In fact, more than 91 percent of single people in the United States have at least tried online dating.
Chances are that if you’re messaging and haven’t met up yet, you’ll need motivation to keep talking to someone you only know through limited exchanges.
Don’t run with an imagined idea of who they are, but the beginning of any friendship or relationship stems from a bit of interest and without knowing if the relationship or even friendship will work out.
Incidentally, it’s the preferred method of meeting potential partners in 2017.
For better or worse, there’s less stigma attached to online dating and more and more people view it as a legitimate way to meet people, Pew Research reports.
In the early years, online dating carried a whiff of sadness—it was for people who had “failed” at dating in-person.