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These two points mean that some of bigger agency sites now have in excess of three million members, and literally thousands of new members joining every day. With that many people, if you are serious about finding a partner, lover, or a friend, then internet is simply too big a resource to ignore. And Ďnet dating is safe too; there is no need to exchange real names or even email addresses until you feel you know someone well enough. All services allow you to block unwanted communication and so there is no fear of being pestered. Used sensibly, internet dating can be safer than almost any other way of meeting people.
The internet has revolutionised way we work, shop, conduct our financial affairs, and entertain ourselves. To use it as a medium for meeting new people is a logical step in our fast changing world.
After that chat six months ago, I convinced my friend to post a profile on a dating site, she didnít even have to pay anything to do so unless she wanted to start sending messages to other members of site. Now I never see her because she is spending all of her time with her new man. She didnít find him in five minutes like some of sales pitches would like you to believe, but then six months ago she didnít expect to find him at all.
Sara Blackmoore is a relationship counselor and regular contributor to www.dating-webreview.com She lives in London, England with her husband and two children.