Probably the telling factor is the willingness to confront “real” issues, and the degree of fear carried over from childhood.(That is, if interactive problems are resolved, often the potential success activates the fears from the childhood attachment that caused the near/far attachment style in the first place.) I doubt algorithms cope well with this construction.
Every day, millions of single adults, worldwide, visit an online dating site.
For young adults in particular, this overall increase in online dating usage has been accompanied by a dramatic increase in the use of mobile dating apps.
Fully 22% of 18- to 24-year-olds now report using mobile dating apps, a more than fourfold increase from the 5% who reported using dating apps in 2013.
We also conclude, however, that online dating is not better than conventional offline dating in most respects, and that it is worse is some respects. Literature about this differs in the question do opposites or similar attract.
Read the whole story: Social Worker, specialize in couples. I believe this is because the type of person studied is not identified in these four categories.
Follow Attachment Theory childhood influence on adult relationships. Also, the degree of difference from troubled to fairly healthy is not identified in the near/far group. I do not see a random sample, and so see mostly near/far types.