Posted by on July 22, 2019 9:41 am
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A new study has found that online dating is now the dominant way heterosexual people find romantic partners. What else can we learn?

For future generations, the question: “How did you and Grandad meet?”, will be answered with: “Tinder, obviously.” Within eight years, the internet has become the dominant way heterosexual couples meet. The latest How Couples Meet and Stay Together study by Stanford University found that 39% of heterosexual couples met through online dating or apps, up from 22% in 2009, when the study was last conducted. Life has been disrupted by technology, and so has dating. What else can we learn about how romance has changed?

“How Couples Meet” chart, updated July 2019

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