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2/10: “It’s Destiny!” Most Americans Believe in Soul Mates
Posted By Marist Poll On February 10, 2011 @ 12:03 pm In Featured,Living,Odds and Ends,Odds and Ends Polls | 15 Comments
With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, just how many Americans believe in the concept of soul mates? According to this Marist Poll, nearly 3 in 4 four residents — 73% — do, but 27% do not.
In fact, more Americans have caught the destined love bug. When Marist last asked this question in its August survey , 66% reported they believed two people are meant to be together compared with 34% who did not.
Younger Americans are the most starry-eyed. 80% of those under the age of 30 and 78% of those 30 to 44 believe in the idea of soul mates. This compares with 72% of residents 45 to 59 years old and 65% of those 60 and older.
Most men — 74% — and women — 71% — share this belief in finding the perfect partner.
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 Marist last asked this question in its August survey: http://maristpoll.marist.edu/86-most-americans-hitched-to-the-right-wagon-but/
 Table: Americans Who Believe in Soul Mates: http://maristpoll.marist.edu/wp-content/misc/usapolls/US110106/Soul Mates/Americans_Who_Believe_in_Soul_Mates.htm
 Marist Poll Methodology: http://maristpoll.marist.edu/wp-content/misc/usapolls/US110106/Soul Mates/Nature of the Sample_Soul Mates.pdf
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