Why this is the season for breakups

Wednesday, 15 November 2017, 11:51:04 AM. THE festive season should be a time of love and joy, but for many it’s a time of heartbreak.
Couple sitting back with problems boyfriends Marriage problems Life THE festive season should be a time of love and joy, but for many it’s a time of heartbreak. According to a new study, the warm weather coupled with the anxiety that comes with introducing a partner to your family are the reasons romances tend to end at this time of year. A survey of 1600 users on Aussie hook-up app RedHotPie found that now ‘tis the season for breaking up. Romances are likely to end in the lead up to Christmas, according to research by RedHotPie. Picture: Supplied Source: Supplied “The combination of warmer temps, summer holidays and the thought of showing off a not-so-perfect partner to your ‘fam’ at Christmas means it’s a perfect storm for breakups,” says RedHotPie dating and relationship expert, Mark Rosenfeld. The results of the study showed 71 per cent of women and 56 per cent of men would rather break up with their partner if they’re “not that into them” than take them home to meet their family at Christmas. “The warm weather means people are less interested in staying home and cuddling and more interested in putting themselves out there, showing off and getting the attention they desire,” says Mr Rosenfeld, who offers dating advice on YouTube.“Women and men felt exactly the same, with 78 per cent stating the warmer weather does make them more social and sexually adventurous.” He says the breakup figures aren’t that surprising given 75 per cent of men and 71 per cent of women surveyed...Read more
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