Funny quotes on dating and relationships
As noted above, teen daters say social media makes them feel like they have a place to show how much they care about their boyfriend, girlfriend or significant other.
A bit less than half of teens (47%) say they feel this way about social media.
She was so enthusiastic about it that when she was asked to participate in the next party, she accepted without hesitations.
Now, she’s dressed in a latex suit and hanging in the cellar, where she can enthusiastically welcome new people entering the party. For my own peace of mind I am going to imagine there’s a bit of a support harness under the rubber suit, because otherwise I don’t see her neck, or her breathing, holding up so well.
This study reveals that the digital realm is one part of a broader universe in which teens meet, date and break up with romantic partners.
Nearly two-thirds (63%) of teens with dating experience have posted or liked something on social media as a way to indicate their support of one of their friends’ relationships.
One-quarter (25%) of all teens have unfriended or blocked someone on social media because that person was flirting in a way that made them uncomfortable.
Just as adult women are often subject to more frequent and intense harassment online, teen girls are substantially more likely than boys to experience uncomfortable flirting within social media environments.
A majority of teens with dating experience (76%) say they have only dated people they met via offline methods.
One-quarter (24%) of teen “daters” or roughly 8% of all teens have dated or hooked up with someone they first met online.
This report examines American teens’ digital romantic practices. The main findings from this research include: Overall, 35% of American teens ages 13 to 17 have ever dated, hooked up with or been otherwise romantically involved with another person, and 18% are currently in a romantic relationship.