American dating statistics
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 Break the Cycle 2009 State-by-State Teen Dating Violence Report Cards.
 Liz Claiborne Inc., Conducted by Teenage Research Unlimited, (February 2005).
The Santa Clara County Juvenile Domestic and Family Violence Court, Journal of the Center for Families, Children the Courts. Family Violence Prevention Fund and Advocates for Youth.
Teen Relationship Abuse: Regional Needs Assessment. Children’s Hospital/Los Angeles, Division of Adolescent Medicine, funded by the California Department of Health Services, Maternal and Child Health Branch/Domestic Violence Section.
The National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey.
BUT, it’s suspected that these numbers are much less than actual as many people are too embarrassed to come forward. Each year internet predators commit more than 16,000 abductions, 100 murders and thousands of rapes, according to Internet Predator 13. 33% of women who have sex on the first online dating encounter, of these, 4 out of 5 women did not use protection. An alarming 51% of online daters are already in a relationship of some kind.
In fact, a third of those surveyed said they falsified their information so much that it prevented them from getting a second date.” 9.
More than 40% of men try to swoon women by lying about their jobs, trying to make their career sound more prestigious.
Simply put, online dating has become socially acceptable.
With any online social sites, there are risks, but do you know the reality of those risks? About one-third of online daters do not upload a profile picture to their online dating profile.