- New survey conducted in recognition of Sweetest Day on October 21
found that double dates can stress people out with one in five
suffering from regular relationship envy
- Sixty-five percent of respondents said they’ve gotten in an
argument with their partner over a comparison to something in another
- Half of respondents said they’ve felt intimidated by another
couple’s financial and social lifestyle
- Four out of 10 participants said they’ve felt envious when another
couple brags about their sex life
CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 19, 2017--
In recognition of Sweetest Day on Saturday, October 21, Groupon, which
recently launched Groupon+
(Groupon Plus) voucherless, cash-back restaurant deals perfect for
daters, asked 2,000 people in relationships about some of their biggest
pain points in order to help others avoid the same pitfalls. According
to the results, people still have work to do when it comes to bringing
romance to a relationship with almost 60 percent of survey respondents
saying they wish their partner was sweeter to them.
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A new Groupon survey conducted in recognition of Sweetest Day on October 21 found almost 60 percent of Americans wish their partner was sweeter to them. (Graphic: Business Wire)
The survey, conducted by market researchers OnePoll and commissioned by
Groupon, also found that one out of every five people in relationships
admitted to being regularly driven to jealousy by other couples who
seemingly have the perfect relationship. Sixty-five percent of
respondents said they’ve gotten in an argument with their partner over a
comparison to something in another couple’s relationship, half said
they’ve felt intimidated by another couple’s financial and social
lifestyle and four out of 10 said they’ve felt envious when another
couple brags about their sex life.
“While there’s a lot of stress involved with relationships, going out
for a fun evening shouldn’t add to it,” said Guido Torrini, VP and GM
Groupon+. “There are a number of easy, affordable ideas that can help
you focus on more important things like totally winning this double
Nearly 65 percent of those surveyed said they regularly go on double
dates with the average person in a relationship having about 16 of them
Top Five Things Couples Compete About
life (dining out/date nights)
life/how much sex we’re having
Top Five Double Dating Faux Pas
Criticizing a partner (even jokingly)
someone (i.e. making them feel uncomfortable)
Top Five Double Date Ideas Recommended by Groupon
Going to a
Attending a cooking class
Visiting a local
Checking out a comedy show
Trying an escape room
From now until Oct. 22, customers with an eligible credit card in one of
the 23 markets where Groupon+ is available, have a chance to win a 7-day
culinary adventure for two to Italy’s Amalfi Coast where they’ll
discover the flavors of Italian cuisine through hands-on cooking classes
and gourmet meals. Customers can enter for a chance to win by visiting https://www.groupon.com/deals/ga-epitourean-26.*
The 23 U.S. markets where Groupon+ is live include: New York, Los
Angeles, Chicago, Philadelphia, Dallas, San Francisco, Boston,
Washington, D.C., San Jose, Atlanta, Houston, Seattle, Phoenix, Tampa,
Minneapolis, Miami, Denver, San Diego, Las Vegas, Austin, Newark, N.J.,
Long Island, N.Y. and Orange County, Calif.
For a list of other great date night ideas recommended by Groupon,
please visit https://www.groupon.com/articles/cheap-date-ideas.
*NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE
YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. To enter without making a purchase, visit http://gr.pn/amalfientry
and provide the information requested. Limit 1 entry per person per day
regardless of method of entry. Odds of winning depend on the total
number of entries received. Void where prohibited by law. Sweepstakes
only open to legal residents of New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago,
Philadelphia, Dallas, San Francisco, Boston, Washington, D.C., San Jose,
Atlanta, Houston, Seattle, Phoenix, Tampa, Minneapolis, Miami, Denver,
San Diego, Las Vegas, Austin, Newark, N.J., Long Island, N.Y. and Orange
County, Calif. (or the immediately surrounding areas), 18+. Entry period
ends: 11:59 p.m. ET on Oct. 22, 2017. ARV of prize: $15,714 USD. Subject
to full Official
Rules. Sponsor: Groupon, Inc., 600 West Chicago Avenue, Ste.
400, Chicago, IL 60654
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offering a vast mobile and online marketplace where people discover and
save on amazing things to do, see, eat and buy. By enabling real-time
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