Every year, Helen Fisher, Ph.D., conducts a comprehensive study of singles' attitudes toward dating and sex that surveys over 5,000 Americans. The people surveyed are NOT Match.com members but are representative of the U.S. population at large. "We queried a representative sample of blacks, whites, Asians and Latinos, young and older, and gays, lesbians and straights from every part of the country and every walk of life," she told BuzzFeed Science.
"As we take the pulse of the modern American," Fisher said, "Match.com can find these single men and women better dates and I can get a truly granular understanding of love, sex and commitment. " The data reveal a number of myths about dating, love, and sex. Here are some myths about sex that could use some debunking: