Number of office romances falls as people turn to online dating

Around 1 in 10 couples say they met while working together at the same company.

A new study from Stanford University shows the number of office romances fell by 8% over the past two decades.

In the same time, online dating went from being the least popular way of meeting someone, to the most common.

The study revealed that 39% of couples surveyed met online compared to just 2% in 1995.

Rena Maycock, founder of Intro matchmaking, says there are risks to dating a...
source: BreakingNews.ie

2019-07-22 16:28
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