Most agree that online dating offers people a larger pool of romantic candidates.
But is it easier to find long-term profound love online versus off?
Surrounded by potential partners, she pulled out her phone, hid it coyly beneath the counter, and opened the online dating app Tinder.
The distinction between profound and superficial phenomena is expressed in the romantic realm in the differentiation between romantic intensity and profundity, a distinction that is seldom made.
I felt a deep sense a rejection -- not personally, but on behalf of everyone at the bar.
Instead of interacting with the people around her, she chose to search for a companion elsewhere online.
Romantic intensity is like a snapshot of a given moment, whereas in romantic profundity the temporal dimension of love has greater significance.
Romantic intensity expresses the momentary measure of passionate, often sexual, desire.