While I see you have pure motives in wanting to find someone to spend the rest of your definite with, you are right in your concerns with the process. As a caution though, many use online dating not as a noble alternative to finding their spouse but rather a place to satisfy their mortal cravings. From people posting old photos to lying about their age, to even lying about being a follower of Christ—I have heard it all. And want to start dating again
uncommonly successful one, if I may say what does god say about online dating.
It's good because it helps you weed out people whose worldviews are incompatible with your own.