Looking for love this holiday season? You're not the only one. The folks at Match.com recently surveyed their members for the holidays and found some shocking results.
The Beatles weren't lying when they said "love is all you need." Apparently, 46 percent of singles said finding a new romantic interest topped their holiday wish list. Compare those numbers with 29 percent of singles who wanted a job and 15 percent who wanted the new iPhone 4S.
Men are more likely to lie about being single to avoid pressure
Here's a shocking fact: 29.2 percent of men lie about being in a relationship to avoid being pressured by family members over the holidays. It turns out, women only lie about being single 16.7 percent of the time.
Men more likely to buy themselves gifts than women
Men may say they hate shopping, but perhaps they only like treating themselves? According to Match's holiday survey, 31.6 percent of men make it a tradition to buy themselves gifts. Only 13 percent of women buy themselves presents.
Most dreaded conversation topic - "Why are you still single?"
This is a no-brainer. About 41.3 percent of singles dread answering the question, "Why are you still single?" Take a hint, friends and family, and talk about the weather instead.
Women say the longer the relationship, the more expensive the gift
Relationships can be an investment, folks. According to Match's survey, 56 percent of women and 44 percent of men think that the cost of a holiday gift is in direct correlation to the length of the relationship. So, does that mean you get diamonds when you're fully vested?
Men and women agree, Santa's laugh is sexy
In a weird survey twist, 32.9 percent of single men and women think that Santa's laugh is sexy. Guess the big guy hasn't lost it. When asked, 30.3 percent of women loved his dedication to monogamy and 19 percent of men admired that he was self-employed.