Google, as the modern incarnation of the all-knowing oracles of myth, tells us a lot about ourselves. The questions we ask reflect what we want the most, and fortunately, Google compiles and displays this data in various ways so that we can take a look at it—no names attached, of course.
It’s no surprise that relationship issues come up near the top. If you look at our movies, songs, and films, what are majority of them about? That’s right—love. We’re obsessed with it.
And for good reason. Relationships, as they say, make the world go round. They give us support, peace, and a reason to get up in the morning. They fill our hearts with joy.
They’re also incredibly complicated, messy, and difficult, so it’s no wonder we ask Google to help us out. It can take the collected wisdom of the internet to figure out why your guy won’t talk or why your girl is looking at you funny, after all.
So let’s take a look at a handful of the most Googled relationship questions, and at what their answers really are.