How Online Dating Is Threatening Monogamy

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I choose to look into the question of whether or not people leaving relationships the minute it gets tough is due to online dating or whether it’s a personality thing, with a large focus on the convenience of cheating following the invention of online dating. This question was touched on in the first article “A Million First Dates: How Online Dating is Threatening Monogamy” however I don’t feel the article really answered the question but was rather just a mere mention of a persons opinion. The article states that Alex Mehr, a co-founder of the dating site Zoosk, was the only one of the interviewees who disagreed with the view. He stated, “As for whether you 're the type of person who wants to commit to a long-term monogamous relationship or the type of person who wants to play the field, online dating has nothing to do with that. That 's a personality thing." And on some levels I agree with him. I think personality is the largest determining factor to commitment in relationships. On some levels I understand that online dating has made it much easier to find a replacement for your partner. After a breakup its much easier now to just sign in to your account on a dating website and wait for people to match with you rather than waiting for Friday night in hopes that you’ll stumble upon someone. Online dating has made it vastly easy to meet single people and therefore also makes it much easier to meet people to cheat on your partner with as well, but I don’t however,

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