‘I’m open-minded and non-judgmental so have no issue with somebody who might have other commitments, what is important to me is that when we are together the time we share is inspiring and fun-filled!‘Life is too short to miss opportunities and I believe in living each day to its fullest.Respondents aged 18-24 who had ever met a partner through the Internet reported having found an average of nearly 10 partners that way, including seven in the last year alone.
Remember the cliché of the man in the middle of a mid-life crisis – trading the Honda in for a Porsche and the wife for a younger model?
Hissing at your laptop screen every time you see that little tick and ‘Seen: 3.03pm’ next to your last message with no reply. We went on three dates and on the third we ended up sleeping together and I spent the whole weekend at his. It was strange, as before he had been almost over-the-top keen, so much so it was kind of off putting.
You spend a week hiding your phone from yourself, sneaking peeks at the screen and then hurriedly stuffing it back in your bag.
Young participants were more willing than older ones to seek potential partners in chat rooms, as well as to exchange addresses with individuals they met on-line.
Respondents to the anonymous survey were recruited through chat rooms, electronic bulletin boards and list serves.