The internet and a litany of mobile apps have also made it far easier for shy and introverted people to make new friends. For the first 24 years of my life, I didn't date and made few new acquaintances.
Rather than viewing a credit profile as manifestation of one's ability to manage money, I prefer to think of it as a self-awareness tool, and self-awareness is an attractive quality. So how self-aware are you when it comes to your credit?
I have always been an advocate of online dating, for a variety of reasons. I think it's a great way to meet people you would never otherwise encounter, see places you may never have heard of and build confidence. Nevertheless, it is still difficult to navigate as a bisexual woman.
I caught up with Tunde, one of two founders of a new invite-only dating site for Africans, www.bandeka.com. If you're a professional of African descent, this website is perfect for meeting like-minded professionals in your local area or abroad.
A new and exhaustive study of online matchmakers -- and of romantic prediction in general -- raises real doubts about online dating services' methods and results. It questions the entire enterprise of predicting lasting love for any two people who have never met.
This Valentine's Day, go ahead and make use of the latest technology when looking for love. But do so with the realistic expectation that finding that special someone doesn't magically (or scientifically) get easier simply because you're online.
Facebook is the answer, without spending a cent on even a phone call, you can be the first to know that Nick is bored, lots of people have cute babies and if Mike were an animal, he'd be a "badass tiger."