Unlike the movies, which are designed to provide two hours of entertainment, meeting the right guy or girl is a completely different type of search,” Barcaro said.He says technology is not to blame for such attitudes. sites are tools — just like Facebook, texting, email or television,” said Barcaro.Ann Clegg recalled one man who sent her four to five messages each day with riddles and puzzles.When questioned, he admitted to “basically playing the odds by sending out messages to 75 or more women at a time,” she said.The site also is the only one of these sites that offers content in Spanish as Catolicos But the smaller sites are growing: Ave Maria has gone from 2,000 to about 5,000 active users since 2000.
“We live in an environment where we are bombarded with choices,” Barcaro said.
Advantages and Disadvantages Such sites pair people who would otherwise not meet due to distance or other circumstances, said Catholic Match CEO Brian Barcaro.
One match involved a man stationed on a submarine and a nurse on a nearly all-female staff in a neonatal unit.
He attributes the decline to fewer people valuing marriage.
Control and Commitment Problems Even Catholics who intend marriage may delay it, Buono said.