Virtual reality dating
In many cases, a decline in attraction occurred after the first face to face date, in spite of previously favourable online interactions.
The entertainment industry is already trying to capitalise on the idea of VR and romance.
There is a range of shows and apps that indicate how this technology is creating new ideas around dating.
After all, advances in sex-related technology already offer the potential for a couple in VR to engage in a physical-sexual experience.
It isn't hard to imagine scenarios where this might replace the entirety of physical contact, fulfilling the fictional predictions of novelists such as Ernest Cline who wrote Ready Player One and invented a world that has become subsumed by virtual experience.
Dating Lessons tries to coach you on things such as body language and what to say on a date, although the game has been criticised as sexist.