Turn on the TV and it’s not about kittens being saved from trees, but drive-by shootings.That doesn’t mean there aren’t plenty of kittens saved from trees.With this growing industry comes a lot of information that’s worth knowing.We’ve compiled a list of 21 good, bad, and just plain weird statistics on online dating that will blow your mind.However, tailored dating sites, almost always have more serious hopefuls looking to date.Research results by Pew Research Center conclude that 1 out of 5 adults aged between 25-34 years has used online dating while 66% out of all users have actually gone on dates with someone they met online.The landscape of technology is constantly changing, which means so are many aspects of our lives. Before dating sites came along in the mid-1990s, most people were meeting their partners through friends, work, or classified ads in the newspaper.
Finding a soulmate online has not only become safer, it is also fast becoming the preferred method for some.
When we first studied online dating habits in 2005, most Americans had little exposure to online dating or to the people who used it, and they tended to view it as a subpar way of meeting people.
Today, nearly half of the public knows someone who uses online dating or who has met a spouse or partner via online dating – and attitudes toward online dating have grown progressively more positive.
Dear Geoff, Glad to hear you found someone special, and even happier that you spoke up.
Most of the people that write about online dating write about what’s wrong with it. I mean, that’s what news is – emphasize the bad, misery loves company, etc.
The difference remained statistically significant even after controlling for variables like year of marriage, sex, age, education, ethnicity, household income, religion and employment status.