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Of course, others have worried about these sorts of questions before.

But the fear that online dating is changing us, collectively, that it's creating unhealthy habits and preferences that aren't in our best interests, is being driven more by paranoia than it is by actual facts.

While we were tempted to attribute the data to scammers easing up on their business to meet partners in offline setting, the actual cause is online dating scammers being crowded out by a surge in legitimate dating prospects during the Valentine's Day holiday season, said iovation Director of Marketing Connie Gougler told

With some prodding from me and under the influence of pain medicine, our mutual friend let me in on their conversation, admitting that he’d decided he wasn’t interested in me.

I seethed internally, wondering how he could say that after giving me so much encouragement.

“I wanted so bad to say something positive, but it’s mostly negative,” joked Michelle Jacoby, owner of DC Matchmaking and Coaching.

From ghosting to asking to split the check, 2016 was a year of dating don’ts.

And on Valentine's Day 2015, fraudulent online dating transactions made up a similar percentage of all online dating transactions (1.26 percent).

Both of these percentages are lower than the average online dating fraud last year.“Dating ADD,” as Jacoby calls it, increased in 2016.Having constant access to a pool of potential matches at their fingertips is making people more impatient, causing unrealistic expectations for first dates and a general decline in effort.“I have seen an increase in my clients saying, ‘I asked him if he wanted to split it and he said sure,’ ” Jacoby says.We wear shirts proclaiming we want “the good life.” Songs are written about the good life.But I’d already asked him to our school’s version of Sadie Hawkins, so I swallowed my pride, and—with some trepidation—I went with him anyway.

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