This is what relationship look like when you are simply following your habitual ways of connecting and relating with your partner:
Money is the number one relationship argument *1
48% of breakups in online relationships that happen by email *1
88% of women who find money to be very important in a relationship *1
49% of singles, who fell in love with someone they did not initially find attractive, fell in love after becoming best friends *2
15 to 20% of married couples report being in a sexless marriage *12
55% of men and women were able to remain in love long term (2 years or more) *2
Most of the qualitative aspects of your relationship are inherited and related to the society you live in!
More than 31% of men said they dumped an overweight partner compared to 12% of women. *3
Signs that a man is about to break up with a woman include that he spends less time with her, he is no longer romantic, passionate kissing turns into quick pecks (particularly no kiss during sex), he fantasizes about someone else during sex, he pats her during a hug, and he tries to start fights’ *4
Long distance relationships (LDR) are on the rise in the United States. 2.9% of US marriages are considered long distance. *5
Men who as children witnessed their parents’ domestic violence were two times as likely to abuse their own wives, than sons of nonviolent parents. *5
50% percent of first marriages, 67% of second and 74% of third marriages end in divorce *6
Among women that described themselves as happy, 49% said they were unhappy with their sex lives *7
About 1 out of 10 married adults say that they typically sleep alone *8
Unmarried women that have been cohabitating with men for 5 years or less have a 63% increased risk of obesity *9
What is you could have a say as to what and how you connect with your partner, above and beyond any circumstance?
Most cheaters – a whopping 60% — have been in a relationship for at least 5 years. But 18% of newlywed women and 12% of newlywed men admitted to committing infidelity within the first year of marriage *10
Only 29% of women report that they’re able to achieve orgasm during sex *11
Nearly 50% of men admit to being unfaithful at some time in their lives *13
2.1% (1 in 47) Probability a first time cohabitation will lead to marriage within 1 year *14
60.1% Percent of married women who say religion is very important *14
50% Percent of married men who say religion is very important *14
You are not alone, nor are the areas of your relationship that you don’t like even personal to you!
If you’re a married American, your marriage is between 40% and 50% likely to end in divorce. *14
If you live in a red state, you’re 27% more likely to get divorced than if you live in a blue state. *14
If you argue with your spouse about finances once a week, your marriage is 30% more likely to end in divorce than if you argue with your spouse about finances less frequently. *14
If you have a daughter, you’re nearly 5% more likely to divorce than if you have a son. *14
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*1 Source: MSNBC Survey, eZine
*2 Match.com and conducted by MarketTools in association with renowned biological anthropologist Dr. Helen Fisher. The study, based on the attitudes and behaviors of 5,200 single people ages 21 to 65+, is the most comprehensive survey of American singles ever undertaken. Results are available at http://blog.match.com.
*3 Survey conducted by MSNBC.com and Elle magazine, more
*4 Santagati, Steve. 2007. The MANual. New York, NY: Crown Publishing.
*5 Warren, Neil Clark. 2005. Falling in Love for All the Right Reasons. New York, NY: Center Street.
*6 Forest Institute of Professional Psychology in Springfield, Missouri
*7 Self magazine survey, 2010.
*8 National Sleep Foundation
*10 British survey, 2005
*11 National Health and Social Life Survey
*12 Newsweek survey
*13 MSNBC survey
*14 Source: CDC, National Survey of Family Growth. Research Date: 9.12.2012