(No) Love in the time of Corona… Half of Maryland singles would not date someone from a high-risk COVID-19 area, reveals survey. – The Southern Maryland Chronicle
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- Half of the singles would prefer their first date to be a virtual one.
- The average Maryland single would travel 2.3 hours for a date (thanks to the pandemic).
If there’s one thing the coronavirus has taught us is how to spend extended periods of time on your own, especially if you have been socially distancing without family or a romantic partner. If you’re single, gone are the good old days of going out to bars and nightclubs to meet new people – many of us are now mainly reliant on dating apps to put ourselves out there. Although it has been a lonely few months for many singles across the country, the coronavirus is still very much a reality, especially in high-risk areas. With this in mind, how desperate are single Marylanders to jump back into the dating pool?
Lifestyle website EverydayCarry.com, dedicated to our everyday essentials, surveyed over 3,200 singles to find out exactly that. It was found that many value their health over their heart as 43% of Maryland singletons admit they would definitely not date someone from an area with a high number of Covid cases.
Broken down across the US, it appears a majority of New York singles are most concerned about their health as compared as their hearts, as 93% say they would not