Almost Half Of Couples Break Up After Their First Vacation Together

While the idea of going on vacation with a new partner may sound exciting and romantic, the truth is it may not be the best thing for a relationship. A new Dating.com survey finds:

  • 47% of people say that a relationship ended after going on vacation together.
  • One main reason is that partners discovered a quirk or habit about their S.O. they just couldn’t get passed, including:
    • Placing dirty laundry on clean sheets instead of in the hamper
    • Chewing loudly with their mouth open
    • Waking up oddly early for no particular reason
  • Couples reported discovering their partner’s odd obsessions during a trip, with some of the strangest being:
    • Annoyance with their partner over the way they organize their suitcase.
    • Not budging on seat preference on the flight.
    • Not compromising on their preferred side of the hotel bed.
  • For many, vacations are supposed to be relaxing, but some couples have discovered while on trips that their partner doesn’t see it that way, and would rather over schedule a getaway.
  • 31% say a relationship ended after being woken up too early in the morning.
  • 38% ended things over showing up late to a dinner reservation.
  • Others called it quits when their partner showed up late to the airport, causing them to miss their flight.
  • Suddenly being together for a full week, couples start learning each other’s bathroom habits, which apparently ends relationships.
  • 40% of those polled say bad habits like not replacing the toilet paper, or leaving toothpaste smeared on the sick, were things they couldn’t get passed when they got home.
  • 31% discovered their partner’s true nature on vacation, seeing them snap at a flight attendant, tour guide or even them, leading to a breakup.
  • 44% simply realized they and their partner were simply incompatible while on a trip. 

Source: Yahoo Finance


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