Top deal breakers dating
Or conversely, they are qualities a man MUST HAVE in order to date you, such as the same religion or culture.
Both men and women posted similar concerns about lying, cheating, rude behavior and drug use.
Sexual chemistry is also important to Australian singles, with 96 per cent of singles agreeing that sex before marriage is a 'must.' * 93 per cent of people want someone who believes a man did walk on the moon * 88 per cent of people want someone who believes in global warming * 81 per cent of people want someone who does not have kids * 68 per cent of people want someone who is willing to have kids in the future A kind heart and a sense of humour is also a must for singles, with 99 per cent of people wanting to be with somebody who would give their seat up for an elderly person on a bus and 87 per cent saying a sense of humour is important.
Other high rated deal breakers included sleeping with a friend's partner, not believing in marriage equality and not seeing family as important.
Respondents ranged in age from 21 to 76; older people tended to have more deal breakers than younger ones, and women tended to have more deal breakers than men.
Differences between the answers from men and women "were modest," the researchers noted, "which may be unsurprising given that men and women are more alike than different." While the study was large, it relied on self-reports; people's deal breakers may not always be what they say they are, since some may not be willing to admit their actual deal breakers or even be aware of them.