Dating culture in america


While 15 percent of singles say they feel addicted to the process of looking for a date, it's Millennials who are feeling the most obsessed. While last year Pew found that five percent of Americans who are married or in a committed relationship say they met their partner online, 88 percent say they met their spouse offline.

In fact, 125 percent of Gen Y are more likely to say they feel addicted to dating than older generations. But if you're curious about how singles are finding dates, Match found that 40 percent of singles have dated someone they met online, while only 25 percent met a first date through a friend.

S., to set the record straight about what it's like to be single now across the country.

The survey, conducted in December 2016, includes responses from a demographically representative sample of 5,509 single men and women, ages 18 -70 .

The dating climate is definitely a lot different than it was five years ago.