There is research (cited as a working paper below and whose data I have used here) that shows men who smoke tend to be married to less educated wives than men who do not smoke, which isn’t that surprising given that smoking women are in relatively short supply and less educated women smoke more than do educated women. “Separating Fact From Fiction: An Examination of Deceptive Self-Presentation in Online Dating Profiles” Perspectives Social Psychology Bulletin 34.
There are lots of opportunities for research here for a graduate student who is looking for an interesting project, not only on the probability of marriage for smokers but also on marriage quality and mixed smoking households.
-- 78 percent said they minded kissing a smoker after they have had a cigarette. They just need the confidence to believe they can," said Mitchell Nides, director of Picture Quitting, the entertainment industry's Quit Smoking Program.
Single smokers may want to consider breaking up with their cigarettes as they look for that special someone, a U. "The key to finding love starts with feeling great about yourself.
The survey by Match.com, the relationship website, and Pfizer, the drug company, found nearly 9-of-10 respondents said they preferred not to date someone who smoked, and when asked which actions were unacceptable on a first date, more said taking a smoke break -- 51 percent -- than 45 percent who said it was unacceptable to checking one's phone or 40 percent who said being late. Just as many smokers trying to quit look forward to not having 'smokers breath' in intimate situations as they do breathing better," Bela Gandhi, relationship expert and founder of the Smart Dating Academy, said in a statement.
Until that day, I plan to continue to tell my children that if they take up smoking it will make it harder for them to date.
Maybe that is just me blowing smoke in their direction but unlike you they (rarely) ask me to cite my sources.
Smoking habits do matter on the North American dating market, though, and online daters seem to recognize that.
A recent study on lying in dating profiles found that the characteristic that people reported being most dishonest about is their smoking habits.
Achieving anything big in life, like quitting smoking or finding love, requires making a plan and sticking to it." The survey of members also found: -- Fifty-seven percent of respondents said they would never date a smoker. It included 1,020 adults age 21 and older regardless of their smoking status.
-- Seventy-eight percent said the top concerns about dating a smoker was the smokers' long-term health, 75 percent said the top concern was the smell of cigarettes on their person, 80 percent said they were concerned of the smell of their home/vehicle and 62 percent said their top concern was their own personal health. The survey has a margin of error of 3.1 percentage points.
The app is only available in the 23 states that currently have medical marijuana laws on the books — it uses geofencing to lock out people in other states — which Mitchem said is out of respect for law enforcement.
But, he says, bringing the app to a new state is a simple as "flipping a switch." The company also plans to expand to Canada and other countries as they change their laws.
The reason for this last result, that fewer non-smoking women are married to non-smoking men, is a bi-product of the fact that men are more likely to be smokers than are women – 21.5% of men smoke compared to 17% of women.