(For gay couples, it's more like two out of every three).
What’s more, many people who meet in the online sites that cater to hookups end up in long-term relationships.
It’s harder to feel alone when you’re 23, because everyone is a potential partner.
But when you get to 40, most people your age are already settled down.
I think these things are definitely characteristic of modern romance.
Part of what you have uncovered during your research is how drastic the rise of online dating has been.
Instead of interacting with the people around her, she chose to search for a companion elsewhere online.