America’s Top Guilty Pleasures Revealed

Ordering takeout, falling asleep watching TV and sneaking an extra scoop of ice cream have been named America’s top guilty pleasures, according to new research. The list emerged in a study which explored the nation’s leisure time habits and found that 84 percent of the country has at least one guilty pleasure. Indulging in a guilty pleasure can be embarrassing at times, and according to the results, the average American with a guilty pleasure will entertain one of their shameful joys five times every week.

 America’s top guilty pleasures:

 

·        Ordering takeout because you can’t be bothered to cook – 42 percent

·        Falling asleep watching TV – 41 percent

·        Sneaking an extra scoop of ice cream – 38 percent

·        Putting off a task – 35 percent

·        Buying yourself a treat – 35 percent

·        Singing out loud in the car – 34 percent

·        Staying in your pajamas all day – 32 percent

·        McDonald’s – 32 percent

·        Binging a whole TV show in one day – 28 percent

·        Watching TV all day – 28 percent

·        Still listening to the music you listened to as a kid as an adult – 27 percent

·        People watching – 26 percent

·        Eating an entire bag of chips in one sitting – 26 percent

·        Watching Disney films and cartoons as an adult – 25 percent

·        Getting back in bed on a lazy Sunday afternoon – 24 percent

·        Eating food in bed – 23 percent

·        Checking social media when you should be working/studying – 22 percent

·        Eating cereal for dinner – 22 percent

·        Watching reality TV – 20 percent

·        Drinking juice or milk directly from the carton – 19 percent

·        Romance movies – 19 percent

·        Stealing soap/shampoo from hotels – 17 percent

·        Not showering – 17 percent

·        Watching daytime TV – 17 percent

·        Procrastinating chores – 16 percent

·        Calling in sick when you’re not sick – 16 percent

·        Listening to cheesy music – 15 percent

·        Proving your partner wrong about something – 15 percent

·        Stalking other people’s social media – 15 percent