Following up on life changing New Year’s resolutions, this past Valentine’s Day, the editors at Cupid Pic set out to understand how dating singles viewed their relationships at the start of the year and learn about their plans for romance in 2013. The five following questions were asked of singles on Cupid.com, with the full responses found in this infographic.
- Did you start the New Year in a relationship that you know is going nowhere?
- Is this the year to stop messing around, dump your current partner and search for your soul mate?
- If you started the year single, was this with the intention of finding your true love?
- Do you see 2013 as the year to find the person you will be marrying in 2014?
- Would you be disappointed to end 2013 without having found your soul mate?
Cupid.com has highlighted some of the single responses and their thoughts on romance in 2013.
For many singles in the dating world, 2013 is the year of action on the romance front
- A fifth of the respondents say that started 2013 in a relationship that has no future. A quarter of the singles dumped their partner in 2012 to find a better match.
For other singles, it’s “wait and see”
- Two-thirds of men and women are taking a laid-back approach to see what 2013 brings.
- 45 percent of men and 40 percent of women are bored with waiting for love to find them and intend to actively find love.
- 10 percent of women and 7 percent aren’t sure if their current partners are their true soul mates. Meanwhile, others have simply gotten used to being with someone.
Married in 2013? Single optimists are in the minority
- 42 percent of men and 45 percent of women say even if they find their soul mate in 2013, they won’t be marrying that person in 2014.
- 38 percent of women and 33 percent of men say they don’t expect to find their true love in 2013.
- 19 percent of men and women say they are going to try to find a spouse this year.
- 11 percent of women and men hope to end this year planning a spectacular wedding.
More men began 2013 single, through no choice of their own, according to the survey out of Cupid.com, however more single men and women are bored with waiting for love and will actively look for a romantic partner this year.
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