The research shows that couples who met online were more likely to have higher marital satisfaction and lower rates of marital breakups than relationships that began in face-to-face meetings.
Are online relationships more likely to last?
The study of more than 19,000 participants, published in 2013 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, found that the “relationship quality” of partners who meet online may be higher—and the rate of separation or divorce lower—than for partners who meet offline.
Are online relationships real relationships?
An internet relationship is a relationship between people who have met online, and in many cases know each other only via the Internet. Online relationships are similar in many ways to pen pal relationships. This relationship can be romantic, platonic, or even based on business affairs.
How do you know if online love is real?
8 signs your online match might actually have relationship They listen and remember things you tell them. You feel at ease when talking to your online match. They dont pull a disappearing act. They already find ways to encourage you. You can see this person fitting into your life.More items •29 Oct 2018
How long do online relationships last for?
While the average length of a relationship is approximately 7.3 years, a German study said that long-distance relationships tend to last less than half as long, or just under three years.