The latest study refutes the widespread belief that women like to gossip. It turns out that men spend much more time doing this.
Men Gossip More Than Women
An on-line study involving 5,000 people showed that men gossiped 76 minutes a day, and women wasted only 52 minutes on rumors.
One third of men love to gossip with their colleagues. And 58% of the representatives of the stronger sex declared that gossip made them feel a part of society.
What Are Men Gossiping about?
The experts also found the main themes of male gossip:
- Drinking friends
- Old school friends
- Female colleagues
- The sexiest woman in a working environment
- Recent rumors
- Their boss
What Are Women Gossiping about?
The subjects of female gossips are very different from those of men:
- Other women
- Relationship problems
- The relationship of other couples
- Their friends’ figures
- Boyfriends / husbands of their friends