If you don’t feel good about yourself, you will never truly believe that someone else can love you and you will constantly be on the lookout for the other shoe to drop, for the guy you care about to leave, thus validating the fact that you are unworthy of love.

Few Americans had online dating experience when Pew Research Center first polled on the activity in 2005, but today 15% of U. adults report they have used online dating sites or mobile dating apps.

Here are five facts about online dating: Online dating has lost much of its stigma, and a majority of Americans now say online dating is a good way to meet people.

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People with high self-esteem believe they are worthy of love and don’t question how someone feels about them.

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.

Self-esteem doesn’t come from blowing kisses to your reflection in the mirror or repeating “I love myself” over and over.

It takes time and it takes work and it isn’t always easy.

This doesn’t make either of them flawed or bad – sometimes it’s just not there.