Covering a story? Visit our page for journalists or call Get more with UChicago News delivered to your inbox. More than a third of marriages between and began online, according to new research at the University of Chicago, which also found that online couples have happier, longer marriages. Although the study did not determine why relationships that started online were more successful, the reasons may include the strong motivations of online daters, the availability of advance screening and the sheer volume of opportunities online. Meeting online has become an increasingly common way to find a partner, with opportunities arising through social networks, exchanges of email, instant messages, multi-player games and virtual worlds, in which people "live" on the site through avatars.
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Internet is rapidly moving to occupy an increasingly important part in everyday life or ordinary Russian and Ukrainian women. They turn to online dating more and more often, because it promises boundless opportunities to reach high goals in their personal lives. Families are forged as a result of the new online dating of Russian and Ukrainian women both with Russian and foreign men. It should be mentioned here that it is extremely hard for a lonely Slavic woman to find a husband after she turns 30 years old. It is ridiculous, of course, but it also opens up appealing opportunities to the Western men seeking for a bride in the Russian Federation or in Ukraine. The divorce rate both for Russia and Ukraine among the couples who met on online dating sites is devastating — over 5 divorces per married citizens.
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Today, more than one-third of marriages begin online. Online dating is the second most popular way to meet partners for heterosexual couples and, by far, the most popular form of dating for homosexual partners. Sites like OKCupid, Match.