On line dating services and divorce rates
"The time-tested qualities of trust and intimacy still remain important factors on determining whether a couple stays together, regardless of whether they meet offline or online," says Brenda K.
With the proliferation of dating apps and websites, it's no secret that it has become pretty common to start dating someone you met online.While some popular dating sites take pride in its role in matching couples, a new study found that people who met online are more likely to break-up, as opposed to couples that met in the real world.Married couples that were introduced online are three times more likely to divorce that those who initially met in-person.Published in the peer-reviewed journal the article 'Is Online Better Than Offline for Meeting Partners' says that other factors such as the quality and the duration of the relationship can help predict whether a couple will break-up or stay together.
“Finding a soul mate can cost you.” As the data breach of the adultery website, Ashley Madison.com, has shown, online dating doesn’t come cheap — in terms of monthly fees and, in extreme cases, public embarrassment and lawyer’s fees in divorce court.
Hackers alleged late Tuesday that they had dumped account details and log-in information of around 32 million users of the website, revealing millions of street addresses, email addresses, phone numbers and credit-card details.