Germans will fight for love

29th June 2004, Comments 0 comments

29 June 2004 , MUNICH - When it comes to matters of the heart, then Germans can be found in a fighting mood, with 93 percent saying they would fight on behalf of the person they love even if that person is rejected by others, the women's magazine Freundin reported. A survey taken for the magazine by the polling company Gewis- Institut showed that in addition, 89 percent of men and 78 percent of women will stand up for their loved ones in the face of rejection from their own family. The survey found that on

29 June 2004

MUNICH - When it comes to matters of the heart, then Germans can be found in a fighting mood, with 93 percent saying they would fight on behalf of the person they love even if that person is rejected by others, the women's magazine Freundin reported.

A survey taken for the magazine by the polling company Gewis- Institut showed that in addition, 89 percent of men and 78 percent of women will stand up for their loved ones in the face of rejection from their own family.

The survey found that only 15 percent of men and 21 percent of women care what friends think about the persons they love, Freundin magazine reported.

But in a sense of realism, only 14 percent of those questioned in the survey agreed believed that partners who are very dissimilar to each other can lead a happy relationship that lasts.

At the same time, 59 percent of those surveyed said they were prepared to work to overcome big differences with their partners for the sake of their children.

The survey was taken of 1,322 Germans between 18 and 60 years of age.

DPA

Subject: German news

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