Some 22% of online daters have asked someone to help them create or review their profile.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.About one-in-five 18- to 24-year olds (22%) now report using mobile dating apps; in 2013, only 5% reported doing so.
The share of 18- to 24-year-olds who use online dating has roughly tripled from 10% in 2013 to 27% today.
Online dating use among 55- to 64-year-olds has also risen substantially since the last Pew Research Center survey on the topic.
Teaching kids about the skills of consent can help reduce sexual coercion, harassment, and even assault. Attitudes and beliefs formed during these critical years will most likely affect how they treat their dating partners now and in the future.
You can use the video and accompanying discussion guides (one for PARENTS, one for GROUP FACILITATORS) to spark conversations with teens about respectful relationships, the importance of consent, and how teens can ask for and give consent in their friendships and dating relationships. Not all 11-16 year olds are dating, but most have probably thought about what it means to be in a dating relationship.
Machismo is a predominant “traditional” belief in Latinx communities that women are inferior to men.
Machismo takes forms in various ways and often is culturally ingrained within Latinx communities.
When we first studied online dating habits in 2005, most Americans had little exposure to online dating or to the people who used it, and they tended to view it as a subpar way of meeting people.
Today, nearly half of the public knows someone who uses online dating or who has met a spouse or partner via online dating – and attitudes toward online dating have grown progressively more positive.
video was created for tweens and teens ages 11-16 to show concrete examples of: how to ask for consent;what enthusiastic, verbal consent looks like, and;how to respond to “no” respectfully. The video and two accompanying discussion guides (one for PARENTS, one for GROUP FACILITATORS) can be used in a classroom setting, with a small group of tweens/teens, or one-on-one with an adult who can lead an informed discussion.
video was created to promote healthy relationships among tweens and teens by providing concrete examples of how to ask for consent, what enthusiastic, verbal consent looks like, and how to accept “no” as normal boundary-setting in relationships.
Machismo within our Latinx communities is most commonly presented in sets of heavily enforced gender norms and expectations.