When we first studied online dating habits in 2005, most Americans had little exposure to online dating or to the people who used it, and they tended to view it as a subpar way of meeting people.
Today, nearly half of the public knows someone who uses online dating or who has met a spouse or partner via online dating – and attitudes toward online dating have grown progressively more positive.
Online dating use among 55- to 64-year-olds has also risen substantially since the last Pew Research Center survey on the topic.
But what if the person you care about is the one who is being abusive toward their partner? This can be such a difficult situation to deal with.
You might love your family member, but you know that what they’re doing is harmful.
One-in-five online daters have asked someone else to help them with their profile.
Many online daters enlist their friends in an effort to put their best digital foot forward.