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Chances are if you walk into a cafĂ© and see people staring at their phones, they could be browsing for a potential date considering dating apps like Tinder have people logging on about 11 times per day to check out potential matches or chat with pre-existing connections. The days of being coy about online dating are way over with about 40 million Americans turning to the Internet to find love.

Plenty of people have made great connections with people they've met online. Some are happy to share their tales of romance, others are still afraid of the judgment that may come with saying "I met my boyfriend on an app." But true love, no matter where you find it, is hard to come by. So here are six stories about finding love online that may make you a believer in dating online after all. 

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