Social Media’s Effects on Relationships

This survey explored the impact social media has had on people’s relationships with their significant other, family and friends and the techniques people had used to monitor its usage.

Children, Family, Internet, Romantic Relationships

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Politics and Relationships

Dating someone with different political views to you can be challenging. Explaining to relatives why they shouldn’t vote for that person can be exhausting. This survey looks at how people navigate these political discrepancies with their loved ones.

Disputes, Family, Romantic Relationships, Society

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Contemporary views of marriage

Is marriage still necessary? This survey explores the benefits and disadvantages of modern marriage

Family, Romantic Relationships, Society

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Attitudes to celebrating Valentine’s day

Valentine’s Day is a popular celebration of love, but do you and your partner feel the same way about it? We asked our respondents to share their thoughts on this divisive holiday.

Romantic Relationships, Society

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Finances and Relationships

Despite financial stress playing an important part in relationship breakdown, this survey suggests many don’t discuss their finances and many don’t care to.

Disputes, Romantic Relationships, Society

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Alcohol use and relationships

This survey examined the frquency and reasons for alcohol consumption among respondents and their partners and the potential harms this had caused.

Disputes, Family, Mental Health, Romantic Relationships

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The effects of partnering on friendships

This survey examines how partnering and separation affects close friendships, with the aim of better understanding how the wellbeing of people experiencing relationship breakdown might be negatively impacted by changes in their core friendships.

Friends, Romantic Relationships, Society

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Infidelity

This survey explored the concept of infidelity; what people considered most destructive behaviour, the causes of infidelity, the types of people likely to be unfaithful, and the estimated rate of infidelity in Australia.

Disputes, Romantic Relationships, Society

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Online dating

Online dating has become and increasingly popular way to meet new people. This survey explored people’s willingness to date online, what they expected from the experience and the usefulness of the service.

Internet, Romantic Relationships, Society

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The internet and relationships

This survey delineates the impact internet use can have on our initmaterelationships. The results suggest that technology can have negative and positive impacts on our closest relationships.

Family, Internet, Romantic Relationships

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