"e Harmony does tend to get people who favor religion, and when there’s discord, religion serves a purpose for many looking to heal," said April Masini, relationship expert and advice columnist."But even people who are not particularly religious look to e Harmony simply because of its success rate and its tendency to assist in making romantic choices.Then, in December of 2015, I decided I would take a break from online dating—and that unlike my previous "breaks," this one would last for more than a few weeks.
"Several report high anxiety and difficulty sleeping and others report how their sex life is pretty much non-existent because they're just so distraught." "Usually people can keep their political views to themselves but with this past election being so contentious and polarizing that's hard to do," added Alpert.
"People feel so strongly and as a result, their ideologies might be hard to contain.
Unless you really do feel better off just taking a break from it all for a while.
I first created an OKCupid account in 2011, and for nearly five years, online dating and I had a tumultuous, on-and-off relationship.
But dating site e Harmony has seen the reverse — a 35 percent spike in communication and membership following election day and inauguration day.
Not since 9/11 has the company seen such a jump in interest.Related: Is Disney-Themed Dating Site a Goofy Way to Find Love?"I get at least one or two awful messages a week calling me a 'libtard' and 'feminazi,'" said Wilkerson.Furthermore, 82 percent of Democrats said "it's more important that my matches' political views are similar to mine," versus 66 percent of Independents and 66 percent of Republicans.Additionally, 40 percent of Democrats, 34 percent of Independents and 22 percent of Republicans said, "It's more important for me to talk about politics early on in the date." Dawoon Kang, co-founder and COO of Coffee Meets Bagel, said that for the week of election day, Coffee Meets Bagel saw a decrease in activity and fewer sign-ups than usual — just as it did during the inauguration and the subsequent women's marches.Earlier this month, the dating service Coffee Meets Bagel surveyed 1,320 users and found that the majority of singles say politics are impacting their quest for love.