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I would like to see if lessons can be learned from the use of such sites.” He indicated that he would speak further on the matter when Lawrance is sentenced on Thursday.
Meanwhile police suggested the true number of Lawrance’s victims could be much higher, and urged other women to come forward if they were attacked by him.
People who reported meeting their spouse online tended to be age 30-49 and of higher income brackets than those who met their spouses offline, the survey found.
He tricked his victims into contacting him via private email addresses by telling them he was having trouble uploading his picture onto his online profile.
It made it harder for the website to monitor his behaviour.
Paula Jayne struggled to find a decent man in nightclubs, because they were always 'chasing skirt.' The mother-of-two thought dating sites would be the answer to her problems but found they attracted similar kinds of men.
After a jury unanimously found Lawrance guilty of five counts of rape, one attempted rape and one attempted sexual assault, Judge Gregory Dickinson QC asked prosecutors: “Is there any form of supervision on the use of dating sites?
The difference remained statistically significant even after controlling for variables like year of marriage, sex, age, education, ethnicity, household income, religion and employment status.
Among couples who were still married during the survey, those who met online reported higher marital satisfaction -- an average score of 5.64 on a satisfaction survey -- than those who met offline and averaged 5.48."It is possible that individuals who met their spouse online may be different in personality, motivation to form a long-term marital relationship, or some other factor." But not all experts believe that online dating translates into instant bliss.Eli Finkel, a professor of social psychology at Northwestern University, led an extensive review of the science published about online dating last year.Detectives then discovered he had been arrested for an attempted rape in Lincolnshire and released without charge in 2013, then linked him to two anonymously reported rapes in Derbyshire and Norfolk.When they trawled through his phone records and history they contacted other women he had met, three of whom said they had been attacked by him since June 2011. That's how it is." is Britain’s biggest dating site and the second largest in the world, with 92 million members in total.Lawrance, of Liphook, Hants., denied all the charges and said the sex had been consensual in each case. In 2011 it began screening its members in the US against sex offender databases after it was sued by a woman who was sexually assaulted by a man she met on the site.said it has the "most heartfelt concern" for the victims.Father-of-three Lawrance, described by police as a “sexual predator”, attacked women all over central England and committed three of the sex attacks months after marrying a woman he met on Derby Crown Court heard that four of his victims complained to Match.com, and one woman was told administrators of the site could not do anything because he had not sent abusive messages through the site.More than nine million Britons are reported to have logged onto dating websites looking for a partner and one in five new relationships in Britain reportedly starts online.Ch Insp Rigby urged all dating sites to review whether they had a “robust process” in place for dealing with complaints that enabled them to remove clients in a “timely manner” if problems were reported.