Maslow’s hierarchy of needs and conventional wisdom both suggest that love is a fundamental human need. A survey conducted in 2013 found that 77% of people considered it “very important” to have their smartphones with them at all times.Most people meet their significant others through their social circles or work/school functions. In the search for a potential date, more and more people are switching to less traditional methods. With the rise and rise of apps like Tinder (and the various copycat models) who could blame them.Fast forward over 2 years and we are happily in love, own a house together, have a beautiful puppy together, and have a happy future ahead with marriage and children in sight.
The popularity of online dating is being driven by several things but a major factor is time.
Online dating presents an effective solution to a serious problem.
Interestingly, more than 15% of adults say that they have used either mobile dating apps or an online dating site at least once in the past.
Online dating services are now the second most popular way to meet a partner.
In October 2015, on the verge of taking a break from dating, I met someone who would change my life forever in the most wonderful way.
After many messages on Oasis, we exchanged phone numbers and talked for 2 hours a day every day for a week before he had the courage to ask me out for a coffee.
Over 20% of women posted photos of their younger selves. Their most common lies revolved around their financial situation, specifically, about having a better job (financially) than they actually do.
More than 40% of men indicated that they did this, but the tactic was also employed by nearly a third of women.
It’s estimated that by 2040, 70% of us will have met our significant other online.