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Does Your Political Affiliation Impact How You See Russian Dating? [INFOGRAPHIC]

1. August 2012 by Christy 0 Comments

With the U.S. presidential election just months away, politics are on the forefront of everyone’s mind. It’s clear that conservatives and liberals disagree on many issues, but is international dating one of them? That’s what we wanted to find out.


Hot Russian Brides recently asked blog readers their opinions on controversial issues in the international dating industry. Responses came in from around the world and the men surveyed ranged in age from 18 – 65+. Here’s what we learned.


On Moving Abroad

Though myths suggest Western men want to import submissive brides, 56.6% percent of respondents said they’d consider moving to Russia or the Ukraine to be with a woman they met online. Moderates were the most open to moving abroad, with 25.7% saying they’d consider it, while 11.5% of conservatives said the same. Slightly more liberals, 12.4%, would considering moving to the former Soviet Union. 


On Age Difference

The issue of age difference is perhaps the most hotly-debated topic in the international dating industry. The men we surveyed are fine with significant age gaps, with 40% of respondents saying 20+ years is an acceptable age difference, with moderates casting 40% of the vote in the choice, followed by 33% of conservatives. A 25% of respondents think 15-20 years is acceptable with 43% of moderates and 29% of liberals leading the deck. 23% of men are comfortable with an age difference of 10-15 years. Moderate cast 54% of the vote with both conservatives and liberals casting 19% each.


On Russian Women Leaving Home

When asked if they believe Russian women are desperate to leave their home country, 4.4% of conservatives, 5.3% of moderates, and 6.2% of liberals said yes. However, the majority of respondents, 82.8%, said no.


Moderates were the least likely to think Russian women are desperate to leave home, with 40.2% saying they disagreed. Of the other affiliations we surveyed, 16% of liberals and 18.6% of conservatives said they don’t think Russian women are desperate to leave home.


On Visiting a Lady’s Family on the First Visit 

Overall, men aren’t comfortable meeting a woman’s family the first time they visit her. The majority of men we polled, 72.6%, said they would NOT want to meet a woman’s family right off the bat. Moderates were the least comfortable with this idea, with 32.7% saying they wouldn’t want to meet the family on a first visit. As for the others, 16% of conservatives and 16.8% of liberals agreed.


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