"Online dating is definitely a new and much needed twist on relationships," says Harry Reis, one of the five co-authors of the study and professor of psychology at the University of Rochester.
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Drama ignites at Lil Twist's listening party when Briana spirals down a dangerous path and everyone is shook. Romeo finds himself in troubled waters with Angela when he drops out of their double date. Pepa's conflicted between her career and her relationship.
Angela opens up about her past at a Fearless Conference. On a romantic stroll in New Orleans, Angela and Romeo take shocking next steps to move forward in their relationship.
According to research by Michael Rosenfeld, a professor of sociology at Stanford University, in 2007-2009, 22 percent of heterosexual couples and 61 percent of same-sex couples had found their partners through the Web.
Those percentages are likely even larger today, the authors write. Through the 1980s and into the 1990s, a stigma was associated with personal advertisements that initially extended to online dating.After a blind date disaster, Angela is blindsided when Romeo surprises her in New York. In the aftermath of an explosive birthday brawl, Briana's invite to Boogie's important showcase has everyone on edge.Vanessa confronts Romeo about his feelings for Angela.Angela is blindsided when Vanessa takes business matters into her own hands.Pepa's security guard turned boyfriend violates his new father figure role. In a long-awaited reunion, Dame unleashes on Boogie!Angela is shell-shocked when she suffers a major loss. Boogie betrays his family to avoid his father, Dame.