In research from 2012, married couples who’d met online were happier than those who met any other way; and those who met on e Harmony were happiest of all, and less than half as likely to divorce as couples who’d gotten together at other online venues.

Yes, as with many things e Harmony, the algorithm used to create matches is secret.

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71 percent of men and 73 percent of women surveyed said that waiting that long to call someone back is "ridiculous." Plus, doesn't everyone just text these days anyway? Lots Of People Stalk Dates Online Before Going Out With Them Nearly half of men and women surveyed admitted to looking up potential dates online before going out with them (43 percent of men and 54 percent of women).

It's certainly easy enough -- a quick Google search will likely yield a love interest's Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Linked In accounts.

So although the e Harmony website used to claim “roughly equal” numbers of men and women members, and a company spokesperson admitted, under regrettable pressure from one Love Scientist, to a “slight female skew” in the membership (while refusing to divulge specifics)—I don’t believe it for one hot minute.

Not only has every e Harmony member I’ve known (or been) concluded that there are many more women than men available at the site—but evolutionary psychology would predict that very thing.

A new survey conducted by dating site e Harmony may provide an answer.

e Harmony polled over 2,000 men and women about their dating preferences and behaviors.And unlike competitors and Chemistry.com, which rely on variations of the Myers-Briggs personality test, In addition to the Big 5, e Harmony also claims to match based on 29 other compatibility dimensions, including similarity of values, beliefs, and attitudes key to wedded bliss.The other sites just don’t do it, or don’t do it nearly as well.Not only are people in arranged marriages in Jaipur, India, happier five and 10 years later than those who married for love—but Western-world Friends & Family are often superior judges of our relationship’s prospects, too. Yes, people called Dave Weinlick insane, attention-seeking, and worse; still, he was besieged by 300 eager would-be brides.For instance, when Canadian college students were asked to predict how long their current relationship would last, they often couldn’t discern between a Flame and a Fling. Women everywhere are keenly attuned to, and desirous of, signs of men’s willingness to Commit.Here are four of the most interesting (though not altogether surprising) findings: (Scroll down to see an infographic of the full results.) 1.