(For gay couples, it's more like two out of every three).The apps have been surprisingly successful -- and in ways many people would not expect.There are online sites that cater to hookups, sure, but there are also online sites that cater to people looking for long-term relationships.
That's something not everyone thinks this is a good thing. The worry about online dating comes from theories about how too much choice might be bad for you.
The idea is that if you’re faced with too many options you will find it harder to pick one, that too much choice is demotivating.
The age of first marriage is now in the late twenties, and more people in their 30s and even 40s are deciding not to settle down.
The rise of phone apps and online dating websites gives people access to more potential partners than they could meet at work or in the neighborhood.
This environment, mind you, is just like the one we see in the offline world.