Some single people, however, regard and appreciate solitude as an opportunity.In some countries, particular laws may directly or indirectly disadvantage single persons.Only 38 percent of men said they felt the same way.It’s like that old quote, often attributed to Margaret Atwood: Women are afraid men will kill them.
Loneliness can occur for some people who look for but cannot find anyone they might wish to date, especially for those suffering the loss of companionship following divorce or bereavement.
That’s the most interesting result from a Pew Research Center survey released Thursday on Americans’ online-dating habits.
Conducted early last summer, the poll found that use of the services has grown modestly since 2013.
And of college-educated Americans, and also Americans who make more than ,000 per year, knew someone who used a dating site or app: These were the only two majorities recorded for this part of the section.
(That said, college graduates don’t use dating services at more than an average rate.)What made millennial adoption of online dating grow so much?