And one thing that should be worrisome for straight men is the size of their disadvantage in the market.Josh Fischer is the Director of Product Insights at What does this mean?Research results by Pew Research Center conclude that 1 out of 5 adults aged between 25-34 years has used online dating while 66% out of all users have actually gone on dates with someone they met online.Success rates in this case can be settled at as the number of members who actually go on dates after meeting on these websites. Most sites do not publish exact data for successful dates.Just today, nine million Britons will log on looking for love.The result is that, rather than being someone that defies all calculation, love is now big business worth an annual billion internationally and growing at 70 per cent a year – with high-tech venture capitalists, psychologists and software engineers reaping vast rewards.Among couples who were still married during the survey, those who met online reported higher marital satisfaction -- an average score of 5.64 on a satisfaction survey -- than those who met offline and averaged 5.48.The lowest satisfaction rates were reported by people who met through family, work, bars/clubs or blind dates.
marriages begin with online dating, and those couples may be slightly happier than couples who meet through other means, a U. The research is based on a nationally representative survey of 19,131 people who married between 20.“Although I felt a bit of a loser, I joined an online dating agency.I filled forms about my interests, my opinions and my personal goals – which was having a family – something I’d been too frightened to mention to my exes in the early days for fear of scaring them off.“But the men I was introduced to were told what I wanted and shared those dreams. From the off we were on the same page and then it was only a matter of finding someone I also found physically attractive and that was Mark, the third man I met.” Wilkinson is far from alone.One in five relationships in the UK starts online, according to recent surveys, and almost half of all British singles have searched for love on the internet.