Nearly seven in ten Americans (69%) believe in soulmates
Looking for love often leaves people wondering if it’s better to wait for a soulmate or just settle for with someone convenient. There may be no best answer to the age-old question, but six in ten Americans (60%) say it’s better to hold out for a soulmate (60%) than settle for somebody (11%).
A majority of women (65%) and men (56%) feel that it’s better to hold out. Men (15%) are twice as likely as women (7%) to say they they would recommend settling. And a near equal amount from both parties are unsure on the matter.
Americans over the age of 55 (72%) are the strongest advocators of waiting for one’s soulmate, followed by those between 45 and 54 (63%). Under half of millennials (46%) between the ages of 25 and 34 think it’s better to hold out for a soulmate, and those in the same age group are the most likely to report that they are not sure (38%).
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