Love Game: The GenNow formula
Everyone?s in love All that policing, moral and otherwise, doesn?t seem to have daunted the lovers of Delhi. An overwhelming 65 perUpdated: Feb 14, 2006 19:11 IST
All the world loves a lover and that goes for lovers' day as well. In a survey conducted in the first week of this amorous month, research agency C-Fore quizzed Delhi's youth on their loving ways for an exclusive HT City poll.
1. Everyone’s in love
All that policing, moral and otherwise, doesn’t seem to have daunted the lovers of Delhi. An overwhelming 65 per cent claim to be in love. What is more, a robust 79 per cent claims to have been there and done that — not once or twice — many times over. Capital, ain’t it?
And here’s how Valentine’s Day scores:
It’s a very special day: 28
It’s an excuse to be together: 50
It’s just another day: 22
2. What women want?
Believe it or not, his wealth is last on her list of priorities. Of course, cynics might say that a man’s devotion to his career might really be the wolf of a claim in a sheepskin. But looks like all she wants is a sensitive metrosexual. Now come on guys — it’s easier to grow a heart than crack that CAT.
Here are the top three qualities women look for in men, in order of priority:
Should be intelligent and sensitive ?
Should be career-minded ?
Should be honest
3. Men will be men
Okay, so they sound shallow and hollow and all that when they say they prefer the arm candy type to the pallu-bindi lot. But at least you have to give it to them for being consistent in something since time immemorial.
Here are the top three qualities men look for in women, in order of priority:
Should be intelligent and sensitive
Should have good looks, be figure conscious and have a dress sense
Should have a sense of humour and should know how to converse
4. Multi-tasking formula
Multi-tasking is the word. Yes, even in love.
A brave 47 per cent admit to being involved with more than one person at the same time. Yet, it looks like this one is not without its side effects — a paramour too many has weakened the love potion. What else can explain these youngsters’ tolerance for their partner’s open dalliances?
Are youngsters open to allowing their partners flirt openly?
Bosses listen to this one. When asked which one they would rather do without — love or career — a whopping 73 per cent lads and lasses cried out in unison: “career”. Tch, tch, pyaar, pyaar na raha…
So, would they marry the girl/boy they are currently seeing?
Can’t say 31
First Published: Feb 14, 2006 17:50 IST