That being said, what are the future consequences of a relationship which begins in the virtual realm? Today, more than one-third of marriages start online. There is no fear of failure as for a few rejections, you receive a few matches. Clearly, these sites have had a huge impact on dating behavior. Home Contact. Today, online dating is the second most common way for heterosexual couples to meet.
So, I would argue, we are not only getting validation from the attention from potential partners, but the game aspect can actually make us addicted to this type of dating through the random notifications, which spike our dopamine.
Technology changing the dating world in the Millennial age
In association with Intel. This is a game that you can keep playing until you win. My freshman year I swiped through hundreds of people. About the Author. At Purdue University.