She signed up for JDate, an online dating site for Jewish singles.“All kinds of people are doing it,” says Caploe, 54, a publisher who lives in New York City.I know several people who've met spouses or long-term loves through online dating, and that's rad. When you’re overwhelmed with a tightly packed work schedule or just don’t have many single friends to go out with, dating can be hard. So naturally, an online dating site could potentially be the missing puzzle piece in your search for love in a busy life.There are a some of the worst online dating sites that are just really, really f*cking terrible places to find love, romance, sex, or just a decent human being.You can do almost anything online these days: Check a bank balance, buy shoes, choose a mattress, order a cab.
And it’s easy to get started: upload a few snaps from your Facebook profile, add an optional bio, and start swiping through other users in your area.Although 15% of Americans have used online dating themselves, a larger share report that they are familiar with online dating from the experiences of people they know.Some 41% of American adults say they know someone who uses online dating, while 29% indicate they know someone who has married or entered into a long-term partnership with someone they met via online dating. Let me preface this with the fact that I have nothing against online dating.Online dating is a great way for busy or introverted people, or those with weird schedules, or just those who want to meet new people outside their current circle and local haunts, to find romance or a hookup or a husband or wife or friend with benefits.