What Your Texting Habits Reveal About Your Sex Life

Posted by on August 7, 2017 in Conscious Living, Relationships & Sex with 1 Comment
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By Diana Vilibert | Meet Mindful

Are your text messages peppered with emojis? According to Match.com’s annual dating survey, you may be having more sex than those who express themselves through words alone.

In fact, the poll of 5,675 singles found that some texters are using more than one per text message…and they’re having more sex than everyone else:


sex frequency

Hold off on sending a suggestive eggplant, though—it’s the classics that proved to be most popular with singles.

emojis*

Least popular?

least pop

“[Emoji users] want to give their texts more personality,” Dr. Helen Fisher, a biological anthropologist told Time.com. “Here we have a new technology that absolutely jeopardizes your ability to express your emotion… there is no more subtle inflection of the voice … and so we have created another way to express emotions and that is the emoji.”

And it’s more than just sex—according to Fisher, emoji users also go on more dates and are two times more likely to want to get married (62 percent of emoji users compared to 30 percent of people who never use emojis). Just don’t break out the emojis during dinner—70 percent of singles surveyed think using your phone during a date is rude.

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