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We regularly publish studies and analysis about dating and relationships related topics. We gather data, research the market, study social, gender and safety issues among others.

Love Locations

Love Locations Header with Love demographics passports

Love is often hard to find, but staying in love is a different story. Around the world, some countries are falling out of love just as quickly as they’re falling into it. The question is, where in the world is love thriving – and where is romance not so readily available? We conducted an in-depth study into marriage and dating trends across the globe to discover where in the world would increase your chances of finding and staying in love. 

5 Reasons why you should get yourself a Holidate

holidating couple behind a window

While there are many life lessons you can learn from the movies in Netflix’s 2020 Holiday Selection, this year’s newest rom-com Holidate with Emma Roberts and Luke Bracey introduces us to a dating trend that’s been popular on many dating apps for some years.

Hookup Hotspots of the World

We may be in the middle of a global pandemic but that hasn’t stopped the world getting down, dirty and dogging. That’s right, research shows that there has been an 85% increase in people searching for hookup spots such as cruising and dogging locations due to the pent-up sexual tension and extra freetime during lockdown.

The OAPeep show – Which senior celebrities are the most searched for naked?

Hellen Mirren on the red carpet, picture used in the article "senior celebrity crushes""

For most people, celebrities are often a first crush. Whether it was a poster on a bedroom wall or flipping through the covers of a raunchy magazines – celebrities have always had statuses as sex symbols, and it’s no different as they get older.

Romance-scams during Covid-19

Datingroo got in contact with the British and the German police and talked with an expert on human behaviour on how to make online dating safer and how to recognize, avoid and report romance-scams in the times of the coronavirus-lockdown. Read our complete guide with insights and examples to learn how not to fall for dating-fraud.

Revealed: The cartoon characters the world gets off to

Ever found yourself watching The Simpsons and feeling more than just an urge to laugh? It turns out you’re not alone, as new research has discovered who the most searched-for cartoon characters are when it comes to turning people on.

Madonna’s dating choices in the last decade

madonna picture set in black and white

It is no surprise that Madonna likes younger men. In her dating history, she always had lovers who were younger than herself. There was just one case in her love history when she was dating an older guy – it was a 21 years older Warren Beatty back in 1989.

The Poly Age

Monogamous relationships have for a long time been a formative pillar to cultural, social, religious, and legal structures in countries around the world. However, growing polyamory communities around the world have discovered within themselves and through the support of one another an alternative to monogamy that better resonates with how they approach relationships, love, sex, and marriage.

Have you ever met a cancer survivor on dating apps?

Navigating an online dating world can be very challenging. If you are single and diagnosed with cancer, that challenge increases. Dating is usually the last thing that comes to your mind while handling endless doctor appointments and medications which make you sick. However, the hope to meet someone to fall in love with is stronger than any disease possible, and that is exactly what brings cancer survivors to dating apps.

Why do people cheat?

Many people are starting an affair at this time of the year, and at the same time, many affairs are discovered. Andrew G. Marshall’s book “Why did I cheat?” will help all of those who are dealing with infidelity issues.

Smartphone data access permissions for dating apps

Online dating apps are very popular. It is easy to install them on any device and to access them at any time from any place. They are fun and sexy and give lots of hope to those who are searching for their perfect match. But what really happens when someone installs an online dating app on their smartphone?

How to have a perfect dating profile photo?

No matter if you are a new or an old bird in the online dating world, you know that you need a catchy profile photo to be noticed in a virtual world full of dating possibilities. It looks easy – but it is much more complicated to get the perfect profile photo than you think.

BrexDate Era – Is Brexit affecting online dating?

London days before the brexit

The Datingroo team researched whether Brexit influences people’s choices when it comes to dating. We made a survey with questions about Brexit and online dating and got 1034 responses from active daters based in the UK and in the EU countries. We also talked to psychologists and dating experts, as well as online dating providers.

The Christmas season is a trigger for cheating, and dating apps love it

The Christmas season is the most wonderful time of year for those who are active in online dating. Every year dating websites are reporting an increasing number of new subscribers as well as activities between subscribers in the period before and after Christmas. That would definitely be a positive thing if many of those were not already in a relationship or married…

Serious dating recommendations

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