10 Top Relationship Tips from Google Search: #1, To get oral sex, propose

by DRM

Over at Predictably Irrational, Dan Ariely uses Google’s search prompt to explore the difference between the questions men are asking about their girlfriends and women are asking about their boyfriends.

Looking at the top questions, we can intuit some basic relationship rules that will give people immediate satisfaction.

  1. If you want to get a blowjob, propose to your girlfriend.
  2. If you want to get your boyfriend to spend more time with you, sleep with him.
  3. If you want to have your boyfriend love you again, lose some weight.
  4. If you want to get your girlfriend to trust you, you should try trusting her.
  5. If you want to get your girlfriend to love you again, try being more romantic.
  6. If you want to get your boyfriend to stop smoking, start shaving.
  7. If you trying to figure out how to get your boyfriend to be more affectionate, forget it: He wants to break up.
  8. If you’re trying to figure out how to get your girlfriend to forgive you, forget it: She wants to break up.
  9. If you want to get your boyfriend to last longer in bed, try kissing more.
  10. If you want to get your girlfriend to love you, stop drinking.

There you have it: 10 top relationship truths, courtesy of Google Search.

While there are stark differences between the two lists, there’s a poignant commonality in two of the top five questions: How do I get my partner to trust me and love me again. People are yearning for kindness and forgiveness, but are left feeling hopeless and uncertain in their relationships. Sad.