Results for - Where to turn for advice?

1,927 voters participated in this survey

1. Who are you most likely to turn to if you need advice on a situation?

Family
61%
1,171 votes
Friends
37%
721 votes
Coworkers
6%
119 votes
Religious leaders/Community leaders
8%
160 votes
An advice column
2%
34 votes
The Internet
17%
331 votes
Other (please specify)
6%
110 votes

2. Do you feel that those people tend to give honest, unbiased advice?

Yes
62%
1,193 votes
No
11%
206 votes
Undecided
21%
404 votes
Not Applicable
6%
124 votes

3. Have you asked people on an Internet forum or Facebook group for advice?

Yes
20%
377 votes
No
71%
1,363 votes
Not Applicable
10%
187 votes

4. Did you feel that the advice given was well thought out and/or reasonable?

Yes
30%
574 votes
No
10%
194 votes
Undecided
16%
299 votes
Not Applicable
45%
860 votes

5. Do you think people who turn to anonymous strangers on the Internet already have their minds made up on their situations or the situation is too far gone for the Internet to fix?

Yes, the person has their mind made up already
17%
325 votes
Yes, the problem is too big for people on the Internet to fix
10%
201 votes
No, the person genuinely needs help and the advice may be helpful
19%
370 votes
I am undecided
33%
630 votes
Not applicable
21%
401 votes

6. Did you ever read Ann Landers or Dear Abby?

Yes
53%
1,021 votes
No
35%
677 votes
Not Applicable, I wasn't old enough to!
12%
229 votes

7. Do you feel the Internet has become a medium for advice much like Ann Landers or Dear Abby?

Yes
40%
779 votes
No
21%
405 votes
Undecided
25%
480 votes
Not Applicable, I was too young for Ann Landers or Dear Abby!
14%
263 votes
02/11/2016 Love & Relationships 1927 20 Anonymous

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