what a prospective partner is like on the without being distracted by personal appearance.True, the Bible encourages us to focus on a person’s inner qualities.You'll meet other people in your age and interest group through a series of face-to-face six minute "pre-dates" in a private area at a local upscale restaurant/bar. Louis, MO April 11: Seattle, WA April 11: San Diego/Carlsbad, CA April 11: Providence, RI April 11: Columbus, OH - view all speed dating events - "Hi Pre Dating: Myself and Theresa (pictured) were the first couple to chat at a Honolulu Pre Dating event (venue All-Star Hawaii) in March of last year.After a successful "match" and quick exchange of e-mails, I asked Theresa to a local concert.
Armed with the power of choice, it may seem that dating on-line is more efficient and less stressful than face-to-face encounters. Does dating in cyberspace really lead to lasting happiness? “On the Internet,” said one newspaper article, “everyone tends to be attractive, honest, and successful.” But how realistic is the information people provide about themselves? (Luke ) How confident can you be about other things the person might say about more serious issues, such as personal goals?“He that is trusting in his own heart is stupid,” warns Proverbs .Yes, it is unwise to make serious decisions based upon fantasy and emotion. So you are wondering if maybe you should turn to technology for help. Attempts by well-meaning friends and family to set you up with someone have done nothing but embarrass you and have left you more discouraged than ever.She says: “The relationship was too good to be true.