Marriage through online dating
I was nervous to meet him, but not necessarily because he was from the Internet.I’ve made a lot of really good friends from different sites on the Internet, going back to my high school and college days.
Over the years, any stigma of saying, “we met online” has evaporated. Valentine’s Day is coming up fast, and it has us in a romantic kind of mood, so we spoke to five awesome couples who met each other online and got hitched (or are engaged to get hitched) IRL. Dana: “My now-husband Darren and I met on Tumblr in March 2011 and have been married since September 2013.It’s something that I used to be really embarrassed to admit to people, because meeting people on the Internet seems like a weird, scary thing to a lot of people!I think the stigma on that has changed some, as people connect with others more and more via the Internet.I was living in Brooklyn at the time, and Darren was in Oakland, but he had friends who lived in NY, so when he was coming to visit them, he told me he would be in town, and asked if I’d like to meet up!We decided to meet at a midnight movie at Spectacle Theater in Williamsburg (basically the most obscure thing we could do).While online dating used to be somewhat taboo, millions of people around the world are now using apps and websites to find love.
And a new study indicates that online dating is even impacting the nature of society.
It’s easier than explaining how we met on the Internet, and not through a dating site or anything.
We’d been following each other for a while, and had chatted on Tumblr before because we had a lot of similar interests — mostly obscure horror movies, which really brought us together.
And while you might think that online dating takes away the personal aspect of courting, Dr Ortega explained that he doesn't believe this is the case.
He told Mail Online: 'I do not think meeting someone on Tinder is much different than meeting them in a bar.
Before online dating existed, most people tended to meet their partner through a loose connection – such as a friend of a friend.