London (March 8, 2010) - There's no doubt that meeting partners on the Internet is a growing trend.
But can we trust the information that people provide about themselves via online dating services?
However, if you embrace your appearance and happily admit to loving a chocolate bar or two, you might just find someone to share them with you.
Joanna Barrow is an undergraduate student at the University of York.
Even if we ignored the horribly outdated image of the sexes that it projects, it seems like a spectacularly short sighted approach to dating: the chasm between expectations and reality on a first date can be so wide as to kill any fledgling relationship dead upon first meeting.
All of those hours spent subtly alluding to your wealth will have been wasted as soon as you meet your date and suddenly forget which tax bracket you’re supposed to be in.
She can be found tweeting @Jo Barrow The Big Short, the film adaptation of Michael Lewis' book of the same name about the causes of the financial crisis, opens in UK cinemas this weekend.