Today, there’s a higher level of transparency thanks to the explosion of social networks and dating sites.We voluntarily share our real names, photos, and personal information.Extreme rigidity or jealousy may help to chase any new potential suitors away, or to thrust them into the arms of someone less controlling.A movie, a song, or a certain restaurant can bring it all back as if it happened yesterday.Hobbs said the site is "extremely privacy- and security-focused." In addition to using encryption for personal data like credit card information, Dating Tech also screens profiles and photos to make sure they're clean and from people who want real relationships.
"You spend so much time away from your spouse that you don't have the same sense of marriage," he said. Most of the guys are married but 'single,' if you know what I mean, and many women at home become 'single' as well." Still, sites like cater to hopeless romantics who'd like to beat the odds and make a military relationship work. Constant moves and long, dangerous deployments overseas can make having a personal life "Mission: Impossible" for military singles.But in this online age, patriotic lonely hearts can turn to dating Web sites to find true love.Currently the ratio of married to single personnel is about 50-50, Bevelacqua said.But military marrieds often have it tougher than singletons because of the extended, deployment-driven separations.