Still, most Americans, according to the Pew Research Center, still want to get married at some point in their lives.
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For example, if you prefer blondes, but really have nothing against brunettes and redheads, then you can rank that attribute as very low.
If it’s very important to you that your date has a college degree, you can rank that very high.
Once you’ve filled out a profile, online dating sites will provide a list of matches -- people they think you are compatible with. The more matching attributes that two profiles have, the higher “match percentage” the site will assign to it.
Each profile has a list of attributes or interests that members check off.
Then the site will match you with highly educated brunette sooner than a blonde who didn't finish high school.