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Switching the computer on could be the first step to success.'According to industry surveys, more than 22million people visited dating websites in 2007, and more than two million Britons are signed up to singles sites.
Previous research has shown that couples who get to know each other via emails are more likely to see each other again after their first date.
Raya is a private, membership-based network, with each member required to meet certain criteria based on their career, connections and their values.
If accepted, there is a monthly fee of to stay within the app.
The researchers studied relationships formed on online dating website over a six-month period.
'It supports our belief that the internet does in fact encourage old-fashioned courtship.' After failing to find love through the personal ads of his local newspaper, Robert Hammond was keen to give internet dating a go.
The 51-year-old, who works at Leeds University, joined a series of disastrous dates using other online sites.
They found that consummate love - described as a balance of passion, intimacy and commitment - was evident at around 12 months into a relationship.
Of the 147 couples who took part in the study, 61 per cent said their relationships had high levels of these three components.