Dating as a science project
What role does the Internet play in the quality of married life?
How important is online communication in resolving marital conflict?
Interracial dating doesn’t exist because the black woman got so fed up one day that she decided to try something new. Note: if you don’t embrace the oppressed mind state where the white man’s ice is always colder, this letter is not for you.
Read Rachel Machacek's blogs and other content on the Penguin Community. Much like the author's dates, I should have listened to my gut instinct, stuck with blegh, and moved on.
Sorry to break it to you ladies but men are men and that asshole you’re dating comes in many shades.
Since when does “finding you a white guy” mean that you won’t run into the same problems as you did before?
This study will collect data through online surveys of married couples who used the Internet in 19 countries.
The Oxford Internet Surveys (Ox IS) have recently paid special attention to social networks and relationships formed through the Internet.
Questions asked of both participants will be identical.
This research project is supported by a grant and collaboration from e Harmony, a US-based online match-making company supporting research on the science of relationships.
The project uses survey data from Australian and UK couples to look at the significance and impact of the Internet on intimate relationships, including how people use ICTs to meet each other and maintain relationships, and how ICTs affect their behaviour.
An important aspect of the way in which the Internet influences our everyday life is the way in which it reconfigures not only how we communicate, but also with whom we communicate; how we meet people but also who we meet.