Stereotypes you might have heard about women: We can’t make up our minds, we need to discuss all our feelings with our friends for endless amounts of time before making decisions, we’re overthinkers. Oh, wait, it turns out that’s men!
Or at least, based on a new survey, there’s at least one area of life where women are the sex who make confident, split-second decisions–and no, it’s not some other silly stereotype like “while shoe shopping.” It’s breakups. OK, OK, we’re not making the decision in an actual second, and it’s definitely not always an easy decision, but we are doing it a lot more quickly than men. According to a poll, women take an average of six days to decide to break up with their partners, while men take over a month to pull the trigger.