’ For Britain’s 16 million singles, looking for love online is the norm.

Studies have suggested that anything between 35 and 50 per cent of all couples in the UK, now meet via the web.

What’s more, a study by dating site e Harmony, estimated that seven in ten couples will have done so by 2040 – with 55 to 64-year-olds experiencing the biggest boom (an expected 30 per cent rise between 20).

I believe nothing is impossible for God and no matter how probable or improbable it is for me to meet someone in my given circumstances, God can do all things…

I feel it would be irreverent to not include God in the mate selection process.” “I'm a single skeptic, emphasis on skeptic! I conduct most business online, but somehow I don't trust online dating...seems like people can camouflage their issues.

When summer begins, we are suddenly in the thick of wedding season. In the midst of all this wedded bliss, you’re just trying to avoid your newly engaged friend and sparing yourself a half-hour conversation about the difference between egg white and winter white.

It’s time for joy, flowers, caterers, something borrowed, and something blue. Maybe it was getting that last wedding invitation of a college friend or browsing through Bed, Bath & Beyond with a gift registry full of expensive silverware.

Of course as long as there has been online dating, there has been a stigma attached to it.

Ten years ago, had anyone told you, “We met online”, you may have tried to stifle one or possibly all of the following: It was the equivalent of saying, “I’m desperate and the ticking of my biological clock keeps me up at night.” However today, with the bombardment of TV ads and word-of-mouth praise, digital daters are coming out of the closet. I didn’t believe it until I began researching for this article.

You have stories to tell, and passions to share, and things to talk about that are more interesting than the weather.

Get noticed for who you are, not what you look like.

When asked, many of my happy couples said God led them to the Internet and they know it was His guidance that brought them together in this non-traditional sense. Extensive questionnaires, private chats, and in-depth personality profiles are now common features on the leading matchmaking services.

Some of these test results are surprisingly insightful.

I took a random, informal survey of several graduate school students, encouraging them to share their thoughts on dating online.