some other viewpoint than the varying degrees of conservative and liberal viewpoints that are given as options) and a few others chose “no answer”. Older daters (40 year olds were 4 percentage points more likely than 18 year olds); educated daters (those with college graduates were 15 percentage points more likely high school graduates); and those who also indicated an interest in religion and spirituality (13 percentage points more likely than those who did not).
Those with a higher income were more likely to report beliefs that are “middle of the road”.
Very few people would, obviously, since political interests rank 23Even among the subset of people that were willing to explicitly state their political preference on their dating profile, the vast majority (57%) stated that their political belief is “middle of the road”.
Another 10% stated that their belief as “some other viewpoint” (i.e.
Politics and dating have never coexisted comfortably.
But in the current political climate, divisions are deeper than ever and uttering the word ‘Brexit’ can spark heated debate.
The best example of this how many people say they do not care about their potential partner’s race and then only contact people of the same race as themselves.
The best way to test the hypothesis that people purposely match with others who share their political beliefs is to observe if they are more likely to send messages expressing interest to those who state those beliefs.
And, as e Harmony research proves, people with opposing outlooks on life rarely form happy, long-lasting relationships.
2.5 million people found themselves arguing with family members over their Brexit views and 813,000 have completely cut off a relative!
Clearly, politics is creeping into people’s personal lives more than ever. In the run up to the Brexit vote, I found myself on a date with a great guy.
The married couple are conservative activists involved in a Tea Party-inspired political action committee.
Their exact role with the dating site catering to supporters of President Donald Trump is unclear.
The more financially secure a woman is, the more likely she is to post political content in her dating profile.