You're scrolling through your Facebook and Instagram feed and what do you see?
Photo after photo of your friend's new boyfriend, your sister's kids and engagement statuses from those high school sweethearts you grew up with.
While some might see this as rude, those who are socially awkward or fear confrontation will find it convenient. When it comes down to it, 64% of people who use online dating sites are looking for someone they have something in common with, and 49% say they are looking for someone with physical characteristics they are attracted to.
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“Even though a large percentage of marriages in recent years have resulted from couples meeting online, looking for partners online may potentially suppress the desire for getting married,” said report author Dr Aditi Paul.
“Furthermore the breakup rates for both marital and non-marital romantic relationship were found to be higher for couples who met online that couples who met through offline venues.” The findings contradict a report from the University of Chicago which suggested that online relationships were stronger.
Most of the statistics that are available today suggests that online dating success rates are continuing to rise.For those 55 to 64-year-olds that use online dating, there has been a 6% increase from 2013 to 2015.For women, online dating statistics show that a woman's desirability online peaks at 21.More than 40% of men said they lied about their jobs in an effort to sound more successful.No wonder people lie on their dating profiles-friends are helping them build their profile.Some of these statistics include: And yet, on many forums or journalists’ articles or on sites like Yahoo!