As for those seeking potential partners, more are comfortable with online dating and dating apps, and more of them have met their partners this way.
"The aspirations captured in the survey give us hope.
It also points to what more we can do as a community to help our fellow Singaporeans achieve those aspirations," wrote Mrs Teo.
Interesting to note though from the survey is that men are 43% more likely than their female counterparts to believe that sexual intimacy helps in building a strong emotional connection between two people.
Speaking to sex therapist Kimberly Resnick Anderson, says that in the era of social media, dating apps and hookup apps – sex doesn’t carry the same amount of intimate value that it did many years ago.
Men are hopeful: Men are more hopeful about finding love than are women (76% vs. They are also looking for romantic companionship more than women over 50 (19% vs. Dating drought: Singles over 50 are looking for love but nearly half of them haven't been on a date in over 5 years (46%) and over half of 50 singles say their last relationship was over 5 years ago (56%).