Digital technology and smartphones in particular have transformed many aspects of our society, including how people seek out and establish romantic relationships.Few Americans had online dating experience when Pew Research Center first polled on the activity in 2005, but today 15% of U. adults report they have used online dating sites or mobile dating apps.And now we have a house in the suburbs and a 2-year-old little boy.”And while you’ll probably find more individuals interested in marriage on paid dating sites like Match and e Harmony, don’t take free ones like Tinder and Bumble out of the equation. If men or women are implying they want casual dating or just friends, don’t date these people.#2 Try paid sites Salick says for the most part, serious people end up on paid sites.“I’m not saying that paid sites are better than free sites/apps because of course you can find marriage on those too.
Some 22% of online daters have asked someone to help them create or review their profile.
“By the third date tell them where you see your life going.
You can say, “I’m in a great place, but I could see myself in the future settling down and having a family.'”#5 Don’t be afraid to say the word ‘marriage’Salick says there is nothing wrong implying marriage is your end goal on your profile.“If you are seeking marriage as your end goal, I don’t think there’s any shame in putting that out there, I think it’s honest,” Salick says.
READ MORE: Couple runs half marathon on wedding day — with their wedding party Although Natasha Maini met her husband, Arash Mousavi, on Tinder in 2013, she says it was rare to find men who were looking for a future wife.“It’s unfortunate because many guys out there use online dating just to have fun,” she says. Height, income and looks shouldn’t be as important, but instead, focus on qualities like kindness and how loving they are.#3 Try a niche site“If you know marriage is what you want, go for the websites where more marriage-minded people might be on.
READ MORE: How to actually pay for your wedding Below, Cobden and Salick share their best tips on how to put your best foot forward when it comes to finding marriage material online.#1 Make your profile stand out A solid written dating profile can make or break how successful you are with finding a match, Salick says. This will help with limiting the pool of candidates you have to fish from,” Salick adds.