, biological anthropologist and Chief Scientific Advisor to Match."And the coming year is special: it's political, and today's singles have vivid opinions about what they will not tolerate in a leader. The Political Single: 19% of singles identify as Republican, 40% as Democrat, 15% as Independent, 2% as Libertarians and 24% have no registered political affiliations.But if you want to take a risk, go for sushi; it will boost your chances of a second date by 170%.So, if he or she is passionate about the candidates at dinner, you can anticipate more passion in the bedroom, too! However, the majority of singles would vote for a candidate who: is single (75%), divorced (64%), is female (78%), or has successful business background (74%). RECIPE FOR SECOND-DATE FATE Focus on first dates has far overshadowed the scientific study of the second date—a much more crucial step toward long-term love First Impressions and Second Chances: 59% of men and women do not expect to feel chemistry until the second date, and over a third of singles don't expect passion to erupt until the third date or later.However, 53% will go on a second date with someone for whom they do not yet feel any romantic chemistry--largely because 50% of singles believe that the person will "grow" on them./PRNewswire/ -- Match, the world's largest relationship company, today released findings from its sixth annual Singles in America study – the most comprehensive national study of American singles, based on the U. "With this cogent 2015 survey of single Americans, we are uncovering more and more of the shrouded attitudes and behaviors of this massive population," says Dr. This 2015 survey captures a vast array of data on this influential group: diverse, active and pace-setting American singles -- including how best to get to the second date, their political views and sexual appetites, and their definition of an "ex." What does a Republican expect on a first date? In this election year, the study also reveals the significant, yet subtle similarities and differences between single Republicans and Democrats—how they court, seek sex, love and commitment and their views on today's hot-button issues.
Moreover, this year we focused on the crucial 'second date,' a vital courtship step that has been seriously understudied until now. Less than 10% of singles have changed their party affiliation since 2012, and a partner had little influence on those who did change their affiliation.This meticulous annual scientific study continues to reveal the pulse of the single's psyche..our basic human nature." Key takeaways from this year's study include: POLITICS, SEX & DATING Comparing the dating habits and sexual preferences of Republicans and Democrats Passion and Politics: Individuals who are passionate about political issues (regardless of their affiliation) have better sex, with 13% more orgasms; they are also 32% more likely to experience multiple orgasms. THE SINGLE VOTE Singles make up more than 1/3 of the U. Morals & Values: Few singles are willing to vote for a politician who has: been caught in a lie (7%), committed a crime (12%), or had an affair (26%).Winning Conversations on the First Date Politically Correct: Talking politics used to be a social faux pas, but no more.In fact, a good discussion on any political issue can boost your chances of a second date by 91%.25% of singles say "not being registered to vote" is an instant deal-breaker, while 35% will not consider dating someone who "does not have an opinion on key political issues." What's Off the Table: Past relationships are dating landmines, as only 14% of singles will discuss an ex on a first date.
Asking about sex with an ex will decrease your second-date chances by 40%.