If you're looking for love, there's no time like the present. Right now is the time to get yourself up off the couch and head directly to the closest computer. Wiebke Neberich explains, "During the holiday, singles get a chance to truly consider their private lives.It doesn't matter if the computer doesn't belong to you! Shares the Secrets to Finding Love Online According to stats, it's the week between Christmas and New Year's that singles take to online dating sites the most in the hopes of finding the one. This motivation is reinforced by Christmas, which in celebrating love and the family rekindles people's interest in finding a solid partnership.
Whatever the individual reason may be, Elite Singles, a UK online dating service, found a 35 percent rise in new memberships after Christmas with them "peaking around the New Year and slowly returning to normal in January." READ: Is Your Relationship an Online Overshare?
While their infographic (below) only includes data from Europe, the same holds true for those singles living in the States. It's also estimated that with the economy on the upswing, more and more singles are looking for love as their focus on money becomes a little less necessary than it has been in the past few years. Maybe even a 50 percent rise that will mean a 50 percent greater chance of you getting lucky playing the online dating game?
According to Today, "sees a 25 to 30 percent increase in new members registrations between Dec. If last year the increase of singles getting online and looking for love was 35 percent, then there's no telling how much more it will rise this year. Of course, these numbers are just speculation on the part of a woman who is bad at math, but we do know for sure that the number is bound to increase, and singles of the world can only benefit from it.
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It's not very likely that love is going to show up at your door while you're sitting on the couch in your pajamas watching "The Princess Bride" for the millionth time, so do something about it.
Get online, weed through the creeps (because there always are some) and find your main squeeze now.
Everyone else is doing it this time of year, so succumb to peer pressure on this one.
It's one of the few times where it's cool to do so.
Most of them get hurt, give up and never go back to it. But if you pace yourself, you’ll lessen your odds of burnout—and increase your odds of success.” —Bev Bacon, author of down-to-earth, show you’re funny or down-to-earth by sharing a story about a time you were one of those things.
It might be tempting to stare at the screen for four hours at a stretch, but anything in excess is usually a bad thing. We all know those gung-ho people who start exercise regimens and overdo it that first week.
This will help fill your profile with lines that are so unique they could only be written by you, and that will help you stand out from the crowd.” —Evan Marc Katz, founder of and author of “When you send out your initial email to someone, give the subject line some sex appeal.