Pros and cons of online dating for christians

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Pro: There are great people online (I have found them, know them, and am one of them).

Pro: For someone immersed in a career or ministry, online dating can open up opportunities that normally would not exist. There is no “Well, I plan on dating someone for six years while I finish my Star Wars collection (sorry, guys), master the art of cooking Ramen, and move out of my mom’s basement; then, maybe I will consider marriage.” For the most part, the people on dating sites want to be married—soon. However, for every good, godly guy online, there is a bad one.

The goal of their review was to evaluate whether online dating was 1) fundamentally different from face-to-face dating and 2) was superior.

Results of their assessment indicated that dating online was indeed different from "traditional" dating in a number of ways.

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Along with these benefits, online dating does raise new dangers: a creep—a violent one, even—may be lurking behind the next click; the process over-represents certain features of a person (facial appearance, for starters); and it requires an investment of funds that perhaps could be better spent elsewhere. These archaic behaviors suited the olden days, but some of them seemed novel even to the generation before mine.

It also reduces the need to choose between meaningful in a region where pickings are slim, and work that may be further from one's calling in a more populated area.

It would be foolish, however, to preserve the dating practices of an earlier era, even as an attempt to avoid these dangers. Like work, house construction, and child-rearing, dating is a cultural practice that humans reinvent and adapt to different ...

In the end, if you’re looking for a good match, they’re usually worth the investment.

If you’re about to head into the world of online dating, you’ll want to know what you’re in for.

On paper, singles cruises are a great way to meet other singles and given that you get to go away on vacation you get the best of both worlds.

There are even a handful of Christian singles cruises geared specifically towards singles of Faith.

Welcome back to The Attraction Doctor Experiences with online dating tend to be mixed.

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