DALLAS Feb. 4, 2011 the United States
Helen Fisher Stephanie Coontz Justin Garcia http://blog.match.com/singles-study/
The New Monogamy:
Men are quicker to fall in love, more likely to want children:
Women want more independence in their relationships than men do:
Women’s attitudes and behaviors differ:
Prejudice waning; singles more open-minded when dating:
Singles remain romantic:
Old and grumpy? Think again:
Hook-ups and one night stands can turn into partnerships:
Additional key findings include:
- Office romances are few, short and not usually destructive.
- Second looks can pay off.
- Fidelity is a must
(1) US 2010 Census data