The winter holidays are focused on family and friends - i.e., people you already know. The problem for a lot of people is that it’s hard to find that special someone, especially during the final stretch of the year.Or perhaps you joined a video or telephone dating service. And, not surprisingly, the companies managing and creating these platforms are seeing tremendous growth. Online dating sites start the year off with a bang.The first Sunday after New Year’s Day is the busiest day of the year for new sign-ups.
Today, 12% of 55- to 64-year-olds report ever using an online dating site or mobile dating app versus only 6% in 2013.
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The chapter offers online daters advice on how to build a good profile, the etiquette of messaging first, how to describe what you’re looking for and how to take things offline.
There aren’t a lot of opportunities to meet new people.
More than half of all single people make New Year’s resolutions aimed at being more social and focus on finding their soulmates in the year ahead.