Updated: Nov 29, 2020
With the popularity of dating sites, more and more people insist on outsourcing their love-lives to spreadsheets and algorithms, disregarding fundamental factors to succeed in meeting the significant ones. Let me first share with you a few compelling facts, and at the end of this article, come up with a conclusion. I believe it will help you a lot!
There are more single adults in the United States than ever before. In 2017, the U.S. census reported 110.6 million unmarried people over the age of 18 — that's 45.2% of the American adult population. Among that single growing population, 63% have never married, 23% are divorced, and 13% are widowed.
Online dating services are now the second most popular way to meet a partner. A recent study in the U.S. showed 20% of men and 13% of women had found a romantic partner online. However, the flip-side is that nearly half — 40% of men and 41% of women — had been unsuccessful in their search. Browsing profiles is not as time-consuming as mixing with people in a social context and be assured they are who they said they would.