Posted by Aston Avery

Celebs Go Dating star Anna Williamson on why people are getting ‘the ick’

Have you heard of ‘The Ick’? It is new dating terminology where attraction to a current or potential partner is suddenly flipped to a feeling of disgust. It usually spells the end of a relationship – but can it be overcome?

Research revealed today by health brand, WooWoo, has revealed that for the majority of relationships the ‘ick’ spells the end of a relationship and with over one in four adults admitting experiencing it, the ‘ick’ could be one of the leading causes for break ups.

The ick comes in different forms for both men and women – so we have detailed the top reasons to help either avoid being the ‘icked’ partner…

For men the top reasons are Personal hygiene including body odour, lack of washing or teeth cleaning or a messy house (29%), the other person’s “banter” including bad/inappropriate jokes or boring conversation (28%) and bad habits including nose picking and snorting (27%).

Aston spoke to TV presenter, podcaster and Celebs Go Dating star Anna Williamson.

Photo by Markus Winkler on Unsplash

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