Why are there always much more males than females in online dating sites?

Question by Nancy: Why are there always much more males than females in online dating sites?
Statistics in my city show equal men & women (approx) except for over 60 where there are 10% more women than men. Yet, in online dating sites (for this city) I consistently see 20% more males online. Why is this?

Best answer:

Answer by Dapaw
Maybe more men are shy than the women.

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