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Institute for Family Studies featured Dyson professor Aditi Paul's study in "5 Questions With Family Studies: Jon Birger on Women's Untapped Power in Today's Dating Market"

04/22/2021

Institute for Family Studies featured Dyson professor Aditi Paul's study in "5 Questions With Family Studies: Jon Birger on Women's Untapped Power in Today's Dating Market"

According to a 2019 Pew Research survey, 55% of women say dating has gotten harder over the past decade, 53% consider online dating to be unsafe, and 19% of women say they’ve been threatened with physical violence while on the apps. As if that weren’t bad enough, research also shows that relationships begun online are more likely to fail than those that start the old-fashioned ways. A study by Aditi Paul, a professor at Pace University in New York, found that couples who first meet in the real world are twice as likely to marry as those who meet online. 

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