Sex survey, love survey, relationship survey! In anticipation of The Bachelor Canada (premiering this Wednesday at 9:00pm EST/PST!) Citytv conducted an online survey of 1,192 females among members of Chatelaine, Flare, and LOULOU proprietary panels to find out what they think about finding love (on reality TV!), doing the deed and tying the knot. Read on for the juciest answers from Canadian women!
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Q: What intimidates you the most about other women?
A: Sex appeal is the most intimidating thing for 23% of women, followed by Poise at 17%. Interestingly, Education is the least menacing thing about other ladies, with a mere 7% feeling most threatened by this.
Q: Which of these types of women would you envy the most?
A: 26% are most jealous of a woman who travels the world, while babes with "perfect bodies" are second-most likely to be envied at 24% of respondents. Women are least envious of other's great sex lives; only 2% say this would turn them into green-eyed monsters.
Q: How far would you go to secure the man of your dreams if another woman was in the picture?
A: 61% of respondents say they'd "Turn on the sex appeal and get ready for action," while 29% would lose 10 pounds and buy a new wardrobe. A full 7% say they'd do "whatever it takes even if it meant losing my best friend" (Editor's note: really?!) while 2% would simply sharpen their claws "[...]in prep for the biggest catfight." Meow!
Q: Are Canadian women too polite to have a catfight on Reality TV?
A: 76% say no, Canadian women aren't too polite, while 24% think they are.
Q: Where’s the best place for women to meet a future husband?
A: 68% of women think the ideal place for a woman to meet her future husband is through a friend. Only 1% think a bar is best.
Q: What's the ultimate first-date dealbreaker?
A: Women don't want men with an unlikeable personality; 24% say this is the biggest dealbreaker. Similarly, 22% hate bad manners. Another 10% wouldn't go out again if the guy was boring company. But don't worry dudes, 0% of respondents think being badly dressed is a dealbreaker; we'll simply shop for you instead!
Q: What would stop you from pursing a relationship with a guy?
A: Money, money, money....moneeey! A full 48% of women wouldn't persue a man with money problems. Being bad in bed will deter 38% of ladies, followed by "not getting along with his family"; 24% of women say this would turn them off. Only 7% wouldn't date someone divorced.
Q: How long should couples date before getting engaged?
A: "One year minimum" is the top-rated answer; 41% think couples should date at least this long before putting a ring on it. Only 8% believe couples should wait 3 years+ before getting engaged.
Q: If a guy is broke, can the girl chip in to upgrade the ring?
A: Respondents are torn on this one; 44% say "No, she should love him regardless of money," while 21% think a woman "should at least offer," and 20% believe a woman should chip in because "she should have something she loves". The rest, at 14%, think helping out is a bad idea, as it's a "blow to his ego".
Q: What is the most extreme thing you would do to keep a relationship spicy?
A: Many of the respondents aren't into kinky sex acts as a tool to revive their sex lives. A full 39% say they wouldn't do anything on the following list.
Here's a roundup of what the others would like to try:
-Sex in public: 29% are up for a little exhibitionism
-BDSM: Some 9% would give it a whirl...er, whip(?)--thanks Fifty Shades!
-Swinging: 6% would hook up with another couple
-Orgy: Only 2% are interested in group gropes
-Other: 5% of respondents were secretive about which sex acts they'd try.
Q: Do you think it’s possible for people to find real love on reality television shows?
A: 69% of respondents say no. Whatever, we're still rooting for you Brad!
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