Con: People lie about their age, weight, height, income, and marital status. Pro: You can meet people outside of your geographic area and social circle with similar interests.
You'll meet more people, so you can learn what you're truly looking for in a date, mate, or relationship. Con: It's feels like a full-time job for many and you must be organized.
Pro: Dating sites have entered the events business giving you more choices to meet in person, without the pressure.
Con: You're not really sure if someone is interested in you romantically at a group event.
Offline Dating Pro: You may have friends in common which will make you more comfortable.
Con: You're not really sure of their relationship status.
She created her first dating profile almost 20 years ago and coaches singles on the dating scene.
Julie's the author of the bestseller, The Perils of Cyber-Dating: Confessions of a Hopeful Romantic Looking for Love Online.
However, some really think the process of finding someone to love is an either-or proposition. If you're truly not comfortable with the computer and don't think your i Phone or Android is truly a Smart Phone, you're leaving opportunities behind that could change your relationship status to "In a Relationship," "Engaged" or "Married," while watching your friends cheer you on.Pro: It's pre-dating, without the pressure of wondering if you're date's profile is accurate.Con: Singles may feel shy and not ask someone out for an official date.Follow @Julie Spira on Twitter and sign up for the Free Weekly Flirt newsletter.This week marks the biggest online dating week of the year (combined with the biggest divorce week of the year).