So for many drivers, online dating may just be what they need to steer them right down Lover’s Lane. Okay, it may have been considered taboo years ago, but now it’s generally accepted.

After all, when the forerunner dating site, launched in 1995, a mere 14% of Americans were internet users. And oh how our mindset has changed— these days about 60% of Americans agree that “online dating is a good way to meet someone.” Additionally, 1 in 5 adults (age 25-35) has admitted having used either an online dating site or app.

Anna Wilkinson has been married for seven years, has two young children, and – although exhausted – is delighted with her lot.

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Or, are you single because you have a crazy (and unobtainable) checklist?

It’s important to consider everything that you’re seeking in someone before you even create a profile. You don’t have to be a computer genius by any means, but a novice web user probably should avoid online dating.

Take a look into the mirror and evaluate what you genuinely can bring to the table in a relationship.

Once you evaluate just what kind of date you are, you can more easily decide how to go about your online dating experience.

I’d always been attracted to mavericks, handsome men, who – after a year or so – made it clear they had no intention of settling down.

“Although I felt a bit of a loser, I joined an online dating agency.

One of these sites, Trucker Passions, a specific site off of the larger Passion’s Network, has been making romantic matches for truck drivers since 2004.

Passion’s Network has boasted over 3.5 million member profiles in the decade since they’ve begun.

“We’d love to get hold of more of it, but they’re not keen to share though we’re in discussion with a few of them,” says Robin Dunbar, professor of evolutionary psychology at Oxford University and author of The Science of Love and Betrayal.

“They have a huge database and they also can follow couples’ stories through, which hasn’t been possible so far.” For most of history, using a third party to help you find love was the norm.

Online dating works much more effectively to almost “shop” for the people that might just become your next someone special.