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Most relationship deal breakers would consist of: difference of personality, lack of sexual chemistry, or even being too clingy. But what about sports being one of those relationship snags?!

According to a survey on dating deal breakers, about 64% of Americans would rather date someone who doesn’t care about sports at all, than to date a fan of a rival team! Check out some facts below of how sports impact relationships!

  • About 1 in 4 People Admit to Faking a Love For a Sport To Win a Partner's Affection

     

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    Some would say today’s dating pool isn’t the best, so wanting a relationship to work perfectly is ideal. How far are you willing to go to seal the deal? To please a partner, 40% of those in relationships are willing to go to a game of a sport they do not like. Also, 34% of women will pretend to like a sport to impress whoever they’re dating!

  • Nearly 1 in 3 Say It Is More Important To Be Fans of The Same Team Than To Share The Same Religious Beliefs

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    Sports is a language all on its own in some relationships. However, 31% of those in relationships would rather agree on the Lions making the playoffs, than to share the same religion. If you think that’s crazy, how about 1 in 10 say it is more important to share the same favorite team than to share the same political beliefs, talk about a house divided.

  • 41% of Women, 45% of Men Would Prefer To Not Date a Fan of a Rival Team

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    93% of people say they will date the fan of their rival sports team even if it means dating a sports team they don’t root for. Nearly half of those say they wouldn’t, even though they would. 41% of women and 45% of men say they prefer not to date a fan of a rival sports team.

    Most people who said dating a fan from a rival team would be a deal breaker are Browns’ fans, so keep an eye out Steeler fans since it appears difficult to find true love amid the Turnpike rivalry. You might like to look into dating apps for fans of other NFL teams.