While statistics can be spun to make almost anything look good, I've tried to report just the basic facts.
The data has been gathered from such sources as blogs, online newspaper and magazine articles, company financial statements, company advertising information packages (including media packages), the actual dating service website (or their parent company website), and multiple website measurement services.
This section also includes any relevant facts about dating, relationships, and marriage that I thought would be of interest to the dating industry.
He said: "For women, there are lots of guys who are just creepy or unattractive or undesirable." He also said men can have problems finding a date: "They can't get a woman to respond because women get so many messages." Dr Lewis also said that 38 per cent of online daters have read an online profile of someone they knew.
This has changed from ten years ago when the figure was 44 per cent. It says around one in ten Americans has used online dating services.
It also said 11 per cent of people who started a long-term relationship in the past decade met their partner online.
Turns out we got on so well we continued to be friends.
We still talk to this day and had it not been for a dating site we would have never have met.