Two Thirds of Single People Have Given Up on Sex (on Valentine's Day, at Least)
Only one third of singles expect to get laid on Valentine's Day -- about the same number that Facebook stalk their exes, a new study reveals.
The survey of 515 self-identified singles, conducted by Facebook dating app Areyouinterested.com, finds that 33 percent plan on winding up in bed on what's marketed as the most
commercialized romantic day of the year. (Gross.)
Apparently, singles are not deterred by blind dates -- 74 percent would totally meet up with a stranger "indicating singles are not intimidated by the romantic pressure the holiday typically brings."
Also, the test-takers have traditional leanings: 58 percent think that the dude should pay for the Valentine's day dinner, with one respondent saying:"It's part of the romance. You always have to make a good woman feel special!"
And 67 percent said that they'd end a shitty relationship before V-Day, "rather than wait it out."
For some daters, presents factor into this (of course.)
"End it... but after the gifts are given," said one participant.
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