Contrary to popular belief, feminists make better partners and have stronger romantic relationships, a Rutgers University study found.
Rutgers researchers Laurie Rudman and Julie Phelan asked 984 adults ages 18-65 if there was truth to the idea that feminists are more likely than traditional women to have bad relationships, the Chicago Tribune reported Saturday.
Rudman and Phelan found that for both women and men there was a benefit to having a feminist partner. Feminist women also were more likely than others to be in a romantic relationship, the Tribune reported.
"If you're a woman paired with a male feminist, you have a healthier relationship across the board," Rudman said, noting men paired with female feminists reported greater sexual satisfaction and greater relationship stability.
"Contrary to popular beliefs, feminism does not disrupt men's pleasure in the bedroom," said Rudman.