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Though Cacioppo’s study proved positive long-term effects, how does online dating fare with casual relationships among millennials at a time when they aren’t necessarily looking for The One?
So, with mixed responses, I delved further into the world of cyber romance — warily, but with an open mind.
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Had Matt and I initially met each other in person, it would have been evident within the first five minutes that we couldn’t be well-suited romantic partners.
We wouldn’t have wasted time over a superficial dinner or poured effort into online impression management.
While I attempted to reciprocate genuine curiosity about his life in response to his online “super-like,” I never felt his real-life interest reciprocated back.
In Ann Arbor, with less opportunity for mobility, stumbling across friends (or GSIs) on the app always feels too close for comfort.
However, John Cacioppo, a psychology professor at the University of Chicago, found that more than one third of marriages between 20 started on the Internet.
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