:) Not because of the language barrier (you always find ways to communicate!
Today, nearly half of the public knows someone who uses online dating or who has met a spouse or partner via online dating – and attitudes toward online dating have grown progressively more positive.
To be sure, many people remain puzzled that someone would want to find a romantic partner online – 23% of Americans agree with the statement that “people who use online dating sites are desperate” – but in general it is much more culturally acceptable than it was a decade ago.
Being thoroughly American (despite all the time I spend in Europe), my life has been a tribute to the American way of serial monogamy: passionate exclusive attachments, most of which have lasted about seven years.
I am a bonder, a marrier, who marries for love against all reason and who stays as long as love lasts.
The American "system (if we may call it anything so formal as that) is the romantic's way and the European is the classicist's.