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‘Salary’ Tops Poll of What US Women Want to Change Most About Their Partner

Curious to see if women would try and change their partner in some way, if given the chance, one of the leading coupon code websites in the US has conducted a survey to discover what personality traits in their partner, if any, and other things they would most like to change

One of the leading coupon code websites in the US, curious to see whether or not women would be willing to change anything about their partners, has surveyed 2,073 American women to discover their thoughts on the matter.

 The survey, conducted by, formed part of research into relationships and whether women would be happier to change their partner than men. All respondents that took part in the study were in a relationship and had been with their partner for at least 6 months.

 All respondents were asked whether or not there were things about their partner that they wanted to change in any way, to which 65% admitted that there were. Just 18% said they wouldn’t want to change their partner in any way, while the remaining respondents were unsure.

 Respondents who admitted they would like to change something about their partner were then asked to list the attributes that they would change immediately, given the chance, and could select all that applied from a list of possible answers.  The top ten attributes that women would most like to change about their partner if given the chance were as follows:

 1)      Salary                                   71%

2)      Attitude                               69%

3)      Cleanliness                          54%

4)      Physical appearance        46%

5)      Manners                              43%

6)      Skills in bed                         38%

7)      Friends                                 35%

8)      Family                                   31%

9)      Fashion sense                    28%

10)   Hobbies                               25%

Furthermore, when asked if they had ever almost broken up with their current partner over what they deemed to be “flaws”, 45% of respondents said that they had. When asked if they’d attempted to change anything about their partner in the past, 36% said that they had, with ‘fashion sense’ being the top trait that they’d attempted to change.

 Mark Pearson, Chairman of, had the following to say about the findings:

 “We were interested to see if women have ever been tempted to change certain personality traits or attributes of their partner. What was surprising about the survey was just how willing the respondents were in terms of trying to change their partners without thinking twice about the consequences for their relationship or partner.”

 He continued:

“While physical appearance, cleanliness, attitude and salary all topped the list, many women still chose their partner’s skills in the bedroom as something they would want to change.  Some of the traits on the list would be very difficult to change overnight, but it is important to talk to your partner if you are unhappy with any aspect of the relationship. Instead of trying to change your partner without their knowledge, try working through your issues and problems together. Honesty is always the best policy!”

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