Negative effects of internet dating
Partial least squares structural equation modelling techniques validate the hypotheses and yield some interesting findings regarding the interplay among PAEs, NAEs and three types of volition.
In this study, I integrate (hot and emotional) anticipatory emotions with (cold and cognitive-based) volition processes into a single research model.
I chose to model seven positive anticipatory emotions (PAEs) and 10 negative anticipatory emotions (NAEs) on three dimensions of behavioural volition: territory planning, account-specific planning and effort.
I’ve already expressed my argument for why in two posts: one on how critical it is to find the right life partner and how seriously we should take that quest, and another on why going to bars is a terrible life experience.
The first step in ending up with the right person is meeting the right person, and for something so important in our lives, we’ve had for doing it efficiently and intelligently.
I decided to take a break from the regular ‘Tinder Tuesday’ posts of men’s profile picture fails and provide my thoughts on how apps like Tinder and other online dating sites have changed the face of dating for the modern single to something that I personally find really difficult to navigate and something that requires a lot of time and work.