“We don’t always fall in love with our clone so a wider dating net, be it outside of race and ethnicity or tapping into a large LGBTQ pool creates happy unions,” she said.
Those unions could also lead to a more harmonious society, the study from Ortega and Hergovich found.
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“Young people today are more prone to serial dating and tend to get married later, if they marry at all,” she said.
Of 19,131 couples who met online and got married, only around 7% were either separated or divorced. What’s more, the seemingly endless choice also leads to people not following through on swipes or messages, and staying on treating these apps like a never-ending carousel of romantic and sexual promises.
Roughly 30 million unique users, or about 10% of the U. population, visit dating sites every month, according to market researcher Nielsen.
Interestingly, more than 15% of adults say that they have used either mobile dating apps or an online dating site at least once in the past.
Online dating services are now the second most popular way to meet a partner.