Women Write More Love Notes Than Men. (Human Behavior)
While both women and men consider themselves to be romantic (97% of women and 92% of men say they are somewhat to very romantic), women are far more likely than men to write love notes to their partners on Valentine's Day, according to American Greetings.
Nearly eight in 10 women (79%) plan to write a personal love note inside their valentine card this year, compared with 55% of men who plan to write a note. Most women (89%) and men (73%) save the valentines they receive. Romantic/serious cards are the top choice for Valentine's Day cards among women (38%) and men (48%). Two in 10 women and men plan to give humorous cards, while others plan to give several different kinds of cards.
Americans meet their mates via friends (37%), school (35%), work (31%), online (18%), church (12%), and bars (11%). When asked to describe their mates from a list of traits, "sensitive and caring" is the top choice among both women (32%) and men (37%), followed by "playful and spontaneous" or "the life of the party" (23% of women and 28% of men choose either of these terms). …