Rather than working for one institution for many years, people constantly look elsewhere for better salaries and opportunities for advancement.
Often, this means relocating to other parts of the country or world.
The entire experience of perusing long lists of profiles is extremely tiring and frustrating.
Human beings come to know one another through the neighborhood in which they live, places they work or houses of worship they attend.
Others meet through community activities and causes with which they are involved.
Then, too, good judgment is impaired by alcohol intake because of the way it impacts perception, mood and thinking.
Finally, be patient in your search for a significant other.
There is no way to really learn about the person other than actually having the meeting.
Then, too, it’s necessary to keep in mind that this potential date is not tainted just because he or she is using an online venue for dating.
Today, as never before in history, there are communications systems in place that are so rapid and efficient that they have virtually erased distance and time lag. For one, the fact that people easily relocate from one geographical area to another has made it difficult to get to know people because their time in one place is often limited.
Paradoxically, at the very same time that distant parts of the world have been brought closer together, young people complain about difficulties in meeting members of the opposite sex. Secondly, many college students do not remain in one school until they graduate but move from one university to another before they decide what career they want to follow.
More than a few people I have met in my therapy practice complain that the person with whom they are emailing promptly and abruptly stopped contacting them.