Dating and marriage in usa
When singles who are actively looking for partners were asked about the dating scene where they live, a majority of those actively seeking dates (55%) said it was difficult to meet people.
Only 43% said it was easy, while 2% said they didn’t know.
Among internet users, how the married and the committed met each other.
In our sample of internet users, we found that those who are in serious long-term relationships or marriage are equally as likely to have met through friends or in a work or school setting.
Most young singles in America do not describe themselves as actively looking for romantic partners.
Even those who are seeking relationships are not dating frequently.
Among all singles, just 16% say they are currently looking for a romantic partner. Some 55% of singles report no active interest in seeking a romantic partner.
Still, bars remain a relatively popular place for long-term relationships to begin.
Here is a rundown from the survey of how the internet users in marriages or long-term relationships first encountered each other.
Fully 43% of adults (87 million people) say they are single. century with a swing towards marriage in the 1950s and 1960s.
These data generally align with findings from a 50,000-household survey conducted by the U. Marriage rates then receded as the ranks of both the widowed and the never-married increased.