Those who were neurotic use dating sites to build an identity, as a convenient companion, and as a distraction.
Homosexual users were more likely than heterosexual users to go on the sites for a wide range of reasons, including finding a relationship or a sexual partner.
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Women and homosexuals tended to score more highly for neurotic traits in this study.
Clemens said people may not be aware of the variety of reasons they turn to online dating sites.