Solitary? Why Online Dating Services Might Not Be the clear answer

Following a rough breakup final January, I became unfortunate and solitary into the the big apple. Valentine’s was approaching, and this city of more than eight million people was feeling oddly lonely day. With some goading from the friend — who somehow convinced me that the stigma against online dating was no longer — we joined up with OkCupid and began scanning the tens of thousands of matches that popped up on my display.

Evidently, we wasn’t alone during my Valentine’s Day depression-induced search for Prince Charming. (more…)