It’s not just President Joe Biden’s approval ratings that are in decline these days. A recent survey revealed that Americans’ interest in dating has taken a sharp downturn even in the post-COVID era. If this trend, which began years ago, persists, it could have concerning ramifications for American society.
Pew Research released the results of a poll early in April showing a majority of single Americans believe dating has become increasingly difficult and are less interested in pursuing romantic relationships. From the report: “Still, a majority of single-and-looking adults (63%) – including similar shares of men and women – say dating has gotten even harder during the pandemic, while 32% say it has stayed about the same and just 3% say it has gotten easier. Daters younger than 30 are much more likely than those ages 30 and older to say dating is harder now (71% vs. 58%).
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