The Christmas and holiday season relentlessly preaches togetherness, so as we conjure up warm feelings of love and happiness, we also crave connection. Whether it be through the spirit giving, religion, or renewing appreciation for our families and partners, it’s the best time of year to spread the love…but what if you’re flying solo?
PlentyOfFish decided to gain some insight into what singles are really up to this holiday season, so we conducted a survey of over 9,000 users between the ages of 20 and 40 across the United States and Canada.
The survey asked controversial and personal questions to singles about their attitude toward sexting, holiday weight concerns, December breakups, and risky affairs at the company party. The findings suggest that while many singles may not act on their impulses, the holidays are putting them in a more promiscuous mood and perhaps sparking some surprisingly spontaneous behavior.
Some of our most revealing questions included:
57% of singles are feeling lonely during what is supposed to be the happiest time of the year. With nothing but messages of love and warmth coming from all directions, is the pressure just too much?