On the other hand, if you consider yourself a loner and finding true love isn't a top priority, you may fare quite well in the Dakotas and the mountainous regions of the U.S. North Dakota ranked as the worst state in the country for relationships, followed by Kentucky, Kansas, South Dakota, Rhode Island, Ohio, South Carolina, Colorado, New York and Indiana.
The study suggests that states with mountain ranges typically cater towards people who seek out a loner lifestyle and intentionally avoid social interactions, which could explain the trend.
While the findings are certainly intriguing, the authors point out that, of course, not all romantic success is bound by geographic location. "To a certain degree, positive relationships are found everywhere and transcend time and place," the authors wrote. "After all, home is where the heart is."
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