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This is What an Average Relationship Really Looks Like
This is the most fun you'll have on a dating website thatdoesn'tinvolve swiping left or right to find your perfect match: Zoosk.com created a new interactive infographic that lets you see when people think they should reach certain relationship milestones (like saying "I love you," moving in together, etc.) and when theyactuallyreach these points.
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Zoosk surveyed more than 3,300 Americans to create a relationship milestone timeline based on gender and age groups. The infographic shows the average time respondents think you should hit a milestone (in terms of months you've been dating), and the average time they actually hit that milestone. You can filter the responses by age and gender to see what's "normal" for men and women in your demographic. Here's a peak at the infographic:
So interesting, right? For a closer look at these relationship landmarks—such has having sex for the first time, taking a couples vacation, and meeting the parents—you can play around with the interactive tool here.
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Now, you might think this is just silly and subjective, but the truth is, timing does matter to some extent when it comes to reaching certain milestones—at least according to science. Read up on research-backed studies that suggest which ages you should move in together, get married, and have babies.
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