Dating & Relationships

Infographic: Americans’ Attitudes Toward and Experiences With Online Dating

February 22, 2017 by Justin Lehmiller

In just two decades, online dating has become a multi-billion dollar industry–and it hasn’t come anywhere close to reaching its full potential yet. Believe it or not, despite how much you’ve heard about online dating, the vast majority of Americans have never tried it. In fact, even if you only look at millennials–the group most likely to date online–only about one-quarter of them have done it before.

For a closer look at Americans’ attitudes toward and experiences with online dating and how these things are related to our age and gender, check out the infographic below. To learn more about research on online dating, including the ways in which it has changed our relationships, check out this article.

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Dr. Justin Lehmiller
Founder & Owner of Sex and Psychology

Dr. Justin Lehmiller is a social psychologist and Research Fellow at The Kinsey Institute. He runs the Sex and Psychology blog and podcast and is author of the popular book Tell Me What You Want. Dr. Lehmiller is an award-winning educator, and a prolific researcher who has published more than 50 academic works.

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