Search for love on dating site

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To examine this question, I will first describe what I mean by profound love and then consider the value of online dating in finding it.

This kind of search, which is most common in online dating, has two major flaws: (a) it typically lacks any intrinsic hierarchy that would accord each quality a different weight—hence, it ignores the issue of romantic profundity; (b) it focuses on the other person’s qualities in isolation—hence, it ignores the centrality of the connection between the agents in profound love and therefore fails to consider the value of the other person as a partner.

Love at first sight can be the basis of long-term profound love, provided that characteristics revealed in later acquaintance enhance—or, at least, do not contradict—those attributed at first sight.

Love at first sight cannot be profound as there has been no time for creating such profoundness.

Bringing out the best in each other: accentuate profound positive advantages (profound, positive).

The checklist manner Establishing a checklist of the perfect partner's desirable (and undesirable) qualities is a common practice.

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