Reasons of Singles for Being SingleEvidence from Brazil, China, Czech Republic, Greece, Hungary, India, Japan and the UK

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  • Menelaos Apostolou(Awdur)
    University of Nicosia
  • Béla Birkás(Awdur)
    University of Pécs
  • Caio Santos A. da Silva(Awdur)
    University of São Paulo
  • Gianluca Esposito(Awdur)
    Nanyang Technological University
    University of Trento
  • Rafael Ming Chi S. Hsu(Awdur)
    University of São Paulo
  • Peter Karl Jonason(Awdur)
    University of Padova
    Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University in Warsaw
  • Konstantinos Karamanidis(Awdur)
    University of Nicosia
  • Jiaqing O(Awdur)
  • Yohsuke Ohtsubo(Awdur)
    University of Tokyo
  • Ádám Putz(Awdur)
    University of Pécs
  • Daniel Sznycer(Awdur)
    University of Montreal
  • Andrew G. Thomas(Awdur)
    Prifysgol Abertawe | Swansea University
  • Jaroslava Varella Valentova(Awdur)
    University of São Paulo
  • Marco Antonio Correa Varella(Awdur)
    University of São Paulo
  • Karel Kleisner(Awdur)
    Charles University in Prague
  • Jaroslav Flegr(Awdur)
    Charles University in Prague
    National Institute of Mental Health
  • Yan Wang(Awdur)
    Fudan University
Math Erthygl
Iaith wreiddiolSaesneg
Tudalennau (o-i)319-350
Nifer y tudalennau32
CyfnodolynCross-Cultural Research
Cyfrol55
Rhif y cyfnodolyn4
Dyddiad ar-lein cynnar15 Meh 2021
Dangosyddion eitem ddigidol (DOIs)
StatwsCyhoeddwyd - 01 Hyd 2021
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Arddangos ystadegau lawrlwytho
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The current research aimed to examine the reasons people are single, that is, not in an intimate relationship, across eight different countries—Brazil, China, Czech Republic, Greece, Hungary, India, Japan, and the UK. We asked a large cross-cultural sample of single participants (N = 6,822) to rate 92 different possible reasons for being single. These reasons were classified into 12 factors, including one’s perceived inability to find the right partner, the perception that one is not good at flirting, and the desire to focus on one’s career. Significant sex and age effects were found for most factors. The extracted factors were further classified into three separate domains: Perceived poor capacity to attract mates, desiring the freedom of choice, and currently being in between relationships. The domain structure, the relative importance of each factor and domain, as well as sex and age effects were relatively consistent across countries. There were also important differences however, including the differing effect sizes of sex and age effects between countries.

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