After a rough breakup last January, I was sad and single in the Big Apple.
Valentine’s Day was approaching, and this city of more than eight million people was feeling oddly lonely.
With some goading from a friend — who somehow convinced me that the stigma against online dating was no more — I joined Ok Cupid and started scanning the thousands of matches that popped up on my screen.
But despite these numbers, it’s unclear if online dating is any more effective than, or really any different from, meeting someone offline.
You're never sure what anyone is thinking in the Meet Market-it sometimes feels like you're spinning your wheels.
The Meet Market is much more difficult after college ends.
On a dating site, you can avoid the mystery you usually have to deal with.
You never know what's going on in someone's head when you're hitting on them.Are most people on dating sites looking for something serious? I'm not sure how serious I want to be at this point.