Truth online dating

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Well I'm probably not any kind of expert (um, I'm still single) but I like to think I've learned a few things about it along the way.

And reassuringly, I'm far from alone - with new stats showing a fairly sizeable third of UK couples now meeting online. But for those of you who haven't tried it - what's it really like to date online?

Is it the modern day solution to finding the perfect partner?

Though still quite new (relatively) in our culture, and a bit daunting, more and more people are venturing into the online dating world for romance and sex (To read a guide to online dating, click here).

Below, I’ve compiled some evidence-based tips to help you navigate online dating websites and, hopefully, find what you’re looking for. Deception is common in online dating—and I’m Most people who make an online dating profile do this, which makes sense because pretty much everyone fudges a little bit.