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In fact, people who meet their partners online are not more likely to break up — they don’t have more transitory relationships.

That's something not everyone thinks this is a good thing. The worry about online dating comes from theories about how too much choice might be bad for you.

The idea is that if you’re faced with too many options you will find it harder to pick one, that too much choice is demotivating.

It’s harder to feel alone when you’re 23, because everyone is a potential partner.

But when you get to 40, most people your age are already settled down.

(For gay couples, it's more like two out of every three).

The apps have been surprisingly successful -- and in ways many people would not expect.

We see this in consumer goods — if there are too many flavors of jam at the store, for instance, you might feel that it’s just too complicated to consider the jam aisle, you might end up skipping it all together, you might decide it's not worth settling down with one jam. I don’t think that that theory, even if it’s true for something like jam, applies to dating.

I actually don’t see in my data any negative repercussions for people who meet partners online.

I think these things are definitely characteristic of modern romance.

Part of what you have uncovered during your research is how drastic the rise of online dating has been.

This environment, mind you, is just like the one we see in the offline world.

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