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A social media study  — Guys are Ok, Are Girls — conducted by the BharatMatrimony, attempted to bust some myths about what is acceptable to guys when it comes to finding a life partner. The survey witnessed over 1,000 responses. Some of the key insights from the survey:

  • Guys say that nature, honesty and maturity levels of a girl are much more important to them than her looks.
  • 90% of the audience, including 45% of girls, have said that men are ready to support their spouse pursuing her career seriously.
  • 95% respondents, including 38% girls, said guys are okay with their wife supporting her parents financially, even after marriage.
  • 95% respondents feel that age has nothing to do with maturity and nature and hence they are fine with the girl being older than them.
  • Most guys say that they would treat their in-laws just the way they treat their parents.
  • 70% respondents, including 30% girls, feel guys are okay being compared to their father-in-law since it means that they are being trusted enough and are considered to be mature. 25% girls felt that guys may not be okay with the comparison
  • A whopping 90% of the respondents, including 36% girls, said that guys would cook a meal if their wife came home late from work at times.
  • An unbelievable 80%, including 30% girls, agree that guys would love to go shopping with their beloved and even help her pick the right kind of clothes for her.
  • All guys who participated in this campaign said that they would help share the household work so that the entire household work does not become a burden on just her shoulders.
  • 70% audience agreed that guys respect the individuality of their wife and would not compare her with their mom. However, 30% men disagreed.

Kaushik Tiwari, Head of Marketing at Matrimony.com said: “We’ve always tried to be close to our audience to understand what they think about marriage, their expectations and challenges in finding a match. This campaign broke stereotypes about guys looking to get married and the insight was pretty interesting.”

 
 
 

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