Do younger people use online dating
Now, 38% of singles who are “looking for a partner” use a dating site or app.
(MORE: Online Dating: Women Want Younger Men) And, according to the Pew poll, more daters expect that the people they meet on the site will lie about themselves.
(MORE: More Satisfaction, Less Divorce for People Who Meet Spouses Online) Understanding why people still find digital dating appealing, despite its shortcomings, is a little more complicated.
For one, having more options may be a benefit when it comes to finding a match.
Its not a confidence issue with me, as a couple of people on here have said, i definatly have enough confident to talk to men i dont know when im out!! Also, meeting people online is the normal thing to do now really..
Over the past couple years, I’ve been busy collecting top 10 lists, dating back to 1970.
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Some studies have found that the plethora of candidates online skews relationships toward the shallow side, since people have an instinctive tendency to shop around and not invest time or effort into each choice when there are so many to consider. And you certainly won’t want the other person to keep dating.” She could be right.
That can lead to a desperation with serious consequences; 42% of women who used online dating felt that they were harassed or contacted in a way that made them feel uncomfortable, according to the poll.
Klimentova says her bad date harassed her online for weeks.
Don't for a minute think I am having a go at the young ones, I am just being nosey. They may not be living in the area they group and need to make new friends in order to go out. Children these days grow up on the internet and surfing is second nature.
So why do young people use dating sites, instead of going out and meeting people in clubs and pubs? There are very few who don't have a computer at home and as it is safer and cheaper to stay in and chat on the net it's like a natural progression.