Two thirds of online daters—66%—tell us that they have gone on a date with someone they met through a dating site or dating app.
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.
To be sure, many people remain puzzled that someone would want to find a romantic partner online – 23% of Americans agree with the statement that “people who use online dating sites are desperate” – but in general it is much more culturally acceptable than it was a decade ago.
Our dating advice pages are packed with dating tips and advice, do’s and don’ts for men and women, and what you should expect from dating in 2017. Follow our ultimate guide to pick-up lines for simple ways you stay cool under pressure and start something special.
If you’re thinking about trying online dating for the first time, we can show you a whole host of reasons why you should give it a go, as well as helping you get started at a pace that’s feels right for you. Why not read our tips on what not to say in your dating profile or our top 10 ways to tell if he likes you. Or maybe you’re simply feeling the pressure to impress.
One-third of people who have used online dating have never actually gone on a date with someone they met on these sites.