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And there was this, an eye-catching display of dating data, and arguably the most interesting of the lot: The chart, which comes from a longitudinal study by sociologist Michael Rosenfeld, says a lot about how romance has evolved over the past 60 some odd years.

It shows the rise of online dating (which has only been more pronounced for same-sex couples), clearly depicted by the darker of the two blue lines above (notice not only its furious ascent, but also its relative importance—more than 20 percent of straight couples reported meeting their partners online in 2009, the most recent year for which data are available).

It speaks to the weakening of America's religious backbone, which has lost influence with each passing generation.

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There was one about how close to one another people who ended up together used to live (the answer is very close).

Another about how the average age at which people get married has evolved (it has, as you probably know, been creeping upwards for some time).

Before long, his new relationship fell into that familiar pattern.

“I’ve never been able to make a girl feel like she was the most important thing in my life,” he says.

Having lived in New York and the Boston area, he was accustomed to ready-made social scenes.

In Portland, by contrast, most of his friends were in long-term relationships with people they’d met in college, and were contemplating marriage.

“Alpha, I’m reaching out to give a quick thank you for your dating advice.

About a year ago, I got divorced and was not in a great place emotionally.

Jacob was single for two years and then, at 26, began dating a slightly older woman who soon moved in with him.

She seemed independent and low-maintenance, important traits for Jacob.

While we were out, I asked her why she responded to my email (apparently attractive women get hundreds of emails a day). I would always draw a blank when trying to think of fun things to do on a first date. She said it was one of the best dates she has ever been on.

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