My online dating story

When she applied her rigorous ratings system to her plethora of possible matches, she wound up with just a single person who met all her criteria. Do you prefer to leave love up to serendipity, or do you relish the opportunity for data to guide you on the way? Yes you’ve heard the horror stories of online dating, maybe even experienced it yourself.Services like e Harmony show you 10 people who you could go out with.” Nathalie Nahai is the author of Webs Of Influence: The Psychology Of Online Persuasion.She has a few suggestions when it comes to dating apps.

“These algorithms had a sea full of men that wanted to take me out on lots of dates—what turned out to be truly awful dates.” At this point, Webb decided to get really systematic, and to find out how to make online dating work for her. Read on for some more delightful (and wonderfully nerdy) online dating stories we found, well, online.“The app aims to connect you with people in your area. He gave me a promise ring in 2011, an engagement ring in 2012 and we married in 2013.” They have four children from their previous relationships, but somehow they’ve made it work into a big blended family.They give you a list of potential matches and you can choose yes, no or maybe to chat. And Norma has sage advice for others looking for love online: “It’s never too late to find that special one who will love you and your children.” * Not their real names Expert advice...But there are the success stories of couples who have met on dating sites and who have gone on to form genuine relationships and even marriage.

We chatted to three such couples who met online and have no regrets.

Started out as friends * Justin, 34, and * Alex, 33, met through the proximity distance app Badoo.