Random facts about dating

random facts about dating

It doesn’t matter if you are you single or not, dating is probably part of your life in some shape or form. From the single ladies who are trying to navigate their way through the dating world, to the parents who are facing their teenager heading out on their first date. Yep, dating is a thing that we all have to deal with throughout our life. Here are some random facts about dating that you didn’t need to know.

  • Common mistakes- Some of the most common mistakes are showing up late, talking about yourself too much, talking about your ex too much, and being a super eager-beaver about a relationship.
  • It’s in the details- Women who include a picture of themselves on dating sites have a much bigger chance of being contacted. For men, listing their income is one of the attractions.
  • Let’s get serious- Most couples wait until they have been on 6-8 dates before they decide to be exclusive with each other.
  • But even more serious- It can take between 12-14 dates for a couple to trade house keys.
  • What is the end game?- Online dating can be grouped into three different groups. One-third of people end up in long-term relationships. Another third don’t. And the last third give up their quest for online love.
  • What’s the best way to meet someone?- You are twice as likely to meet someone through friends or family than you are in the bar or club.
  • Watch your weight- In surveys from various magazines, men are more likely to dump a partner who has put on weight than women.
  • Watch for crazy people- One of the biggest fear for women is meeting a psychopathic serial killer on a blind date. But the mans biggest fear? Meeting someone who is fat.
  • National Singles Week- Every year in the third week of September, it is National Singles Week in the USA.
  • The need for speed- Speed dating was invented in Los Angeles in 1999 by a rabbi. The idea was based on young Jewish people being chaperoned during gatherings.
  • Break out the blue- If you are a man and don’t know what to wear on a date, wear blue. Ladies generally find blue more attractive.
  • Breaking up is hard to do- The most common time for people to break-up is between 3-5 months.
  • Money, money, money!- The online dating industry generates nearly $2billion in revenue each year.
  • Kids in the mix- Nearly half of the people who use dating sites have children.
  • Single parents- Over 90% single parents would prefer to date another single parent.
  • Dating in the workplace- Ever been told not to dip your pen in the company ink? Around 40% of workplace relationships result with wedding bells.
  • Not good for the marriage- After celebrities are caught cheating and having a marital affair, men looking for discreet relationships online can drop by nearly 50%
  • There are plenty of fish in the sea- In the US, there are nearly 1 billion single people, but not all of them are looking for a relationship.
  • Violence can happen to anyone-  It is believed that around 1 in 3 teenagers has suffered violence in a relationship.

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