More so than Westerners, many Chinese view dating as a pragmatic affair.
It’s not always about finding love so much as it is about finding a potential marriage partner who fits with one’s own ideals.
These developmental shifts, Garcia's systematic review of the literature suggests, is one of the factors driving the increase in hookups, a "popular cultural change that has infiltrated the lives of emerging adults throughout the Western world." The review shows that hookups are becoming increasingly normative among young adults and adolescents in North America and have taken root throughout the Western world, which represents a notable shift in how casual sex is perceived and accepted.
Luckily, Match just released its seventh annual Singles in America survey, the nation’s largest, most comprehensive annual survey of single people living in the U.
S., to set the record straight about what it's like to be single now across the country.
Match.com, the leading online dating network, has taken an in-depth look at the behavior of singles and uncovered new dating habits based on a groundbreaking study of more than 5,000 single Americans.
This unprecedented research has found that, while some traditional dating do’s and don’ts still exist, the playing field has definitely changed.