Americans visiting online dating sites

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However, even among the singles who have ventured to online dating sites recently or in the past, some are currently unavailable.Of the single people who have used online dating sites (never married, separated, divorced, or widowed), nearly one-third (31%) are currently in a committed romantic relationship—65% are not. unattached singles is similar to what we find in the overall population of online singles.You may now see our list and photos of women who are in your area and meet your preferences.Again, please keep their identity a secret Click on the "Continue" button search with your zip/postal code.The table below lists the top ten websites that fall within the personals and dating category: Those who have used dating websites are more likely to describe themselves as supporters of gay marriage and identify as “someone who likes to try new things” when compared with the general population of adults and all internet users.They are less likely to identify themselves as religious and are less likely to say they believe in traditional gender roles for men and women.Most daters report that online dating is a pretty good experience.Just over half of online daters report that they had a mostly positive experience with online dating websites—52% reported a mostly positive experience, while 29% said it was mostly negative, 7% said it was both positive and negative, and 12% were not sure.

Possibly due to the relatively small sample size, there are no statistically significant differences in online dating use across race and ethnicity categories or education levels.

While most Americans do not have firsthand experience with online dating, close to one in three adults know someone else who has tried the services.

Internet users are in somewhat closer proximity to online dating; 38% of them know someone who has used online personals.

However, that still means that 26% are forging their own path in online dating, without others leading the way.

In general, younger people and those with higher levels of income and education are more likely to be tapped into the online dating scene via someone they know.

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