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Myths About Men and Sex Busted From The Singles in America Study

By Dr. Laura Berman,  Sex and Relationship Therapist

The results of the second annual Singles in America study have much to tell us about the current landscape of love and the attitudes of single men and women. As our society changes and evolves, so do the rules of dating and our expectations of happily ever after.

Here are a few of the most interesting and illuminating findings:

Men fall in love at first sight. We tend to think that men are immune to romance and love at first sight, but the study found that men are actually more likely than women to report falling for their partner after just one glance. 30% of men say they have fallen in love at first sight, while only 21% of women report the same. One reason for this is that lust and love are more immediately intertwined for men than they are for women. Men are visual creatures when it comes to sexual attraction, and they are programmed to have a strong, visceral response to mates they find attractive. Continue reading

Introducing the Singles in America Study by Match.com

Singles in America, Match.com’s second annual comprehensive study on singles, dives deep into how single men and women — who make up a third of the U.S. adult population — are living and thinking in 2012. Over 5,000 singles participated in the survey, and with questions ranging from “How many times have you had sex in the last 12 months?” to “What are the biggest deal-breakers in a relationship?” the answers are sure to show a new side to singles! Unmarried Americans have a lot to say about everything from politics, sex, love and relationships — and how men and women are matching up in the dating world. Continue reading

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