The men and women who took part in the story hail from every corner of the world.
Respondents were asked to rank a list of options upon which they might that choose a romantic partner by order of importance, including: personality, intelligence, appearance, sense of humor, similar interests, and having or making money.
Across the many countries polled, personality was a top choice among men and women. However, good looks were the number one basis for choosing a romantic partner among men from Vietnam and Saudi Arabia.
In each of the 20 countries studied, women are more pro-personality than men. This difference was most pronounced in Saudi Arabia (where 79% of women ranked personality more highly than looks, compared to 52% of men, a difference of 28 points) and Egypt (83% of women compared to 55% of men, also a difference of 28 points). (ANI)