One factor behind the substantial growth among younger adults is their use of mobile dating apps.
He uses the same exact line on every woman he matches with, and brings each date to the same exact wine bar.
Digital technology and smartphones in particular have transformed many aspects of our society, including how people seek out and establish romantic relationships.
Few Americans had online dating experience when Pew Research Center first polled on the activity in 2005, but today 15% of U. adults report they have used online dating sites or mobile dating apps.
"You have to process your grieving, so you can understand what went wrong, and do the self-care that you need," she says.
For Dev, that meant going to Italy to learn how to make pasta.