Dating in 2018 – Here is what 5000 Singles Thought

By February 10, 2018 Blog, Dating Tips
Dating is like Darts

Each year Match.com conducts a survey of 5000 singles to see what they think. It is an American survey, however most of the data relates to singles in general.

In the survey 69% of singles were ready for a relationship! Which is great news and I can tell you I see the same thing here, there is no shortage of singles who want more than a hook up.

I love the info on what women want on a first date, I totally agree. I wish they had asked the men the same question.

So what impresses women and what behaviour do they want on the first date:

90% Want a compliment about their appearance
91% Impressed when the man insists on paying
90% Impressed if a guy is there waiting for her when she gets there
82% Impressed by a guy who hugs hello
71% Impressed by a kiss on the

What puts a girl off on a first date:

90% Put off when a guy checks his phone
90% Being more than 15 minutes late
81% Having more than 2 drinks
68% Ordering food for them
38% Being rude to wait staff

The one thing women want to feel on a first date is COMFORTABLE (79%)!

Ok this seems an unusual question it is under the section of when do girls let their guard down and is related solely to make up!

25% Never wear make-up (not even on a first date)
29% Will go without make-up when in a committed relationship
9% Will always wear makeup, even after moving in together

Random information about male habits:

27% Will always man scape
37% Plan to never stop man scaping

1 in 10 men will fart on a first date and 20% will pee with the door open after a couples of dates.

What singles notice when you invite them over.

Women will raise an eyebrow to:

86% Stealing the neighbours internet
79% Not having the internet
73% Not having a computer

Turn ons:

91% Clean bathroom
90% Nice sheets
88% Well maintained lawn

82% of women are turned off by a roommate compared to 69% of men.

When is it ok to become friends on social media

41% After going out a couple of times
19% Before a first date
18% Once things get serious
15% After a good first date

When does bad sex become a deal breaker?

52% After a few times
18% Once we are committed
16% It’s never a deal breaker
14% The first time

80% of singles say it is important for their partner to reach orgasm.

The most disturbing face is 1 in 4 singles would have sex with a robot. Surprisingly more women than men – 31% of women and 15% of men.

The best sex is being had by the over 60’s.

Five ingredients for good sex:

83% Caring
83% Enthusiastic
78% Communication
76% Good Kisser
75% Orgasm

Five things that made for bad sex from a guy’s point of view:

75% Too much talking
65% No passion
56% Little movement
52% Lights on
51% Not saying I love you

Five things that made sex bad from the women’s point of view:

88% Too much talking
81% No passion
74% Bad kissing
69% Too little movement from partner
68% No foreplay

Kissing is definitely important and not just for teenagers.

What they thought of friends with benefits:

92% Must use birth control
67% Can’t have more than one FWB at a time
62% Can’t tell anyone
36% They can only contact me at certain time

45% of FWB have had it evolve into a relationship.

 

 Debbie xxoxx