As for those seeking potential partners, more are comfortable with online dating and dating apps, and more of them have met their partners this way.These were some key findings released by the National Population and Talent Division (NPTD) yesterday from its Marriage and Parenthood Survey.Of the 788 respondents from Singapore, 51 per said they used online dating platforms to find potential partners. Ms Violet Lim, chief executive of Lunch Actually, said at a media conference on Thursday: "As online dating sites become more attuned to the needs of singles such as profile verification...more singles are beginning to be more receptive to online dating." In addition, more than 70 per cent of all the singles polled said that they will check on their potential dates online before meeting them.
I’ve met successful women who started families in their 20s, and caught up in their careers in their 30s and 40s.” #3 Don't be shy to set goals“People shout about fitness and career resolutions on Facebook, but they rarely set targets for their love life. Obviously, don’t say, ‘I want to get married by 28,’ but go for something realistic like, ‘I’ll aim to meet five new people every month’ or ‘I’ll go on one date every two weeks’.” #4 The secret thing men look out for...“..whether you offer to pay on the first date. State on your online profile that you’re looking for a serious relationship.Most of Singapore's singletons intend to marry, though six in 10 are not dating with marriage in mind and four in 10 have never had serious relationships, according to a new government survey.Among those not dating seriously, 42 per cent are leaving dating to chance.More Singaporeans are finding love through online dating sites.This is according to a biennial regional survey conducted among 1,900 people in Singapore, Hong Kong and Malaysia by dating agency Lunch Actually in January.