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It is a subsidiary of The Pew Charitable American single romance love. The State of Romance in America Most young singles in America do not describe themselves as actively looking for romantic partners. Asked how many dates American single romance love had been on in the past three months, singles who said they were in the dating market reported the following: Some key demographic dimensions of each group are shown in the table below: Among internet users, how the married and the committed met each other.
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