The psychology of dating websites

As was the case in previous Pew Research Center surveys of online dating, college graduates and the relatively affluent are especially likely to know people who use online dating or to know people who have entered into a relationship that began online.Nearly six-in-ten college graduates (58%) know someone who uses online dating, and nearly half (46%) know someone who has entered into a marriage or long-term partnership with someone they met via online dating.

Some 41% of American adults say they know someone who uses online dating, while 29% indicate they know someone who has married or entered into a long-term partnership with someone they met via online dating.In this episode, Brian Carpenter, Ph D, talks about why it’s important to have these conversations and how to approach these discussions successfully. 3, 2017 In this episode, Gayle Pitman, Ph D, talks about her new book, “Feminism: A to Z,” and how parents and teachers can use a feminist theory and perspective to give teenage girls the support, courage and energy to face the challenges of adolescence. 13, 2017 It defies intuition to think innocent people would confess to a crime they did not commit.But, research has shown that everyone has a breaking point.Overall, men and women who have used online dating tend to have similar views of the pros and cons – with one major exception relating to personal safety.Some 53% of women who have used online dating agree that it is more dangerous than other ways of meeting people, substantially higher than the 38% of male online daters who agree with this statement.

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