Nine Stats on What to Eat, Drink, and Say to Get a Second Date

February 3rd, 2016 Posted in Offbeat News just released nine great stats on dating.  Check ’em out.

1.  33% of single people met their last date online, and 26% met through a friend.  And you’re 78% more likely to get a second date if you met online.

2.  The ideal first date should last right around two-and-a-half hours.  Any longer and your chances of landing a second date start going down.

3.  Men expect a first date to cost $68 . . . women expect it to cost $56 . . . and both say a second date should cost about $10 more than the first date.

4.  Ordering sushi on a first date ups your chances of getting a second date by 170%, which was higher than any other food.  Ordering a cocktail ups your chances by 137%.

5.  Almost NO one expects sparks to fly on a first date.  59% said they don’t expect to feel chemistry until date two.  And about a third don’t expect it until at least date three.

6.  Talking politics on a first date actually INCREASES your chances of getting a second date by 91%.  And 25% said if you’re not registered to vote, it’s a deal-breaker.

7.  Over 80% said they’re also fine talking about religion, gun control, and immigration.

8.  Only 20% of men care if their date knows about sports.  And only 10% of women care if a guy is up on pop culture news.

9.  50% said ending a “good” first date with a kiss is okay.  But only 6% of men and 1% of women go into a first date expecting sex.

( / Multivu)

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