"We found evidence for a dramatic shift since the advent of the Internet in how people are meeting their spouse," said the study, led by John Cacioppo of the University of Chicago's Department of Psychology.
marriages begin with online dating, and those couples may be slightly happier than couples who meet through other means, a U. The research is based on a nationally representative survey of 19,131 people who married between 20.
# the more the couple engaged in simultaneous online chat before meeting rather than simply e-mailing one another, the more they were found to depend on one another emotionally and the more they understood one another.# those who exchanged gifts before meeting had a more committed and deeper relationship.e Harmony is a great dating site, and millions of singles have had a lot of success with it, particularly those who were looking for a serious relationship.If you want to give e Harmony a try, here’s what you need to know about the success you can expect."This study shows that online dating can work for many people, leading to a successful meeting for almost everyone we surveyed," said Dr Gavin.
"Given that the most successful relationships lasted at least seven months, and in some case over a year, it seems that these relationships have a similar level of success as ones formed in more conventional ways.Dr Gavin, with Dr Adrian Scott of the University of Bath and Dr Jill Duffield of the University of the West of England, carried out an online survey of 229 people, aged 18 to 65, who have used UK internet dating sites, asking them about their main relationship that they had had online.Dr Gavin's paper will be read at an international psychology conference next month.They’ll even give you a free gift if you’re one of them.According to an interview with Bloomberg, the divorce rate of married couples who met on e Harmony is just 3.86%, while the national U. average is 50%, according to the American Psychological Association.He also created e Harmony’s Compatibility Matching System.