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Some 39% of heterosexual couples that got together in the US in 2017 met online, according to a recently released study (pdf) by sociologists Michael Rosenfeld and Sonia Hausen of Stanford University and Reuben Thomas of University of New Mexico.
This was also the case for more than 60% of same-sex couples that year.
Research suggests that online dating has led to more interracial marriages, more couples with different religions and levels of education, and also pairings with partners who tend to be closer in age (pdf).
Since the rate at which this conversion occurs is known, it is possible to determine the elapsed time since the mineral formed by measuring the ratio of U, as the source of radiogenic heat.Argon is a gas that does not ordinarily combine with other elements.So, when a mineral forms – whether from molten rock, or from substances dissolved in water – it will be initially argon-free, even if there is some argon in the liquid.That makes online dating by far the most common way that American couples now meet.
The data also show that between 1995 to 2017, meeting through friends saw the largest decline, from 33% of couples at the start of the period to just 20% at the end.“It used to be that finding a partner is something one did with their community,” says Thomas.They also note that the share of people who first met online and were previously strangers rose from about 81% in 2009 to almost 90% in 2017.