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“If one believes that the health of society depends on the strength of the local traditional institutions of family, church, primary school, and neighborhood,” he writes, “then one might be reasonably concerned about the partial displacement of those traditional institutions by the Internet.” But aside from that, the news is all good: Rosenfeld found no differences in relationship quality or strength between couples who met online and couples who met off.This means that there are a lot of people competing for a first date! Unfortunately, the dating game doesn't always end the way we'd like it to. "Talking about an ex love forces your date to wonder if you're ready for someone new," warns Joan Barnard, Zoosk's resident dating expert.Sometimes it's because there's simply no spark, values don't mesh, or there's no attraction. "If you catch yourself beginning sentences with ' I used to date someone who...' or ' Oh yeah, my ex and I...,' you are setting yourself up for failure." 2. Drinking should really be kept to a minimum—no more than two alcoholic beverages preferably.Plenty of Fish works to set you up with other members you're likely to be compatible with based on a chemistry test.You'll also get free relationship coaching via blogs and a popular message board.