Dating partners with pets
She notes that "a dog requires a lot of attention, but dog lovers also get affection from their dogs.
It's immediate attention, it's gratifying, and it's fun."She summarizes her conclusions by saying "A person's relationship with their pet is kind of indicative of the company they like to keep.
It suggests that dog owners prefer looking at their pets rather than at their partners, at least when it comes to screensavers and profile pictures.
The survey involved 1,407 dog owners and 86% of them reported that they used their pet as their screensaver rather than anything else in their life.
It was taken by a dating website, Match.com, and it involved 1,057 single Canadians who are currently using its online services.
According to psychotherapist Kimberly Moffit, who described the survey results for Match.com, whether you are a dog lover, cat lover, or do not own pets at all, has a significant effect on your dating behavior and your attitude toward interpersonal relationships.
It has nothing to do with "being a cat lover", etc etc, it has to do with being responsible.The Pawprints of History; How Dogs Think; How To Speak Dog; Why We Love the Dogs We Do; What Do Dogs Know?The Intelligence of Dogs; Why Does My Dog Act That Way?She is a bit territorial about us, and seems to act like an only child who doesn't want any other sibs, or anyone on the outside to know about her. And while yes this article deals with cats OR dogs, and there are people who love both (I do, we just cannot have dogs in our apt), people tend to have more of a tendency.A family member owns 2 cats and one dog, and certainly shows the dog more attention, and corresponds to the dog-loving explanations here too (including getting drunk and having sex on first date).