/PRNewswire/ -- Match, the world's largest relationship company, today released findings from its seventh annual Singles in America study – the nation's largest, most comprehensive annual survey of single people living in the U. The 2016 survey captures surprising data and trends on new dating rituals, the impact social media has had on the dating landscape, shifting gender roles, as well as attitudes about love, sex, and relationships across generations.
Experience the interactive Multimedia News Release here: "The annual Singles in America study has once again demonstrated new emerging trends including men's overwhelmingly positive view of feminism and feminists, in the boardroom and the bedroom.
Keep your phone current, silent and screen shatter free.
Women are 92% more likely to judge you negatively for having an older model phone.
And how do you know when a friendship is turning into a romance?
Singles still express true love in ancestral ways -- it's not about revealing your passwords." Key takeaways from this year's study include: STATE OF THE DATE Addicted to dating?
And today, 40% of singles have dated someone they met online, while only 25% met a first date through a friend.
Yet few women initiate the first kiss (29%); few initiate sex for the first time (23%); and few ask a guy for his phone number (13%).
Men are leading the way in forging our new dating rituals.
Single men are overwhelmingly in favor of women initiating the first kiss (95%), as well as initiating sex for the first time (93%).
But not all agree: 19% of both sexes say it can be the worst sex.
THE NEW DATING RITUALS Five first date phone taboos.