The study's authors sifted through decades of research about what makes people romantically compatible.
"It is very very difficult, if not impossible, to predict initial chemistry using variables assessed before two people meet each other," said study co-author Paul Eastwick, an assistant professor at the University of Texas at Austin.
Outside of church and work, it's often difficult to find places to meet other single Christians — online Christian dating solves this problem.
But they're good at what they do." And the stories are all too often the same. "They're running the same scam with 1,000 people at the same time." If you don't pony up the cash, the con artist could use your racy photos or adult-themed conversations to extort the money from you.
"You should be sharing only information you'd be happy to share on a 35-foot billboard above your home," Williams said.
Services like e Harmony and promise to find you the best potential matches based on complex and tightly guarded algorithms.
Take the 2012 article Online Dating: A Critical Analysis From the Perspective of Psychological Science.
"People don't want to admit that they've been had, and the emotional damage in a romance scam ...