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Infographic: Singles and Television by Match.com

Single and ready to… watch TV? Though we know singles lead busy lives, forget errands or housework come Saturday- the number one way singles would spend a free afternoon is by catching up on their favorite shows! Using our Singles in America data, we zoned in on just how TV plays into the dating game — and no, we don’t mean the 70s game show! Does what you watch effect the number of first dates you go on? Which singles admit their guilty pleasure is getting lost in Reality TV? Check out all the stats in our infographic below. 

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The Science Behind First Date Bedroom Behavior by Dr. Helen Fisher

At any given moment you can find singles in coffee shops, on park benches, and at fancy restaurants meeting for their first date. But with all the changing rules in dating, who knows what’s appropriate pre-, during, and post-date these days? Match.com’s Chief Scientific Advisor Dr. Helen Fisher presents what makes singles tick during that pivotal first meeting.

First date bedroom behavior

I‘m single.  And I can’t help looking at statistics about sex and love and wondering where I “fit in” attitude and behavior wise. This time, it’s with first dates—it’s so difficult to know what’s appropriate! So Match.com pulled from their 2012 Singles in America study, a host of data about what singles do, how they think, and what they want on a first date. Read more…

Infographic: Match.com Presents First Dates

At any given moment you can find singles in coffee shops, on park benches, and at fancy restaurants meeting for their first date. But with all the changing rules in dating, who knows what’s appropriate pre-, during, and post-date these days? Match.com presents what makes singles tick during that pivotal first meeting.

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Whitney Casey’s Guide to Acing the First Date

At any given moment you can find singles in coffee shops, on park benches, and at fancy restaurants meeting for their first date. But with all the changing rules in dating, who knows what’s appropriate pre-, during, and post-date these days? Match.com’s relationship expert Whitney Casey reveals the dos and don’ts to first dates in the modern world, based on data from the Match.com Singles in America Study.

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Pre-date

First things first—where do you find a date? Try enlisting the troops! In other words, utilize the people and resources you have at your fingertips in order to find someone new to go out with. Read more…

Dr. Helen Fisher's Singles in America Presentation

For those who might have missed Dr. Fisher’s Singles in America livestream presentation on February 9th, 2013, here’s her fascinating take dating in a digital age, sexting & texting, friends with benefits, privacy in love & why marriage is not a dying concept. Check out the presentation below! Read more…

What Do Men Want? #SinglesinUSA Unveils The Answers

In our latest #SinglesinUSA study, we found that the TOP 3 THINGS men judge women might surprise you… check out our video below for the answers!



More on "Friends with Benefits" and One-Night Stands from SIA 3

Are “Friends with Benefits” (FWB) and one-night stands a new relationship norm? See how singles answered below!



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More on Myths About Marriage from SIA 3

Sex and romance don’t end at the alter. 41% of married couples had sex at least once a week in 2012. Married people also think about sex more frequently than singles; 76% of marrieds vs. 72% of singles think about sex at least once a week or more – including married women (65% vs. 56% of single women). Read more…

More on Sexting and Texting from SIA 3

Sexting- the new courtship method? See how singles are using sexy photos in their daily dating lives and how texting (versus calling) has it’s boundaries.



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Infographic: How Singles Use Technology in Dating

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