“Whereas women I find are a lot pickier and most of the men that I've spoken to about it are pretty open about saying that they will just say yes until they get a yes.” Warren Giffin, a 53 year-old school teacher laments the mystery of older forms of dating, where a potential match wasn’t ruled out so quickly.
“When we used to date when we were in our 20s like it was all just a mystery and that was sort of the excitement of it,” he says.
For Thomas Materia, 28, the transparency of dating apps allows him to swiftly sort through a plethora of choices, where values, taste and looks are already on the table.
From there, an efficient set of questions in the first few dates keeps the process of finding a prospective partner equally quick.
Online dating services allow users to become "members" by creating a profile and uploading personal information including (but not limited to) age, gender, sexual orientation, location, and appearance.Leaving aside ageing population factors, could the two trends be linked?It’s a subject tackled by guests on this week’s , which brought together people single by choice and circumstance to determine why increasing numbers of Australians are living their lives without a significant other.The latter says it can raise its revenues in Australia by 50 per cent over 2017/18, such is the potential in our market.The increasing number of people wedding themselves to the world of online dating has coincided with another increase: the number of singles in Australia.