What Are My Chances of Meeting Someone I End Up With Online?

Bethany Heinesh

Written by: Bethany Heinesh

Bethany Heinesh

Bethany has ghost-written hundreds of dating articles in the last 10 years for relationship experts all over the United States.

Edited by: Lillian Castro

Lillian Castro

Lillian Guevara-Castro brings more than 30 years of journalism experience to ensure DatingAdvice articles have been edited for overall clarity, accuracy, and reader engagement. She has worked at The Atlanta Journal and Constitution, The Gwinnett Daily News, and The Gainesville Sun covering lifestyle topics.

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Online dating

has quickly become a contender among the traditional ways people meet and fall in love. In fact, statistics now suggest that one in five relationships began on an Internet matchmaking site. In today’s world, you are just as likely to find love online as anywhere else, girlfriend. One of the greatest things about Internet dating is that it takes out a lot of the guesswork.

For starters, the sole purpose of creating a profile and joining a dating site is to meet someone special. While it’s true that some guys seek dates from women online because they have ulterior motives, as a rule, most men are genuinely looking to meet a nice girl to call his own. When you and a man begin dating online, it’s because you’re both looking for love. Knowing this from the beginning sets the stage for a successful, long-term relationship. Plus, most dating sites match you with men you would most likely be compatible with, exponentially increasing your chance to meet Mr. Right. Keep looking, he’s out there!

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