(This to me does not sound statistically significant, but perhaps she had her reasons for keeping the sample size smaller.) Her data found that the breakup rates for both marital and non-marital romantic relationships were higher for couples who met online than couples who met offline.Obviously the actual quality and duration of the relationship turned out to also be significant factors that predicted if couples would stay together or break up.
"People don't communicate clearly enough when they aren't attracted to a person," Dr. It can feel easier and kinder to just be vague and let someone down easy, but that often leads to more uncertainty, she says.," she says.I pondered this for a second and decided to do some research. Since it is just about impossible to hold all else equal (the actual people, where they live, age, religion, personality, marriage history, etc.), it is difficult to conclude, One article detailing the results of a 2013 study by researchers at University of Chicago’s Department of Psychology and Harvard University’s Department of Epidemiology found that online dating leads to higher marriage satisfaction and thereby a lower divorce rate.The researchers addressed the question of marital satisfaction in a nationally representative sample of 19,131 respondents who got married between 20.And while the good news is that nine times out of 10, this scenario is just you having an insecure week, or your partner having an extra stressful week, or possibly the two combined, with a sour cherry on top in the form of some sort of recent big fight or other drama — sometimes, when things feel off, they are legit off and it's time to give your relationship some serious attention.Maybe your partner has been skulking around with a scowl on their face, and you have no idea why.Or maybe they are way quicker to anger lately, or they don't seem to be very present when you're around, or they just seem totally over it and you're not sure why.