Through research and interviews, Helen found thousands of single people who expressed a desire to fall in love, but daunted by the demands of modern relationships (do you really have to share a bed and go on every single holiday together? Helen wanted to provide a site where singles can find loving but non-demanding partners to share special times with, without sacrificing their sense of selves.Helen Croydon is best known for her immersive journalism and strong opinion pieces on modern relationships.I was in a chat room recently, and while the participants were responding to the recent omnipresent news about the large number of single, professional sistahs, someone suggested that if women want to attract a man, they need not boast their independence. I had to question, “What’s wrong with being proud of one’s independence?” To me, being an independent woman means that you’re comfortable caring for yourself.
However, there’s also the possibility that it’s about acceptance.SOURCE: Consumer Reports "It's clear that online dating websites play a major role in the lives of many consumers — we invest a tremendous amount of time, money and emotional energy.It really is a consumer issue worthy of our attention." said Margot Gilman, money editor for Consumer Reports.Telegraph Dating is an online dating service that will help you find women and men like you.Our goal is simple: to add love, romance and fun to the lives of single people.On Valentine's Day, some singles may be inspired to step up their dating game. Amy Giberson, now 34, was reluctant to try internet dating again but she decided to give it one more shot in 2014. There are a slew of sites and apps to help singles find love and, for the most part, they work, according to Consumer Reports.She downloaded the Match app and connected with Justin Pounders, also 34, almost immediately. Nearly half, or 44 percent, of those who tried online dating said it led to a serious long-term relationship or marriage, the magazine found.Tinder has a reputation as a hook-up app, but what about people who want to find lasting relationships?Should they look elsewhere, asking friends to set them up or striking up conversation at a bar instead of going online?How does Tinder really compare to people who meet the old-fashioned way – in real life?A new study (commissioned and released by Tinder) shows that contrary to stereotypes, many people use Tinder with the intent of finding a relationship.