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.
Online dating has been around since the ’90s, and it’s become as commonplace in our lives as entertainment and the media. Is online dating getting people into the relationships they truly want?
We’ll attempt to answer those questions with the following seven online dating statistics about marriage.
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.
Research shows that people who meet online often head to the altar sooner than those who meet through friends, at work, at a bar, or other places like that.
Michael Rosenfeld, a sociologist at Stanford, said there are a couple of reasons for this.
One-in-five online daters have asked someone else to help write or review their profile.
Female users are seeking help from friends more so than men are: 30% of female users have asked a friend for help with their profile, whereas only 16% of male users have asked friends to help create their profile.
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.