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study – the nation's largest and most comprehensive annual scientific study of 5,000 single men and women living across the U. This new data reveals surprising current trends, including how America’s singles are looking for love, yet are fatigued by the process - as well as their current attitudes around sex and dating.It also uncovers the sex habits of Gen Z and Millennials, how men are responding to the #Me Too movement, and how singles of all ages are rewriting America’s love story.SAYING “I LOVE YOU”—AND MEANING IT: Only 27% of Gen Z and Millennials have said “I love you” spontaneously the first time.Instead, they plan it—taking these words more seriously than those of other age groups.SLOW LOVE: 40% of young singles feel they need self-acceptance before they seek love; 23% say they need to reach a certain point in their career; and 20% feel they must reach a certain income level before committing to a serious relationship.In fact, more than any other cohort, 1/3 of today’s young singles say their financial situation has held them back from pursuing romance. AND CAREFULLY: Today most singles meet through dating apps, rather than in a bar, through friends or relatives (26% of singles overall met their last first date online).#METOO’S POSITIVE IMPACT ON DATING MEN AND #METOO: Half of men (51%) say the #Me Too movement has caused them to act differently overall; specifically, nearly 40% of men are now more reserved towards female colleagues at work and 34% of men said they act more reserved on a date because of the movement.Millennial men are leading the way here, with 37% acting more reserved on a date, compared to Gen Z men at only 16%.
And 87% of young men would be delighted if a woman initiated the first kiss, but only 23% of young women often do.
They are simply having a hard time finding it and feeling burnt out by the search,” says Dr.
Helen Fisher, biological anthropologist and Chief Science Advisor to Match.
Moreover, 52% of young singles have received a nude photo and nearly ¼ of young singles have shared a sexy photo they received.
DON’T ASK, DON’T TELL: 65% of singles say they are unlikely to ask about their partner’s “sex number;” while only 12% say they are to ask how many former lovers a current partner has had. WITH LOVE: 32% of singles believe you have to be in love to have great sex (28% Men; 36% Women); and 84% of singles say sex is better when you are in love. Garcia of The Kinsey Institute at Indiana University. Generations are defined as: Gen Z (18-22), Millennials (22-38), Gen X (39-54) and Boomers(55-74).