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Most romantic relationships start as friendships, study finds – HotAir

Most romantic relationships start as friendships, study finds – HotAir

The researchers then conducted an analysis of seven of their lab’s studies with university students and adults of all ages, consisting of almost 1,900 people in Canada and the United States.In the final study, which only looked at 300 university students, the “friend stage” lasted almost 22 months on average before turning romantic.That analysis found that 66% of couples began as friendships, many of them long-term friendships spanning several months or years.Almost half of this sample said friends-first initiation was their preferred method of beginning a romantic relationship.

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