Third of Recent Marriages Involved Couples Who Met Online

Research also shows those who met online are less likely to divorce than other couples


CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (CBS Connecticut) – A new study offered by researchers at the University of Chicago and reviewed by a team at Harvard University shows that a third of recent marriages happen between couples who met online.

For the study, researchers examined a sampling of marriages of over 19,000 people that occurred between 2005 and 2012.