- Long gone are the days of women waiting for men to propose marriage, and according to the survey, 30% of women and over 40% of men think it's perfectly okay for women to pop the question instead.
- What really makes the engagement official? 80% say the ring seals the deal.
- Men need love too. Over 60% want to be told and shown that they are loved. More than twice as many men as women want to be told daily.
- Over half of men admit to getting married for good ole fashion love as opposed to sex, social pressure, good health and family.
- Social Media clearly plays an important role in one's engagement announcement. Half of respondents say they would update their Facebook status right away after a proposal. 75% say within a week.
- Think engagement rings for men are ridiculous? Definitely reconsider. Two-thirds of men are open to the idea of wearing one.
- Contemplating how to execute the perfect proposal? Over half of respondents would accept an electronic proposal but nearly 75% prefer a quiet intimate dinner for two as the ideal setting.
- Romance is still the main desired ingredient in a marriage proposal. One out of every three wishes their proposal could have been more fanciful.
- Living in a world where reality shows rule the tube, 2 out of every 3 surveyed said they would allow their proposal to be recorded and posted on YouTube. In fact, one out of every 10 would actually propose via YouTube.
- More men than women think the marriage proposal needs to be a surprise.
- At the end of the day, Love conquers all. Even with a weak economy, getting married and buying a home are still considered a priority amongst half of respondents.
Love Is In The Air! Robbins Brothers Releases Romance And Engagement Survey Results
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