Let's start with one of the biggest clichés: women are more demanding than men when it comes to choosing a partner. This was confirmed by the large representative study by the ElitePartner dating portal. But also which characteristics are really important when choosing a partner. Is it really the fat bank account and the perfect look, as is always assumed?
For the study, 6104 singles and couples aged 18 to 69 were interviewed. The loyalty factor was right at the top of the emotional points in the survey. 93 percent would like their partner not to cheat. This is a little less important to the men surveyed, at 85 percent. Characteristics such as warm-heartedness, humor, tenderness and communication also came out on top.
In contrast to the past, when women often lived on their husband's income, nowadays it is only important to about half of women that their partner is financially well-positioned and successful in their job. The old structures are still showing up a little among the men, here only a third attach importance to the professional success of their wives.
The dating portal also drew an interesting extract from the survey, broken down by age group: