Negative aspects of internet dating services

Anticipatory emotions arise when a person contemplates the possible consequences of achieving a goal or not and such appraisals of the consequences produce anticipatory emotional responses.Anticipatory emotions can be further divided into positive and negative ones in terms of valence.There are seven PAEs, namely, excited, delighted, happy, glad, satisfied, self-assured and proud.

You’ll still be able to search, browse and read our articles, but you won’t be able to register, edit your account, purchase content, or activate tokens or eprints during that period.Managers are struggling to keep their customers motivated: Thomas Enraght-Moony, CEO of, complained that ‘there are 93 million single people in America — only 3 million use online dating services. In this study, I aim to investigate the causal link between anticipatory emotions (affective process of cyber-psychology) and volitions (cognitive process of cyber-behaviour).This study examines the relationship between the emotions elicited in users when using an e-service and their motivational volition behaviour developed with this e-service provider.For an online dating activity, an initial emotional state is anticipated (either PAE or NAE). They cognitively assess their personal stakes in achieving an external or self-defined goal.For instance, in a sales task, if salespeople see that the task has a high personal stake invested, they relate the stake of the task to their financial income and recognition from colleagues and the company.

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