If you hold on in there, the chances of you meeting someone that you're compatible with are much greater.I almost gave up looking, but have recently met a lovely guy that I share a lot in common with.Some 94% of UK online agency customers questioned saw their "e-partner" again after the first face-to-face meeting.Bath University psychologist, Jeff Gavin, surveyed 229 adults, finding web dating worked "for many people".Describe a typical date in your country: Where to people meet? Use the Internet to find information on similarities and differences between cultures on these questions.Dating websites can give people a "surprisingly high" chance of long-term romance, suggests a study published on St Valentine's Day.
You're bound to meet some guys who aren't right for you - that's life.
This was a more "immediate" way of communicating than e-mail and allowed people to express their true feelings.
However, only 9% of chatroom users chose to converse via a webcam, most "shying away" in favour of "text-based relationships".
Dr Gavin said: "What struck us was how the more traditional aspects of relationships seemed strong.
"Those people who wrote letters or sent gifts tended to help strengthen their bond." Almost one in five of those interviewed had started a relationship lasting more than a year via a dating website.