Online dating has jumped among adults under age 25 as well as those in their late 50s and early 60s.The share of 18- to 24-year-olds who use online dating has roughly tripled from 10% in 2013 to 27% today.Women are especially likely to enlist a friend in helping them craft the perfect profile—30% of female online daters have done this, compared with 16% of men.
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“We just wanted a safe place where people can connect with that expectation that the people they connect with share their beliefs and their lifestyle choices,” Lund told in a phone interview.
“We’re taking away those awkward moments and giving everyone an even starting point.” Lund said that though the name points to concealed carry, the website is really for anyone that enjoys guns or wants a gun owner in their life.
The site also restricts contact to between paid members in an effort to prevent spam or anti-gun rhetoric.
“Our belief is if people are open and honest about gun ownership in the first place their intentions are good,” Lund said.