A Healthy Love Life Matters too

 

Sometimes we get so caught up on eating healthy, working out, and taking care of our bodies at the expense of other things that matter, such as emotional health. One of the best things that can be done to improve your emotional well-being is to be in a loving relationship. Recent findings show that people who are happily married living longer, healthier lives compared to those who are single or divorced. Moreover, something as simple as receiving hugs can cause your body to become stronger and less vulnerable to disease through a boost in the immune system.

But a potential problem for many of us is time. Who has time to go to bars, parties, or other places where single people hang out to find a significant other? Such activities can end up costing a lot of money. What's more, the bar scene is not for everyone. This is one of the reasons, I believe, that online dating has become so popular. You can stay at home and still meet eligible singles living nearby. The power and convenience of having such a tool cannot be underestimated.

The best all-purpose dating site I've found so far is Match.com, and I have many friends who similarly like this site. What's great about Match.com is that it puts you in control of how you want to approach your online dating. The website provides a venue for you to meet other single people, but the rest is up to you. You can search people using your own criteria, and contact them as you like (assuming you have a subscription that is up-to-date). While the site does offer some matchmaking tools, I always liked just going out and searching for matches of my own accord. If you are still single, then I think it would be a good idea to get a Match.com free trial and check the site out. It may or may not be the site for you, but it doesn't hurt to see what the site is all about. But be warned: the site can be a bit addictive. On occasion, I've found myself on Match.com for several hours at a time.