We are an isolated and extremely individualised society and finding love, intimacy, companionship has become harder than ever before. Among those people who are online, there is a rich narrative of Internet romance, from marriages forged between local college students to marriages betrayed through virtual relationships.Her work has appeared in major newspapers worldwide, including The New York Times and The Washington Post.
Andrea Orr explores and reveals the realities of the way we live and love in today's world." --Jane Juska, author of A Round-Heeled Woman: My Late-Life Adventures in Sex and Romance Virtually overnight, online dating has gone from a fringe phenomenon to a popular and mainstream way to meet, worldwide.
This extraordinary social and business revolution is touching millions of lives--but until now, it's gone largely unreported.
The first book to chronicle the online dating revolution that's transforming mating worldwide.
Reuters Journalist Orr tells how online dating evolved from a marginal venue for outcasts and fetishists to a mainstream, widely accepted form of socializing--and a multimillion dollar industry.
We are an isolated and extremely individualised society and finding love, intimacy, companionship has become harder than ever before. My 24 hours of tinder experience coupled with a loveless, emotionless interaction and my partial reading of Anthony Gidden’s “The transformation of Intimacy” ignited curiosity to attempt to understand what was happening around in my time – the modern time.