Printer Friendly Survey: Americans Reveal Views on Controversial Dating Topics.

DALLAS, Jan. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- A national survey released today by, the fastest growing relationship site*, reveals that Americans are broad-minded when it comes to love. commissioned the survey to continue to host the dialogue with single Americans and gain additional insight into current attitudes and behaviors around dating and relationships.

"We're constantly looking at how people view love and companionship in order to better serve our millions of members," said Mandy Ginsberg, general manager of "Our mission is to help each person find the type of relationship they're looking for."

The survey, conducted by Gfk Roper Public Affairs, reveals Americans' true beliefs on controversial topics ranging from pre-martial sex to same sex relationships, demonstrating that Americans have a progressive and open-minded perspective on modern day relationships.
 Highlights from the survey include Americans views on divorce:
 -- 84% of Americans agree that people who have been divorced have just as
 much a right to find a romantic relationship as singles

 Insight into relationship intimacy while dating:
 -- A large majority of Americans, 84%, agrees that there is nothing wrong
 with premarital sex between two consenting adults in a relationship

 And attitudes towards same-sex relationships:
 -- 72% of singles agree that gay people fall in love the same way straight
 people do
 -- About eight in ten (79%) single Americans believe that gay people
 should have the right to find a meaningful relationship and (74%) of
 singles endorse the idea of gay marriage or civil unions

" prides itself with an open, non-judgmental approach, which has struck a chord with many Americans," Ginsberg continued. "We believe that people want to be associated with a brand that supports their own personal values, and we welcome anyone to 'come as you are' to Chemistry."


Launched by in February 2006, was created to bring together independent-thinking, confident, diverse singles that are serious about finding a meaningful relationship. Based on the research of renowned biological anthropologist Dr. Helen Fisher, uses a proprietary test to predict which two people are most likely to experience a life-changing jolt of chemistry. This unique approach, combined with its "come as you are" philosophy and private matching technique, makes the ideal place to find the relationship that is right for each individual, whether it's marriage, romance, a partnership or a long-term commitment. is an operating business of IAC .

Survey Methodology

Gfk Roper conducted the survey on behalf of from November 30 to December 3, 2007 among a national random sample 1,004 U.S. adults age 18 and older. All interviews were conducted by telephone. The margin of error for the total sample at the 95% confidence level is +/- 3 percentage points.

* Based on percentage growth in new registrations (comScore Premium

Services Report, U.S. data, Q3 2007 vs. Q3 2006)

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