Thursday, July 22, 2010
If You Like Statistics
posted by Michele Olson
Do you like numbers? Do you like to know what's happening in relationships, statistically?
Here are some statistics from Redbookmag.com their Feb. 2010 issue. How does it match up to what you are experiencing in your relationship?
How Similar (or not) are you?
3% say you are like mirror images
40% say your're more alike than different
22% say your different than alike
35% of you say your personalities are like yin and yang
How long did you date before getting married?
9% dated less than 6 months
27% dated six months to a year
35% dated 2 -3 years
15% dated 4-5 years
10% dated 6-9 years
4% dated 10 years or more
When did you know he was the one?
9% still aren't sure
6% knew after a few years
9% knew after a year
28% knew after a few months
23% knew immediately
25% knew after a few weeks
71% of you have nicknames for each other
50% of men say "I love you" lots during the day
51% of women say it.
Who controls the remote?
38% take turns deciding what to watch
27% of hubbies rule the remote
4% of women rule the remote
21% like the same shows and almost always agree on what to watch
Need a Couples Getaway
40% of you say it's been so long that you can't even remember the last time you skipped town together
30% take a couples trip once a year
3% go away constantly
Here's your chance to get away and do wonders for your marriage! Check out the workshop calendar at thinkmarriage.org and keep checking back. We have many fall opportunities coming up for you and your spouse. There's even a cruise in Feb. 2011....explore!