Given these numbers, it is fair to ask how helpful these sites are for finding successful relationships, including marital ones. • These sites enable you to overcome many geographical limitations.
Online sites expand the range of people you might meet.
Question: "Should a Christian use a Christian dating service to find a spouse?
Back then, families helped young women and men meet and become engaged and often chose their children’s mates for them.
Today, singles are more on their own to find a mate.
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.
To be sure, many people remain puzzled that someone would want to find a romantic partner online – 23% of Americans agree with the statement that “people who use online dating sites are desperate” – but in general it is much more culturally acceptable than it was a decade ago.
Online dating use among 55- to 64-year-olds has also risen substantially since the last Pew Research Center survey on the topic.