Meeting online was the third most common way of meeting, after introduction by friends, and close behind meeting randomly in public settings (bars, restaurants, parties, etc.).According to the Pew Research Center, 15% of Americans recently reported using online dating sites to meet people, and online dating is gaining wider acceptance across most age ranges, notably tripling among people age 18-24 from 10% to 27% between 20.After all neither of you want to get locked into an hour-and-a-half long dinner (which may cost you around 0) when it’s clear after just 5 minutes that there’s no chemistry.
Although these feelings are common, it should not prevent you from taking the next step.
But it’s a thorny issue - and one that must be tackled, as more and more of us turn to the online dating.
No longer do we see tabloid headlines screaming ‘meet the couple who found love ON THE INTERNET!
Meet up for coffee, take a hike together, go for a stroll around a cool part of town, etc.
This will give you a chance to see if any chemistry exists before committing to something more involved.