Singles Say 'Meaningful Conversation' Most Important Factor When Looking for a RelationshipJune 20, 2019 16:02
According to a new survey on 2,000 singletons conducted by dating app Plenty of Fish, the most important trait single people look for is “meaningful conversation”.
The survey found that good communication rated higher than physical attraction, while 58 percent of respondents cited bad grammar as the biggest deal-breaker, placing it higher than bad sex - cue hundreds of dating app users vowing never to date an apostrophe again because the last one was too possessive.
When it comes to the initial stages of dating, the conversation is clearly crucial, as 60 percent of respondents said they believe it’s possible to fall in love after just one chat.
In addition, another 87 percent said they found someone more attractive after a good conversation.
So, if conversations are so important, evidently the topics you choose to discuss are of equal significance.
According to the survey, dating app users are fed-up of talking about President Trump, with 51 percent of respondents citing this as their most insipid topic.
Meanwhile, 20 percent claimed to be bored of talking about specialty diets while another 18 percent said they were tired of discussing “millennials vs. everyone else” i.e. avocado toast vs. buttered
The survey also found that political ideologies were of paramount importance during initial conversations, with 59 percent of respondents declaring that they wouldn’t start a conversation with someone who's dating profile promoted an opposite political opinion to theirs.
By Sowmya Sangam