They’d heard about some students at Harvard who’d come up with a program called Operation Match, which used a computer to find dates for people. She makes Quiche Lorraine, plays chess, and like me she loves to ski. ”One day, a woman named Patricia Lahrmer, from 1010 WINS, a local radio station, came to to do an interview.
Cacioppo acknowledged being a "paid scientific advisor" for the website, but said the researchers followed procedures provided by the Journal of the American Medical Association and agreed to oversight by independent statisticians.
The lowest satisfaction rates were reported by people who met through family, work, bars/clubs or blind dates.
“I laid it out there,” the 34 year old from Pickering, Ont. “I said I wanted marriage, kids and a house in the suburbs so he knew where my head was at.
“And sometimes online, when people are faced with that dilemma, they choose to just have fun with no strings, over relationship-building which takes more work and commitment.”While some may see marriage as a turn-off, there shouldn’t be any shame around it, adds Salick.“Someone also seeking marriage should be attracted that you know what you want.
It’s all in how the message is delivered and thus, portrayed.”Conte began her hunt for love unofficially in the early 2000s, but says she started getting serious about settling down and finding a life partner in 2008.