And—surprise—a lot of them are totally off, according to the 5,509-person analysis.
Here are some of the myths about twentysomethings that this year's Singles in America survey will hopefully put to rest for good.
While it might seem like people have progressively come to prefer casual sex to dating, the majority of singles are either actively looking for a relationship (22 percent) or open to one if the opportunity presents itself (42 percent).
Spelling mistakes I can live with, but if you approach me with text speak the only way you're getting a reply is if you're a rushed for time pilot or Joe Manganiello (Look him up. Probably my favourite, not because I'm going to respond with anything other than a solid 'no way Grandpa' but because getting drunk with my friends and talking about these messages always results in me laughing so hard I get cramps. Save it for a few emails down the line, when everything has a bit more context." moment — if the difference between the persona you presented initially and who you are when the infatuation stage cools is steep.Who are you and how do you behave when you think no one is looking?And should a one-night stand turn into something more serious, you can now download an app like Stay Go to help rate your relationship and determine whether it’s, well... But with every new bit of "smart" technology, we have to ask: is all this digital assistance making us dumber about navigating relationships?Is it possible we really can't tell on our own if our relationships suck?How closely does it match up with who you are when you first meet someone who makes your heart beat faster? We Lie to Ourselves More than 50 percent of us think we're better than average at just about anything we're asked about.