We usually use the internet for many things nowadays: we try to work, read the news, keep in touch with others, pay bills, etc.
But in the past few years, some of us are also trying to find their better half online. One out of 10 users deletes their profile within 3 months.
Online dating is no longer seen as a last attempt for the desperate and lonely to find their soul mate.
The stigma is beginning to dissipate as an increasing amount of Americans believe that online dating is now socially acceptable.
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Still, we can’t say that online dating is dangerous – at least it is not more dangerous than ‘regular’ dating. Many women who use online dating are most afraid to meet one of the above mentioned freaks and/or serial killers. Meanwhile men said they are afraid of commitment and of women who won’t allow them free time or to meet with their friends whenever they want. New couples usually tend to wait 6-8 dates until they ’get to know each other better’ – if you know what I mean :). New couples usually break up in 3-5 months after they got together.
I hope that a few of these will surprise you – as they surprised me too – and some will make you laugh. Best first date: have a drink somewhere, and maybe dinner afterwards. On the first date a restaurant is always a good choice, surveys show that Italian restaurants are the most preferred on these occasions. Most important to people in an online profile are the’About me’ (55%) and the ‘Pictures’ section (45%). In the UK the volume of Google searches on mobile phones about dating grew by more than 200% year by year since 2008. 36% of adults admit that they broke up with someone because of their looks – out of this: 31% of men and 12% of women dumped their partner because they were overweight. There are about 3 million first dates every day on the whole world. The 3 main reasons of break-ups: 1: lost interest, 2: distance, 3: cheating. 56% of all adults claim to have an unhappy sex life. 5,4% of adult people die without ever getting married. Chinese people use online dating sites the most (aound 140 million people) – more than the rest of the world combined. e Harmony and are two of the most known dating sites on the whole world. Some surveys in the USA state the average age of an online dater is 48 years, meanwhile other statistics show that nearly 50% of all online daters aged between 18-34 – I guess this latter one is much closer to the truth. About 52% of online daters are male, 48% are female – so we definitely can’t say it is a sausage fest :)!
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