Survey: Sexual health of potential partners – a measure to evaluate a potential relationship

Gleeden, a discreet dating platform in India with more than 1.4 million users, recently released statistics that show an increasing association between optimum sexual health in recent years and healthy relationships. A survey of nearly 2,700 Indian subscribers revealed a sharp increase in people using the sexual health of potential partners to judge a relationship.

Recently, the Indian society has seen a significant shift in its view of intimacy and relationships. These topics used to be tabooed or shunned, but people are now speaking out and sharing their thoughts with potential partners. Modernized approaches characteristic of the new generation can explain this shift. The young people of the country are more aware of the importance of sexual health, and they don’t hesitate to discuss it with their partners.

Sybil Shiddell from Gleeden India, Country Manager, commented on the findings and the survey. We conducted this survey to confirm our observations. The survey clearly shows that people today value sexual intimacy and well being as the foundation of a relationship. Without it, the whole connection can fail. Eye-catching numbers were also revealed regarding people who prefer healthy relationships to those that are insecure and cheating. Apart from highlighting the importance of strong relationships and sexual health, the survey also addressed insecurity and cheating.

The survey’s key findings are: 82% of respondents agree that it is crucial to make sure that their partner is healthy sexually before they enter into a relationship. This is a fact that 54% of women and 46% of men have agreed to. They also said that they would not consider a partner if they were not healthy sexually.

Respondents were asked if they considered the health of their partner a concern. 42 percent of respondents said that it was. Sexual performance is affected by the health of an individual and that good sex can make a relationship less successful.

Respondents were nearly equally split between being against cheating during argumentation (47%), and being confused about their position (43%).

Only 21 percent of respondents were concerned about insecurity when they married, while men accounted for a staggering 90 percent. 60 percent of respondents didn’t feel insecure at all. The majority of respondents were women, with 81 percent of the total, compared to 19% for men.