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Online dating isn’t killing marriage!

The book isn't even out yet, but it's already achieved Internet infamy -- at least for this week.

The Atlantic recently published an excerpt from journalist Dan Slater's upcoming book. The piece was headlined, "A Million First Dates: How Online Romance Is Threatening Monogamy," and was accompanied by a series of illustrations showing a scruffy young guy who is more riveted by his online dating service than the women in his real life (surely you can picture the artwork without even seeing it; just imagine any illustration that has ever accompanied an article about video games or porn). It centered around some compelling questions: "What if online dating makes it too easy to meet someone new?" and "What if the prospect of finding an ever-more-compatible mate with the click of a mouse means a future of relationship instability, in which we keep chasing the elusive rabbit around the dating track?"

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