And, as it turns out, what we find attractive in a profile doesn't sync up with what we go for in the real world.
"People have elaborate laundry lists of qualities they think they want in a partner, and they like online dating profiles that fit this laundry list," Eastwick said.
You have a choice of “looking for” activities partners, friends, casual dating, long-term dating marriage or pen-pal.Plenty of Fish is available to those who live in the United States, Canada, UK, Australia, France, Germany, Ireland, New Zealand and Spain.Plenty of Fish offers free and paid upgrade memberships.In fact, a quarter of Canadians have tried online dating.According to Maclean's magazine, there are 1,500 dating sites to choose from, many with millions of users.But, apparently, things didn’t go as well as they anticipated.The newspaper also reports that by Valentine's Day, most people have given up on online dating. The number of people looking for love online is only increasing.But can a formula determine whether two people will have a successful long-term relationship? According to market research company IBISWorld, the online dating industry made 3 million in Canada in 2014.Services like e Harmony and promise to find you the best potential matches based on complex and tightly guarded algorithms.The system will then locate matches for you and deliver it to you based on your profile .The system really works because about 239 people get married a day who met at e Harmony .