2006 Love, Sex & Self-Image Poll
Single or Married: Who Envies Whom?
Question: What's your attitude toward single women?
Better them than me: 21 percent
Their lives are so limited: 11 percent
They're so lucky: 9 percent
Married women 35 to 44 were especially pleased not to be single (34 percent), as were women in the Northeast and West (31 and 39 percent). Those with incomes under $25,000 agreed (37 percent).
Question: What's your attitude toward married women?
They're so lucky: 34 percent
Their lives are so limited: 14 percent
Better them than me: 12 percent
The number of single women who felt that those who are married are "so lucky" spiked to 42 percent among women who are in the 65-and-over group.