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Relationship development and online dating research

Among internet users, how the married and the committed met each other.

No doubt many reasons underlie the relatively small size of the active dating population.

One suggested by this survey’s findings is the type of community in which singles live.

At first glance, the survey results suggest ample targets for Cupid among American adults.

Whatever the reasons, few of today’s seeking singles describe themselves as active on the dating scene.

Asked how many dates they had been on in the past three months, singles who said they were in the dating market reported the following: The subpopulation of dating singles in our survey sample is too small to produce highly reliable demographic breakdowns on this dating question.

But in our modest sample, urban residents were more likely to be active daters than were suburbanites or rural residents.

The survey found that dating in America is, indeed, affected by online matchmaking activity.