Opinion on online dating
I believe that if one were to go that route, they should honestly take some time alone with God and ask themselves this one question: is this a wise route to find a spouse or am I doing this because I’m tired of waiting to find someone/be pursued?I would hate for anyone to read this and assume I’m saying their relationship is not the will of God if they met online.According to the Pew Research Center, attitudes toward online dating have significantly improved since 2005, when Americans had less exposure to the idea. Forty million Americans currently use dating apps and the numbers are only growing.
That virtual boo you’re calling a “dream come true” could be a nightmare in reality.When dating apps and websites first started, people were wary of letting a computer into their most intimate relationships.While technology generally aims to improve life, we cannot help but maintain some kind of distrust to its overall value, lest we end up in our own personal episode of Black Mirror.We seemed to have a lot in common, but within five minutes of meeting face to face, he uttered an anti-Semitic comment.It hadn’t occurred to me to say: “I’m glad you like kayaking, mushroom pizza and the Band, but do you happen to hate Jews? I don’t even know how to explain that, other than to say he was covered in more plush than a truckload of teddy bears. My frustration isn’t only with the men I actually meet.