The graph below shows the likelihood of a woman responding to a man by his age on First Met.com: Moral of the story: guys, don’t be afraid to approach a woman who’s a little older, you’re much more likely to get the reply you’re hoping for.A man’s chances of getting contacted online decline as his height decreases First analyzed over 250,000 interactions between its users to quantify how every inch increase in reported height impacts a male member’s likelihood of being contacted by a woman when she views his profile.For those 55 to 64-year-olds that use online dating, there has been a 6% increase from 2013 to 2015.
And online, there are no facial cues or body language to guide you.
We are decoding the online dating behavior of women and we have to admit, the results are pretty surprising.
Online dating is no longer seen as a last attempt for the desperate and lonely to find their soul mate.
The stigma is beginning to dissipate as an increasing amount of Americans believe that online dating is now socially acceptable.
According to the data, a woman on First is 17% more likely to respond to a man 5% younger than a man who is 5% older than her and 47% more likely to respond to a man 15% younger than a man 15% older.
For example, this implies that a 40-year old woman is 47% more likely to respond to a 34 year-old man than a 46 year-old man.
And, overall, online dating sites are expected to earn 1.9 billion in revenue this year alone! While women focus on finances, men opt for beauty and youth.
So, what has the mental health community gleaned from this internet love boom? These preferences can be explained by evolution: while gals seek security, guys look for reproductive compatibility.
There are 40 million Americans using online dating websites and those users range from young to old.