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The simple reasons why the average person keeps a promise and why they don’t

The simple reasons why the average person keeps a promise and why they don’t
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How good are you at keeping a promise?

According to a survey, designed to uncover why and to whom people make and keep promises, it seems women are better at following through than men.

The results show, sixty percent of U.S. adults reported they keep promises to satisfy a loved one, and 59 percent to show they care.

However, the majority of those that keep their promises are women. In fact, both sexes estimated that women keep their word more than half the time but men, less than 25 percent.

When it came to delivering on their promises, more than half of those surveyed, 65 percent, gave themselves an “A” in keeping promises.

Overall, the study revealed that Americans today have a strong desire to be reliable, but also found a strong commitment to being fiscally conservative in today’s socio-economic environment.

The survey also provided insight into why people don’t keep promises and the reasons shouldn’t come as a surprise. Men more often attributed lack of time and forgetfulness as the reasons why they break promises more so than women, and women blamed finances as the culprit more than men.

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