With the many thousands of apps and websites available it's no surprise that the business is blossoming.
In fact, the dating sector is now one of the fastest evolving industries on the planet.
After college, I immediately found a position as a server, held out for an internship that valued my education, and got a regular babysitting job to help support myself and begin saving.
He expected a permanent higher-level position immediately and turned down a six-month, full-time paid internship.
And with record numbers of singles turning to the Internet to find love, friendships and hookups, it shows no signs of slowing down.