One of the basic human impulses is to develop a romantic relationship –- and maybe even fall in love. You might not be in the right mood to meet your soul mate while you’re trekking through the grocery store.
But there are a lot of obstacles that might keep someone from meeting the love of his or her life in today’s world. People of all ages, lifestyles and locations have been facing this problem for decades.
Online dating is simply a method of meeting people, and it has advantages and disadvantages.Today, nearly half of the public knows someone who uses online dating or who has met a spouse or partner via online dating – and attitudes toward online dating have grown progressively more positive.To be sure, many people remain puzzled that someone would want to find a romantic partner online – 23% of Americans agree with the statement that “people who use online dating sites are desperate” – but in general it is much more culturally acceptable than it was a decade ago.If he doesn't have the potential for a serious relationship that could lead to marriage, I don't want to go out with him.""What's your hurry? The recently divorced woman at my seminar needed to date a lot of men to find out how "off" she was in her ability to see what is good and to pick a good man.""Well, I'm forty–two, I've been married once before, and I want to be married again. Without dating for the sake of learning, she would not do that."You just said that we ought to date a lot of people to learn and grow and all that stuff, but I really disagree," said a woman seated in the first row at one of my seminars. If I could have screamed louder without breaking the microphone, I would have. I date to find a mate."I did not know any of the facts of her life. You need more than anyone to go out with many different kinds of men for a number of reasons. One of the first steps people need is to be cured of the thinking that the purpose of dating is to find a marriage partner. But here is what I'm trying to say: Dating is as much about learning what you need and want, and how you need to grow and change, as it is about finding the "right" person. Tiger Woods grew up with the goal of winning more major golf tournaments than anyone in history. What if Tiger had said early on, "I will not play in any other tournament than the U. Or what if a medical student said, "I will only take the ultimate job in my life's career?