Part of it may be that dating websites are rumored to game the system to keep you single on purpose.
But another, more honest lens into dating’s undisputed horribleness could simply be this: We’re horrible at it. How it works is simple enough: While out on a date, you crowdsource real-time advice from Facebook friends, Crowdpilot’s community of users, and/or strangers from Amazon’s Mechanical Turk program (whose participants earn a nominal fee-per-minute to tune in), as they listen in on your date via your phone’s microphone.
A 2009 USA Today story profiled a Marine who met his wife on e Harmony, for example.
But not every tale has quite so happy an ending — photos of military men are favorites of scammers seeking to separate the lonely from their money, and a service member’s dating history could, in some cases, prevent him from obtaining a security clearance. Want to catch a super-quick glimpse of a shipmate waving?
(Cristina Nicole | Kaemere Photography and Design) Once upon a time, there was a young woman named Kelsey Atwood-Knudson who dreamed of falling in love, fairy-tale style.
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She posted profiles on Tinder and Match.com, unsuccessful in her search for her Prince Charming until she stumbled on a dating site for Disney fans, Mouse Mingle, and created a profile. Six months later, on July 12, 2016, she matched with 100% compatibility to Kevin Guy, a 26-year-old Navy petty officer 2nd class stationed off the Washington state coast.
She rated her Disney nerd level, answered a variety of questions (“Where would you first spend time in the park? Atwood-Knudson, a 27-year-old Washington native who manages her father’s dental practices in multiple locations, and Guy, who grew up 4 miles from Disneyland in Garden Grove, corresponded on the site for about two hours.