While the term has several meanings, the most frequent usage refers to two people exploring whether they are romantically or sexually compatible by participating in dates with the other.
With the use of modern technology, people can date via telephone or computer or meet in person.
Generally, during much of recorded history of humans in civilization, and into the Middle Ages in Europe, weddings were seen as business arrangements between families, while romance was something that happened outside of marriage discreetly, such as covert meetings.
While statistics can be spun to make almost anything look good, I've tried to report just the basic facts.
The first which starts on this page will deal with the general online dating industry as a whole.
This section also includes any relevant facts about dating, relationships, and marriage that I thought would be of interest to the dating industry.
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This page is an attempt by me to organize the vast majority of online dating related statistics and facts available on the Internet.