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Researchers found women have more deal breakers than men do.
Everyone has more deal breakers with a long-term relationship than a short-term one.
People who consider themselves "a good catch" have more deal breakers as well.
There are theories relating to evolutionary biology about why women tend to be more selective than men.
Apparently, according to recent studies, most people find the qualities of laziness and being disheveled to be two of the top deal breakers when it comes to potential dates.
After these two qualities, there are some differences in how women and men see potential dating partners and what turns people off.
Recent research on deal breakers in dating was published in the October 2015 online version of the Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, which incorporated studies done by Western Sydney University, Indiana University, the University of Florida, Singapore Management University and Rutgers University.
The Wall Street Journal featured their results in its' November 3, 2015 edition.
Perhaps women are hard-wired to want a partner who is confident and intelligent enough to support her if she bears children.