53 percent of those who have never been married say they'd like to, according to the Pew Research Center, down from 61 percent just since 2010.And even if they are aiming to get married, fewer singles care if their neighbors do.Today, nearly 60 million people use dating sites and apps owned by the Match Group alone, home to sites like OKCupid, Tinder, and Match.com, around 40 percent of those who are single and looking.Yet we're a pretty single nation: more adults are unmarried than married, in fact.Match's match-making masterminds conclude that it's probably okay to talk religion, politics and money on Date 1, but keep your hands off your phone.And if you're male, double-check those text messages: women are way less forgiving of spelling and grammar errors.
First dates at a sushi restaurant are 1.7 times more likely to lead to a second, says Match.com, America's largest online dating site.
Dating and romance scams often take place through online dating websites, but scammers may also use social media or email to make contact.
They have even been known to telephone their victims as a first introduction.
But even as more and more Americans turn to online dating, as it loses the "desperate" reputation of its early days, the jury's still out on what, exactly, it's doing to singles' hearts and minds.
At a time when more Americans are unmarried than ever before, are Tinder and OKCupid changing what Americans want in a partner, or just how they find them?