Dating how to analyse

Moreover, as they age, adults concentrate on connections to family, viewing themselves in a communal context (Fingerman, 2001).Based on a lifetime of investment, ties to family and friends are of heightened importance to older adults (Blieszner, 2006).Collectively, these theories suggest that people of different ages may present themselves in distinct ways when seeking romantic partners.

Indeed, the language people use when constructing their self-presentations may convey such differences.

We collected 4,000 dating profiles from two popular websites to examine age differences in self-presentations.

We used stratified sampling to obtain a sample equally divided by gender, aged 18–95 years.

Indeed, popular media report that more older adults are finding dates online (Watson, 2013) with one source claiming that adults aged 60 and older represent the largest growing segment of adults using online dating websites (Ellin, 2014).

As such, online profiles provide a unique opportunity to examine similarities and differences in younger and older adults’ self-presentations when seeking a dating partner.

Leave a Reply

  1. Chat cruising joe sex 18-Jul-2017 10:17

    On its Twitter feed, Sunday, Lizard Squad posted that it was “preaching” that Sony should be spending more money to protect its customers’ accounts from such hacks.

  2. read jessicas guide to dating on the dark side 27-Jun-2018 13:31

    Last year, it was rumored that Winfrey and Graham said "I do." However, Winfrey took to Twitter to set the record straight. Graham proposed more than 20 years ago and the wedding was supposed to take place in 1993, but Winfrey was working on a book at the same time, so they decided to postpone it.