There are many different things that flicker across my friends’ faces when someone asks them about dating apps.
For some, it’s the thousand-yard stare of a person who’s seen things they’re not prepared to talk about.
By 2009, that number had grown to around 20 per cent for heterosexual couples, and 60 per cent for same-sex matches.
An estimated 30 to 40 million North Americans now use online dating sites.
People want to communicate and connect on their time table.
They don’t want to jump through a series of hoops just to exchange a few emails.
And, for others still, it’s the split-second flinch-grimace of someone whose boss just asked about a project they can’t admit is going poorly.
On the day of the announcement, the stock price of Inter Active Corp—the parent site of online dating behemoths —dropped by more than two per cent. Over the past two decades, the Internet has become a fixture of the modern-day romance plot.
In the early ’90s, just one per cent of new relationships began online.
It was so much easier having that framework with which to build a profile.
You’ve done such a great job covering all the bases. I’ve read book after book and even attended those “free” online workshops about online dating.