Online dating has jumped among adults under age 25 as well as those in their late 50s and early 60s.The share of 18- to 24-year-olds who use online dating has roughly tripled from 10% in 2013 to 27% today.While these sites do attract criticism, they also keep things up front among those who use them.
In some cases, they may be in open, or polyamorous relationships where dating outside the relationship isn’t considered outside the boundaries.
Ten years later, e Harmony's compatibility matching is responsible for nearly 4% of U. marriages.* *2012 survey conducted for e Harmony by Harris Interactive e Harmony is the first service within the online dating industry to use a scientific approach to matching highly compatible singles.
e Harmony's matching is based on using its 29 DIMENSIONS® model to match couples based on features of compatibility found in thousands of successful relationships.
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.