One reason for this could be that the demands of modern life don’t leave much time to look for love: with the typical US work week now at 47 hours or more, singles who want to get a toe on the professional ladder are finding their leisure time is at a premium.
Of course, just because increasing numbers of men and women are finding themselves single, it doesn’t mean that they wish to stay that way.
Women feel more comfortable at nearby places accessible by cab, Uber or Lyft."They want the guys to be courting them," Safran said.
New research from the Pew Research Center shows that in the past two years, the percentage of US adults who had used a dating app tripled.
Then, it turned to Yelp experts to suggest some of Chicago's best date spots in those neighborhoods.
RELATED: TRENDING LIFE & STYLE NEWS THIS HOURThe study found that, among Zoosk users, those under 35 were 20 percent more likely to want to meet Lincoln Park singles.
Stef Safran, founder of matchmaking service Stef and the City, said location does matter to singles.
Her clients, especially women, prefer to go to an accessible, well-lit neighborhood close to home, she said."One of the biggest things that the women complain about is, when a guy schedules a date, the women have to meet over there (by his place)," Safran said.
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