In a second study, a separate sample of 295 students rated the extent to which they felt that each of those 49 traits was a deal breaker for them.In general, women were more likely than men to identify these traits as deal breakers.The table below shows the most common deal breakers.They tended to focus primarily on health (STDs, bad smells); dating behaviors (dating multiple partners, already in a relationship); and negative personality traits (untrustworthy, abusive, uncaring).
So, what is the 17-year-old interested in when it comes to potential leading ladies?
Of course, small samples of college students don’t represent most singles.
In the first study, the researchers just wanted to get a general sense of what traits people were likely to see as deal breakers.
They surveyed 92 college students who were asked to list their personal deal breakers for long- and short-term relationships.
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What are the most common deal breakers for men and women?