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In 1995, when began the online dating scene, finding a partner online was something you might keep to yourself.
Even in 2005, 29 percent of Americans called it "desperate;" by 2013, that was down to 21 percent.
The sushi tip is just one finding from the sixth annual Singles in America survey, which asked 5,500 respondents everything from which politician they want to vote for to which politician they'd be up for dating (Joe Biden and Marco Rubio dominate with 21 percent and 20 percent, respectively).
First dates at a sushi restaurant are 1.7 times more likely to lead to a second, says Match.com, America's largest online dating site.
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But one of the biggest debates is whether it will stay that way: are youngish people just delaying marriage, or avoiding it altogether?
Part of the popularity of dating apps may come from the average age of first marriage, which has climbed up 7 years for both genders since 1960: now age 27 for women, and 29 for men.
And even if they are aiming to get married, fewer singles care if their neighbors do.
But even as more and more Americans turn to online dating, as it loses the "desperate" reputation of its early days, the jury's still out on what, exactly, it's doing to singles' hearts and minds.
At a time when more Americans are unmarried than ever before, are Tinder and OKCupid changing what Americans want in a partner, or just how they find them?
Match's match-making masterminds conclude that it's probably okay to talk religion, politics and money on Date 1, but keep your hands off your phone.
And if you're male, double-check those text messages: women are way less forgiving of spelling and grammar errors.
According to the site, 80% of members hold either a bachelor’s, master’s, or doctorate degree.