5 Reasons to Use Online Dating to Find Love in 2018


5 Reasons to Use Online Dating to Find Love in 2018

You’ve been single long enough. Since 2018 is on its way, promise yourself that you’ll make love a priority in the new year. Everyone craves that companionship not to mention the physical aspects of a relationship so why deprive yourself? The way to jump right in and increase your chance of finding that special someone is going the online route.

Yes, you may have heard a few horror stories from friends or read them online but let’s put things into perspective. Whether you choose to meet dates through mutual friends, family, in a café or online, you’re bound to have a few bad date stories. Online isn’t the problem. The common denominator is people so throw hesitations out the window because humans are flawed, some duos are just not compatible and there’s nothing you can do about that.

Now, switching back to a more positive tone, online is a great way to meet people. Why else do you think online dating continues to flourish along with the number of success stories? They open a world of possibilities thus increasing the chance of connecting with the person who is right for you. Let’s go over some reasons why you should use online dating to find love in 2018.


Online dating sites make it easy to refine your search which brings a desirable level of specificity to the table. Although the criterion ranges from website to website, you can get several profile results of potential partners who are very close to what you’re looking for. This just isn’t possible in “real life”. Although you can choose who to pursue based on attraction, it ends there unless a conversation takes place. Online, you know much more about the person right off the bat making it easier to determine who you want to focus your attention on.

Ability to Feel Out a Situation Before Jumping In

You know how you meet someone in person, feel a spark, agree to go out and then realize they aren’t the type of person you want to date? We’ve all been there and know that once you do, you must find a way out, FAST! Online is a lot easier because it allows you to feel out a situation before meeting face to face. You can gain a lot of insight from a series of online interactions. Better yet, you’ll waste less time on those who aren’t worth yours.


Again, online dating serves up a variety of potential partners with just a simple targeted search. Meeting that number of introductions is impossible any other way. Especially if you have a career and other responsibilities. Dating websites give singles the chance to see what is out there. Think about it. How do you know what you truly want if you don’t know what’s available?

Improved Communication

Experts say communication is key in a healthy, happy relationship and online dating leads with that premise. Communication along with a few photos are all you have to work with which is a good thing. The platform encourages open, honest conversation before meeting face to face. Opening the lines of communication before meeting a person sets the tone for successful connections.


It doesn’t matter if you have a hectic schedule that doesn’t allow enough time to date. Online dating makes meeting people easy and convenient, so you can throw that excuse out the window. Everyone has a moment to send a few messages on their phone through one of the many dating apps or wind down at the end of the day to woo potential dates in front of their computer at home.

Consider 2018 the year you find love. Find the right online dating site for you, sign up and be your awesome self. You got this!

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Lisa Halpert

Online dating expert

Lisa Halpert is a seasoned online dating expert, offering practical advice and insightful tips to navigate the complexities of digital relationships and find meaningful connections in the virtual world.

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